Marco. wrote on 7/1/2018, 6:08 AM

YouTube will always re-encode uploaded video.

dan9er wrote on 7/1/2018, 12:17 PM

YouTube will always re-encode uploaded video.

That is not an answer.

I know that YouTube will re-encode it after I upload. I want re-encoding to happen at as few steps as possible. What's the ffmpeg command that will add the 3D metadata what YouTube wants without reencoding it at that step?

dan9er wrote on 7/2/2018, 10:03 AM


dan9er wrote on 7/4/2018, 11:57 PM


dan9er wrote on 7/7/2018, 3:47 PM


dan9er wrote on 7/9/2018, 8:36 PM

You might get a response on one of the ffmpeg forums.

The ffmpeg website said that Super User is also a good place to ask ffmpeg questions, so I did:

dan9er wrote on 7/18/2018, 4:44 PM


MaximusNYC wrote on 11/13/2019, 11:03 AM

If you're still looking for a solution, I have good news. You don't need to reencode your file with ffmpeg! You can render an SBS 3D video right out of Vegas that has the required metadata for YouTube.

Go to this thread and look for the post from Robert Johnston:

I have followed his directions, and they worked perfectly.