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Uploading projects to YouTube

Overview

Quickly upload your project to YouTube without moving away from Adobe Captivate. A single click is all you need to get your project up on to this popular video sharing web site.

This tutorial explains how to directly upload your Adobe Captivate projects to YouTube.

Procedure

  1. Click File > Publish to YouTube.


    Publish To YouTube option in the File menu

    Adobe Captivate converts your project to an MP4 file at the back end. After the conversion is completed, the Adobe Captivate Video Publisher dialog box, and the YouTube Login window appears.

  2. Specify your YouTube login credentials, and click Login.


    YouTube login

  3. In the Adobe Captivate Video Publisher dialog box, specify the title for the project, and type in a description.


    Adobe Captivate Video Publisher dialog box

  4. In the Tags field, type the tags for the project to optimize your users' search for the project. Use commas or semicolons to separate multiple tags.

    Generally, the tags are the search terms that your users use to search for your project on YouTube. Some examples are the subject of your project, or the key terms in the project, or the title.

  5. In the Category list, click a category to which your project belongs.

  6. Click one of the following options:

    • Public: To make your project available for everyone who accesses YouTube.

    • Private: To make your project available to only specific set of users. After uploading the file, log on to YouTube, and provide permissions for such users.

  7. Read the terms and conditions, click the check box, and then click Upload. After successfully uploading the video to YouTube, the Adobe Captivate Video Publisher displays the URL for the video.


    Adobe Captivate Video Publisher after uploading to YouTube

  8. Click View on YouTube to view the project on YouTube.

    Note: YouTube may take a while to display the video.

  9. Click Tell a Friend to send an e-mail to the required people. The default e-mail application configured on your machine is loaded, and the URL of the project appears in the default text of the e-mail

Summary

Publish your projects to YouTube from within Adobe Captivate with a single click. Adobe Captivate converts your project to an MP4 file at the back end, and then prompts you to provide your YouTube credentials for publishing.

 

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