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ffmpeg: Create a black background video from audio, for Youtube upload

Alternatively you can have ffmpeg generate the black video with the color source filter instead of making an image: ffmpeg -f lavfi -i color=c=black:s=1280x720:r=5 -i audio.mp3 -crf 0 -c:a copy -...
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How to encode for YouTube with ffmpeg?

Use ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vf yadif,format=yuv420p -force_key_frames "expr:gte(t,n_forced/2)" -c:v libx264 -crf 18 -bf 2 -c:a aac -q:a 1 -ac 2 -ar 48000 -use_editlist 0 -movflags +faststart out....
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ffmpeg: Create a black background video from audio, for Youtube upload

Youtube requires a video stream but your image is a single frame. Loop it to create a stream and terminate output when audio ends by adding -shortest. ffmpeg -loop 1 -i black.png -i 'input.mp3' -c:v ...
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Resuming a large video uploading on Youtube

Yes.You can. It is officially announced the Youtube has brought up the FEATURE. If you had to abandon your upload for any reason, you have up to 24 hours to continue uploading where you left off.You ...
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How do you edit out pauses in YouTube videos?

The effect you are talking about is called jumpcut and it is particularly popular among vloggers. As far as I know, there is no automatic way to do it although it would probably be possible to do from ...
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How do you edit out pauses in YouTube videos?

You are missing the point. He is not cutting out silence, he is keeping up a good hectic pace, making it hard to switch off while watching. Manually done. Why? Telling a story, so you need to know ...
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Rough Idea of Time Spent Editing Videos

This is a tough question because there are a ton of different factors involved here, from complexity of the video to the equipment you're working with to the NLE you use. However, the default formula ...
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What part of this video is good and how to improve it?

Since you asked for general feedback, here's a few things I noticed: 0:00 The logo animation is too long in my opinion, especially since the video itself isn't that long. 0:12 Make the text much ...
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YouTube Season/Episode presentation

What you are referring to is called a series playlist. A series playlist is used to display videos in that manner. What you have misunderstood is that it's actually the name of the show that is ...
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How to make video with a scrolling graphic?

You create the whole graphic as a still image - for the above, likely a 1080 x 28000 px image to start with. Then I'd import the image into either Premiere or After Effects based on what you're more ...
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Best software for homemade YouTube videos

A great choice that works on both Mac and PC is DaVinci Resolve. The Lite version is free, and if you use only the basic features, it is very intuitive and easy to learn, from drag-and-drop media to ...
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Is CPU speed important for uploading a youtube video

Sending your files to YouTube (once rendered and or exported) will be down to the upload speed of your internet service provide (ISP) / Broadband supplier. The faster the upload speed, the faster it ...
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What happens when I upload a multi-audio video to YouTube?

Good news at the horizon. You should expect Multi-audio tracks and descriptive audio feeds support in the near future. There's actually a video demo with this capability, which is kind of proof of ...
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Does 60 fps make sense for YouTube?

Google has supported 60fps video since 2014. YouTube has a page that talks about video formats, codecs, framerates, etc., here. It is up to the Browser and YouTube to negotiate what format, frame ...
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Shortcuts to other videos on YouTube

It is in: Creator studio => Video Manager => (Select Video) => Card (or "End screen & Annotations") There you select time and click on "Add element" button. Now you can choose, what you want to ...
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Streaming vs Let's Play on YouTube

I think your actual question is for a list of resources to get starting making gameplay videos (Let's Play is actually owned by Roosterteeth as a title). But I think your premise is wrong, you ...
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I have a .mkv video file I need to use but it is apparently infinite

So I've found the issue to be related to inconsistent framerates. I found that running the video through ffmpeg with ffmpeg -i yourfile.mkv -c:v copy -c:a copy -r 30 newfile.mkv actually fixed the ...
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Include portion of youtube video

Do people use screen recording? If they do, will that include sound? Definitely not in a professional setting. If you're making an amateur production, and you only need a few seconds or so, a screen ...
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I want to have multiple streams (up to 4) on one YouTube Live broadcast, Is that possible?

You want to start an Event, it support multiple cameras. https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2853812?hl=en You'll also need either a program that supports send multiple streams or a program ...
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YouTube Network Partnership Needed for Minecraft Tutorials?

For Minecraft you don't need to be on a Youtube Network. Mojang says you can monetize your Minecraft Youtube videos. Even if you use the game's music in it (however you can't use the music outside ...
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Graphic music visualizer without after effects?

It's possible create using blender, watch this:
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Graphic music visualizer without after effects?

You can add a music visualizer to videos for free online using VEED. (Disclaimer, I am the developer of this software)
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How does YouTube encode my uploads and what codec should I use to upload?

Your question is "How does YouTube encode my uploads and what codec should I use to upload?". Digging deeper into your question I see: "Should I adjust my own encoding to "play nice" with Youtube's ...
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How to upload 1hr video to YouTube from fcpx

The upload speed to YouTube depends mainly on your Internet connection and has nothing to do with your editing software... What you can do (if you can't get a better internet connectivity) is to ...
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How to capture 4K screens?

As you know there are two solutions, one using your CPU, the other a dedicated GPU. CPU Solution As of today, the CPU solution exit for 4K content, at 60 fps, using x265 or x264 codec. x264 is ...
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Head/Vision Tracking

It doesn't really look like it is actually being tracked. It looks like a manual overlay of a line on to it based on the head movement. It really doesn't look particularly accurate either from what ...
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Recommendations for Video Recording/Editing

This is always one of the biggest questions when a consumer finds they have a need to record something, just once. Couples wonder if their friend can record their wedding, dad's try their best to ...
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Is there a way to improve quality for videos with snow/confetti/LCD in background?

Yes this feature exists, but it is not widely used yet. Texas Instrument developped such solution, called SmartCodec, which looks to be implemented in a Samsung video surveillance system: Megapixel ...
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Does Youtube count views from facebook?

What counts as a view on Facebook are way different that what counts on YouTube. Facebook is famous for its defense on three second views. This is in contrast to YouTubes complex algorithm that ...
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