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|Video Ignoramus, tips please |
| 4:56 pm on Dec 23, 2010 (gmt 0)|
Ok. I have three websites on a web server A.
I have a video/movie file filename.flv
Out there there is YouTube
Do I upload the video to YouTube and then get code to embed in my webpages?
Is it that easy?
Anything important I should know about?
| 5:57 pm on Dec 23, 2010 (gmt 0)|
It's that easy. There are numerous settings in YouTube that you may wish to review when you are uploading the video, but beyond that, it's fairly simple.
| 8:47 am on Dec 24, 2010 (gmt 0)|
I am looking into it more now..
I have :
filenameHQ.mp4 152,950 kb
filenameLQ.mp4 33,000 kb
filename.flv 30,900 kb
Does it matter which one I use?
Perhaps the first will be higher quality, but people will need to download much more data to see the video.
Wish I knew the filesize of videos I have clicked on to guage what is an acceptable download time.
| 11:35 am on Dec 24, 2010 (gmt 0)|
Anyhow ... no worries ... You tube makes things pretty easy .. all done for the time being.
| 5:14 am on Dec 26, 2010 (gmt 0)|
|Perhaps the first will be higher quality, but people will need to download much more data to see the video |
If you're uploading to youtube they will re-encode it unless it meets their specs. The best thing to do is to upload the highest quality video you have.
|Wish I knew the filesize of videos I have clicked on to guage what is an acceptable download time. |
The filesize doesn't really matter becsue that is determined by length*bitrate, what matters is the bitrate. I believe youtube uses about 250kbps for regular uploads.
FYI you can serve this from your own server. For .flv all you need is a flash player.
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