To make the most of your 2016 summer vacation, there are many great activities you can take part in, watching 2016 best summer vacations movies, going out for a fun summer vacation trip or shot some interesting summer vacation videos and upload to popular video sharing sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook to share your great works with people around the world.
For people who has an YouTube account, uploading video is very easy with your. However, what really matter here is YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook all have strict requirements on the formats, settings, size and length of the files uploading to them. On the other hand, you summer vacation video can be recorded with various different file formats, bit rate, frame rate or large file size and long video length. To smoothly uploading summer vacation video to YouTube/Vimeo/Facebook with perfect quality, you'd better take a glance at the file formats meet the following standards.
Best uploading settings for YouTube/Vimeo/Facebook
Audio codec: AAC-LC
Audio channels: Stereo or Stereo + 5.1
Audio sample rate: 96khz or 48khz
Video codec: H.264 High Profile Video
Scan mode: Progressive scan not interlacing
Bit rate: variable bit rate, no bit rate limit required.
Chroma subsampling: 4:2:0
Frame rate: content should be encoded and uploaded in the same frame rate it was recorded. Common frame rates include: 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60 frames per second (other frames are also acceptable).
Resolution: 2160p(3840x2160), 1440p(2560x1440), 1080p(1920x1080)
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Length: less than 20 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 or 9x16
Codec:H.264 video with AAC audio in MP4 or MOV format
Size: no more than 1024MB
Frame Rate: a maximum frame rate of 30 frames per second
Audio Sample Rate: 22050hz or 44100hz
H.264 for the video codec (compression method)
Sound codec: AAC-LC (Advanced Audio Codec)
Frame rate: usually 29.97, but 24 and 25 are accepted as well.
Size and bitrate:
640 x480 for standard definition 4:3 video, 2Mbs - 5Mbs bitrate
640 x360 for standard definition 16:9 video, 2Mbs - 5Mbs bitrate
1280 x720 for 720p HD video, 5Mbs - 10Mbs bitrate
1920 x1080 for 1080p HD video, 10Mbs - 20Mbs bitrate
Sound sample rate: 48 kHz
Audio quality: constant bitrate f 320 kbps
If your summer vacation video are shot at 4K resolution, you can only choose to upload to YouTube since neither Vimeo nor Facebook has the capability to handle 4K videos. Therefore, it would be much more convenient for you to compress 4K to 1080p or 720p.
If you receive an "invalid file format" error message when you're uploading summer vacation video to YouTube/Vimeo/Facebook, you can easily solve this problem with our powerful video conversion tool - Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows/Mac(support Mac OS X El Capitan), which helps to convert virtually any file formats including AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.265, AVCHD(MTS, M2TS), MXF, XAVC/XAVC S, etc to video sharing sites best favored formats listed above. Besides, you can flexibly adjust the output profile parameters including video/audio codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, channels, etc.
Trim summer vacation video
The file size of summer vacation video is too large to upload, never mind, you can easily reduce video file size with no quality loss by trimming unwanted parts from your video.
How to Convert and Upload summer vacation video to YouTube/Vimeo/Facebook?
Step 1: Load summer vacation video.
Open the program, click "File" menu, from its drop-down option, select "Add Video/Audio" to load summer vacation video to the program.
Step 2: Define output format.
Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down options, choose YouTube best compatible uploading format from "Common VIdeo" > "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)". As for Facebook or Vimeo, it is ideal to output "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" under "HD Video" main category.
Specify Facebook/Vimeo uploading format
Step 3: Customize output profile parameters.
Click "Hit "Settings" to open the "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust the output video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels to let them fit them YouTube/Facebook/Vimeo.
Step 4: Trim video file.
To reduce file size with no quality loss, you can trim video length in the "Video Editor" window by setting the start time and ending time to cut out unwanted clips from the video.
Step 5: Upload Summer Vacation Video to YouTube/Facebook/Vimeo
Start summer vacation videos to YouTube/Facebook/Vimeo best format conversion by hitting the right bottom convert button, when the conversion is over, you will have no limitation to upload and share summer vacation videos on YouTube/Facebook/Vimeo.
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