How to upload DVD movies to YouTube?

If there’s a party in your home, you’ll probably capture the moment with your phone or camera and then upload it straight to YouTube or Facebook, so that all the other family members and friends may also enjoy it. The upload process is as simple as ABC and everyone knows how to do it. But things become a bit difficult when it comes to DVD movies since DVD files (such as .VOB, .IFO and .BUP files) cannot be uploaded directly to YouTube. Still want to upload DVD clips to YouTube for sharing with far-away friends? How to upload a DVD to YouTube without any limits? Obviously, the only way is to convert DVD to YouTube friendly video formats before uploading DVD to YouTube.

Best Tool to Help Upload DVD to YouTube

It won’t be difficult for you to find a tool to rip DVD to common video format, however, after the conversion, you may still suffer video uploading problems such as videos stuck during uploading or processing, movie format not supported, etc. To achieve a smooth YouTube video uploading process, make sure that your video comply with the following standards: 

Container: MP4
Audio codec: AAC-LC 
Audio channels: Stereo or Stereo + 5.1 
Audio sample rate: 96khz or 48khz 
Video codec: H.264 High Profile Video
Scan mode: Progressive scan not interlacing 
Bit rate: variable bit rate, no bit rate limit required. 
Chroma subsampling: 4:2:0 
Frame rate: content should be encoded and uploaded in the same frame rate it was recorded. Common frame rates include: 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60 frames per second (other frames are also acceptable). 
Resolution: 2160p(3840×2160), 1440p(2560×1440), 1080p(1920×1080) 
Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Size: Up to 2GB 
Length: By default, you can upload videos that are up to 15 minutes long. What’s more, no length restrictions are set for partnership accounts who can freely upload videos of any size and length to YouTube.

To rip DVD to a video file that meets all the standards listed above, you will need a professional program. With the assistance of Pavtube DVDAid for Windows (Get Mac Version), all become easy. It serves as a professional DVD to YouTube converter that lets you get videos with friendly formats and codecs for uploading to YouTube. Besides, it can also convert DVD to other video formats like MOV, AVI, WMV, MKV, etc. Better still, you are allowed to adjust video audio parameters like aspect ratio, resolution, frame rate, etc for uploading on YouTube. What’s more, you can freely edit DVD video by trimming, cropping, merging, inserting external subtitles, etc. (Here is the Review)

Quick guide to rip and upload DVD to YouTube

Well, here’s a quick guide to help you get started: First of all, download and install the DVD to YouTube ripper on your PC or Mac.

Step 1: Load DVD movies to the program

Launch the program and click "File" to Load DVD disc, DVD Folder, DVD IFO File or DVD ISO Image File. All added files will be displayed on the left item bar and you can preview them in the right Preview window as the picture below shows.


Step 2: Choose output format

After the loading of source DVD file, click the "Format" drop-down list, and choose YouTube best compatible uploading format from "Common Video" > "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)".

h.264 MP4

Step 3: Edit DVD video for uploading to YouTube (Optional)

Select an item on the main interface to activate the "Video Editor" function, in the opened video editor window, as you see, you can trim, crop or adjust the video with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the DVD movie you want.


Step 4: Adjust detailed settings (Optional)

You can click "Settings" button to enter the Profile Settings window. On the Profile Settings window, you can reset parameters including: Video Codec, Resolution, Bit Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Codec, Bit Rate, Sample Rate, Channels, etc. After adjusting, click “OK” to quit the Profile Settings window.


Step 5: Start to convert

Specify an output folder on your computer to save the output files. Click the "Browse" to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.

After finish the above steps, click the "Convert" button to start DVD to YouTube conversion. When the conversion is done, click "Open" to locate the ripped videos. Now you can easily upload DVD movies to YouTube without any trouble.

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