There is no perfect method to create the best videos on YouTube. But we created this guide to make sure you get the very best results possible.
1. Use HDR
HDR is a way of enhancing colors and intensities to produce brighter, more vivid visuals on screen. HDR is also known for its clarity and detail. The higher the ISO and brightness, the better the results.
“For a great YouTube video, always use HDR,” advises YouTube’s video producer, Terence Zemirovski. The videos on The Verge have a high percentage of HDR video.
When you’re working on creative video you should always aim for a high definition video. And you should only choose HDR when you have more than 2K pixels from which to select.
You should avoid using HDR for videos that are already in low-quality, or in which lighting conditions are poor. It doesn’t help to have a video from a sunny day, where the sun is shining brightly. It also doesn’t help if you have to watch the sunset, because as a result you’re not seeing as much detail as during the day or a sunny day.
2. Choose your video format
If you want to make the best high-resolution YouTube videos, use this guide to find the video formats supported by YouTube.
“YouTube is the place where the whole world is watching, and with great power comes great responsibility,” Zemirovski said. So choose your format wisely.
The best YouTube formats are MPEG4, and we’ll use AVCHD as an example. AVCHD is a high-resolution, bitstream format. It works best for videos that take up more than 2K pixels. The average video file size is 1.2 MB, so the amount of resolution offered is very impressive.
For YouTube users looking to make video clips or photos without an advanced filter, this is the format to use.
3. Make sure you’re using high-resolution video content
For high-resolution video clips, you should download the latest version of the YouTube Video Player. It’s available as a premium software upgrade. Video quality is best to ensure the best-looking videos, including on mobile devices and TVs.
If you use a smart device, you can ensure that you have the most compatible version of YouTube. You can download the YouTube Player from the App Store, Google Play or the Amazon Appstore. This will ensure that YouTube’s technology