YouTube Videos 102

What Videos Should I Use

  • Welcome Message
  • Sample memorial video
  • Infomercials
  • Testimonials
  • TV commercials
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Best Practices for Online Video Marketing

  • Have your URL in the “Bottom Third” or at the end of the Video
  • Should be 2 – 3 minutes long – 10 minute maximum

Format, Size & Filetypes

Here’s a summary of the audio and video specifications you need for the best results on YouTube.

Video
Resolution Recommended: Original resolution of your video – for HD it is 1920×1080 (1080p) or 1280 x 720.
Bit rate Because bit-rate is highly dependent on codec there is no recommended or minimum value. Videos should be optimized for resolution, aspect ratio and frame rate rather than bit rate.
Frame rate The frame rate of the original video should be maintained without re-sampling. In particular pulldown and other frame rate re-sampling techniques are strongly discouraged.
Codec H.264 or MPEG-2 preferred.
Preferred containers FLV, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4
Audio
Codec MP3 or AAC preferred
Preferred containers FLV, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4
Sampling rate 44.1kHz
Channels 2 (stereo)

Other acceptable file formats:

YouTube accepts a wide range of video file formats.The video files below are all accepted by YouTube. Some video formats work best and are most compatible with certain computers, software or devices.

* Windows Media Video (.WMV)
* .3GP (cell phones)
* .AVI (windows)
* .MOV (mac)
* .MP4 (ipod/psp)
* .MPEG
* .FLV (adobe flash)
* .MKV (h.264)

Source: YouTube.com

Easy Start Preneed Video with Script

Video Sharing Websites

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *