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Sightseer
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Help! why is that my 4k video only shows up to 720p on youtube?

i recorded a 4k video with gopro 7 black and edited with quik app on andriod but when i uploaded to youtube it only goes up to 720p at the highest? and like 420p as default?

 

What am i doing wrong here?

Does Quik diminish the quality?

 

Looking for advice! super new at this 

here's the video for reference:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctBCiG34fi0&t=17s

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

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Nomad
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Re: Help! why is that my 4k video only shows up to 720p on youtube?

In the GoPro Quik settings there is an option to save video's in 1080P and Pro Quality, however it's possible that the default save setting is only 720P.  The whole point of GoPro Quik is to make fast short edited video's.  If you want 4K video's, you can also try downloading/trimming video's in the GoPro app and then editing them in a 3rd party piece of software.

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Nomad
Posts: 1,040

Re: Help! why is that my 4k video only shows up to 720p on youtube?

In the GoPro Quik settings there is an option to save video's in 1080P and Pro Quality, however it's possible that the default save setting is only 720P.  The whole point of GoPro Quik is to make fast short edited video's.  If you want 4K video's, you can also try downloading/trimming video's in the GoPro app and then editing them in a 3rd party piece of software.