How to make a YouTube video

YouTube has become a turning point in the Internet history. After its appearing almost 15 years ago, everybody got the opportunity to express themselves and rise to fame overnight.

At first, it was all about quantity over quality, but nowadays to stand out of the row of rivals, get successful and monetize your channel you should find your own unique theme and produce impeccable visuals.

Before creating a clip for YouTube, it will do no harm to learn its specs as well:

  • very broad resolution range — 720p, 1080p, etc.;
  • most popular aspect ratios are horizontal and vertical (for Shorts): 16:9 and 9:16;
  • size limit — impressive 128 GB;
  • file formats — all the most popular, including MOV, AVI, MP4;
  • length limit — 12 hours.

So, how to make a good video for YouTube? We have just the perfect tool for that!

  1. Upload files

    Open Online Video Maker by Clideo in any browser and click "Get started".

    Add files to create a video for YouTube

    Find a blue "+" button and hit it to pick files from your own device – music, photos, GIFs, recordings, etc. You can also select files from Google Drive, Google Photos, or Dropbox or even record your own video.

    Add files to create a video for YouTube

    With the help of this tool, you can make a YouTube video on your computer, Android, iPhone, or even iPad as it works online and doesn’t require any special OS or memory capacity. Moreover, that’s the fastest way to compile visual imagery without a camera.

  2. Make a video

    If you are making a regular YouTube video, you’d choose a corresponding preset in the "Canvas" tab.

    Add more files and change their order

    Then rearrange the assets in the timeline and on the canvas, like you need. In addition, adjust their settings: duration, volume, size, color, speed, etc. Just click any of the assets and check the available options.

    Set the duration for all images in YouTube video

    Add stickers, emojis, GIFs, shapes from the "Elements" tab.

    Add stickers to the created YouTube video

    You can also add text and TTS (text-to-speech) to your video.

    Add text and speech to the created YouTube video

    When your slideshow is ready, click "Export" at the top right and select the output resolution. Then hit "Continue" to get your video for YouTube in MP4 format.

    Change the resolution of the created YouTube video
  3. Save the result

    Before downloading the clip to your personal device or cloud storage, have a quick preview to get sure that you are not disappointed with the result. If you are – click the "Edit" button and make your video perfect!

    Download the created video for YouTube

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