How often does it happen that you come across an exciting video on YouTube and wish to share it on your Twitter account? I bet quite too often as one thing is undeniable – video content gets significantly more attention from followers.

For this reason, we will talk you through how to share YouTube video on Twitter with thumbnail in a pleasantly simple manner.


If you want to post amazing YouTube videos on Twitter, then you need a comprehensive video editor like iMyFone Filme. Its output video can also be directly exported to Twitter. Download it for free and try it out!

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Part 1. Share YouTube Videos on Twitter with a Link

Just like in any other platform, you can easily upload videos from YouTube on Twitter with a link. This option comes in handy when you wish to drive views on your YouTube channel. Else, if the video's size is more than 512MB or it is longer than 140 seconds, then you have no option but to share its link.

Check out yourself how to share YouTube video on Twitter with preview:

Step 1

Launch YouTube and go to the video you want to share on Twitter with a link.

Step 2

At the bottom of the video, hit on Share and then, click on Copy. The Link will be copied to your clipboard.

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Step 3

Now, go to your Twitter feed and hit on Compose Tweet and paste this link, and hit Tweet. The video will be uploaded with a thumbnail.


It's better to write a captivating caption to draw more attention. You should also add relevant hashtags to increase your tweet's reach.

Also Read:

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Part 2. Download YouTube Video and Post on Twitter

Another way to upload YouTube videos to Twitter is by downloading the video first on your computer and then, sharing it on Twitter.

1. Download YouTube Video

Unfortunately, there's no official method to download videos from YouTube. But there's nothing to worry about. Downloading any video from YouTube is as easy as it can get. All you need to do is install a reliable third-party downloader or chrome extension to get the job done.

You can rely on any downloader tool of your choice. Here we will guide you on how to download YouTube video using 4k Video Downloader (free tool):

Step 1

Head to the official site of 4k Video Downloader. Download and install it on your computer.

Step 2

After that, go to YouTube and play the video you want to download.

Step 3

Now, hit on the Share icon and then, click on Copy. This will copy the video's URL to your clipboard.


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Step 4

Return to 4k Video Downloader and hit on the "Paste Link" button present at the top-left.

Step 5

The program will retrieve the video's details and provide several video-quality resolutions you can download.

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Step 6

Simply click on the quality you want and hit on Download. The program will save it on your computer.

Now that you have downloaded the video, let us discuss how to share this video on Twitter.

2. Post on Twitter

Twitter offers a straightforward process to share a downloaded video with your followers. Check out yourself how to share a video on Twitter from YouTube:

Step 1

Log in to your Twitter account at Click on the "What's happening" icon to compose a new tweet.

Step 2

Now, hit on the "Add Photos or Video" icon and browse and import the recently downloaded video on your computer.


Step 3

The video will be uploaded to your Tweet. Write a captivating caption, relevant keywords, and click on Tweet.

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That's it, the video will be uploaded on your Twitter account.


• The video size should be less than 512MB.

• It's no longer than 140 seconds or 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

• The minimum resolution should be 32 x 32 and the maximum resolution should be no more than 1920 x 1200.

• The video format should be MP4 and H264 format with AAC audio.

If any of these conditions are not met, you have to edit the video. The next section will discuss the most efficient tool to edit YouTube videos before posting them on Twitter.

Part 3. Best Tool to Edit YouTube Videos for Sharing to Twitter - iMyFone Filme

If you're someone who wants to post captivating and exciting YouTube videos on Twitter, then you need a smart video editor like iMyFone Filme. Using this software, you can add unlimited filters, transitions, effects, and themes to the YouTube video and take it to a higher level effortlessly.

What makes it the most reputable video editor in the market is its simple and intuitive interface and stellar editing features. No wonder, this easy-to-use yet full-featured software is a perfect choice for both beginners and professionals to edit YouTube videos.

    Noteworthy Features of Filme

    If you're wondering why Filme is worth buying, here are the key reasons:

  • Multi-layering of YouTube videos
  • All basic video editing features such as rotate, crop, trim, split, and so on
  • Adjust the style of the YouTube video
  • Multiple editing modes
  • Latest Picture in Picture effects
  • Detach audio from YouTube video
  • Adjust speed of audio and video YouTube clips
  • Offers Fast video mode
  • Stunning slideshow creation of YouTube video
  • Easily adds text to YouTube videos

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Pros of Filme

yes Easy to use even for novice users

yes Small in size yet very powerful in functionality

yes Simple and intuitive interface

yes Easy to access thousands of tools.

yes Offers the most advanced video and audio editing effects

yes Instant preview of effects while editing

yes Thousands of filters, themes, overlays, text presets

Follow the below steps to edit YouTube videos for sharing on Twitter using iMyFone Filme:

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Step 1

Download iMyFone Filme from the official site and install and launch it on your computer.

Step 2

Now, hit on the Import Media option and browse the downloaded YouTube video you want to edit.

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Step 3

Hover your mouse to the video and click on the "+" sign on the video to move it to Filme's timeline at the bottom tab.

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Step 4

Once the video is in the timeline, click on it and then you can apply thousands of filters and video effects to enhance its appearance.

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Starting from the basic editing tools to the most advanced, Filme lets you create a completely new video within just a couple of minutes.

Step 5

Once you're done editing, hit on Export > Export Video at the top tab to download the final product to your computer.

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That's how simple it is to use iMyFone Filme. You can then upload the edited video on Twitter by following the steps discussed in Part 2.

Part 4. Final Words

To wrap it up, this blog post has provided a step-by-step guide on how to post a video from YouTube on Twitter. No matter if you want to post a YouTube video on Twitter with a link or thumbnail or you want to download the YouTube video first before posting it on Twitter, this article GOT YOU COVERED.

The next time you are having any difficulty in uploading a video on Twitter from YouTube, read this article thoroughly and get the job done with just a few clicks.

We recommend users install the premium version of iMyFone Filme to add cool effects to YouTube videos and make them even more attractive before uploading on Twitter.

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