YouTube Newbie

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by downingp, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Jun 26, 2006
    I just uploaded my first gopro video on YouTube. I mainly uploaded it for family and I think it turned out fine for what I was trying to accomplish. I used iMovie on my Mac and uploaded directly to YouTube from within the application. I uploaded in 720 HD and it worked fine, but my family is only able to view the video on a computer and not their mobile devices (iPads, iPhones, etc). What settings do I need to use within iMovie to upload in a format where anyone can see it regardless of source and in HD?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    It is YouTube's responsibility to offer the mobile playability.

    Maybe give us a link (here or via PM) to let us test it.
  3. macrumors 68040


    Jan 15, 2006
    If your video contains a content ID managed track then it will be blocked from playing on a mobile device.

    Either change the soundtrack to a royalty free track or create a soundtrack yourself in garageband.
  4. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jun 26, 2006
    This makes the most sense. I did add music to the video which I am sure has a royalty fee
  5. macrumors 6502


    Mar 6, 2011
    the owner of every uploaded video can set if mobile devices are able to watch. Double check your settings. Maybe you forgot a check box.
  6. macrumors member

    Oct 29, 2008
    This is your issue. Pick smaller artists or use approved licensed music.

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