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Do I need to alter the audio of an existing video to make it unique?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by greggggg, Jul 17, 2012.

  1. greggggg

    greggggg Regular Member

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    Does anybody know if I take a video and just add a random pixel in there if that is enough to make it unique. Do I also need to alter the audio?
     
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    Ibeefaaa Regular Member

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    Random pixel is enough to make it unique in yt's eyes.
     
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    greggggg Regular Member

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    Thank you sir!
     
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    Dark Lord Junior Member

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    If you're talking about a video you've DL'd from YT, you're going to need to do more than that before re-uploading, as the video is encoded with a unique indentifier by YT. Usually re-encoding to another format before re-uploading will get rid of YTs identifier. If you don't, you'll usually be warned by YT when trying to upload it. If it does happen to accept it, it will either be deleted later or stay with very little in way of organic views. I usually re-encode to another format, add a "Thanks for watching" to the tail end of it and slightly change the pitch of the audio track.
     
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