YouTube Shorts is a way for anyone to turn an idea into a chance to connect with new audiences anywhere in the world. All you need is a smartphone and the Shorts camera built right in the YouTube app.
The latest Shorts creation tools make it fast, fun, and easy to be a creator on YouTube.
You can upload short videos you created without YouTube’s short-video creation tools.
To upload a Short from a computer:
- Sign in to YouTube Studio.
- In the top-right corner, click CREATE Upload videos .
- Select a short-video file:
- Up to 60 seconds.
- With a square or vertical aspect ratio.
- (Optional) Include
#Shortsin the title or description to help our system recommend your short videos across YouTube.
You can choose up to 15 short videos at a time, but be sure to click EDIT DRAFT to complete your video details before publishing. Learn more about video settings.
Note: The default video privacy setting for creators aged 13–17 is private. If you’re 18 or older, your default video privacy setting is set to public. Everyone can change this setting to make their video public, private, or unlisted.
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