video size for youtube

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Tyson Bradford asked 5 years ago

what format do I use to upload to youtube where it will fill the whole screen and not just part of it like in the video I have in my account?  my video is not taking up the full screen and I did the horizontal format

1 Answers
Craig Staff asked 5 years ago

Hi Tyson,
The format you are using is square and YouTube doesn’t really like square videos. They really just want plain ole HD videos, so you would need to use the plain HD layout without any bars on the top or bottom.

You can see that template in this loom video:

The other layouts are for social media where they allow a number of different resolutions and aspect ratios.

Let me know how else I can help.