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There are a number of ways to share and upload videos on a computer and over the Internet. When an individual decides to upload videos to the Internet for sharing with others, video sharing websites, blogs and social networking sites are all popular ways of doing so. To upload videos for private viewing, however, an individual needs a video uploading program installed on the computer, as well as a connection cord that will transfer the information from the camera to the computer. Video uploading software usually allows for playback of any video, but doesn't necessarily contain programs for editing a video.
Using a website as a medium to upload videos is a very popular activity used by many people all over the world, and promotes video sharing and networking. Popular video sharing sites can easily be found with any search engine, and the majority of the time they are free to all users. Videos can be commented on by other users and shared with others through various social networking platforms. When an individual wants to upload videos to a video sharing website, she can be assured that the video will stay saved in the site's network for later retrieval.
For private video viewing, a user can activate privacy settings for any video on a video sharing website. This way only selected groups of people, or only the one who uploaded the video, can view the video. Having a video uploading program that works directly with the camera that contains the video is another way to easily upload a video to a computer for private viewing. Most of the time cameras will come with additional software for video uploads. If not, the company or the brand can advise which software to purchase based on the model of camera through its website or customer service.
Choosing to upload videos to the computer through video uploading software, rather than posting them to the web, is a good choice for those who wish to edit their videos. Adding effects or text can easily be done in any video editing software. Some video uploading software contains the added benefits of editing videos and adding special effects. Choosing a software that combines the two is a good choice to make for ease of uploading, editing and review of the final product.