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How to Upload Video to YouTube Without Quality Loss

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Updated on Apr 11, 2024

The video quality becomes bad after uploading to YouTube. How to upload video on YouTube without losing quality? Here is the easiest solution – All you need is a free video converter for YouTube upload. Download this efficient upload video converter and follow the guide below:

Common Problems When Uploading Video to YouTube

Most people have encountered the problems that video quality is pretty poor after uploading to YouTube. Besides, when you record or shot some videos with Apple products, camera, camcorder and some smart phones, the output video are mostly saved as MOV or AVCHD files. You try to share them via YouTube but the thing doesn't go smoothly.

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Q1: The web page just says "video has failed to process" when I upload MOV to YouTube and I changed the video format to mp4 but still not working.

Q2: After uploading QuickTime video to YouTube, the sharpness and color balance of the original video are kind of bad, IDK, why?

Q3: I want to keep the high definition video image and broadcast AVCHD video on YouTube. How to upload YouTube videos faster without losing quality? I really need a tool to help me.

There are many reasons why we can't upload videos to YouTube, but to sum up, the main factors are video format, resolution, duration, file size, bit-rate, frame rate. If you want to solve this problem, you can take advantage of a YouTube video format converter.

The Best Format for YouTube and Recommended Settings

To avoid YouTube video quality loss after uploading, you should know the best formats and settings for YouTube. Read this part to get useful information and you can also directly skip to the tutorial on how to upload high quality videos to YouTube.

1. The Formats Supported by YouTube:

• MP4 | AVI | FLV | WMV | MOV | DNxHR | ProRes

• WebM | MPEG4 | MPEGPS | 3GPP | CineForm | HEVC/H265

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2. The Recommended Upload Encoding Settings

※ Container: MP4

※ Audio Codec: AAC-LC

※ Video Codec: H.264
You can't upload MOV videos if they don't contain H.264 video and AAC audio.

※ Frame Rate: 30 FPS
The video should be encoded and uploaded in the same frame rate it was recorded. Also, it should be deinterlaced.

※ Resolution: 1080p (1920x1080), 720p (1280x720), or 480p (854x480)

※ Aspect Ratio: 16:9
It is the standard aspect ratio for YouTube on a computer. If your video isn't 16:9, it will be preceded by pillar boxes and letter boxes.

※ Time and Size Limit: Up to 15 minutes and within 2 GB file

Based on the aforementioned information, you can upload MOV as well as other formats of video to YouTube. However, if there are other settings that don’t meet YouTube specs, you may still run into “can't upload video to YouTube”. So, a simple YouTube MOV converter or free video converter for simple video format conversion would not be a good solution. Here comes a powerful assistant, WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory. It can not only change video formats for YouTube but also help you cut video clip, compress video size, change resolution, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc. to satisfy everything for uploading videos to YouTube. It helps you upload video to Facebook and other sites, as well.  

Here are also related posts on how to upload specific videos to YouTube:

>> How to Upload HD Videos to YouTube with Original Quality

>> How to Upload 4K Videos to YouTube

>> How to Upload Long Videos to YouTube

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How to Upload Video to YouTube Flawlessly with the Best Video Converter for YouTube Uploading

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Here I take how to upload MKV to YouTube as an example.

Step 1. Add the Videos You Want to Avoid YouTube Upload Quality Loss

Go to the Converter module and click the "Add Files" button to import the MKV video you want to upload. Or you can directly drag and drop it to the converter interface.

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Step 2. Choose Output Format as YouTube MP4

Click the "Click to change output format" section on the right to expand the format-selection list, then click the "Web" tab and choose "YouTube MP4".

Note: You can not only upload MKV to YouTube for fixing how to upload to YouTube without quality loss; in fact, you can also use this tool as a YouTube to video converter too! With fast speed and simple operation, this tool supports downloading 4K video and 360-degree videos easily. More features of supported web video format include html5 video, Facebook, Yahoo, etc.

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Step 3. Start Conversion and Upload Video without Losing Quality

Now, define the output folder via the inverted triangle at the bottom. Finally, click the blue "Run" button and begin the conversion process. After a few seconds, you can get well-supported YouTube files. How to upload videos to YouTube faster without losing quality? You must get the gist now.

The whole process is done! Just click the folder button and locate your YouTube format video and get ready to upload MOV, MKV, MP4, etc. to YouTube. This tool is more than a free video to YouTube converter, it can help you solve video problem like audio out of sync before uploading and help you with certain video format, like converting WLMP to video. You can also download YouTube videos or even YouTube playlists in just few clicks!


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