MP3 is a standard audio format developed by Moving Picture Experts Group and uses MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 standardizations. MP3 uses lossy data compression, meaning that it loses quality over time. This sound format comes with a .mp3 filename extension and is today the most common audio format on websites and multimedia players.
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According to YouTube, MP4 video format with AAC audio codec and H.264 video codec is most recommended. However, this platform is also compatible with formats such as MOV, AVI, WebM, FLV, 3GPP, WMV, and more. Also, keep in mind that the maximum file size for YouTube is 128GB or 12 hours of playtime. So, you can use a video editor like Wondershare UniConverter to compress before uploading videos to YouTube.
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