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How Do I Prepare Video for YouTube HTML5?


YouTube announced that it has begun to roll out support for HTML5-based videos for users who have opted in to the HTML5 version of the site. This is a great improvement as iPad, iPhone, Android, and all new browsers has support for HTML5 video, so why is HTML5 such a big deal, what is the YouTube HTML5 supported video format, how to prepare videos for YouTube HTML5?  No problem. Fasten your seat belts, as we're about to take a tour of the wonderful world of YouTube HTML5 video.

 

Why HTML5?

HTML5 is the fastest growing web development trend and HTML5 video as a part of HTML5 becomes the new natural way to show video online. Not only has a very public debate unfolded on the web about the efficacy of presenting videos using HTML5 instead of Flash, but momentum is gathering behind the nascent web standard. From giant video sites like YouTube to Wikipedia, everyone it seems wants to get their video out of Flash and into native web formats.


YouTube HTML5 support video and audio format

Note that this switch to HTML5 has a huge effect on the video quality on YouTube. I would recommend the OGG, MP4, WebM. video formats in order to attain the best quality video for YouTube HTML5.


How to Prepare Video for YouTube HTML5?

HTML5 video is great but how do you get the files to be in the right format. And it doesn't stop there. HTML5 only supports WebM, MP4, OGG, so how to convert video to WebM and OGG is a hot topic. The latest version of iFunia Video Converter for Mac, which is also a HTML5 Video Converter, can easily encode and create the HTML5 video. With this HTML5 Video Converter, you can easily create HTML5 videos from almost any video formats (including avi, mp4, wmv, 3gp, mkv, mov, rmvb and so on). Here we present instructions for using iFunia Video Converter for Mac version 3.2.0 to convert any common video format to YoTube HTML5 supported video format.


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Step 1: Adding video to Html5 Video Converter for Mac

Press "Add Files" button. Browse to the location of the folder you'd like to add and select video. This video will be automatically added to converter. You can also drag the video to the Html5 Video Converter for Mac. It supports to import videos in a batch and convert at a time.
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Step 2: Select HTML5 supported formats

The key point to prepare videos for YouTube HTML5 is to select HTML5 supported video formats from the "Output Format" drop-down list, Here we set the output video format to WebM format which provides a best compromise between file size and video quality. Remember that the output file size mostly depends on the Bitrate you set. Larger Bitrate, larger file size. Also you are allowed to select your preferred audio and subtitle stream for your video. After that you can click "Destination" button to specify destination folder for saving output files.

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Step 3: Specify output settings for HTML5 videos

In the Settings window you can specify settings for the final HTML5 video: Detailed video and audio settings are provided by this Video Converter for Mac for you to adjust, such as video Codec, Frame Rate, Resolution, Quality, Bitrate and audio Codec, Quality, Bitrate, Sample Rate, Channel etc. You can perfect the quality of the output video and audio by setting a higher bit rate and resolution, but the output file will be bigger. You can set a low bit rate to compress the video or audio. After you have all the settings defined, press the 'Start' button.


Step 4: Upload videos to YouTube HTML5

To upload your video to YouTube™ HTML5, follow the instructions on the YouTube™ site. iFunia Video Converter for Mac guarantees that your video is now in a compatible format for uploading and sharing on YouTube™ HTML5.