How Do I Upload a GoPro Video to YouTube in High Quality?

Are you looking for a way to upload your GoPro videos to YouTube in high quality? Well, you’ve come to the right place! In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the steps to upload your GoPro videos to YouTube in the best possible quality.

Step 1: Export Your GoPro Video

The first step is to export your GoPro video from the camera. Connect your camera to your computer using a USB cable or remove the SD card and insert it into your computer’s SD card slot. Once connected, open the GoPro app or copy the video files from the SD card to your computer.

Step 2: Edit Your GoPro Video

If you want to edit your video before uploading it to YouTube, there are many video editing software available such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, etc. You can also use free editing software like iMovie or DaVinci Resolve.

Edit your video as per requirements. You can cut out unwanted footage, add music or sound effects, add text overlays or subheaders through these editing tools.

Step 3: Choose the Right Settings

While exporting/uploading a video on YouTube quality settings are crucial. So make sure that you select a high-quality format for uploading such as 1080p or higher.

You can also choose other settings like frame rate and bit rate depending on what works best for your video content. Keep in mind that higher bit rates and frame rates will result in larger file sizes.

Step 4: Upload Your Video on YouTube

After editing and setting up all required settings now it’s time to upload our video on YouTube.

Log in with credentials on then click on create a new video button available at top right corner of screen then follow these steps:

  • Click on “Upload Video” button.
  • Select the video file from your computer
  • Add basic information like Title, Description, and Tags
  • Select privacy settings and choose a thumbnail for your video.
  • Click on “Publish” and wait for the upload to complete.


Now you know how to upload your GoPro videos to YouTube in high quality. Just remember to export your video, edit as per requirements, choose the right settings and follow the steps to upload on YouTube. With these simple steps, you can share your amazing GoPro adventures with the world!