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How to Convert Audio to YouTube Video for Uploading Audio to YouTube

Do you try to upload audio to YouTube? If you have a splendid audio file and would like to share it with countless users online, you might want to upload the audio to YouTube. After you enter YouTube and start to upload audio to YouTube, you will be prompted that "The file you uploaded contains only audio and no video", which means YouTube does not directly support audio file uploading. Thus we need to convert audio to video for YouTube for successfully uploading audio to YouTube. Before we convert audio to video for YouTube, we need to figure out what video formats are supported by YouTube as not every video format is compatible with YouTube. According to YouTube official, nine types of video file can be imported and uploaded into YouTube. They are MOV, MPEG4, MP4, AVI, WMV, MPEGPS, FLV, 3GPP, and WebM. We need to convert audio to one of those video format before audio uploading to YouTube. Check out the post to find out how to convert audio to YouTube video for uploading audio to YouTube.

Part 1. How to Convert Audio to Video for YouTube with Leawo Video Converter?

As is mentioned in the very beginning of this post, audio file is not supported by YouTube. To upload audio to YouTube, we need to convert audio to video for YouTube. Among those nine YouTube video formats mentioned above, FLV is the most compatible video format for YouTube, and it is advisable to convert audio to FLV before uploading audio to YouTube. Of course, you can convert audio to other video formats as well.

To convert audio to YouTube video, an audio to YouTube video converter is necessary. Here I would like to present Leawo Video Converter to you. Leawo Video Converter is a professional video and audio converter able to convert video and audio between more than 180 formats including MP4, MOV, MPEG4, AVI, FLV, MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, etc. It supports to import and convert audio files into video files, so it can be regarded as a professional audio to YouTube video converter. Having an easy-to-use interface, Leawo Video Converter provides a super easy solution for people to convert audio to video for YouTube uploading. Not only Windows users have the permission, but also Mac users can convert and upload audio to YouTube as Leawo Video Converter has a Mac counterpart.

Download and install the right version of Leawo Video Converter on your computer, and follow the guide below to convert audio to video for YouTube. The following guide is based on Windows version of Leawo Video Converter, and Mac users can follow suit as the Mac version has the same interface.


Guide to convert audio to video for YouTube with Leawo Video Converter

Step 1. Import Audio File into the Program

Kick off the program to enter the home page where you need to switch to "Convert" tab to enter the main interface of Leawo Video Converter. Import source audio file by clicking "Add Video" button to browse and choose source audio file or by directly dragging and dropping audio file into the program.


Step 2. Set YouTube Video as Output Profile

Click a drop down box next to "Add Photo" button, and choose "Change" button to pop up a profile panel where you need to choose a YouTube video format as output profile. For example, you can choose "FLV Video" under "Format > Common Video".


Note:You can set detailed parameters by clicking "Edit" button instead of "Change" button in the drop down box, including Video Codec, Quality, Video Size, Bit Rate, Frame Rate, Aspect Ratio as well as Audio Codec, Quality, Bit Rate, Sample Rate, and Channel.


Step 3. Start to Convert Audio to Video for YouTube

On the main interface, click the green "Convert" button to set output directory under "Save to" box in popup panel. If you are using a trial version, you will see a trial notice, and you need to click "Agree" to begin conversion trial. Finally, click the other "Convert" button at the bottom to start to convert audio to YouTube video.


After a while, the conversion process will complete, and then you can upload audio (now in YouTube video format) to YouTube.

Part 2. How to Upload Audio to YouTube After Conversion?

After conversion we get a YouTube video, so we can begin uploading it to YouTube. It is easy to upload video file to YouTube.

Guide on uploading audio to YouTube after conversion

1. Sign in to YouTube, and then click "Upload' icon at the top right of the page to select a video file for uploading.

2.You can edit the basic information and the advanced settings of the video, and decide whether or not to notify subscribers as the video is uploading.

3.Click "Publish" to finish uploading the video file to YouTube.


With those three simple steps, you can upload audio to YouTube after you convert audio to YouTube video. When uploading completes, you can share it with your friends anywhere and anytime once you have access to internet.

Leila Lee

Leila Lee

With long-term dedication into the latest market demands and technologies, the author has become an expert in posting practical, in-depth and user-oriented how-tos, tutorials, recommendations, reviews, and more digital multimedia solutions in Blu-ray, DVD, video, audio, picture, Apple utilities, etc.

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