How to upload a video on Youtube from Computer or Laptop


YouTube is one of the most popular and used video-sharing website platform. It acts as the best source of both entertainment and income. And, is free to use and best as it supports both computers and mobile devices. It kindly welcomes the creators to upload their own video and to use this platform as their own source of income. Most of the people want to know how to upload a video on Youtube from computer and laptop And, trust me uploading a video on YouTube is really an easy task. And you can upload your video from a computer or a mobile device easily by following these instructions in the correct order.

Step 1. Save the video to your computer or Laptop.

Before you upload a video on YouTube from computer and laptop, you can make any edits according to your choice, and then the most important point that needs to be remembered always is to convert your video into a proper format. There is a wide range of programs or websites that can help you convert your video for free. There is a list of following formats that are accepted by YouTube.

.AVI (Audio Video Interleaved)
.3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project)
.MOV (QuickTime Movie)
.MP4 (Motion Picture Experts Group Part 14)
.MPEG or.MPG (Motion Picture Experts Group)
.FLV (Adobe Flash)
.M4V (h.264)
.WMV (Windows Media Video)

Step 2. Log in to your existing YouTube account or sign up for a new account.

 sign in for youtube account

Step 3. Click on Upload

Click on upload at the top of the page for uploading an existing video from your gallery.

click on upload to post video

Step 4. There is always a chance to choose the video privacy settings before you start uploading the video.

You always had an option where you can easily change the privacy settings of your videos and manage who has access to viewing.
Public – Public clearly define its meaning that everyone can see your video and it will show up in search results as well.
Unlisted – In unlisted itself defines that your video can only be seen and watched by someone who has the URL to the video.
Private – As the name suggests, your video can only be seen by you—as long as you’re signed in to your account.

Step 5. The selection process

Select the video you’d like to upload from your computer. You can also create a video slideshow or import a video from Google Photos.

privacy setting for youtube video

Step 6. Video management

While the video is uploading you can easily edit both the basic information and the advanced settings of the video, and then can decide if you want to notify subscribers or not. This decision clearly depends on the creator. (And, in the case you uncheck this option no communication will be shared with your subscribers). In the meantime when the finishing process is going on, you can start filling out the details and customizing the settings. A progress bar will be shown at the top of the page to give you an idea of how long you’ll have to wait before it’s finished processing, which will depend on how large your video file is as well as your internet connection. Therefore, you need to manage a healthy internet connection while uploading a video.

advance setting for youtube video

Step 7. Enter all the details.

The required or say the needed information which includes the title of the video, the description of the video, and any tags that you want to add.

fill basic information

Step 8. The final step is to publish your Video to Viewers

Click Publish to finish uploading a public video to YouTube. In the case, when you set the video privacy setting to Private or Unlisted, just click on “Done” to finish the upload or click Share to privately share your video.

click on publish

Step 9. Always remember

Always remember that if you haven’t clicked Publish, your video won’t be viewable by other people. But yes, you can always easily publish your video at a later time in your Video Manager.

video manager

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