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How to solve DJI Phantom 4 4K to YouTube uploading issues

The easy workaround to upload DJI Phantom 4 4K footage to YouTube is to convert and split DJI Phantom 4 4k videos to YouTube compatible video. Here is how.

Shooting the 4K movie with the DJI Phantom 4 and you wanna upload the Phantom 4 4K video to YouTube for sharing. However, something let you down; YouTube's server keeps rejecting the Phantom 4 file. Got more details of the Phantom 4 recorded videos and I got know the Phantom 4 recordings are in MOV wrapper encoded with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 up to 4K resolution.

Q:DJI Phantom Youtube Uploads Question
"I recently created a youtube page to post my phantom 3 4k videos.
When I try to upload the mp4 video taken from phantom, it doesn't do anything!!
Do I need to change the file type from mp4 to something else??
How do I do it peeps??


YouTube supports and recognizes videos files that are in the format of WMV, AVI, MOV, 3GP, MPEG, MP4, FLV, SWF, WebM and MKV (h.264). So, we need to convert the 4k video to FLV supported 1080p video format firstly.

Different from 720p/1080p videos, the conversion of 4K video is in a higher standard, a professional 4K Video Converter is what you need. Here Brorsoft Video Converter is a highly recommended tool. With this DJI 4K to YouTube video converter, resolve two basic issues: Convert DJI Phantom 4 MP4 video to regular .AVI file compatible for YouTube; divide DJI Phantom 4 files into shorter 15 min sections( YouTube has a 15 min limit in usual.) And then upload the formatted videos to YouTube form computer. It worked. If you are working on Mac, please get Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. Now I share the step-by-step solution converting/uploading DJI Phantom 4 4k to YouTube.

P.S. Before uploading DJI Phantom 4 video to YouTube for sharing with more guys, you can edit Phantom 4 files with Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMoive on Mac, or import DJI Phantom 4 4k to Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas for editing on Windows to get your video to the next level.

Step 1. Import DJI Phantom 4 video files

Copy the Phantom 4 files to your hard drive. Drag & drop video files MP4/MOV to the DJI 4K Video Converter after launching it. Or click the Add video button to locate the files you want to add.

Step 2. Select output format

Click Format bar to select an output format. To share your DJI Phantom 4 movies on YouTube, .avi, .3gp, .flv format from Common Video are all the proper formats. You can also press the Settings button to adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to optimize the quality.

Step 3. Edit/Split DJI Phantom movie

Click Edit button and you can trim, crop or adjust the video with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the movie you want.

Tip: If the video clips you’ve trimmed are still longer than 15 minutes, you can choose to split the long DJI Phantom 4 video into smaller parts so as to share on YouTube without limit. Click the Split icon in the main interface, and you can cut your files according to time length and file size.

Step 4. Start the conversion

Click “Convert” button to start encoding DJI Phantom 4 video to AVI for uploading to YouTube. After the conversion, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then upload the converted DJI Phantom 4 files into YouTube for sharing with your friends, families, and fans.

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