How to Convert AVI to YouTube on Mac OS X

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I have some videos in AVI format which are captured by my camera. And I can't upload them to YouTube. How do I fix this?

Have many AVI files either captured by your camcorders or downloaded from the web and want to upload them to YouTube? If you have tried, you might have found that it is not so easy to achieve your goal. Normally, YouTube accepts FLV, MOV, or MP4 files. Some AVI videos are supported, too. But due to its big size, AVI files are not so suitable to be upload to YouTube.

To upload the AVI files easily and quickly to the web, you need to convert AVI to YouTube compatible formats for Mac. And this article here tells you how to convert AVI to YouTube for Mac (Mac OS X Lion included) by using the iMedia Converter Deluxe Mac. It is an easy-to-use app, which can help you achieve your goal quickly and perfectly.

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Load AVI files to the AVI to YouTube Mac app

Directly drag and drop AVI files to the app. Or you can go to the "File" menu, choose "Load Media Files". Batch conversion is available, so you can add more than one files to that app at one time.

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Choose the output format

The Mac program gives you two default settings:

You can convert the AVI videos to YouTube compatible files like MP4, FLV, etc. Go to the format tray, click the "Video" tab and select MPEG-4 icon to set it as output format.

If you have no idea which format should be chosen for YouTube, go to the "Web Sharing" tab , directly choose the "YouTube" icon as output.

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Before you do the conversion, you can briefly beautify your videos on the app. You can trim the giant file into several segments. Or merge several clips into one file. Moreover, you can also add either text or image watermark to personalize your videos. Changing video effect is available as well.


Start to convert AVI to YouTube on Mac OS X

Hit the "Convert" button and let this smart iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac accomplish the video conversion for you. Just one minutes, it is done.

What's more:

The Mac app is an all-in-one converter which supports DVD ripping and video converting. It enables you to rip DVDs and convert videos directly for playing on iPad, iPod, iPhone 4, Apple TV, or other devices. Easily convert DVDs and videos to almost any format of your choice, including WMV, AVI, MP4, MOV, FLV, etc. Here are its main features.

  • Enjoy your favorite videos and movies on iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, PSP, etc.
  • Convert videos and DVDs to almost any video and audio format of your choice.
  • Optimized default output presets for iMovie, iDVD and YouTube.

Note: video for YouTube

  1. Make sure that your video lasts less than 15 minutes. If your video lasts more than 15 minutes, you can use the trim feature to cut it into several video clips.
  2. Make sure that the video size is smaller than 2GB in size.
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