How to Upload Blu-ray Movie to YouTube on Mac

YouTube is the most often used video-sharing site for users to upload digital videos. For example, if there’s a party happening at your home, you’ll probably capture the moment on a camera and then upload it straight to YouTube so that all your friends will enjoy it. The steps is very simple too, just sign up for a free YouTube membership and then click “Upload Videos” in the upper-right-hand corner of any YouTube page. But things will be difficult if you want to upload a Blu-ray movie clip to YouTube for sharing with others, because Blu-ray is right the media file that YouTube doesn’t support. Well, you can follow this guide to learn how to upload Blu-ray to YouTube on Mac.

How to Convert Blu-ray to YouTube Accepted File Format?

As we mentioned above, Blu-ray is not supported by YouTube, therefore to upload Blu-ray to YouTube requires converting Blu-ray to YouTube compatible video formats. In this process, a Blu-ray to YouTube converter is a must-have third party application. In this part, a professional Blu-ray to YouTube Converter will be introduced.

Pavtube BDMagic for Mac is such kind of Mac Blu-ray to YouTube converter that could easily rip and convert Blu-ray to YouTube accepted format for uploading with ease on your Mac computer. It enables you to:

> As a professional Blu-ray ripping application, Pavtube BDMagic for Mac could convert Blu-ray to video and audio in 250+ formats including the formats supported by YouTube. In addition, it allows users to adjust output video and audio parameters like video codec, audio codec, video resolution, bit rate, frame rate, etc.

> The built-in video editor allows you to edit Blu-ray movies freely. You can trim video length, crop Blu-ray video size, adjust brightness, contrast, saturation and volume to reset video effect, and add image or text watermark as signature, insert subtitles, etc.

> If you want to choose subtitles and audio tracks from source Blu-ray movie, you can also realize it with Pavtube BDMagic for Mac.

> Full compatible with macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard.

Now download and install the best Blu-ray to YouTube converter to start convert Blu-ray to YouTube. Like many other converters on the market, there are two versions available: Pavtube BDMagic for Mac and Pavtube BDMagic for Windows. Just choose the right version to suit your computer’s operating system.

Mac Version:

Windows Version:

Quick Guide to Convert Blu-ray to YouTube

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movie to the program

Launch the program on your computer, click "File" > "Load from disc" bar to import your Blu-ray movie to the program. After loading source Blu-ray movies, you could select subtitles and audio tracks from source Blu-ray files by clicking the Subtitles and Audio tracks boxes under the left processing list panel.

Step 2: Select YouTube format

Click the drop-down menu of "Format" and then you can see all the formats it support. Just choose "Common Video" > "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)".

Tip 1: To make the output videos meet YouTube or other video sharing sites more, you could click “Settings” button to adjust video codec, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, channel, etc. according to the website requirements.

Tip 2: To reduce file size with no quality loss, you can trim video length in the "Video Editor" window by setting the start time and ending time to cut out unwanted clips from the video.

Related: Best YouTube Uploading Formats and Settings

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.

Step 3: Convert Blu-ray to YouTube videos on Mac

Tap "Browse" button to specify a folder to store ripped Blu-ray video. When all settings are done, you can hit "Convert" button to get Blu-ray to YouTube conversion started. When the conversion is over, you will have no limitation to upload and share Blu-ray movie clips on YouTube.

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