February 16, 2016 at 1:43AM

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Youtube compression sucks

Hey guys, I made a clip for a band (all a7s, with external recorder). Now its on youtube, but the artefacts and macroblocking drive me crazy. Its much better on vimeo. I already rendered a version without grain and uploaded a h264 to youtube, that was a bit better than the prores 422 file who gave really weird artefacts. But its nothing close to what I have on vimeo.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ms9vPG9qhaY&feature=youtu.be

https://vimeo.com/155005760......

When I check out other videos on youtube like the beautiful Dear Brother film, I see nothing like what I have, even in the dark scenes. Anybody that can help me out here?

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Yes, Vimeo produces a much nicer image than YouTube does, but YouTube has much better streaming playback.

For YouTube videos I always encode using the YouTube video guidelines...

https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/1722171?hl=en

February 16, 2016 at 8:58AM

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