YouTube is a major online video sharing service that hosts a multitude of user-generated clips. When uploading videos to YouTube, there are some issues you should take into consideration:
1.Upload digital video formats that are supported by YouTube.
Not sure what format to upload to YouTube and always receiving an “invalid file format error message” when you’re uploading? Make sure that you’re using one of the following formats: MOV, MPEG-4, AVI ,WMV, MPEG-PS, FLV, 3GPP, WebM.
If you happen to own some uncommon files like MTS files which YouTube does not have full support for, you can use some video conversion tools to convert MTS files to YouTube acceptable format to upload more smoothly with high quality.
2.Own the copyright or have the necessary rights for the content you upload.
3.Upload videos that are no longer than 15 minutes.
If the videos you are going to upload to YouTube is less than 15 minutes, you can utilize the trim function of some application to shorten the length of the video to 15 minutes. Or click “Increase your limit” at the bottom of the page to verify your account for this additional features.
4.Upload video parameters settings.
To upload a high quality video, it is recommended to use the following parameters.
Audio Codec: AAC-LC
Video Codec: H.264
Frame rates: Match the original material.
Resolutions: YouTube uses a 16:9 aspect ratio players, if you want to fit the player perfectly, you can encode your videos with the following resolutions: 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p or 240p.
When the uploading video content is ready, you can follow the steps below to upload video to YouTube:
－Log in to your Your YouTube account using your Google account.
－Click the “Upload” button at the top of the YouTube landing page.
－Click “Select files to upload” icon, in the pop out “File Upload” window, locate and choose the converted XAVC videos on your computer, then hit “Open” to start the uploading process.
－Enter the title, description, tags and category for the video during the uploading process.