Windows® Movie Maker settings for YouTube®
What are the guidelines to upload a movie on YouTube using Windows Movie Maker?
YouTube is an online video sharing website that allows its user to upload, download and view videos. The browser makes use of Adobe Flash Video and HTML5 technologies for streaming video files. It is a good platform to share videos that we have with all others who uses the website. Every one likes to share videos of good quality; it requires editing the videos for enriching its quality before posting on YouTube. Windows Movie Maker is such a video editing and creating software that comes bundled with Operating System versions of Microsoft Windows. It comprises of a lot of advanced features for creating and editing videos of excellent quality. The software uses XML codes for making new transitions and effects on existing video files. It is required to upload the video file edited or created using Windows Movie Maker to YouTube as a movie file.
The following discusses the ways to upload a Windows movie using Windows Movie Maker on to YouTube:
- Convert to .avi format video
- Save movie file and video settings
- Upload to YouTube
Convert to .avi format video
The conversion of the video file to .avi format is the first step to be carried out while uploading a video file to YouTube. The video file in Windows Movie Maker form is not supported on YouTube. Therefore, it is required to convert the file to .avi format before saving to any particular destination in the hard drive for uploading.
Save movie file and video settings
It is required to save the converted .avi format video file to any convenient location in the hard drive for uploading to YouTube. The 'Best quality for playback on my computer' option of video setting has to be selected before saving the file. The destination of storage has to be kept in mind for making it easy to find out while uploading.
It is the final step for uploading video file to YouTube. It is required to ensure Internet connection on the system and YouTube web page has to be opened and it will be provided with option for uploading videos. The selection of the tab will prompt for selecting the video file to be uploaded from the hard drive. After selecting the video file the upload option has to be selected for finishing the upload and it takes us to Windows that confirms the upload.
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