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#1 Paul Bruening

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 12:16 AM

Before Christmas, I checked on YouTube's upload policy and found they were accepting uploads of a feature length size (up to 20GB). Now they say that's not available and the cap is 1GB and 10 minutes runtime. What happened? I was going to dump my lesser productions onto You Tube, but can't now. Anyone know what happened with them?
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#2 Allen Achterberg

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 12:18 AM

never saw that. I'd be impressed to see them allowing uploads of that size. wow. You can always split it up like some folks do or get your own space.

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#3 Paul Bruening

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 12:23 AM

When you say, "own space" do you mean some kind of YouTube thing or, as in, my own site.

I have to say that there is little evidence that they had even allowed the higher limit. It was linked to the help pages that described HD content. I can't find any of it know. I'm pretty sure I didn't dream it.
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#4 Allen Achterberg

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 02:10 AM

Your own site. Possibly you can email youtube support team and inquire?
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#5 Walter Graff

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 09:13 AM

Before Christmas, I checked on YouTube's upload policy and found they were accepting uploads of a feature length size (up to 20GB). Now they say that's not available and the cap is 1GB and 10 minutes runtime. What happened? I was going to dump my lesser productions onto You Tube, but can't now. Anyone know what happened with them?


You have to be a Youtube partner to ge the 20gb limit. You would not qualify for such.


http://www.youtube.com/partners
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#6 Paul Bruening

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 03:38 PM

That's it. WALTER to the rescue.
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