Best Format to Render as for 4K YouTube?

Tom-Rex wrote on 6/23/2022, 4:29 PM

Hi everyone, I'm using Vegas Pro 18 to edit video for a YouTube channel themed around drone footage of local beauty spots. Can anyone advise on the best format to rended as for 4K YouTube playback? The raw footage is 3840 x 2160 MP4.

Thanks in advance.


set wrote on 6/23/2022, 5:03 PM

No more 'Sony' Vegas Pro 18, please note this:


As for Render format, you can start with Magix AVC/AAC MP4 - Internet UHD templates and select the match frame rate of what is your source media is (usually between 29.97p or 25p)

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Tom-Rex wrote on 6/23/2022, 5:06 PM

Noted and corrected, thanks.

And thanks for the tip 🙂

Howard-Vigorita wrote on 6/24/2022, 8:35 PM

Been getting good turn around and results uploading 4k and 2k renders made with Magix Hevc presets. I drop down to 2k for some projects if I did much digital zooming of 4k footage. Or in mixed 4k/hd multicam projects to minimize any noticeable changes in quality as I switch between cameras. Seems to be a sure way to insure that YouTube does vp9 on it's end.

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