YouTube Shorts is a way for anyone to turn an idea into a chance to connect with new audiences anywhere in the world. Using YouTube’s Shorts creation tools, you can upload a short-form vertical video as a Short.
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.
Looking for pointers before uploading your first Short? Check out Shorts upload tips.
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.