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Having trouble uploading video to Blogger - "processing video" hangs and eventually produces an error

I have been unable to upload video to a private blog for several days. I have tried:
* firefox and safari
* 50MB video and 2MB test video
* .mov format and .mp4 format
* two different machines (both Macs running Snow Leopard)
* two different locations (home and work)
Each time the message "Processing video" appears and seems to hang - the video is never successfully uploaded.
Is anyone else experiencing similar problems?
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now blo
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Here I am trying the same problem, already tried using the browser, opera, fire fox, chrome, internet explore, and videos in the format. flv, mp4, avi.
and nothing, when I upload shows an error in processing the video. 3 minutes of video with any format
Emily C
Emily C
Yes, me too! Tried everything you've tried, still no luck.
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Have you tried uploading it to YouTube instead of Blogger?
I also am having no success uploading even 25 second videos to my blog (is there a video size limit? I can't find any info on Blogger help site) I'm open to using YouTube but would really like to just be able to post directly from iphoto on my computer.
Has anyone gotten any resolution on this since you posted? Looks like it has been a few months.
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DarkUFO - Blogger Top Contributor
To help Google/Blogger find the cause of this issue, please answer ALL the questions below.

1) What browser and version are you using? eg Chrome, Firefox 3,4 or 5, IE 7,8 or 9, Safari 4 or 5, Opera 10 or 11. Normally help about will tell you the version.

2) Do you have any Popup/Ad Blockers installed?

3) Have you tried clearing your cache (http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browser's-Cache)

4) Does it happen if you use another browser like Firefox or Chrome?
5) Have you tried uploading the video to YouTube to see if it's a problem with the video file.
6) What format is the Video file eg FLV, MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV etc
7) What is the file size in MB? (The Max you can upload is 100MB)
8) How Long in time is the Video?
9) Are you at Work or at Home?
10) When was the last time it worked?
11) What is your blog address?

If you are still having problems, I suggest that you use YouTube until Google Fix the issue.

Original Poster
Hi Leeksi,
The problem resolved itself within a day or so as I recall, and I was then able to post as normal. I didn't do anything in particular and didn't hear anything from Blogger, it was just a matter of waiting until it worked again. Unsatisfying, but it eventually did work. Good luck.
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