Upload a video from YouTube

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Import a video from YouTube to your Riverside account.

Once the content is added to your Studio, you can open it in the Editor, generate Magic Clips and chapters from it, combine it with other recordings, and apply other features.

Step by step

  1. Copy the URL of your YouTube video to the clipboard.
  2. Log in to your Riverside account.
  3. In the ☰ menu on the left, hover over the desired Studio, and click ••• [the three dots].
  4. At the top of the page, click upload-tray.svg Upload.
  5. Under Upload file, paste the link of the YouTube video.
  6. After the thumbnail loads, click Upload.
    The video uploads and processes.
  7. On your Studio dashboard, click the video thumbnail.


You can import a recording from YouTube of up to 4 hours. It should be at least 5 minutes to generate Magic Clips.

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