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Color grading the video and exporting in h.264 in 4K with a kbps rate of 40K or so, with VBR 2 pass, square pixels, at highest quality settings will be as good as you can do for youtube. Youtube compresses the video anyway, but it will be pretty close to what you see playing the file on your computer. If you look at really good 4K footage on youtube, they are often using high quality cameras and lenses and lighting if indoors, or shooting in bright sunlight outdoors. I don’t think changing the codec or export parameters past what I mentioned above will change things noticeably.
- This reply was modified 8 months, 3 weeks ago by bobspez.