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How to Upload MOV(Quicktime) to YouTube Effortlessly

by Kayla Morrison • 2022-09-16 18:28:13 • Proven solutions

Many people capture MOV videos with their camcorders or cameras, and upload MOV files to YouTube for sharing with family and friends, but only to encounter such error: 'MOV files can't be recognized by YouTube', which officially says support MOV. What's the matter? First, let's see YouTube supported formats - YouTube fully supports MP4, AVI, WMV, MPEG, FLV, 3GP, and WebM. If your MOV file is not encoded with the video and audio codec mentioned above, it won't be accepted by YouTube. So to successfully upload MOV to YouTube, you'd better convert MOV to YouTube supported formats first. For this purpose, an easy-to-use yet powerful tool - Wondershare UniConverter, is introduced in this guide.

Part 1. Most Effective Way to Upload MOV to YouTube

Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is an all-in-one video converter which can convert videos to 1000+ video and audio formats with easy steps. You can convert MOV to YouTube supported format such as MP4 without losing quality, and you're allowed to compress video size or edit video to make it more attractive. With this video converter, you can also download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and other video sites easily by pasting URL. Wondershare UniConverter works on both Windows and Mac system smoothly, and you can free download and follow the steps in the following parts to upload MOV to YouTube easily.

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  • Convert MOV to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and 1000+ formats like AVI, MKV, MP4, WMV, etc.
  • Edit MOV videos more attractive with trimming, cropping, rotating, adding watermarks, applying effects, etc.
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  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, macOS 11 Big Sur, 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7.

In addition, as known to all, YouTube won't accept a file exceeding 10 minutes. If your MOV file is too long to upload, this app can also let you split it to the specific length easily. Next, I'll show you the whole process. It's really simple, just three steps.

  1. Load your target MOV video to MOV to YouTube converter.
  2. Select an output format that is supported by YouTube and start MOV to YouTube conversion.
  3. Upload converted MOV videos to YouTube.

How to Convert MOV to YouTube Supported Format?

Step 1 Add MOV files to this MOV to YouTube converter.

Launch Wondershare UniConverter after the installation and go to the Converter section. To add MOV to this MOV to YouTube converter, you can either hit the Add Files button in the upper left-hand corner or directly drag and drop the MOV file into the software window.

add MOV files to MOV to YouTube converter

Step 2 Choose a directly optimized preset for YouTube.

This smart app directly offers users an optimized format for YouTube. You just need to click the drop-down button and choose the Web Video tab from the opened format list, then click the YouTube from the left sidebar and select the video resolution on the right. You can also choose the output format in batch by clicking the button next to the Output Format option in the bottom-left corner.

choose YouTube as output format

Step 3 Convert and upload MOV to YouTube.

Click the Start All or Convert button to start converting MOV to YouTube supported format (MP4) with this MOV to YouTube converter. The whole process just costs you a few minutes. When it's done, a notice will show, saying all the tasks have been converted successfully.

Upload MOV to YouTube - Locate Downloaded Video

Now, you can upload the output files to YouTube very smoothly. Can't find the output files? Just switch to the Converted tab and click the file folder icon to open the file folder on your computer. Or you can watch the specified video tutorial below.

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Part 2. External Knowledge for MOV Video Sharing

Note: If your MOV or FLV file is too large to upload to YouTube, you can split it to the specific length (not more than 10 minutes). So you just need to trim the video and only get the video clip you need.

1. Click the Trim button (the left one) under the video thumbnail.

upload MOV to YouTube - edit mov video

2. Then you'd get a separate Trim window, where you can set the start time and end time of the video clip.

upload MOV to YouTube - trim mov video

3. After trimming, click the OK button to proceed.


If your MOV video is large in size and you want to compress it to upload to YouTube much easier, then you can learn How to Compress MOV Video Size without Losing Quality Using Wondershare UniConverter >>.

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