Share Halloween Costume Party Videos on YouTube
Perhaps the greatest day in a kid's life would have to be Halloween. Though short, it is a memorable time in which both children and adults dressing in Halloween costumes and most of all hosting a Halloween Party! Grab your camcorders and take down every bit of your Halloween knack, Once you've captured some great Halloween video footage, don't just leave it sitting on your device — upload it to YouTube for the whole world to see.
However, when connecting your camera or camcorder to Mac computer you may find that AVCHD camcorder save footages in the format of .mts and .m2ts, which are not supported by YouTube directly, in purpose of making it workable for YouTube, you have to convert these video files to YouTube compatible format in advance. Besides this, YouTube also has two more other limitations.
YouTube Supported Formats List
.WebM files (Vp8 video codec and Vorbis Audio codec)
.MPEG4, 3GPP and MOV files - (typically supporting h264 and mpeg4 video codecs and AAC audio codec)
.AVI (Many cameras output this format - typically the video codec is MJPEG and audio is PCM)
.MPEGPS (Typically supporting MPEG2 video codec and MP2 audio)
.FLV (Adobe - FLV1 video codec, MP3 audio)
YouTube also has two more other limitations
1. Uploaded file size: up to 2 GB for standard accounts.
2. Uploaded file length: up to 10 minutes for standard accounts, and longer than 10 minutes for partner accounts.
How to convert Halloween costume party AVCHD footages to YouTube friendly formats?
YouTube accepts all of the above video formats uploaded from users. But you may get the best YouTube uploading results from converting your AVCHD video to MPEG4 video. To prepare and upload your Halloween costume party AVCHD video clips to YouTube™, simply load your video onto your computer and follow 4 simple steps.
Step 1. Source Setup
Connect AVCHD camcorder to Mac computer via USB cable, and install iFunia AVCHD Video Converter on your Mac, click Add files…button to select Halloween costume party AVCHD MTS/M2TS video files.
Tip: You can add your Halloween costume party AVCHD M2TS video by drag-n-drop. And the software has a feature of previewing and playing your AVCHD video files. Simply select a file which you want to preview in the Source File area and click Play button, you can also take snapshot at will to store the image you like.
Step 2. Destination Setup (Choose a YouTube-compatible format)
After you finish video source setup, you can select your preferred video format from the Output format drop-down menu. Here we choose MP4-MPEG4 Video File (*.mp4) video, after you have all the settings defined, press the 'Start' button. to start converting Halloween costume party videos to the format that YouTube supported.
There are various format/bit rate/screen resolution options in the Setting window. Different file formats result in different video compression rates. Bit rate refers to the number of bits processed per unit of time, the larger the number, the more bits processed and the better the quality. Resolution refers to the number of pixels handled by the device display.
Step 3. Upload to YouTube™To upload your video to YouTube™, follow the instructions on the YouTube™ site. iFunia AVCHD Converter for Mac guarantees that your Halloween Costume Party video is now in a compatible format for uploading and sharing on YouTube™.