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H.264 encoding settings for High Quality HD (1080p) and High Quality UHD (4K)

Producing animations/video is quite new for me. I want to create Quicktime/H.264 videos and I have difficulties to find out what H.264 encoding settings to use for 1080p (25 fps) and 4K (25 fps). By ...
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How can I enable mp4/h264 as an output option in Fedora Linux?

I know it is possible to output a render as a video in mp4/h264 (as well as mkv, etc) however, it does not appear as an option for me. This is blender 2.64.2, on linux (FC17), ffmpeg version 0.10.7: ...
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How to reduce the output video size?

How can I make video output smaller, or what would be a better codec to use? Currently 31 seconds of video is 127MB and at that rate, videos longer than a few minutes would be impractical because I'd ...
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Cannot load movie files on Ubuntu

I am starting to use Blender to edit videos on Linux. What it's wrong if I add a movie in avi format and it only works on Windows but not on Linux? In Linux it says that file cannot be loaded. If ...
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Where are the bitrate settings?

I just installed blender for making youtube intros. I keep getting a "bitrate above max bitrate" sign whenever I render a video I made. So how do I change my bit rate?
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Limited set of output codecs in Fedora Linux. How can I enable others?

I'm trying to render a video using blender, it have some images and sound, if I render it using just the default options I get no sound. Searching on internet I found that I need to use other format ...
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What format, codec, and color settings should be used for youtube?

There are probably 10,000 threads and articles dedicated to this and I've read about half of them but none of the suggestions are helping. My scene has the exact contrast and saturation that I need ...
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What settings will preserve quality when I output an edited .mp4 for Youtube upload?

EDIT START While the links below suggest solutions in line with what I'm looking for, testing the solutions (H.264, Lossless Output, etc) results in near-identical results to my problem examples. ...
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What's the best output and encoding for 60fps animation?

I'm rendering an animation and I want it to be at 60fps. I plan to upload it to YouTube. So which file type format should I use: AVI JPEG, AVI Raw, H.264, MPEG, or Xvid? And what codec should I use? ...
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What to do when done Rendering?

So I've been trying to make an intro for my youtube channel and I've made it and rendered it but I don't know what to do after I'm done rendering. Can someone help me please.
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How do I save a blender file as a MP4 in 2.80 video editing? [duplicate]

I just started using 2.8 for video editing. I've rendered the video but it always saves as a blender file. And it makes it hard to put the videos on YouTube. Is there any way to save it as a MP4 file.
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Need Help Navigating Menus To Render File - Version 2.77 in Mac

I'm trying to create a custom 20th Century Fox animation. I have the pre-made template and I've changed text to what I want it to be. Last night I let it run in render mode to create the png files (...