How to Convert DVD to YouTube on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included)
Have you dreamed to create your own movies with some wonderful DVD segments and upload them to YouTube? But as we all know that most commercial DVDs are protected, you may not edit or playback them on any editors or players. However, DVD to YouTube Converter for Mac allows you to convert DVD to YouTube and other video editor acceptable video formats. But you are recommended to only convert homemade DVD to YouTube because it's illegal to distribute DVD movies on YouTube unless you remix it just for fun. YouTube would also remove the illegal videos if there are.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to transfer DVD clips to YouTube on Mac OS X including Snow Leopard and Lion.
What you will need to convert DVD to YouTube:
1. A movie DVD (either commercial or homemade) and DVD drive.
2. A solid and intuitive Mac DVD to YouTube Converter.
3. A YouTube account
Free download trial version of DVD to YouTube video converter:
Step 1: Load DVD for converting to YouTube (.flv)
After install the DVD to YouTube Converter for Mac, open it from Application folder. In the welcome screen, click Load DVD or Load DVD Files from main menu to browse your computer hard drive or DVD discs and select the files you want to convert. Or you can easily drag-and-drop files into this application for converting.
Step 2: Select the output format
Click the image button on the right of each video item, set output file name and select FLV as the output format from the list. There are a variety of video and audio format for output.
Step 3: Customize YouTube video and audio settings before conversion
You can set output video and audio such as Resolution, Encoder, Bit rate and Frame rate of the YouTube video.
Step 4: Start the conversion
When all the settings are done, click Convert->Start Conversion so the YouTube Converter will do the job.
In fact, you have another choice that is to import DVD to iMovie on Mac for further editing and uploading the edited videos to YouTube via iMovie.