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Why does it take longer than 2 hours to upload a 3 minute HD video to youtube?


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my settings are all the highest quality, movie to quick time movie, best quality, etc. I go to upload it on youtube and it takes LONGER than TWO HOURS. sometimes even four!

Other people that have the same settings as me, only said it takes around 6 minutes, and my video is 3 minutes long. I have fast internet. no other programs running, or anything. my macbook is fine, it just takes FOREVER.

why?
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How big is your file that you're uploading (not length, file size)?

My Macs: Late 2013 rMBP w/ 750m; Mac mini G4, 1.25 GHz, 512m ram (server); Late 2011 11" MBA, 1.8GHz i7, 4Gig Ram, 256Gig SSD, HD3000; Powerbook 12" G4 1.33GHz running Debian as a server; Apple TV (1080p version)
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What type of Internet connection do you have? It's possible that your upload speeds are just very low.


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Yes...like Kash mentioned...if you have something like a cable modem...upload speeds are MUCH slower than download speeds.

You can use this website to test your upload & download speeds:

Speedtest.net - The Global Broadband Speed Test

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