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How does YouTube encode my uploads and what codec should I use to upload?

Related to What codecs/formats are appropriate for full motion video recording for youtube? I'm wondering exactly how I can expect Youtube to handle my videos. I know they have a rather zealous ...
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Copyright of materials used in a video

It is common that TV channels or internet TV channels (e.g. those regularly post their shows on Youtube) use materials from other sources. For example, displaying photos from the internet, parts of ...
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What codecs/formats are appropriate for full motion video recording for youtube?

I'm recording video game footage via lossless methods, after which I need to compress them and upload them to youtube. I'm not sure which format and/or codecs are best for this. I've been ...
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OGV Format plays properly on my computer but transcoding drops (duplicate?) frames

I've made a set of screencasts using recordmydesktop on ubuntu 12.10. The output is an ogv file. When I watch the ogv file using the default movie player (totem) it looks fine - the audio and video ...
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H.264 or VP9 for encoding for YouTube?

I make short films which I distribute through YouTube. I know YouTube uses VP9 for streaming, but YouTube still recommends uploading with h.264. It makes more sense to me to upload in as similar a ...
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Does YouTube allow multiple soundtracks

Is it possible to upload one video on YouTube, and have multiple soundtracks for it? Much like one can choose the subtitles, can one make several language-specific voice-overs for the same, say, ...
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How do I get Stereo + 5.1 for YouTube videos?

Youtube states that it only supports Stereo or Stereo + 5.1. How does this work? Does it mean that there should be two audio streams included in the container or is this a special encoding? ( I am ...
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YouTube Compression: Why?

There's a lot of advice on the internet on encoding settings to apply to your video before uploading to YouTube (https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/1722171?hl=en, ...
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Graphic music visualizer without after effects?

I would like to make a YouTube video that has a music visualizer on it, (like in Monstercat videos), but I don't want to have to pay for After Effects. Is there a free way to do it? I know I can get ...
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Looking to get Youtube-quality video stabilization from a software based video editing application (on mac)

When I create edited films on iMovie and then export them to Youtube, Youtube's stabilization enhancement greatly increases the quality of many of my shakier action shots. Unfortunately, this same ...
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1k views

Upload a video to Youtube without losing contrast

I've been trying to upload a video to Youtube which had been created in Vegas Movie Studio HD 11 and rendered as an MP4 file. You may notice the text has become sharper and the watermark is now almost ...
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4k vs. 1080p on a 1080p monitor

Is it smart to watch a 4k video on a 1080p monitor versus watching it in 1080p (especially on youtube)? Is there any difference for the human eye?
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Brightness/Contrast Difference from PC to YouTube

So I have a trailer I've been working on, I did everything in Davinci Resolve 12. When I convert the video using Handbrake everything looks fine, but when I upload it to YouTube, either there's a ton ...
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What factors influence how much of an online video people will watch?

If I'm making 4-minute videos and everybody's dropping off after 2, then I'm doing something wrong. However, I notice that sometimes I watch a much longer video, often because the quality of the ...
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68 views

How to compress videos for a website?

I want to start a website in which there are some videos. When I searched Google regarding this video website I came to know that for the proper working of the videos we should compress the videos. ...
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I want to have multiple streams (up to 4) on one YouTube Live broadcast, Is that possible?

I want to have multiple streams (up to 4) on one YouTube Live broadcast, Is that possible ? It would be a news cast report with up to 4 reporters from separate locations discussing the weather.
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Cannot render 16:9 video for youtube

I downloaded this YT video, and want to make it 16:9 in Vegas 10 pro. Here is my file settings: Template - HD 1080 24p (1920x1080, 29.970 fps) Frame rate - 29.970(NTSC) Field order - None ...
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Compress video while keeping details

I shoot POV bike videos using a GoPro Hero at 1280x720. Picture is fine (lots of details, fine color), but similar videos (also with GoPro or another helmet mounted camera, same resolution) in YouTube ...
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Does My Business Model Break Youtube API TOS?

I understand from reading youtube api tos that selling youtube content is prohibited. But here's how my business works: I sell a physical product, let's say CDs. On the cover of the CD is a QR code ...
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651 views

Why are some of my videos I just uploaded to Youtube in HD and some aren't?

I recorded two tutorial videos using Hypercam, and then edited them with Windows Live Movie Maker, both of which exported "For High Definition Display"(or something like that), but when I uploaded ...
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393 views

How does YouTube convert between different videos resolutions?

What algorithm does YouTube follow to convert between different formats? Does YouTube store different videos (for different formats) on disk or store only 1 and convert from this to appropriate format ...
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145 views

How to deal with Youtube making videos 'pinkish'?

Often my videos that i upload to Youtube turn 'pinkish' when played there. And unfortunately Youtube allows to adjust Yellow-Blue ratio, but doesn't allow one to play with any other colour after ...
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Which sequence settings in Adobe Premiere for a YouTube video

I have a series of photos 3840x2880 which I want to crop to make a 1080 timelapse video to be uploaded to YouTube. Which sequence setting in Adobe Premiere CS6 I should use for YouTube videos?
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871 views

Avidemux output to youtube

Youtube recommend this encoding setting for videos. I'm is not an expert of encoding, I just use avidedmux to sync external audio with video, and compress the mix. There are a lot of options in "MPEG4 ...
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How can i check if a particular sound I used in my video was copyrighted?

Been using royalty free music for some time, however youtube shows that I am using some copyrighted material. So just wanted to know if there is any way by which I can check if a song is copyrighted ...
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1answer
42 views

Handle 2 sources in a video file

We recorded video from our last event with 2 sources (1 mic by speakers) and we now have to handle MXF files with 2 diferent sources. I need to upload this video file on Youtube, it work but it only ...
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898 views

YouTube 3gp encoding settings

I'm building a new media site and I'm taking cues from YouTube for which video file formats I should offer for widespread usability among mobile and desktop clients. I'm doing all transcoding using ...
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What is this 5 second interval cut technique called?

This editing techniques seem very prevalent on YouTube (usually in the type of videos where the person is just talking to the screen/audience). Basically they just make a small 1 second cut every 5 ...
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Multiple Channels vs Playlists on YouTube [closed]

Is it better to have multiple YouTube channels, effectively targeting specific audience for wildly different topics but also spreading the total subscribers thin, or to have multiple playlists all on ...
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How is possible for YouTube and Vimeo transcode so fast?

For the bit I read YouTube and Vimeo rely on servers powered by some modified libs i guess like libavcodec and tools like ffmpeg in a serious custom build. Let's assume a transcode to h264 but the ...
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44 views

Is ok to post on youtube or vimeo custom resolution videos?

I'm having the need of post some screen capture content where some cropping is applied (eg: 850x620) and/or the original monitor resolution is not full hd 1920x1080 but could happen i have to use ...
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1answer
218 views

Will Compression/Format of Audio Change when Uploaded to YouTube?

If I have a .wav audio file, put it in a video file, say a .wmv, as, if I'm not mistaken, that format basically just uses .wav for its audio, and upload said .wmv file to YouTube, will the compression ...
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1answer
256 views

Monetizing YouTube Channel with Videos Containing CC-Licensed Content

I have a YouTube channel that I eventually hope to earn ad revenue from, however some of my videos use CC BY-NC licensed content. I realize monetizing those particular videos is off the table ...
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Adding annotation to existing video file

I an application demo video, I want to add annotations (Text notes, basic shapes etc) on already recorded video. Is there any free software available for that on Windows? I found some, but they work ...
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how can I flip from camera to screen recording

I just get my new canon 70d camera. I want to use it for recording online tutorial and publish it in YouTube. how can I flip from camera to screen recording and vise verse while recording? are there ...
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446 views

Youtube 720p video has more MB than 1080p

I watched a video and downloaded with idm in 720p. I don't like the resolution and I decided to download 1080p. But I saw 720p is nearly 21 MB but 1080p is 10 MB. And I opened the video(1080p) I saw ...
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245 views

Interactive YouTube video navigation

I want to create a youtube video based on the technique used in this video: Interactive Trailer. How can I make annotation(spotlight) on youtube that will link to a video and start at various times. ...
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batch audio + picture slideshow video creation for youtube

I've about 1000 audio files that I want to batch convert to videos, with some picture slideshows & upload to youtube. Is there any tool available that does this ?
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Software to make a transcript?

I record conferences and produce them in an HTML player. I have a need to transcribe some content and integrate it into the player. I found this question, but the answer seems to say that the ...
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1answer
1k views

How to re-edit and/or duplicate an in-progress edit with YouTube Video Editor

After uploading a bunch of clips to YouTube, I go into their editor and begin making cuts, combining clips together, etc. The problem is, after I published it, there is no way (that I can see) to go ...
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Wrong YouTube thumbnail seen by Facebook Advertisement team [closed]

I have a really weird issue. When I publish my YouTube video (1 hour long if that matters) I usually set a Custom thumbnail, which has a fixed amount of text on it, so it corresponds with the ...
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1answer
68 views

How do you edit out pauses in YouTube videos?

I have noticed in some YouTube videos that pauses in speech have been cut out. There are no pauses, and this makes the video easier to watch. How is this done? I have searched for this, but have ...
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FCP vs Motion 5

I searched around and I have not come across a good answer. What does FCP have that Motion5 does not? I have been looking at the two and they look relatively the same. Here is some of what I am ...
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Easiest way to turn something a powerpoint into a video file

I am looking to turn my girlfriends stories into youtube videos. We have images set for the backgrounds they currently aren't as Powerpoints they were going to be HTML pages however it would be easier ...
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What happens when I upload a multi-audio video to YouTube?

I livestream video game tournaments. The videos I record have two audio tracks. The first track is a low-volume game sound, combined with commentary audio. The second track is just the normalized ...
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277 views

Converting videos taken by D5100 for a Youtube upload

What is the best way to compress a video shot by my Nikon D5100 so it can be easily uploaded to Youtube? I have a video of around 600MB, I tried converting using Xilisoft video converter but without ...
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1answer
112 views

I got less quality video when I uploaded it on Youtube

I recorded a video using Camtasia software trial version. I produced the video in MP4 HD. The video quality is very good when I play it on my desktop. When I uploaded the video to Youtube, the video ...
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Creating a stop motion vieo?

I love this short 15 second video. I'm a beginner (have mercy), but how did they do this?
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Best Sony Vegas Pro 13 videogame footage rendering options for YouTube

In order to practice video montage and Sony Vegas Pro 13 as a hobby, I sometimes record online videogames matches I play so I can edit them and show them to my friends via YouTube. I used an Adobe ...
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1080p video partly pixled after rendering

So I'm pretty new to video production and I'm struggling with properly rendering 1080p game footage. My main problem is that multiple frames of the output video are pretty pixled, looking like this ...