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Best Free YouTube Video Maker for Windows 10/8/7 and Mac - Make Videos for YouTube

Make a professional-quality YouTube video for free on PC and Mac!

YouTube video maker is a tool that can edit your source videos, such as crop black bars or extra area and trim off unwanted segments, for uploading to YouTube later. It's necessary for every YouTuber to download such a tool because YouTube has strict requirements to your to-be uploaded content. You may need to change file format, shorten video length, re-set aspect ratio, add external subtitles, join multiple video clips into one, etc. If you're a Windows or Mac user who is seeking for a free YouTube video maker or an alternative to dead YouTube Video Editor, you might as well download free WinX Video Converter to have a try!

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WinX Video Converter - The Best Free YouTube Video Maker for PC/Mac


Although designed as a video converter, it arrives with various editing options allowing users to make great videos for YouTube. Free as it is, it's absolutely safe to use because of no virus, adware and others bundled. Windows and Mac users running on new or old OS version are entitled to download a copy here.

Take a Look into WinX Video Converter - What Features Does This Free YouTube Maker Own?

[Broad compatibility] - Supporting 1000+ video and audio codecs, it enables you to convert virtually all formats to YouTube supported file formats.
[Premade YouTube profiles] - Actually, you don't need to check YouTube compatible formats, because it has three premade optimized YouTube profiles.
[Join video clips] - This free YouTube video maker empowers you to join multiple video recordings into a single one in one click.
[Trim for YouTube] - If your video length surpasses YouTube accepted maximum duration, this free video maker will help cut off some segments.
[Crop for YouTube] - Find some ugly black bars around your video or undesired part? Re-make this YouTube video by enabling crop.
[Add subtitle] - To make your video understood by other YouTube viewers easily, you may want to embed subtitles into it. It's easy with WinX Video Converter.
[Tweak audio volume] - Audio volume is too low? Just turn up it by dragging the bar.
[Set video audio parameters] - This free YouTube video maker also prepares options to modify video audio parameters for advanced users, such as resolution, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, etc.

How to Make a YouTube Video with WinX Video Converter on Windows (10)/Mac?

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Needless to say, we should download and install this free YouTube video maker on our computer. And then, we can go to the following steps.

Step 1. Launch the maker and load source video.
You can drag and drop target files into the main interface directly, or click "+ Video" button to browse and select source videos.

Step 2. Choose YouTube profile.
From the auto pop-up "Output Profile" Window, scroll down to "Web Video Profile", choose "YouTube Video", and then choose MPEG4, MP4, or FLV for YouTube. It is advisable to choose the recommended one, namely MP4 encoded with H.264 and AAC.

Step 3. Edit video for YouTube.
* Click on scissor-like button to access to a new panel where you're allowed to adjust audio volume, crop black bars, trim off unwanted part, and insert external subtitles.
* Tap on gear-like icon, then you will be led to set video audio parameters, like video resolution, aspect ratio, bit rate, etc.
* For merge multiple files or deinterlace videos for YouTube, simply tick the appropriate option under the preview window. Note that interlaced video should be deinterlaced before uploading to YouTube.

To help you make a good YouTube video, we've attached the recommended settings below.

Supported Formats/Extensions Recommended resolution & aspect ratios Recommended frame rates Supported video length Maximum file size
● MOV (.mov)
● 3GP (.3gp, .3g2, .3gpp)
● MPEG-4 (.mp4)
● FLV (.flv)
● AVI (.avi)
● MPEGS (.mpg)
● WMV (.wmv)
● WebM (.webm)
* Recommended container/codec: MP4, H.264, AAC-LC
● 2160p: 3840x2160
● 1440p: 2560x1440
● 1080p: 1920x1080
● 720p: 1280x720
● 480p: 854x480
● 360p: 640x360
● 240p: 426x240
* 16:9 aspect ratio is recommended.
● Keep the original frame rate.
● YouTube supports up to 60 frames per second.
● Up to 15 minutes by default.
Check how to upload videos longer than 15 minutes to YouTube.
If you have an up-to-date browser, you can upload videos larger than 20GB. And 128GB is the upper limit.

Step 4. Generate video for YouTube.
When you have finished editing, you can hit "RUN" button to command this free YouTube video maker to output the edited video for YouTube. Next, you can upload your videos to YouTube.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

Advanced edition - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe offers more options for YouTube video making

* It allows you to make vivid photo slideshow videos with customized background music for YouTube.
* It supports making YouTube video longer than 1 hour.
* It is equipped with hardware acceleration technology to boost conversion speed.
* It supports 370+ video audio codecs (compared to 1000+ in WinX Video Converter), and 420+ profiles.
* With a free video downloaded built in, it can download videos/movies/music from 1000+ sites including YouTube.
* Mac version allows you to record videos on/before screen for uploading to YouTube or other purposes.

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