YouTube is a website for uploading, watching and sharing videos online. It was created in 2005 and owned by Google since late 2006. Most of the videos on YouTube has been uploaded by individuals, but media corporations including CBS, the BBC, Vevo, Hulu, and other organizations offer some of their material via YouTube.

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YouTube upload limit:

Video duration limit:

All YouTube users can upload videos up to 15 minutes each in duration. To upload videos longer than that, one must own the copyright or the necessary rights for any content. How to increase your limit >>

The maximum upload size for a YouTube video:

YouTube accepts resolutions up to 4K and file sizes of 2GB. Once you've increased your limit, make sure you're using an up-to-date version of your browser so you can upload files greater than 20GB.

The best format for uploading a YouTube video:

YouTube accepts videos uploaded in most container format, including AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, DivX, FLV, OGG and OGV. These include the video formats such as MPEG-4, MPEG, VOB and WMV. It also supports 3GP, allowing videos to be uploaded from mobile phones.

But the best format to use is MP4. It's not as heavy as AVI and provides better quality than FLV. WMV HD format seems lose its quality, while 3GP and SWF are too small in resolution. More about YouTube tips, specs, limits and formats >>

Best Free YouTube Downloaders:

According to the up-to-date editor reviews and user comments, Freemake Video Downloader, YTD Video Downloader, Free Studio, WinX YouTube Downloader and Free YouTube Downloader are crowned the top 5 best free YouTube video downloaders for Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows XP/Windows Vista in 2014. Learn more about the best free YouTube downloaders >>

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The easiest-to-use free online video downloader. Auto detect videos of any resolutions. Free download 2D, 3D and 4K ultra HD YouTube videos in either WebM, FLV or MP4 formats from internet.

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YouTube videos generally come in MP4, Webm or FLV, whose formats or sizes may not fit some of your media players, devices and video editors.

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YouTube Not Working & How to Solutions

Solve 'YouTube video won't load/play' Problem At times we are doomed with 'YouTube videos won't play/upload/start' issues on Safari, Chrome, "YouTube video loads slowly", "video gets stuck", etc.

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YouTube error and help tips You may encounter a variety of YouTube errors. Here, we will list useful tips to help you watch videos smoothly on YouTube.

Other YouTube Tips

Get YouTube Views Have a trouble to get YouTube views? This article shows very helpful tips to attract more views on your YouTube videos.

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