Youtube stinks

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickenlover210, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. chickenlover210

    chickenlover210 Songster

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    I posted 2 videos on you tube
    Chicken videos
    and It says that if you use windows movie maker that it will work. I used movie maker and when I looked at the video info. it says invalid
    what do I do the videos are so cute
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    put them on photobucket [​IMG]
     
  3. SeaChick

    SeaChick Songster

    Apr 25, 2007
    Southern Maine
    Don't despair!!! It will work. I did the same thing and got the same error mesage at first! All you have to do is resave it in Windows movie maker differently. Hang on. I will look and see what I did....
     
  4. SeaChick

    SeaChick Songster

    Apr 25, 2007
    Southern Maine
    Okay: go back to Movie Maker and open up your movie project. Go to Edit and click "Save movie file"... you get a window asking where and how to save it. Save it "on my computer" ("save movie for playback on your computer"). Then upload THAT file to Youtube. It has to be a .mpg or a .wmv file. You cannot upload a "Windows Movie Maker PROJECT" file because that is the file type that only the Movie Maker can read. You have to save it as a file that is more universal.
    Good luck
    Stacey
     
  5. Brian

    Brian Songster

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    You could skip the editing and just download directly from camera to youtube. I believe that's an option they offer.
     

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