best compression for youtube?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by poohat1000, Dec 20, 2007.

  1. poohat1000 macrumors 6502

    poohat1000

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    #1
    K i have a 200mb DV video file, need to get it down to a size thats practical for uploading to youtube, whilst maintaining the quality as much as possible


    anyone have any suggestions? (Using qt Pro)
     
  2. FF_productions macrumors 68030

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    #2
    Youtube says:
    We recommend the following settings:

    * MPEG4 (Divx, Xvid) format
    * 640x480 resolution (* most updated recommendation)
    * MP3 audio
    * 30 frames per second

    Resizing your video to these specifications before uploading will help your videos look better on YouTube.
     
  3. poohat1000 thread starter macrumors 6502

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