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levgram
12-05-2010, 09:45 PM
i have a dvd of a talk I gave and want to upload i to youtube. it's a dvd of a filming of my talk. it won't just move over to itunes so it may not be mp4. how can i get it into itunes or youtube.

thank you -

new at it

Slydude
12-05-2010, 11:41 PM
You will need to convert the movie to a useful format. I would recommend Squared 5 - MPEG Streamclip video converter for Mac OS X (http://www.squared5.com/svideo/mpeg-streamclip-mac.html) unless you can find a copy of VisualHub (sadly no longer in active development).

If the video was burned as a data DVD you should be able to convert the video into something useful using MPRG Streamclip. If the video was burned to play in a set top DVD player the video file will be in a series of .vob files. Here's an overview of the process I used, Streamclip is a newer version now but the process is the same and in this case it does not matter that the files were burned from a Tivo. ATPM 12.03 - How To: Performing a Video Extraction (http://www.atpm.com/12.03/howto.shtml)

In the article I used DV format to get the footage into iMove but Streamckip will also handle saving the files in several other formats.

chas_m
12-06-2010, 04:02 AM
In addition to Sylvester's excellent advice, bear in mind that YouTube videos cannot be longer than 10 minutes (though I suppose you can post a longer video in 10-min "parts").

xstep
12-06-2010, 02:36 PM
If you are not planning on editing the content, then Handbrake might be the easiest choice.

Slydude
12-06-2010, 09:08 PM
If you are not planning on editing the content, then Handbrake might be the easiest choice.

You're right. I never think of Handbrake as an option for this. If the video doesn't need editing that's probably easier than what I described.