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Old Mar 20, 2013, 12:28 PM   #1
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uploading video to youtube not really HD

I've purchased a GOPRO Hero 3 Black and done some filming in 60FPS 1080P

Edited using iMovie and FCPX exported to a 30FPS 1080P and looks great on OSX with VLC

So then I upload to youtube and the picture is rubbish compared to the local copy.

How do some people get such clear looking video on youtube ?

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Old Mar 20, 2013, 12:45 PM   #2
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Can you link to one sample?
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 02:43 PM   #3
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Are you selecting to view in HD? That is, when viewing are you selecting the cog icon in the view window and selecting HD? If you're not, then there's your problem. You need to follow the rules for uploading HD to get HD on youtube. And you may need to select HD once it's there to see the video in HD.
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 06:32 PM   #4
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Can you link to one sample?
My video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnpZquqEbTY


and another HD video
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My video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnpZquqEbTY


and another HD video
Hmm, did you try SHARING to YouTube from iMovie or FCP X?

I downloaded that video fromYouTube via ClipGrab in 1080p and it looks like crap.
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Hmm, did you try SHARING to YouTube from iMovie or FCP X?

I downloaded that video fromYouTube via ClipGrab in 1080p and it looks like crap.
No

Sharing in imovie is rubbish. You need to export

I followed all the steps everyone recommends hence me posting on here.

The GOPRO is 1080P 60FPS and looks amazing with its raw .mp4 formart. Its youtube which breaks it

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Did you watch it on 1080P on youtube itself?
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Did you watch it on 1080P on youtube itself?
Yep, but I also downloaded the associated 36 MB .mp4 file and it was rubbish.

Strange, I uploaded 720p content from ScreenFlow and via the YouTube upload page and never had such a problem. Maybe it is the 60 fps?
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 08:14 PM   #8
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What do you use to compress your video from raw iMovie export? I would recommend using Compress or Adobe Media Encoder, with the following settings:
h.264 encode .mov container/file extension
Video bitrate automatic "Best" quality multi pass.
Audio AAC encode Variable Bitrate "Best" quality.
Fast start enabled.

Honestly I watched the linked video and the bitrate seems low but I can't see it getting a whole lot better than this. Try doing what I suggested.
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