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Rendering settings for YouTube

The following link explains the best rendering settings for many video editing applications. Of course it doesn’t have the settings for my editor, "Sony Vegas" but everything is much the same except the "Prepare for internet Streaming" section. To comply with this setting you will have to run another program called MP4 FastStart found here . This will quickly move the imbedded video meta data to the beginning of the video file. Vegas appends this information to the end of the video stream causing people to have to download the whole file before it can play. This also stops the error on you tube : "The MOV/MP4 file you uploaded contains the index at the end. We prefer you flatten the file before uploading so that the index is in the front of the file. See this article for more information." The number designation is, in all cases, the vertical resolution. For 16:9 content