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  1. Ed Staffin

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    Hi,
    I just got back from my first flight using litchi. Actually, it's one of my first flights ever. I have a .mov file that is approaching 3 gig!!! How to make it a size that is uploadable to this site or any other for that matter?
    Any guidance would be appreciated as I'd like to share.
    Thanks ... Ed
     
  2. jaseman007

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    Well done on flying your first Litchi Mission. You'll need to let us know more info about the file. What duration is the footage and what resolution&FPS was it shot in?
     
  3. Ed Staffin

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    Hi, it's about 6 minutes, 3840x2160, 30 fps.
    Thanks ... Ed
     
  4. jaseman007

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    File size for that res and time seems spot on. Only way to reduce would be shoot @ 1080. Not sure if that would suit your needs. However if you prefer to shoot 4K then I don't think you're going to get that size any smaller.

    Jas
     
  5. Ed Staffin

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    Go ahead and upload here?
     
  6. jaseman007

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    I haven't uploaded any of my footage here so I'm unsure of the size rules etc. However after I've graded and edited my footage with Premier Pro I can compress the file size on export before I upload to my youtube channel.

    Jas
     
  7. jwt873

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    Very very few people have computer monitors that can display UHD video so uploading at that resolution will only benefit a tiny number of members. You can downsample the video using a suitable video editor. 1080P provides very good quality for most computer screens. That will make the file a lot smaller.

    Plus, you can't upload to this forum. The best way is to put the video on YouTube or Vimeo and supply a link. I know YouTube provides an option to select lower resolutions, so you could upload at 3840x2160 and viewers could choose to watch 1920x1080.
     
  8. Ed Staffin

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    Ok, here goes.
    Let the beatings begin.
    After looking at it myself it needs a lot of improvement, but it's a start!

     
  9. jwt873

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    Looks good!
     
  10. Dirty Bird

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    Upload to YouTube & post link when it's finished processing.