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I'm trying to upload a Microsoft Word Notebook Layout document (that includes images, video and text) to YouTube.

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Is there a reason it needs to be on Youtube? Can it be an online powerpoint instead? – phwd Apr 5 '12 at 18:16
a) MS Word isn't the right tool for making slide deck. b) Slide decks aren't videos - you must record your presentation as video first and then try to upload it to YouTube. – dnbrv Apr 5 '12 at 20:51

Unfortunately that cannot be done.

The hand-wavy answer to your question would be that for YouTube to extract the video, or somehow interpret a Word document as a video, is out of scope for their service. Basically, you'll have to upload a ready-made video file.

The official answer to your question is that per the online help for YouTube, the supported file formats are: WebM, MPEG4, 3GPP, MOV, AVI, MPEGPS, WMV, FLV.

You have two choices:

  1. Find some software, or other means, to convert your Word file into one of the above mentioned supported video formats
  2. Re-create the content as a video

My tip would be to get your content into PowerPoint, and use a software package to convert your PowerPoint file into a video file. There are existing converters out there, as well as screen recorders that would help with this part.

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