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Sams Teach Yourself YouTube™ in 10 Minutes by Michael Miller

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Lesson 15. Uploading a Video to YouTube

In this lesson, you learn how to upload videos to the YouTube site.

Uploading a Video from Your PC

Most videos you create with a camcorder or webcam are saved as files on your computer’s hard drive. This video file is what you upload to YouTube.

To upload a video file, it must be in a YouTube-approved format, be less than 10 minutes long, and be smaller than 100MB. If your video meets these requirements, you’re ready to upload.

Note: Video Formats

Learn more about YouTube-approved video formats in Lesson 14, “Preparing a Video to Upload.”

To upload a video, follow these steps:

1. Click the Upload button at the top of any YouTube page, then select Upload Video File.

2. When the Video File Upload page ...

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