How to Upload a Video to | English Version

Are you looking for platform or media to share your videos among Chinese?. Do you wish to watch or download latest Chinese video’s?. Youku has provided a good platform for users to Search, Share, upload, watch and download video’s.

Youku is popular among mainland china and it is known as china YouTube. Most Chinese video are best watch on Youku because they are not available on YouTube.

Youku video support filetypes which includes: .avi, .dat, .wmv, .rm, .mod, .ram, .mpeg, .divx, .3gp, .mkv, .mp4, .m4v, .dvix, .dv, .dat, .flv, .asf, .rmvb, .mov, .flc, .vob, .ram .qt, .cpk, .fli and .mpg. has no size limit for video upload. Files over 200mb must be uploaded using Youku’s upload software.

To Upload a video on Youku you would need to Create Account on This article will cover Youku in EnglishHow to Register on, Youku Video Upload and Youku App Download.

Youku in English | English | English website is develop using Chinese. This has made it difficult for users who doesn’t understand Chinese Language. Youku has due to this, been limited to people who only understand Chinese language. To use in English, follow the following link : in English.

How To Create Account On Youku | Sign Up Youku | Register Youku Account

Sign Up Youku

Instruction: Follow the screenshot in English to help you do similar thing on the original website.

  • Visit Youku official site at
  • Click on Register as shown on the screenshot above.
  • Select your country code and type your phone number.

Sign Up Youku

  • Set a password and confirm it.
  • Click on Get verification code.
  • Enter the verification code sent to you in the box and confirm.
  • Click on register.
  • Account is ready.


  • Login with your phone number and password.

How To Upload Video On | Youku Video Upload

Follow this guide using the screenshot.

  • Login to your Youku account at
  • Locate and click the upload icon on top of the screen.

Youku Video Upload

  • Click on the big upload icon to browse the video you wish to upload.

Youku Video Upload

  • Fill the form with your video title, description, category and tag. See below screenshot for the form.

Youku Video Upload

  • On the category aspect, there is a drop down where you will choose a category for your video. see screenshot of category drop down below.

Youku Video Upload

  • Don’t make any changes on “Copyright, Privacy and Sharing”.
  • If you wish you can provide a Chinese title, description and tag. Do this using Google translator where you will write in English and then translate to Chinese. Copy each to the corresponding box.
  • When the progress bar is upto 100% then your file upload is ready. Click on the blue button.

Youku Video Upload

  • On a successful upload, you will be redirect to a confirmation page. click the blue button to return to the upload page.

Youku Mobile App Download | Download Youku App

Mobile users can Download Youku Player for a better experience on video collections. See below links for mobile download.

  • Download Youku For Android Here.
  • Download Youku For iPhone, iPad and mac Here


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