Video Upload Question

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by RanliAves, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. RanliAves macrumors newbie

    Nov 28, 2010
    Hello people, at the moment I am currently uploading a video to YouTube and it will take about 2 hours to upload. I was thinking that I should just go to bed and let it upload, but I am aware that if i leave my computer unattended for 15+ minutes it will go to sleep mode. So my question is will the video still be uploading when it "falls asleep?"
  2. Hellhammer Moderator


    Staff Member

    Dec 10, 2008
    You can set it to not to go sleep from System Preferences > Energy Saver
  3. AdamRock macrumors 6502a


    Aug 30, 2010
    uploading a video that takes 2 hours? you need to start compressing your movies - use .mov...high quality but low file size
  4. millerb7 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 9, 2010
    With internet activity mine doesn't fall asleep (forget if I set it that way or not)... so your shouldn't fall asleep in the middle of an upload... screen will go black but actively uploading should sleep.... mine doesn't while actively downloading anyways.
  5. RanliAves thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 28, 2010
    thanks for the advice. im actually new to this video uploading/editing thing, so im not really sure how to do that. any advice?

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