Note: Apparently, FCPX update 10.4.6 was supposed to finally address the stability issue that has plagued Final Cut for so long, whereby sharing to YouTube from within the app would inevitably fail; nevertheless, as of this writing, I still suggest making a master file.

Update: Occasionally, my master files weren’t recognized as HLG HDR videos by YouTube so I’ve begun sharing with Compressor instead. Click here for the workflow.

4 thoughts on “How to Upload Sony HLG HDR to YouTube from Final Cut Pro X in 2 Minutes

    1. Hi Daniel, YouTube’s HLG HDR can be strikingly beautiful but their conversion for SDR displays is atrocious; and TBH, even at its best, HLG in SDR will never begin to approach how it looks in all its HDR glory; and sorry, I don’t know how to make LUTs. BTW, that is not a ‘straight’ rec. 709 clip: I used Leeming Lut One.

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