Intro to YouTube Studio

Creator Studio Classic is no longer available. Learn how to perform common tasks in YouTube Studio.
YouTube Studio is the new home for creators. Here, you can manage your channel, get insights that help you grow, and stay updated with the latest news. YouTube Studio replaces Creator Studio Classic and brings with it many changes and new features. Learn how to navigate YouTube Studio.

New design

With YouTube Studio, it takes fewer clicks to perform top creator tasks, and tools are quicker to respond. The new design also means YouTube can build creator features faster and more reliably.

More insights

YouTube Studio has many new tools for finding data and insights on your channel’s performance.

  • The new YouTube Analytics design shows a clear overview of your performance, from your channel as a whole to each specific video. It also has new metrics such as, like impressions, impressions click-through rate, and unique viewers. Learn more about the new YouTube Analytics.
  • Video snapshots throughout YouTube Studio tell you how your latest video is performing as compared to your previous videos.
  • Proactive insights give you quick info on your performance to save you time.
  • The Known YouTube issues card gives live updates on major YouTube issues or outages.

News and announcements

The new YouTube Studio Dashboard keeps you up-to-date with what's new and interesting on YouTube. You’ll find Ideas for you to help improve your channel, as well as News highlighting updates for the creator community. You can also select What’s new in Studio for the latest updates to creator tools and features.

Other new features

FAQs

Why is Creator Studio Classic going away?

Creator Studio Classic was initially created many years ago, using older technology. Because of this, it takes a lot of time to add even small features to Creator Studio Classic. 
YouTube Studio is replacing Creator Studio Classic so that we can build tools and features for creators faster and more reliably. 

Why do I see YouTube Studio instead of Creator Studio?

Creator Studio Classic is no longer available. All channels will see YouTube Studio as their default experience.
How do I return to Creator Studio Classic?

There’s no way to go back to Creator Studio Classic. Learn how to navigate YouTube Studio and perform common tasks in YouTube Studio.

When is Creator Studio Classic going away?

Creator Studio Classic is gradually going away for all channels throughout the first several months of 2020. Some channels already see YouTube Studio as their single studio experience.

How do I get to features that are only in Creator Studio Classic?

Almost all features are accessible through YouTube Studio. Learn how to perform common tasks in YouTube Studio
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