What's new in YouTube Studio beta

On this page you can find the most important information about YouTube Studio beta, including the latest, upcoming, and previous features and updates. Keep in mind that many Creator Studio Classic features aren't currently included in YouTube Studio beta, but will be coming in the future.

Latest updates

You can check all previous updates to see what we've built so far. Come back often to see what's new!
Below are the latest additions. Last updated: June 11, 2018.
  • New Dashboard launched to creators with English language settings. Other languages are coming soon.
  • Snapshot (video at a glance) is now live for everyone with access to Dashboard. This card compares your latest video's performance to previous videos. 
  • The Latest activity card (formerly known as Real Time report) now has a toggle between 60 minutes and 48 hours and shows the total views for that range. 

What’s next?

We want to remind you that there are many Creator Studio Classic features that we will be bringing to YouTube Studio and, of course, a bunch of exciting new ones. 
Coming soon
  • Custom date range for Analytics
  • Bulk actions in Videos
  • Headlines that tell you how your latest video is performing, and where changes in performance come from.
  • "Add to playlist" functionality, so you can quickly add your video to a new or existing playlist. 
  • Normalized data for key metrics to give you a good sense of how your latest upload is performing, as compared to your previous uploads for the first hours/days. 
  • Copyright Match Tool
  • First version of a new video editor, including Trimming and End Screens (cards and more coming later)
  • New uploads UI
  • Improved live streaming interface

Why should I use YouTube Studio beta?

This platform will be the new home for everything you need to manage your presence, grow your channel, interact with your audience, and make money as a creator. It's already a lot faster and efficient for some common creator workflows!
We're building it to be easier and faster use than Creator Studio Classic. At first, you’ll see fewer features than you’re used to, so you’ll likely still have to use Creator Studio Classic for some things. You’ll see more features added to YouTube Studio beta over time.
We want to get your feedback early on, so we can make this platform the best it can be for you, the creator. You can find instructions on how to send us feedback further down.

Send feedback & feature requests

One of our main goals for YouTube Studio beta is to get feedback from creators. We want to make sure we get the basics right by getting creators involved as early as possible.

We know that many features aren't available yet, so we’d like to know which ones you’re missing the most, suggestions for new features, and any issues you have.

Here's how you can let us know: 

"Send feedback" button

  1. In the left menu in YouTube Studio beta, click Send feedback
  2. Type in your feedback. The more specific your feedback, the more helpful it is for us. 
  3. Choose if you want to include a screenshot (you can highlight any information on the screen or remove personal information that's showing).
  4. Click Send. We won’t be able to reply to your submission, but we’ll definitely read and consider it.

Tell us why you're leaving

When you’re leaving new YouTube Studio to go back to the Creator Studio Classic, you might see an optional survey. Use this to tell us about the reason you’re going back and we'll take it into consideration.

How to access YouTube Studio beta

You can access YouTube Studio beta at studio.youtube.com or by clicking the blue YouTube Studio beta button in the left menu in the current Creator Studio (now called "Creator Studio Classic").
YouTube Studio beta is currently only available for Chrome, Opera, and Firefox on desktop. 

Switch between Beta and Classic

We know you can't do everything yet in the new YouTube Studio. To go back to the old version of Creator Studio, click the Creator Studio Classic in the bottom-left corner of the screen.

Whenever you want to go to YouTube Studio, click the blue YouTube Studio beta in the Creator Studio menu to go to studio.youtube.com.

You can also have YouTube Studio open as your default experience, instead of Creator Studio Classic. Go to Set as default or Settings in the left hand menu in YouTube Studio. You can also switch back here.

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