How to Upload AVI to YouTube

Outline: Can’t upload AVI to YouTube? Here offers you an easy way to solve this problem.

You may have many AVI files, and try to upload these AVI files to YouTube for sharing with family and friends, but always face problem when upload AVI to YouTube, there is a note saying YouTube doesn’t recognize AVI videos.

After checking on the official statement of YouTube, it accepts a wide range of video file formats such as FLV, WMV, MOV and MPG, which includes AVI. You may feel quite puzzled.

As we all know, AVI is a container format, the video and audio streams stored in different AVI files may be encoded in different ways. However, YouTube just only recognizes the specific way that the audio and video streams of AVI files are encoded in. So, if your AVI files can’t be accepted by YouTube, it may probably be the video & audio codec problem. What’s more, Youtube may not approve of nearly uncompressed video, AVI is usually too bigger than 10 minutes, it won’t be loaded.

Well, how to upload these AVI files to YouTube? Actually, it’s not as difficult as you think. You can quickly and easily do this job as long as you convert AVI to YouTube accepted formats with a professional tool. For this, I strongly recommend iFastime Video Converter Ultimate, which directly offers you an optimized preset of AVI for YouTube. In this way, it gets easier to upload AVI files to YouTube. Besides AVI files, this ideal Converter enables you to upload a broad video format to YouTube, for example, MP4 to YouTube4K to YouTube, FLV to YouTube, MOV to YouTube, etc. 

Better still, if the file is too large to YouTube, this professional yet easy-to-use AVI to YouTube Converter also lets you split it for a smaller size, adjust video parameters like resolution, codec, file size, frame rate, duration, bitrate and video quality, etc to allow people to upload AVI and other movies to YouTube smoothly. (read review)

If you are Mac user, Mac version is here. Simply download the kind that will work for your system. Below is a step by step guide on how to turn AVI into FLV video for sharing on YouTube with almost no loss of video quality.

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Convert AVI to YouTube

Step 1. Import AVI file

After installation, just click "Load File" button and add the videos that you want to convert. Or drag the folder where AVI files are to the program if you want to convert AVI files in batch. This way applies to loading any movies.

Step 2. Set YouTube format

You can just select the "Flash Video > FLV-Flash Video Format(*.flv)", or "HD Video > AVI HD Video(*.avi)" for YouTube.

Step 3 Adjust Video parameters

Click "Setting" button to adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to optimize the quality.

Here is YouTube standard specifications:

Video Format (Codec): H.264, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 preferred
Aspect Ratio: Native aspect ratio without letterboxing (examples: 4:3, 16:9)
Resolution: 640x360 (16:9) or 480x360 (4:3) recommended
Audio Format (Codec): MP3 or AAC
Frames per second: 30

Step 4. Convert AVI file

Press the big "Start conversion" button in the bottom-right side of this AVI to YouTube Converter's interface to finish AVI conversion.


Now all issues are solved with such an efficient YouTube Converter. Just "Sign In" your YouTube account and click "Upload" button on the top of the page and then choose the converted AVI files. You will see YouTube upload AVI files smoothly and fast. Could you find out an easier way than the iFastime Video Converter Ultimate to transfer AVI to YouTube?

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