Adding Clickable Links to YouTube Videos

Adding Clickable Links to YouTube Videos

By Roger Wambolt

In this tutorial we’re going to show you a few simple tricks to make your YouTube videos more engaging by adding annotations – text and links – onto your videos. We’ll start with VideoStudio to create some frames or “hotspots” where the annotations will be. Then we’ll show you how to use the editing tools in YouTube’s video manager to add text and links.

Here are some of the techniques we cover in this tutorial. Click on the links below for more details on these features.

Using the Track Manager to add a video to an overlay track

Using the Freeze Frame feature to add an extra frame

Adding a frame to an image or video with Mask & Chroma Key

Exporting and uploading your video to YouTube

Adding text and links to your videos with the YouTube Video Manager

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