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Tourist
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GoPro and YouTube Quality very bad

Hello, 

i just tried out my GoPro Hero 5 Black. I recorded some footage at 2.7k 60fps. Then i tried to edit it and shorteb the clips a bit with Movavi Video Suite. I uploaded it on YouTube but the Video Quality was horrible(Video processed and HD Quality). It looked like 480p. Then i tried like all different Resolutions and Bitrates but i couldnt get any video looking good. Any idea what i am missing here or doing wrong?

GoPro
Posts: 7,565

Re: GoPro and YouTube Quality very bad

Hello @loyalhero17173. The recommended upload settings from YouTube may help. You may check it here

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Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: GoPro and YouTube Quality very bad

I tried it with 2704x1520 and then downgraded the video to 2560x1440 and even 1920x1080. Everytime matching the recommended Bitrate and even tried getting higher and higher with it but it still looks ugly. Is there anything else in settings ineed to watch?

GoPro
Posts: 2,432

Re: GoPro and YouTube Quality very bad

@loyalhero17173, I personally think that YouTube and other social media platforms' compression process is already beyond GoPro's control. These platforms have their own requisites when it comes to uploading contents. I suggest to check on YouTube message boards or even with YouTube directly to get more specific details about this. 

 

Check these threads as well. See if the resolutions will help you.

You may also see the recommended upload encoding settings by YouTube here

 

Kind Regards,

 

Ann