Convert and Upload H.265/HEVC Videos to YouTube

Published on by Chris King

This tutorial will show you how to convert H.265 to YouTube supported video formats so that you can upload H.265/HEVC video files to YouTube to share with the world.


Convert and Upload H.265/HEVC Videos to YouTube

H.265 was originally developed as the 'HEVC' (High Efficiency Video Coding) format jointly by the Video Coding Experts Group (VCEG) and the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG). It was approved as the official successor to H.264 (H.265 vs H.264) in April 2013. However, YouTube doesn't not support H.265 codec. That's why uploading H.265 videos to YouTube fail during processing. If you want to upload H.265 files to YouTube to share with your family members, friends, colleagues, etc. you'll need to convert H.265 to YouTube supported file formats first.

Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What you need is just a common H.265 Converter/Encoder like Brorsoft Video Converter. With it, videos came from your 4K Camera captured in H.265/HEVC can be totally decoded or encoded as you want. Quality is as good as the original one. Just get the program and follow the step-by-step guide on how to convert H.265 to YouTube in a few clicks!

How to convert H.265 to YouTube easily and fast

Step 1: Download, install and run theis H.265/HEVC Converter on your PC, and then click Add Video button to add the H.265 video files. You can also directly drag and drop your video files to the program.

Step 2: Click Format bar to select an output format. To share your H.265 videos on YouTube, .mov, .mpeg4, .avi, .3gp format from Common Video are all the proper formats.  

You can also press the Settings button to adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to optimize the quality. For uploading, you can down-size your files to 1280*720 to speed up your uploading progress.

Step 3: If you want to do some simple edits before conversion, you can click this "Pencil" icon to enter into this interface below. In this UI, you can trim, crop or adjust the video with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the movie you want.

Step 4: After everything is OK, simply press the Arrow-like Convert button to start the H.265 to YouTube conversion. When the conversion ends, you can tap the Open button to locate the converted files.

Guide on Uploading video files to YouTube

1. Sign into YouTube.
2. Click the Upload link at the top of the page.
3. Select the video you'd like to upload from your computer. (Enter as much information about your video as possible, including Title, Description, Tags, and Category.)

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