From: John Stone (
Date: Mon Aug 15 2016 - 15:02:44 CDT

  Make sure you give YouTube plenty of time to complete their automatic
video resizing/format conversion. It can take as much as a couple of
hours when their servers are busy. If the conversion is complete but
the quality still leaves something to be desired, you may want to try
switching to a different aspect ratio to see if it goes away. They seem
to keep tweaking their video encoders, so this fine tuning is currently
a bit of a black art.

  John Stone

On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 03:59:40PM -0400, Sebastian Schneider wrote:
> Hi,
> thank you, I was able to make a movie with that tutorial. Still have
> some issues with the Quality on youtube but I guess that is considered
> fine tuning.
> Thanks again, that was very helpful!
> Best
> Sebastian
> On 08/12/2016 03:23 PM, John Stone wrote:
> >Hi,
> > I have a somewhat bare-bones minimalistic tutorial on preparing
> >omnidirectional stereoscopic movies using VMD here:
> >
> >
> >I expect to expand on this once VMD 1.9.3 is completely finalized,
> >but there should be enough there to allow people to start rendering
> >movies with the VMD 1.9.3 beta version that's already posted.
> >Let me know if you have questions.
> >
> >Cheers,
> > John Stone
> >
> >
> >On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 11:18:04AM -0400, Sebastian Schneider wrote:
> >>Hi!
> >>
> >>I downloaded VMD 1.9.3beta and wanted to reproduce a (very simple)
> >>version of what you published on youtube for VMD VR stereoscopic 360
> >>degree videos but I am struggling with this. Are there any tutorials or
> >>how-tos on the procedure? We would like to make some simple snapshots
> >>(and later movies) for the cardboard.
> >>
> >>Thanks
> >>
> >>Sebastian

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