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Discussion in 'Animation, Motion Design & Film Making' started by peekaboo, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. peekaboo

    peekaboo Senior Member

    Hi Guys,

    After deciding to upload to YouTube we now have a new problem, we have tried a few times but can't seem to upload the video and not have big black border all round the video, we want the video to have no borders??

    Anyone got experience in why this might be happening and how we stop?

  2. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    I think you'll always have either vertical or horizontal borders, no matter what format you make the video in. HD size is 1080 x 720 but that still gives you borders.
  3. tim

    tim Senior Member

    nah it doesnt always.

    you have to make it widescreen.

    which program did you made the video in?
  4. peekaboo

    peekaboo Senior Member

    Yeah loads of vids on YouTube that doesnt havent any borders, we are using Quicktime Pro!

    Do you know what we need to be exporting at?


  5. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

  6. peekaboo

    peekaboo Senior Member

    Thats brilliant, cheers Tom!

  7. peekaboo

    peekaboo Senior Member

    This is killing me - YouTube - Nisha Pillai BBC World Debate

    Thats the video we have been trying to get full screen, but even after following the instructions, turns out like that!!

    If anyone has any clues to why that would be so helpful!

  8. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

    Looks like the aspect has changed Brett,


  9. peekaboo

    peekaboo Senior Member

    Ahhh I think i know whats happening, in the original video it has two wide borders top and bottom, so in Quicktime Pro we used a tutorial to cut them out so was pure video, when we upload to YouTube it looks like the borders are back there causing it to muck up the aspect ratio!

    Does anyone know of a solid way to "cut" the video, remove any borders from the original film?

  10. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    Not sure if this tutorial will be of any use Brett?


    Ironically that video has black bars! :rolleyes: (is that ironic?!)

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