Uploading Uncompressed Audio to YouTube

ffmpeg -loop 1 -i fold.png -i "03 The List.flac" -c:v libx264 -tune stillimage -c:a copy -pix_fmt yuv420p -shortest list.mkv

Is what you want. This will avoid the potentially multiple generations of lossy audio transcoding you’ll suffer with the traditional encoding chain ([lossy MP3 ->] video encoder transcoding -> YouTube processing)

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2 Responses to “Uploading Uncompressed Audio to YouTube”

  1. bobba Says:

    thanks, mari. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qrrj_aqXUg8

  2. mariteaux Says:

    Jake you were a sperm when this song came out. I don’t get you at all but glad I could help.

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