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An American video-sharing platform founded in 2005 and currently owned by Google.

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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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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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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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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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Adobe Premiere Video Size with static image

I'm trying to make a music video for Youtube, with a one stable non-moving image, When I tried to export it at Youtube setting 1080p, the estimated file size was around 500 MB, which is too big for me ...
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Upload edited video to YouTube

Please help. I am sure I am not the only neophyte who has run into this. I hope someone can. I want to: Download the video recording of a Facebook livestream. Make minor edits in Adobe Premiere ...
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ffmpeg: Create a black background video from audio, for Youtube upload

I have MP3 audio that I would like to turn into video, by joining the audio with a solid black background. I then want to upload the video to Youtube. Using ffmpeg, I have tried this command, and a ...
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How to encode for YouTube with ffmpeg?

I just read Recommended upload encoding settings article from official google support. I think this is the best settings for encoding my youtube videos. Can you help me find out how to encode that ...
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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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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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Is there a way to improve quality for videos with snow/confetti/LCD in background?

The effect I'm referring to: Essentially, the snow/confetti in the shot means lots of motion, hence a lot of the available bitrate is taken up by it, thereby ...
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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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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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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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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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Shortcuts to other videos on YouTube

On YouTube, when the person in the video has another video as a reference to show, in the upper corner is shown a link that directs what they want to show. This is a example: I have some videos that ...
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Will a Youtube video with clips from a copyright protected anime website (AnimeID) be taken down even if I give credit in the video and description?

This is my first post here, but I think I used the search function and couldn't find what I was looking for. This is probably a stupid question, but here goes: I'm creating an analysis of an anime ...
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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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Is one able to "override" the terms of the Youtube Standard Licence with a slightly stricter Creative Commons than is allowed by the interface?

I'm creating my first YouTube video and am a bit disappointed with the licensing options. Ideally, I would want to use a CC BY-NC license because I don't really want others profiting off of my work, ...
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Youtube convert my video on bad quality

I have some problem with video and its representation on youtube. When I upload video which was encoded with MPEG4 or H.264 codec, I get bad quality video after youtube processing. What is this video....
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Starting a YouTube channel - Advise/Questions/Tips

everyone. I want to start a YouTube channel with some Computer Science and Mathematics tutorials and would want to hear your opinions/advice on how to get on about it. So, here is what I want to do: ...
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