This is a self-explanatory table, from which you could distinguish the winner and the loser at a single glance. Apparently, you can provide YouTube users with much better video quality (even original 4K video) if you upload iPhone video to YouTube on your computer instead of mobile device since the general desktop has much stronger hardware configurations for YouTube to handle iPhone video uploading without badly compressing or losing video data.
To sum up, irrespective of video uploading speed or video quality, your desktop is always superior to your handheld gadget to cope with this iPhone video to YouTube uploading task. Therefore, you're strongly recommended to use your computer to upload iPhone recordings to YouTube. How to upload? Read on.
Part 2: How to Upload iPhone Recordings to YouTube via PC
Before you embark on the video uploading journey, you may need to edit your iPhone footage first to upload iPhone video highlights to YouTube. To customize your iPhone recordings, VideoProc, an all-in-1 iPhone video processing software, is your best mate.
Enhance video quality: use VideoProc to brighten your iPhone dark video, adjust your video contrast/hue/gamma/saturation, add special effects to your iPhone recording (Vignette, Vintage, Sharpen, Mirror, Negate, Painting, etc.), remove background/ambient noise from iPhone video and stabilize iPhone shaky video.
Improve video upload speed: enable its Cut feature to cut off the unwanted parts and just save the highlights you need to shorten video upload time. Crop feature is accessible to narrow video image. You can also lower 4K 60FPS to 30FPS and ajust bit rate around 30-40% to make file smaller and uploading faster.
When your iPhone (4K) video is well modified, you can proceed to the next phase - upload iPhone video clips to YouTube on your computer. Let's get it started!
Transfer video from iPhone to Mac (MacBook, MBP, iMac Pro, Mac Mini) or Windows (10/8/7) using Photos app or third party iPhone manager. You can check this iPhone to Mac video sync guide
if you have no idea about this.
Step 2: Launch your web browser > open YouTube website > log into YouTube account using your Google account.
Click the video recording icon
(create a video or post) > tap "Upload Video" from the drop-down list.
Step 4: Tap the upward arrow > choose the iPhone video from your desktop > wait for your video uploading.
Note: you're allowed to modify the basic information about your video (video title, description, tags, etc.), add translations and adjust advanced settings (comments, caption certification, age restriction, video language, etc.).
Click "Publish" to upload iPhone 4K/1080p/720p video to YouTube with original video quality. Actually, YouTube website also encourages you to upload original 4K/1080p/720p iPhone clips to enable better quality playback. Just a few minutes later, your iPhone footage will be successfully live on YouTube. Go to "My Channel" under your YouTube account to check the video status. Also learn how to use VideoProc to help send large videos to WhatsApp on iPhone