These settings have been used successfully to post our videos to Youtube from DV source media.

Other problems

Step 1: Open your file with a video editing tool like iMovie, Final Cut Pro, or Quicktime Pro.

  • In iMovie, select Share > Export Using QuickTime
  • In Finalcut Pro, select File > Export > Using Quicktime Conversion
  • In QuickTime Pro, select File > Export > Export: Movie to QuickTime Movie

Step 2: Next, verify your settings by clicking Options

Video settings

  • Compression Type: H.264
  • Frame Rate: 30 is preferred. 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97 are also acceptable.
  • Data Rate: Automatic
  • Key Frames: Automatic
  • Frame Reordering: Unchecked

Audio/Sound settings

  • Format: AAC
  • Click Show advanced settings and choose Constant Bit Rate as encoding strategy

Other settings

  • Size: Choose the original size of the video
  • “Prepare for Internet Streaming”: Fast Start