We do radio programs that are ~9 minutes or a little longer. We shoot these on a Sony camcorder in HD format, 1440. I take these videos and pitch the original audio and syncing the video with an mp3 file the radio stations provide me. My problem is that when I export the finished product, they are slightly over 2GB and therefore YouTube won't take them. I am trying to find a file format that is still HD but stays under 2GB. The only way I can see to create a H.264 file is using the share feature, not the export function.
I want to look at the file sizes before I manually upload to YouTube. If YouTube would allow for 2.25GB, I would be okay. I have tried all the file formats allowing for an HD formats within the File>Export and they are all slightly over 2GB for ~9 minutes.
Is there a way to export to a H.264 file on a local disk? Is there a filter I can download that would empower my File>Export to do H.264 exports?
The FAQs to the right of this forum offer our best solution for creating files for upload to YouTube.
Unfortunately, the nature of YouTube is that there's nothing to be gained by loading a 1920x1080 file. They will destroy it by re-encoding it to their reduced file size. The above is the best compromise we've found between file size and quality.
Each version of PrE has moved more of the old Export settings/options to the Share Tab. That is where you do want to look. In PrE 8 (I know that you have 7), Export has been relegated to just Titles and Still Frames. Everything has gone to Share.