Uploading and hosting public and private videos

last update : october 2010

The following websites allow users to upload and host their videos for public or private views:

  • YouTube (Google) : up to 2 GB in size; up to 15 minutes in length; HD resolution
  • Google video : service has been discontinued
  • Picasa (Google) : up to 1 GB in size; recommended resolution: 640 x 480 pixels; recommended ratio: 4:3; recommended frame rate: 30 frames per second;¬† videos are converted into a flash format (.FLV) with Standard Quality (320 x 240 pixel) or High Quality (480 x 360 pixels) playback
  • flickr (Yahoo) : up to 150 MB in size; up to 90 seconds in length; HD resolution (720 horizontal lines of resolution in the video); free and pro
  • Vimeo : free and pro ($59.95 a year)
  • LongTail Video (bits on the run) : pro (price calculator)
  • PhotoBucket : up to 500 MB; up to 10 minutes