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How does one upload audio clips to YouTube?
August 5, 2013 11:06 PM   Subscribe

For a while now I've been wanting to upload to YouTube audio clips of myself speaking . . . but I've no clue how to do this.

Earlier this year I bought myself a fairly high-end mic to use primarily to make Skype calls and call landlines through Gmail. Now I'd like to use it to do other stuff.

For a while now I've been wanting to upload to YouTube audio clips of myself speaking . . . but I've no clue how to do this.

Is there any Windows-compatible software out there that converts audio files—preferably FLAC or other lossless files—to video files that show up blank, or as a custom still image? This would be ideal. I've never really tinkered with video editing software before so it's preferable that you recommend highly automated, noob-friendly software.
posted by GlassHeart to Computers & Internet (5 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 
There might be better ways to do it, but here's a guide from the YouTube help files: Convert audio and image files into a format that will work on YouTube. The free Windows suggestion there is Windows Live Movie Maker, which supports WAV.
posted by rangefinder 1.4 at 11:27 PM on August 5, 2013


Try zeodia.com -- it's simple and intuitive - you upload an image, upload a sound file, fill in a few fields like date, place and title for the video, then the video generates. After you preview it, you have the option to upload it to YouTube.
posted by La Cieca at 11:27 PM on August 5, 2013


Auphonic.com does this as one of its output options as well as processing and sending to other services at the same time.
posted by stuartmm at 11:37 PM on August 5, 2013


Are you wedded to the idea of YouTube? I can't help but feel that this is exactly the sort of thing SoundCloud was invented for
posted by tsh at 1:10 AM on August 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


tsh: "Are you wedded to the idea of YouTube? I can't help but feel that this is exactly the sort of thing SoundCloud was invented for"

Yes. I want to reach out to YouTube users—not SoundCloud users—and need to embed the YouTube videos on sites I use that have support for that.
posted by GlassHeart at 12:28 PM on August 6, 2013


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