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Is 200 mb too Big for a 5 Minute Video?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by oldweb, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. oldweb

    oldweb Regular Member

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    I just made a nice video and I had problems with CS6 as it would crash on render which is quite common with it. I found the problem was the laptop temps were getting too high. So what I did was import the project into encoder and then export from there but I had my finger on the pause button and as soon as my temps got up to around 78 I paused. It took ages but I got it exported at last after many headaches.

    The problem now is that the video is much larger than I expected at 200mb for a 5min + mp4. I don't want to go through the process again so I would like to still upload it but is this going to cause any problems with YT been so big or even for people to watch it?
     
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    4trsuted Regular Member

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    No problem with 200mb you'll get, if uploaded to youtube or any other video sharing site, as video is converted again on their end.
     
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    dog-tag Senior Member

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    I uploaded an 8 minutes video to youtube recently, it was 550mb and took 4 hours!
     
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    twitter.followers Elite Member

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    No, you shouldn't face any problems since Youtube would convert your video accordingly.
     
  5. Schvamp

    Schvamp Power Member

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    I have the same problem, but what program do all the pirates use?
    A dvdrip.avi, 90min ~700mb :)
     
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    Usually there is an option to limit converted file size, in this example to 700mb

     
  7. nipunn12

    nipunn12 Regular Member

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    Import it to windows movie maker / windows live movie maker and then export ( you can select the type of compression ). It's really fast and the compressed video won't take much time to upload then.

    If the file is not accepted by it then download a video converter. If you can't find one then Just directly upload to youtube
     
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  8. willo556

    willo556 Guest

    I think you need to look into some compression codecs that you can use when exporting your video buddy, these will drastically reduce your file size and have minimal quality loss!
     
  9. AudioMacOSX

    AudioMacOSX Junior Member

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    The 5 minute videos I upload to YouTube are over 1GB in size. Don't worry about your 200MB file, that is pretty small actually.
     
  10. time2spam

    time2spam Registered Member

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    THIS IS HOW TO MAKE IT SMALLER

    Re-encode it to FLV with adobe, much smaller file, as it is compressed. Sounds like you have a lossless version of the video, but it also depends on resolution. If it's 1080p then that should be about right.

    I've had .avi and .mp4 reach 10gb for a 10 minute video before when doing special effects in AE
     
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    rickydzine Regular Member

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    Usually recording with fraps or bandicam a 2 minute video is like 1.3GB I convert it with freemake video converter comes up to less than 30mbs in the end.
     
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  12. oldweb

    oldweb Regular Member

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    the feedback and tips are appreciates, cheers!