How to upload your Flip Videos to YouTube

by Ross McKillop on January 13, 2011

Flip Video

This guide will take you step-by-step through the process of uploading the videos you’ve taken with your Flip Camera to YouTube.

  1. Start out by launching the FlipShare software. Select the video you want to upload to YouTue.

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  3. From the Share section, click the Online button.
  4. Select YouTube from the list of sites, and then click the Next button.

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  6. Enter your YouTube credentials in the spaces provided. This is most often just your gmail.com email address. Click Login to proceed.

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  8. Decide if you want everyone (the public) to be able to watch your video, or have it Private. For the sake of this tutorial, we’ll upload a video and make it available for anyone to watch – which is the default. Click the Share button when you’re ready.

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  10. In the bottom left corner of the screen, the FlipShare progress meter will display. This will give you a rough indication as to how long it’s going to take to upload your video to YouTube.
  11. Once completed, click the YouTube link.
  12. This will take you directly to your YouTube.com videos page. Click the Edit button.

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  14. From here, you can change all sorts of the info about the video. The title, description, tags – and much more. Click the Save Changes button when you’re done.

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  16. That’s it – you’re done! You’ve now transferred (copied) your Flip Video to YouTube.