How To Fix low YouTube resolution?

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I have uploaded a video from Camtasia to YouTube, but the resolution is really low on You Tube and doesn't match my settings in Camtasia. Are are my Camtasia settings.

 

And here are the options in YouTube.



Why did it upload at such a low resolution?

Here is the video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpG3kDvmTJ4&t=1s
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Kelly Vaughn

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Posted 9 months ago

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Rick Stone

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Give YouTube more time to process. When you first upload, YouTube converts to different resolutions. What looks awful at the moment may look fabulous after more time has passed.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Rick Stone

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You also may find this blog post to be helpful.

https://www.techsmith.com/blog/help-my-youtube-video-is-blurry/
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Generally, that’s YouTube. As long as you uploaded HD, (I always record and upload manually using highest HD settings) it will either improve automatically when the video starts playing (if your bandwidth supports it) or you can change it. This is YouTube’s user friendly efficiency in action. I have really slow internet at my home, so I’ll automatically get a lower resolution to allow the video to start playing sooner (versus buffering). In the same area wher you see auto360 you will find a drop down menu with a variety of available resolutions that you can manually select if it doesn’t improve automatically.
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PS I live in Fuquay...Actually Duncan, but small world?
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I've found that video uploaded to to Vimeo work far, far better than YouTube.   But in order to use Vimeo in Camtasia Mac you have save in MP4 first then upload to vimeo.  Often Images are two to three times as sharp on Vimeo.
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Kelly, I see that the video is now showing in full 1080p, so as others have mentioned, youtube just needs time to process.