I`ll try to make this quick because I need help asap. I`ve been starting to make YouTube gaming videos 3 weeks ago and my channel is growing up pretty fast. I promised I would make a video everyday but it`s been a full week since I couldn`t upload because I was busy and when I tried to render it failed.
Anyway here`s how it goes.I`ve recorded with fraps some gameplay footage with the resolution of 1360x706. One of my friends reccommanded me Adobe Premiere Pro for editing so I`m using the trial version of CS6. I create a new project and choose a format of 720 25 (cant really remember the exact name). I then import my recorded files and when I place them in the sequence it tells me the resolution is different and asks me if I want to change the sequence settings according to the files. Usually, I ignore it and when I export the Media I just tick the option: "Scale to Fill" and that usually works just fine, quality HD on YT...
But this week it has driven me crazy, I really don`t want to explain how much stress and dissapointment this has caused to me because I think I`ll end up raging...I`ll just tell you I`ve been trying for a couple of days more than 7 time to render the project(each time it takes about an hour and a bit more, so let`s just call it 7 hours wasted). The problem actually is that when I check the output file after exporting the media, the file size is ONLY 24 bytes!!! Other times the file size gets to like half of the one that should be or less, but mainly the render even so takes up a normal length of time of processing but in the end the file is only 24 bytes..Thing is I don`t encounter any error whatsoever...
I really need some urgent help!
1st, some FRAPS information
These are for Premiere Elements, but may help with PPro
Fraps & Elements http://forums.adobe.com/thread/871095
-and more Elements http://forums.adobe.com/thread/943772
-and yet more Elements http://forums.adobe.com/thread/967201
2nd, it is REALLY better to have your project sequence match your video
Please NOTE that the PPro CS6 screen may look a bit different (I use CS5)
For CS5 and later, the easy way to insure that your video and your project match
See 2nd post for picture of NEW ITEM process http://forums.adobe.com/thread/872666
-and a FAQ on sequence setting http://forums.adobe.com/message/3804341
Will take a look into it. But I usually go for an exporting format called YouTube HD 720 25 because that is what it`s best and suited for YouTube, that`s why I usually dont change the sequence setting to match the video`s one so that in the end I can "Scale to Fill" the media for the YouTube HD 720p 25 format.
Any time you try to force a round peg into a square hole... force a video into an incorrect project/sequence... you run the risk of causing problems
Edit in a project/sequence that is correct for your video, and you may/should have fewer problems
Ok, now the sequence matched the video and I followed one of your links. I just modified the export setting such as format and preset so that it would match a YouTube format.
Is this the way I should do it?
UPDATE: I get the same problem...I`m sick tired of this crap, what the fudge do I have to freaking do to get this piece of crap to freaking work? What kind of program doesn`t do a basic function he was DAMN designed for...????????????????
Really now, I`m sick of this. Maybe I should have gave up this bug-program from the first time. Wasted days only to find it he seems to actually don`t even work.
Settle down mate. You will wake the baby!
You are working with non standard video so you need to get your settings sorted.
How about telling us everything about the fraps source files, the sequence settings and your export settings.
Knowing a bit about your computer and the way it is set up will help as well.
If you want help, please answer the questions here:
This usually problem usually occured at random, and after 2 failed attemps the third rendering would be completed perfectly, now it has happened all week around, therefore I couldn`t really call a pattern for this problem.
For the Video Capture settings in fraps I use: 60fps, split movies every 4gigabytes, record win7 sound and also record external output which is my headset. All the files I record with fraps have the resolution of 1360x706.
When importing the files into Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and making a new project I usually go for a format of 720p 25, then when I place the media in the sequence I used not to modify it to have the same settings. When I was done editing I would choose Export>Media then choose the format of H.246 and the preset of YouTube HD 720p 25 and if then tick the "Scale to Fill" so that the video would have no black margins and it would have been perfectly fine.
My videos or of a length of aprox 10 minutes so the rendering would be done in an hour or so. Now, it has failed every single time, in what meaning? Well, the rendering always took as much as it should have been but the end product, the output rendered file, is only 24 bytes of space!
Hope this helped you make an idea and possibly spot out the problem.
I am having this exact same problem. No, my video does not exactly match the sequence settings, but exports of short lengths (1 min) are flawless. It's only when I try to render multiple gigs of data that it fails. The render takes the full time, but then the exported file is 24 bytes in size and is, obviously, unusable. If I have to conform the sequence settings when I import video, then that's what I'l have to do, but what do you do if you have clips from multiple sources and each has different settings? In theory, then, you would never be able to assemble a full video based on clips from multiple sources, and I know that people are doing that; they have to be. Help!
So, I am a total novice when it comes to video production. Is this seriously how production works? Surely the software can handle multiple types of video in a single sequence!? In my case, my parents, who have no clue at all about video settings, took video of a recent vacation with two different cameras. I'm pretty sure the cameras' video capture settings were different, at least slightly. What can I do to merge the videos into one sequence? Do you have to convert one of the video files so that the settings match the other video settings? What a pain that would be.
One of Premiere's strengths is its ability to work with a combination of content types, both in terms of the dimensions, pixel aspect ratio [PAR], and frame rate and with regard to the codecs. While it's possible that the particular combination of content you're working with is causing problems, that's not the first direction I'd look for the culprit.
I suggest that you start a separate thread about this problem. We'll need to know a lot more info: