[Off Topic] Best Way to Upload 1080p/720p MKV video to YouTube
SUMMARY: Want to share your favorite MKV files with other people on YouTube website? You need to convert mkv to youtube supported video format and export the subtitle file.
Ever tried to upload MKV files to YouTube to share with your family members, friends, colleagues, etc.? Receiving an "invalid file format error message when you're uploading"? Well, as far as I know, there's not going to be native support for MKV on YouTube. Fortunately, there is an easy way to solve the problem. Keep one reading to find something you want. At first, let’s see the common questions as below:
“Does youtube support MKV files? i just thought mkv is beyond mp4 in some respects. so if youtube will accept mkv video, i will rip my dvd to mkv format with handbrake.”
Best Answer: Youtube can accept MKV as video source but it also has some preferences like MPEG-4/H.264/progressive scanning video (AVCHD camcorder shooting), so if you try to create MKV by handbrake, these MKV files are in this line.
Generally speaking, YouTube accepts video files in FLV, MP4 perfectly. So, in order to get MKV movies to YouTube, the first thing is to encode MKV to FLV, MP4 file type that YouTube likes. What’s more, to add MKV to YouTube for displaying correctly, we also need to set the proper video resolution, frame rate…
Here, you can try Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, the best software for you. This all-in-one video converter app can be used as a professional MKV to YouTube converter. With it, you can fast encode MKV videos to YouTube compatible format with a proper resolution like 720p( 1280*720), 1080p(1920*1080), 2160p(3840*2160). Plus, with the built-in video editor, it's freely for you to trim the videos into multiple segments with short duration as you want. Here is review.
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You can either click "Add video" button to import MKV files you want to upload to YoubTube. Also you can directly drag and drop the files into this program.
Step 2. Select output format
Click Format bar to select an output format. To share your MKV movies on YouTube, .avi, .3gp, .flv format from Common Video are all the proper formats. You can also press the Settings button to adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to optimize the quality.
Step 3. Edit/Split MKV clips
Click Edit button and you can trim, crop or adjust the video with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the movie you want.
Step 4. Start the conversion
Click “Convert” button to start encoding MKV video uploading to YouTube. After the conversion, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then upload the converted MKV files into YouTube for sharing with your friends, families, and fans.
That's it, with 4 steps you can Convert MKV to YouTube Video format such as FLV video. And you could easily upload flv video to youtube website. So you could share your favorite .MKV files (matroska video) with other people on YouTube.Com.
1. Split large MKV files
If the video clips you’ve trimmed are still longer than 15 minutes, you can choose to split the long MKV video into smaller parts so as to share on YouTube without limit. Click the Split icon in the main interface of the MKV to YouTube Converter, and you can cut your files according to time length and file size.
2. Recommended bitrates, codecs, and resolutions
Here we take MP4 as example.
Video Codec: AAC,
Video Codec: H.264,
Frame rates: Frame rates should match the source material. For example, content shot in 24fps should be encoded and uploaded at 24fps.
Resolutions: YouTube uses 16:9 aspect ratio players. If you want to fit the player perfectly, encode at these resolutions: 2160p: 3840x2160, 1440p: 2560x1440, 1080p: 1920x1080, 720p: 1280x720…