There are more and more people are contemplating purchasing a 4K camera that can shoot in XAVC or XAVC-S. But the point here is, when you tried a test file and you would find YouTube does not support XAVC/XAVC S currently. This tutorial has all that you want: how to upload XAVC/XAVC S to YouTube for sharing with more friends. Learn details.

As we know, XAVC can support 4K resolution (4096 X 2160 and 3840 X 2160) at up to 60 frames per second (fps) and uses MXF as the container format; XAVC S supports resolutions up to 3840 X 2160 and uses MP4 as the container format. Generally speaking, YouTube accepts video files in FLV, AVI, etc formats. So, in order to upload XAVC/XAVC S to YouTube, the first thing you need do is to encode XAVC, XAVC S to YouTube supported video formats. What’s more, to add XAVC/XAVC S to YouTube for displaying correctly, we also need to set the proper video resolution, frame rate…

To achieve the goal, U2USoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended. Overall, the XAVC/XAVC S converter just meets your needs, which works as a XAVC/XAVC S editor as well. With it, you can fast convert XAVC, XAVC S videos to YouTube compatible format with a proper resolution like 720p( 1280×720), 1080p(1920×1080), 2160p(3840×2160). Plus, with the built-in video editor, it’s freely for you to trim the videos into multiple segments with short duration as you want. It has an equivalent Windows version U2USoft Total Video Converter to help you to solve XAVC to YouTube incompatible issues on Windows. Just get the right version according to your computer’s OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert XAVC/XAVC S videos to YouTube with ease.

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Guide on Converting XAVC/XAVC S to YouTube

For Mac(including Yosemite, Mavericks) users, just follow the detailed guide to complete your conversion. The way to share XAVC/XAVC S clips to YouTube on Windows is the same. Just make sure you’ve downloaded the right version.

Step 1: Import XAVC, XAVC S files

Launch the Mac video converter; drag & drop video files to it. Or click the Add video button to import the XAVC, XAVC S files you want to convert.

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Step 2: Select output format for YouTube

Click Format bar to select an output format. To share your XAVC/XAVC S recordings on YouTube, .mov, .mpeg4, .avi, .3gp format from Common Video are all the proper formats.


Tip: Advanced encoding settings You can press the Settings button to adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to optimize the quality. For 4K XAVC/XAVC S to YouTube, the highest video resolution is 3840×2160. And the common frame rates for YouTube include: 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60 frames per second.

Step 3: Edit/Split your XAVC/XAVC S files

Click Edit button and you can trim, crop or adjust the XAVC, XAVC videos with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the movie you want. Besides, by clicking the Split icon in the main interface, you can cut your files according to time length and file size.

Step 4: Start the conversion

After all necessary settings and editing, click Convert to start the conversion. When the conversion completes, you can click Upload Video on YouTube to upload the converted XAVC, XAVC S video files to YouTube without any troubles.