Tips to Make Video 360 with maximum results

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YouTube continues to enrich its services with a variety of features, including video 360. But Since presenting a different format, it takes some special way to upload 360 videos on YouTube.

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To upload and watch videos 360 there are several rules that must be followed, including the selection of browsers and specialized applications.

You must use the latest version of Chrome, Opera, Firefox or Internet Explorer to be able to watch video on the computer 360. As for mobile devices, must use the latest version of the YouTube app for Android and iOS.

YouTube support video uploads and playback browser 360 in the fourth. However, to upload the video file, you need a special application.

More details, Google shares tips for uploading 360 videos on YouTube. Well if interested, you can follow the following steps:

1. Create a video

There are some 360 cameras are compatible with YouTube and is already available in the market that Ricoh Theta, Kodak SP360, and IC Real Tech Allie. You can also make video 360 with a custom camera rig and third parties such as stitching software Autopano Kolor.

To get the best results, copy your video to high resolution and in accordance with the advanced spesifications YouTube.

YouTube currently supports 360 video at 24, 25, 30, 48, 50 and 60 frames per second. You are encouraged to upload a video with a ratio of 16:19 in the 4K resolution (3840 X 2160).

2. Preparation upload

Video files you require specific metadata in order to enable playback 360. You need to download an app Metatada Video 360 for Mac and Windows here and here, according to Google’s suggestions.

Then un-zip file, then open the application and select the video file. After that, select the option Spherical and click Save As. Google warned not to select the option “3D Top-bottom”.

Type a name for the video file to be created and save the file. A new file will be created automatically at the same location as the original file.

Then, upload the new files to YouTube and wait for the 360 effect lasts. This process will take approximately one hour.

3. The process of uploading

When uploading videos 360, do not use a video editing tool and Enhancements YouTube Video Editor on their desktop or mobile device. Both are not yet compatible with 360 videos.

Before you publish, you can ensure playback 360 can be used or not, by watching the video on the computer beforehand. It took approximately one hour to make 360 available video playback.

After that there are a few more things that must be ensured to confirm that you are already in a format video 360. Video 360 has a sliding button on the upper left side and can be played using the WASD keys.