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uploading youtube files

Post by ganonbanned » Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:10 pm

About a year ago my friend put some hilariously crappy videos of him on a website his friend made. eventually The site got around school, and the vids were tooken down to be saved from embarassment. I asked around, and nobody had it downloaded on the PC, but earlier today I was deleting some old files and found the vis. :) . I want to put them on youtube :twisted: :twisted: , but there saved as .wpl (windows media player) files. youtube doesnt accept them. How can I convert them, and what file does youtube accept?


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Post by vb_master » Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:28 pm

MediaCoder should convert them to something more standard.

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Post by atari2600a » Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:29 pm

Are you sure they're not WMV?

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Post by ganonbanned » Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:31 pm

atari2600a wrote:Are you sure they're not WMV?
no, there not.

vb_master wrote:MediaCoder should convert them to something more standard.
where can I download this?

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Question: when I look at the properties, It says " opens with Windows Media player". I can change it. should I change it to realplayer?
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Post by bicostp » Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:35 pm

Windows Media Format < *

or...

Windows Media Format != Good

As vb_master said, get MediaCoder. Use that to convert it to an MPEG file. If that doesn't work, transcode it with VLC Media Player, but be prepared to tweak settings until YouTube will accept it. (VLC is pretty lax about which formats you use, but most everything else, WiMP included, will spit the file back at you if it's not exactly what it expects.)

Also, why not go with Google Video instead of YouTube? At least then people will be able to download copies... (well, without a seperate website anyways...)
ganonbanned wrote:
vb_master wrote:MediaCoder should convert them to something more standard.
where can I download this?
<a href="http://mediacoder.sourceforge.net/">Did you even try Google? ;)</a>

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Post by ganonbanned » Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:38 pm

bicostp wrote:Windows Media Format < *

or...

Windows Media Format != Good

As vb_master said, get MediaCoder. Use that to convert it to an MPEG file. If that doesn't work, transcode it with VLC Media Player, but be prepared to tweak settings until YouTube will accept it. (VLC is pretty lax about which formats you use, but most everything else, WiMP included, will spit the file back at you if it's not exactly what it expects.)

Also, why not go with Google Video instead of YouTube? At least then people will be able to download copies... (well, without a seperate website anyways...)
ganonbanned wrote:
vb_master wrote:MediaCoder should convert them to something more standard.
where can I download this?
<a href="http://mediacoder.sourceforge.net/">Did you even try Google? ;)</a>
Im downloading mediacoder right now, I think I will upload it to both. It will get more exposure.

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Post by atari2600a » Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:38 pm

While your at it, bring the resolution down to YouTube's player's native resolution (320X240), that should cut uploading time in half.

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Post by ganonbanned » Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:50 pm

alright now Im having problems again. (not with youtube.) whenever I try to convert it I get error messages. Im trying to convert it to MPEG.

settings:

Backend: WM converter
Source: default
codec : MPEG1
Format: MPEG1

im really dont know about this kind of stuff...

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