Currently Being ModeratedOct 9, 2011 1:56 PM (in response to trigger5012)
Having same problem with full version of Final Cut Pro X. I get this error message: "Publishing to YouTube failed because the username or password was invalid" -- even though I have confirmed that they're both correct by signing into YouTube itself multiple times.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 9, 2011 3:15 PM (in response to trigger5012)
why wont my video upload to youtube via the share tab?
it goes nearly all the way then just stops, regardelss of if its in SD or HD.
any reason for this? is it because i have the trial version?
I had the same problem at first. You have to make sure that
a) You re-login to the account every time you export inside FCP X
b) You are logged into the same account inside FCP X and on Safari
Make sure you do both of these and it should work fine.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 9, 2011 4:27 PM (in response to JackSchwartz)
Thanks for the advice, JackSchwartz, but that didn't work. I was signed in through Safari, tried restarting FCP X ... same result.
Worked just fine with Vimeo ... perhaps a YouTube issue.
Currently Being ModeratedDec 12, 2011 4:55 PM (in response to jjwk)
I had the same problem. The YouTube page has changed, and in order to upload your video directly from FCPX make sure you create "My Channel" first. I once created "My Channel" I was able to upload from within FCPX just like a charm.
Currently Being ModeratedMar 29, 2012 12:22 AM (in response to quique)
No dice over here. The share monitor shows an increaing time to completion (yes, increasing -- probably a bug in FCP or its exporter if it can't actually get the time to completion right), and no useful information about what's going on. My first attempt at sharing to Youtube sat for 24 hours... for a 3-minute video.
Currently Being ModeratedMay 6, 2012 10:56 AM (in response to trigger5012)
Same problem here. I was able to upload to YouTube from FCPX 10.0.2 no problem (uploaded many videos without a hitch). Something must have changed in the past few weeks though, because when I tried to upload again (same settings, same account, everything) I'm getting the "Publishing to YouTube failed because the username or password was invalid" message too.
I tried upgrading to 10.0.4 thinking they might have fixed it, but no luck. Also tried the above suggestions, no luck there either. Looks to me like YouTube integration is buggy at least, or perhaps totally broken now? Anyone else have any ideas?
Currently Being ModeratedMay 7, 2012 1:23 AM (in response to trigger5012)
what looks like is happening is: FCPX uploads your video direct* to youtube, then it waits while youtube processes your video. Considering FCPX creates extremely high quality h.264 output for youtube (everything, actually), it can take youtube a relatively extraordinary amount of time to process the upload.
If you click on Share Monitor, then turn down the disclosure triangle on your Project ("folder") and click on the circled 'i' to the right of the exporting video, you'll see at the bottom of the pop-out XXXX Video Sharing.mov to YouTube XX% complete (after FCPX hits the ~95% mark). ...Progress is s...l...o...w...
From inspecting the log files, it looks like youtube and fcpx are communicating while youtube finishes processing your video. Testing a vid, I went to my youtube video manager page and sure enough, my upload was listed with a (processing...) on it. There is no graphic representation available of the stage of processing like the normal upload page gives. [Even though YT was indicating that the upload was complete and it was processing - when I cancelled in FCPX (@95% / about 10percent processing on YT's side) - it killed the upload to YT.]
Whether or not an upload succeeds... well that's a whole other kettle of fish. I don't have the patience to wait it out. Besides, I know how to optimize videos for youtube, and FCPX direct is about...oh... 4 to 5 times overkill... in most cases.
*the first thing FCPX does is render the project out in H.264 format before uploading... It does not do that "on the fly".
Currently Being ModeratedMay 7, 2012 8:38 PM (in response to trigger5012)
Same problem. I noticed is that the email address entered as the YouTube account is changed from: firstname.lastname@example.org to name 0omain.com in the logs and the URL shown on the error message.
Currently Being ModeratedJun 1, 2012 10:14 AM (in response to quique)
I'm having the same issue. The first video that I did worked fine, it took about 35 minutes to complete for a 400MB video. Since then though it just hangs up. I left one running for 15 hours and it still didn't work. I was monitoring the outgoing bandwidth on my internet connection and it seemd that FCPX never even tried to send the video, it hangs before that point as there was never any realy data uploading from my connection.
Given that there are many reports of issues dating back many months on this it would be nice to hear from Apple ......
I should add that the whole progress bar is pretty useless as well. As soon as I click proceed , it jumps immediately to 95% and says there is 2 minutes remaining, It doesn't matter which video, or how big it is, it just goes right to 95% and sits there.
Currently Being ModeratedJun 8, 2012 8:34 AM (in response to trigger5012)
Hi Guys -
I had the same issue described here, and will try out the above step. However, what was most frustrating to me is that after I waited through the render process, I can't find the file so that I can upload it directly.
Does anyone know where Final Cut Pro X puts the rendered media, and if it's accessible and valid even after a failed YouTube login?
Currently Being ModeratedJun 8, 2012 8:51 AM (in response to Raja Singh)
It wasn't in an obvious spot, but it turned out to be pretty easy to find the spot by scanning the log. If I remember correctly, you can get to the log pretty easily from the share monitor. I'd be more precise if I were at home and could open up the share monitor while typing this, but I'm in the office at the momemt.
In the log you'll find a trace showing where FCP is attempting to upload a file to YouTube, including the progress and the error and all that, along with the file name and location.
Currently Being ModeratedJun 8, 2012 9:18 AM (in response to Raja Singh)
Raja, the file can be found under the 'Final Cut Projects' folder. In that folder you will see another folder with the name of the project. When you open that specific project folder, you will see a folder named 'Shared Items'. Inside 'Shared Items' will see a .mov file. That is the file FCP uses to upload to YouTube.
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