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5 Ways How to Create YouTube Videos


If you have plan to open a YouTube channel or already have open one, you probably wondering how to consistently put content to your channel without taking much of your time. Thanks to modern technology, creating videos is no longer a tedious task as before. All you need is a smartphone camera and a video editing software and that’s it. However, more tools are needed if you want to create more than just a simple video. Here are 5 ways on how you can create video for your YouTube channel.

1. Create video using iMovie

If you have an iPhone, you probably have the iMovie app as well. The interesting thing about this app is that you can edit your video directly from your iPhone. The iMovie app also has a ready-made template in which you can just put your videos in there and you can get Hollywood style trailer video. If you have an iPhone and you want to create a video, follow these steps.

Step 1
Open your iPhone and tap the iMovie app. It usually comes pre-installed

Step 2
In the iMovie app, you can choose to create a video from scratch by choosing the ‘Movie’ function or use ready-made template in the “Trailer’ function


Step 3
In the trailer menu, choose the theme that is suitable to the video you want to create and then tap ‘Create’

Step 4
Fill-up the ready-made with your own video clip to form your own video.


2. Create video from Power Point Slide


If you have information to share but it is in Microsoft power point slide, you can actually convert your slide into a video. The video can then be uploaded to YouTube for sharing. All you need is a Microsoft Power point 2010 version and above. The power point slide need to be drafted first of course and for full effect, you can use the animation sequence function in the Microsoft power point. You can also a narration to your video by using a microphone. You can then save your converted power point video to MPEG-4 AVC or AAC audio format. Read here to know the step by step to create a video from power point slide.

3. Create video from Screencast


What is a screencast? A screencast is basically a digital video recording of actions taken in a desktop or laptop computers and recorded through the use of software or website services. Screencast a good way to create how to videos and it is normally accompanied by voice over narration. Screencast can be done by using either free or paid software for screen cast. What the software do is that it can capture the screen of your laptop or computer as you go through either a slide or a specific activity done using your computer that is shown in the laptop. This screen cast can be proved to be popular as well as cost effective. You can a paid software such Camtasia or free software such as Screencast-o-matic.

4. Create video using Animation Software or Website

Animation software or website services that offers a ready-made template has been growing in recent years. People with no skill in animation can easily produce an animation video in a short time. These services are mostly on a subscription basis but there are some that offered either a free trial or free service to use but with their watermark logo on your video. Some of the popular animation services you can try out is Goanimate as the one we use here and also Biteable.

5. Create video using your smartphones

The smartphones camera nowadays are god enough to make a quality video. For example the iPhone 7 have a 12MP camera with wide-angle feature. It can also digital zoom up to 5x. The sound quality captured is also good enough for a decent video. Therefore, by using your smartphone you can create a video on almost anything. In addition to that, there are many free and paid app that can be installed in the iPhone that can allow you to do some editing of your video before uploading it to YouTube.

So, there you have it. 5 ways you can quickly make a video content for your YouTube channel. However, do not expect a lot of visitors initially for your video. You can do some optimizing to your video so that it can rank higher in the YouTube search engine. Read here on how to optimize YouTube videos for higher ranking.

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