Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

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Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

PostWed Feb 28, 2024 4:59 am

Hello everyone I am definitely a newbie here but I needed to clear some things up about the settings within da Vinci resolve before going to upload the content on YouTube.
It is filmed with a 13 iPhone Pro, and Da Vinci is also updated to the latest edition as of today 02/27/2024. So what sort of settings should I have in the export and timeline frames for da Vinci when editing these videos?

The proxy media format says ProRes 422 HQ and the same for optimized media content and render cache format. For proxy and optimized media resolution do I leave it at choose automatically?

Finally for timeline and video monitoring I chose the settings that had 60 fps and UDH 2160P on them.

If someone can guide me in the right direction of what could be better optimized for YouTube with the 13 Pro content I would appreciate it tremendously!!! :!: :!: :!:
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Re: Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

PostWed Feb 28, 2024 8:09 am

Can you tell us about your hardware?
For upload, this may be a good format: Quicktime DNxHR 2048 x 1152 will give you VP9.
For UHD it's the same codec, if you don't have a Mac. But I'd think twice about 60 fps. Most people won't see the difference over 30 fps on their tiny screens, which is half the load for you. Of course, depends on your target group.
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Re: Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

PostWed Feb 28, 2024 3:19 pm

Uli Plank wrote:Can you tell us about your hardware?
For upload, this may be a good format: Quicktime DNxHR 2048 x 1152 will give you VP9.
For UHD it's the same codec, if you don't have a Mac. But I'd think twice about 60 fps. Most people won't see the difference over 30 fps on their tiny screens, which is half the load for you. Of course, depends on your target group.


I would add I certainly notice the difference at 60fps, its much nicer, although granted I wouldn't see the difference much on a mobile device but do on larger screens.

30fps is okay, borderline watchable for me, however, 24fps I very often find is nauseating on a large screen on a PC (just stutters and the illusion of motion breaks down), okay if it was shot with 24fps in mind (180 degree shutter rule, stable camera work etc), but a lot of YouTubers seem to think 24fps automatically means they've get a film aesthetic.

I would always recommend uploading the best frame rate you have, not dropping it.
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Re: Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

PostWed Feb 28, 2024 3:41 pm

Seeing the difference between 30p and 60p video is readily visible. Just do a simple pan.

But to butcher a 60p video by discarding every other frame is just bad practice.
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Re: Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

PostThu Feb 29, 2024 2:01 am

Of course, 24p is bad on many computer screens, which can't really handle it. It's rather a format for cinema or home theatre.

I recommended 30 as a common denominator for a majority of viewers out there, since about every computer screen from the last 20 years (or more) can handle it.

Sure, if you expect a demanding target audience, 60 fps is better with fast motion. But you better have a strong machine for editing and grading.
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Re: Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

PostThu Feb 29, 2024 6:41 am

Here's some more info I'm editing on a M1 MacBook Air with 512gb storage so it's a good machine. The phone is filming on High Efficiency which is stored as HEIF/HEVC format.
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Re: Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

PostThu Feb 29, 2024 8:02 am

Well, it's a good machine, but you need to make sure with 4K that you don't get into swapping.
Check with the Activity Monitor if you do some demanding temporal effects.
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Re: Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

PostSun Mar 03, 2024 3:40 am

Uli Plank wrote:Can you tell us about your hardware?
For upload, this may be a good format: Quicktime DNxHR 2048 x 1152 will give you VP9.
For UHD it's the same codec, if you don't have a Mac. But I'd think twice about 60 fps. Most people won't see the difference over 30 fps on their tiny screens, which is half the load for you. Of course, depends on your target group.


Are these the settings you recommend for exporting? Also for the timeline what settings should I use?
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Re: Video Editing/Export Settings for 4k 60 FPS content

PostThu Mar 07, 2024 1:23 am

If your sources are HD only, the timeline can stay at HD and you can upscale on render (ignore the warning). If your sources are UHD or more, set the timeline to the export size.
Now that the cat #19 is out of the bag, test it as much as you can and use the subforum.

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