Upload Shadowplay Recordings to Youtube
As video recoder and games fan, Nvidia’s ShadowPlay you must have one which takes advantage of GPU encoding that is dramatically more efficient than traditional forms of game recording. ShadowPlay supports local recording via GPU encoding. User can record video up to the last 20 minutes of gameplay in Shadow Mode. The Shadowplay recordings true meaning is to share video with friends. After recording a perfect video, then upoload the Shadowplay recordings to Youtube to share your works is a great thing. However, from the different forums and websites, more and more people can’t upload the Shadowplay recordings to Youtube happily, so terrible. For example:
Condition 1: You have been uploading videos to YouTube of my BF4 gameplay. They look great on your PC, but once uploaded, the 1080p or 720p setting doesn’t seem to do anything and the image looks the same as 360p. What happening?
Condition 2：You cannot upload videos to YouTube anymore through the ShadowPlay, Once you press upload on a video it will say: “Create a channel on the YouTube website to upload”, you already have a channel, but out of nowhere it stops working?
Condition 3: You’ve already tried re-installing, logging out and in and a lot of other stuff, nothing has worked. You can upload manually, comment and do all the other stuff on YouTube, but Shadowplay recordings to Youtube doesn’t work. WHY?
There are many various that user can’t upload the Shadowplay recordings to Youtube smoothly, also there are many reasons that cause these conditions. Don’t worry, following will help you to analyze this problem and find the best solution to solve this problem.
Part 1. Basic Reasons and Solution to Upoload the Shadowplay Recordings to Youtube
User upload the Shadowplay recordings to Youtube, and YouTube upload does not work. If you see one of these messages, you can try these quick fixes, if you still can’t upload the Shadowplay recordings to Youtube, please move to part 2.
Step 1. Check your Internet Connection. Make sure it works fine.
Step 2. Make sure your firewall or antivirus doesn’t block video file upload. See the message of your security software.
Step 3. Keep your browser up-to-date. Certain features may work incorrectly in old browsers.
Step 4. Name your file shortly without any special symbols like #, % or *
Step 5. Use one of supported video formats and don’t upload big files if you have unverified YouTube account. Don’t upload the same video twice.
Step 6. Make sure that everything is OK with your video and it plays correctly on PC.
Step 7. Try again a bit later. YouTube server might be overloaded.
Part 2. Most Reasons for Uploading the Shadowplay Recordings to Youtube
In most cases, YouTube optimizes video for online playback. However, some settings are limited when user want to upload video to YouTube, for example: Upload the Shadowplay recordings to Youtube. Following will tell user the best YouTube upload video, Specs, Limits, Formats, and son on. If your video is not matched with YouTube upload video spec, you can adjust the video some parameters part 3, of course, if you don’t want to adjust the complicated video formats, you can skip part 3 and move to part 4 directly which can help you to solve all the video issue directly.
Reason 1. Resolution: Like Condition 1, most reason is the video resolution is not the best. It’s recommended to upload videos in HD for quality playback. Obviously, user shoot a video with resolutions like 240×180 which looks quite bad.
Reason 2. Aspect Ratio: Use one of the standard aspect ratios: 4:3 or 16:9. When the video is uploaded to the site, YouTube will either leave it as-is (for 16:9) or add vertical black bars (for 4:3). Don’t add horizontal black bars before uploading a video. If you do it, black bars will be all around your video and it will look rather horrible.
Reason 3. Frame Rate: User would better keep an original frame rate. Usually videos have the best quality if there frame rate is between 25-30 fps. Since spring 2014 YouTube supports 60fps frame rate that video gamers begged for. Some modern cameras give even 2000 fps, but YouTube doesn’t support such a quality yet.
Reason 4. Bitrate: Bitrate is highly dependent on video codec. YouTube published recommendations on bitrate value. See the table below. If your Shadowplay recordings for YouTube, please try to stick to it. As is known to all, most suitable codecs for YouTube are H.264, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4. These codecs are used in most modern videos.
|Type||Video Bitrate, Standard Frame Rate(24,25,30)||Video Bitrate, High Frame Rate(48,50,60)|
|2160p(4K)||35-45 Mbps||53-68 Mbps|
|1440p(2K)||16 Mbps||24 Mbps|
|1080p||8 Mbps||12 Mbps|
|720p||5 Mbps||7.5 Mbps|
|480p||2.5 Mbps||4 Mbps|
|360p||1 Mbps||1.5 Mbps|
Reason 5. Video Format: YouTube is a video streaming site. So user you want to upload Shadowplay recordings to YouTube, video format must be supported by Youtube. YouTube supported video formats are below, if the video formats are incompatible with YouTube, refer to part 4 to solve.
|YouTube Supported Video Formats|
|AVI (Audio Video Interleaved)|
|3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project)|
|MOV (QuickTime Movie)|
|MP4 (Motion Picture Experts Group Part 14)|
|MPEG or .MPG (Motion Picture Experts Group)|
|FLV (Adobe Flash)|
|WMV (Windows Media Video)|
Part 3. Good Way to Upload the Shadowplay Recordings to Youtube
If you have eliminated the Youtube and computer problems, the real reason is that the Shadowplay recordings video problem, you have 2 options to do:
Adjust the Video Parameters on Shadowplay Software
If your video bitrate is not matched with Youtube, you can adjust the video bitrate, video length, video resolution, video quality on Shadowplay, like this:
Step 1. Open the Shadowplay and enter the "Instant Replay"
Step 2. At the "Instant Replay" wondow, you can see the "Replay Length" , "Resolution", "Bit rate" which you can change the parameters by mouse drag, Also you can adjust the video quality, Shadowplay provides you 4 choices: Low, Medium, High, Custom.
Step 3. After all the setting is done, click "Back" to the main iterface, then click "Perferences" icon,which is gear icon, then you can connect to Youtube and upload the Shadowplay recordings to Youtube.
Part 4. Ultimate Way to Upload the Shadowplay Recordings to Youtube
Even though user can adjust the video bitrate, video length, video resolution, video quality on Shadowplay, there are some other factors which Shadowplay can’t support, for example: Remove the video balck bars, adjust the video formats, video and audio codec, etc. Do you want to find the best way to upload the Shadowplay Recordings to Youtube smoothly, you can try iMedia Converter for Mac which is a professional Shadowplay Video Converter, user can convert any Shadowplay recordings to Youtube best supported video formats: MP4, H.264, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 without losing quality, this software allows user to do batch conversion without any interruption.
Above features are not Shadowplay Video Converter whole story, maybe you can call this Shadowplay Video Converter as Shadowplay Video Editor, why? This software holds powerful video editing ans setting functions. Except the basic setting functions, such as: video bitrate, video size, video resolution. User also can adjust the video and audio codec, change the audio channels. At the editing menu, user cut the video for better uploading Shadowplay recordings to Youtube, worry about the black bars? This Shadowplay Video Converter provides the Crop feature which can remove the video black bars easily. Adjust the video Aspect Ratio is not a big problem with this software, user have 7 options to choose.
Waht’s more, do you want to make the special video and suprise your friends? Add the subtitles in video is a good selection, this Shadowplay Video Converterallows user to add SRT, ASS, SSA subtitles, also user can add the watermark in video, replace the audio and so on. More features are waiting for you to explore. Windows user can download Shadowplay Video Converter for Windows. You can read this article to know more.
Use the Shadowplay Video Converter for Uploading the Shadowplay Recordings to Youtube
Step 1. Add video to Shadowplay Video Converter
Convert videos, audios, click on “Add Video” button to add video to Shadowplay Video Converter.
Step 2. Set Shadowplay Recordings to Youtube supported Video Formats
Click on “Format”, at the drop-down list, you can select any your desired video, audio format which are supported by Youtube as the output video files, such as: H.264 MP4, also you can choose other video formats: AVI, MOV, etc.
Step 3. Adjust video/audio/ on the Shadowplay Video Converter
Click "Setting" menu, open the setting window, user can adjust the video and audio parameters, details can refer to the following picture.
Step 4. Edit video/audio/ on the Shadowplay Video Converter
Trim and crop: Cut off unwanted commercials from source video; crop the black bars and adjust the play fields.
Split and merge: Split a large video into several smaller files in average especially for Android; combine more than one video footage into one large file with natural transition.
Insert subtitles: Attach SRT, ASS, or SSA subtitles into original video to create the personal movie for watching.
Add video effects: Adjust volume, brightness, saturation, resolution or apply artistic visual effects to movies.
Step 5. Start video conversion
After all the setting is done, just click "Convert" button, you can enter the magic video conversion process, just wait for a while, you can get a brand new video files.
Is it easy to do? just click here, click there, all the issues will be solved on this Shadowplay Video Converter, also user can deal with DVD and Blu-ray video and upload to Youtube. In addition, user can watch the video on the preview windows, so cool. Hope this software will be your video assistant.