YouTube supports both standard and high-definition videos in various video formats. The site requires a maximum video length of 15 minutes and a maximum file size of two gigabytes. If you want to upload high-definition content, YouTube recommends you upload the original version rather than a re-encoded video and upload the video in its original aspect ratio. When your video plays, YouTube uses a widescreen player for your HD video.
Login to your YouTube account and click "Upload" next to the search box on the top of the page.
Click "Upload" under "Video File Upload" and navigate to the location of the video you want to upload. Click "Open" to select the video and to begin the upload.
Type a title, description, category and tags for your video as the upload process completes. Enter any additional information about your video you want to add and click "Save Changes."
- It is illegal to upload copyrighted materials, so only upload videos that are your own property.
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