Friday, August 26, 2011

(New!) Improved resumable and recoverable uploads


Some new uploading options are available on YouTube that allow users of Chrome, Firefox 4 or higher, and Internet Explorer users with Silverlight to resume or recover aborted uploads.  We welcome you to give it a try! (And if you have feedback, please leave it for us in the YouTube Partner Forum, here.)

1.Chrome and Firefox 4+ users can go directly to http://upload.youtube.com/my_videos_upload
--Begin uploading your video
--Interrupt your upload by closing the browser, killing your internet connection by pulling the plug, disconnecting, etc.
--Resume uploading the same video, and watch your progress jump back to where it was.

2.Internet Explorer users can download silverlight (www.silverlight.net) and try the following:
--Feel free to disconnect/reconnect your network or kill the connection during the upload. Note that there is no long-term resumability, so don't cancel the upload or close your browser.
--After interrupting the upload, grab them same file and try it again.  You can interrupt it and retry as many times as you like.

Thanks for uploading!

Allison Bransfield, YouTube Product Specialist, recently watched "Journey to Bled.mpg."
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