How to Copy From a CD to YouTube

by Brendan O'BrienUpdated February 10, 2017
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YouTube, a video portal, allows you to upload your content and show it to the world. If you have a video on a disc, you can easily upload it to YouTube within a couple of minutes. Remember that your video cannot be more than 2 GB and no longer than 10 minutes.

Put the CD in your disk drive.

Open a browser and log in to your YouTube account.

Hit the small arrow next to your user name in the top right corner of the page.

Click the "Upload Video" button.

Hit the "Browse" button. Find the video on the CD that you inserted in your computer in your computer in Step 1. Hit the "Open" button.

Click the "Upload Video" button.

Enter a title, description, tags and category in the fields YouTube provides.

Hit the "Save changes" button.


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Brendan O'Brien is a professional journalist in Milwaukee, Wis. He has worked for several news organizations, newspapers such as the "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel" and trade magazines during his career of more than 15 years. He is currently a freelance writer who works for several publications.

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