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Youtube.com – How to add videos longer than 10 minutes to youtube




What is Youtube?

YouTube is a video sharing website where users can upload, view and share video clips. Three former PayPal employees created YouTube in February 2005. In November 2006, YouTube, LLC was bought by Google Inc. for US$1.65 billion, and is now operated as a subsidiary of Google. The company is based in San Bruno, California, and uses Adobe Flash Video technology to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as amateur content such as video blogging and short original videos. Most of the content on YouTube has been uploaded by individuals, although media corporations including CBS and the BBC and other organizations offer some of their material via the site. (read more at Wikipedia)

What you may not know you can do with Youtube

If you may not know already, Youtube users are currently limited to 10 minute video uploads, but using a few Youtube techniques you can add videos longer than 10 minutes.  In short, crop you video into 10 minute segments, upload them, create a Youtube playlist of your videos, then create a custom video player which plays your playlist, embed the video to your website or blog, voila, you have a Youtube video player that plays a video larger than 10 minutes.

Here’s a video on how to do this :



  1. evillemonkey
    March 14th, 2011 at 17:48 | #1


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