YouTube can be a good choice for uploading DVD video because it is one of the most well-known video-sharing sites. So, if you are eager to share some videos like a DVD from your wedding videographer, or a DVD film that you want to make clips, edit and upload it to YouTube, you might want to know how to rip DVD first before the actual uploading DVD to YouTube.
First of all, you should know some restriction for uploading DVD to YouTube.
• You cannot upload commercial DVD or video concerning intellectual property without permission as it is illegal to do so.
• For YouTube, those forms that can be uploaded are MOV, MPEG4, MP4, AVI, WMV, MPEGPS, FLV, 3GPP, WebM, DNxHR, ProRes, CineForm, HEVC (h265). Now it becomes clear that you should upload DVD to YouTube in these formats or encoding.
• Some of the VOB files from DVD folder can be uploaded to YouTube directly. But usually, VOB is not supported by YouTube.
• By default, you can upload DVD videos to YouTube that are up to 15 minutes long. To upload longer videos, please verify your account in YouTube Account Verification.
How to Rip DVD to YouTube Supported Format for Uploading
If you are in a situation where the video you want to upload to YouTube is DVD, a solution has been provided for you and it is pretty easy and efficient. You just have to download a software called VideoSolo DVD Ripper, which implied by its name, it is an expert at ripping DVD or Blu-ray into different formats including those supported by YouTube. The supported output formats have already summarized above.
Meanwhile, it is more than a DVD ripper. With it, you are allowed to clip and edit your DVD before uploading to YouTube, adjust various video settings, add an external commentary track and external subtitle track. This is a one-stop service to rip DVD to YouTube supported formats for uploading.
Tips: The trial version will not add watermark to your converted DVD video, but you could only convert a video up to 5 minutes.
Following part is the step-by-step guide for ripping and uploading DVD to YouTube.
Note: The Windows version of VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper released a new version which has big changes compared with the old version. But the new version for Mac is still under the development. That means the interface and the operation of Windows and Mac will be different.
To know the details about the new version, you can read on the article: A New Version for BD-DVD Ripper (Windows) Released! See What Changes
Step 1. Download VideoSolo DVD Ripper
To download the program, you can go to the home page of VideoSolo DVD Ripper which has provided throughout information for frequently asked questions, or you can just click on the button above to download it. It is recommended that you try the trial package that is the same as the registered package except for the time limit and hardware acceleration limit.
Step 2. Load DVD Disc
Next thing to do is launching this DVD to YouTube converter and loading your DVD disc. Click on the icon "Load DVD" to import your DVD content. Make sure you have already inserted your DVD disc into the computer DVD drive or external DVD drive.
Step 3. Choose a YouTube Supported Output Format
For changing the output DVD format, just click the drop-down icon of "Rip All to". Then, input "YouTube" or directly input other YouTube supported video formats. (FYI, the most used formats are MP4 and MPEG)
Step 4. Add Background Music to Your DVD
To increase the originality of the upload DVD clips, YouTuber love to add a piece of background music or commentary track, or an external subtitle. To do that, you just need to click "+" to add the new track and uncheck the original DVD audio or subtitle track.
Step 5. Start DVD to YouTube Conversion
Now just move your mouse and click on "Convert" to activate the conversion process. Normally, it won't take you a long time to complete.
Step 6. Upload DVD Video to YouTube
Having finished the DVD ripping process, it is your last job to upload it to YouTube before letting people enjoy your work.
1. Go to YouTube Upload.
2. Define whether you want your DVD video to go public, unlisted, or stay private.
3. Click on the arrow to upload your DVD video and wait for it to finish.
Does the article clear your mind about how to upload DVD to YouTube? You'll need to practice all the steps by yourself to know really how it works. Get your mouse moving and starting by downloading VideoSolo DVD Ripper.