Hi all - this is going to be a stupid question, but I can’t figure out what I am doing wrong here/
I have a dashcam in my car, as does a friend of mine in Europe (I live in Canada). Occasionally, as we are both ‘car guys’, we record drives through some interesting scenery and send them to one another for some fun and entertainment. My issue is that I usually combine the clips with Shotcut (my dashcam records in 5 minute long clips) into one large movie file and then upload it…all well and good.
HOWEVER, when I check the size of the 1080p dashcam clips straight from the camera, the total for all files may be, let’s say, 4.5GB. However, once I put them in Shotcut to combine them and export them as one file using the Youtube preset, the size shoots up to something like 10GB…same length of time, same 1080p quality, same audio quality, but why is the size doubled for the same quality content…?
Can anybody help me out with this conundrum? Thanks for any comments and suggestions!