How To Export 4K HDR Videos for YouTube in Premiere Pro CC

As 4K HDR video creation slowly becomes mainstream, more and more video editors try to wrap their head around the different post-production workflows associated with the format. While the editing process is no different from editing any other type of video files, using the correct export settings is paramount to ensure that you’ll be able to make the most out of the quality provided by 4K HDR.

This is especially true for publishing HDR videos on platforms such as YouTube where incorrect export settings could lead to the improper representation of your work. To put things into perspective for those unfamiliar with exporting 4K HDR videos in Premiere Pro CC, filmmaker Carlos Quintero covers the basic settings one should utilize to get the optimal results.

The first step in the process is to ensure that your edit is locked in and ready for export. Once you’ve made all the cuts, go into the Lumetri Color panel and add a LUT of your choice. While you can tweak the color settings to your taste, don’t forget to select the High Dynamic Range option in the Lumetri Color panel so that you can take advantage of the full dynamic range of your video.

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