In the trend of 4K video, even the sharing site, YouTube, offers 4K support. But, although YouTube official claims that it supports 4K, many people find it is not easy to upload 4K video to YouTube. The reasons that you get failure 4K video uploading to YouTube maybe contains two aspects: a. YouTube has a 15 min limit in usual and your 4K video maybe is longer than the limit; b. Youtube’s maximum 4K bitrate is 45Mbps and it doesn’t work with 60fps 4K video well. So if your 4K video has more frame rate than the maximum, you maybe can’t succeed in uploading your 4K videos to YouTube.

If you are not sure whether your 4K video is suitable for the YouTube or not, you can do some processing before uploading the 4K video to YouTube. For example, transcode the 4K video to YouTube compatible format; Devide 4K files into shorter 15 min sections; Adjust the video parameters of the 4K video to more adapt to YouTube. How to achieve all of these tasks? You can ask help for a HD Video Converter.

UFUWare HD Video Converter is a good choice. It can easily convert 4K video to YouTube supported format 4K MP4. And with built-in editing tool, you can trim video footage to get a 15 min 4K video clip for YouTube. You are also allowed to adjust video size, codec, frame rate and audio sample rate, bitrate to be more compatible with YouTube.

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Convert 4K video to Youtube supported 4K MP4 for uploading

Step 1. Import 4K files

Install and launch the powerful Video Converter as the 4K video to YouTube Converter. Then you can add the 4K videos to the program by clicking “Add Video” button or directly drag and drop the 4K video files to the app.

4K video to YouTube Converter

Step 2. Select output format

Click “Profile” bar to select “4K Video > YouTube 4K Video(*.mp4)” as output format. This 4K MP4 is native format for YouTube.

Convert 4K videos to YouTube supported 4K MP4

Step 3. Adjust video parameters

Click “Settings” button to customize audio and video parameters like video codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels. As Youtube’s maximum 4K bitrate is 45Mbps, you can set the video frame rate like 24fps.

Adjust video and audio parameters

Step 4. Trim the 4K video footage

Click “Edit” button and you can trim, crop or adjust the video with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the video you want.

Step 5. Start the 4K video to YouTube conversion

Click “Convert” button on the interface to convert 4K videos to 4K MP4 for YouTube uploadingon Mac or Windows.

When the 4K video to 4K MP4 conversionprocess finishes, you can click “Open Folder” button to locate the generated .mp4 files, and then you can upload the converted 4K videos to YouTube simply and smoothly. Just have a try!