On the surface it may seem like self-hosting videos is better than embedding them from YouTube (or other platforms). To a certain degree that is true, as self-hosting will give you full control over the video, minimize distractions and advertisements, as well as possibly provide more direct traffic as your website will be the only source of the video.
However despite those advantages there are 4 reasons why embedding videos is really better than self-hosting:
As you can see embedding videos will definitely help you to gain several invaluable advantages. If you want to make sure that your video turns out as expected when it is uploaded to a video sharing platform then you should convert it to adhere to the platform’s recommended settings. One of the easiest ways to do so is with Movavi Video Converter.
Using Movavi Video Converter you will be able to convert your videos between any formats that you require. It can easily convert WebM to MP4, AVI to MOV, WMV to FLV, and so on. Additionally its features will let you convert image and audio files, extract audio tracks, create animated GIFs, enhance video quality, cut and join video segments, insert customizable text, and much more.
Suffice to say, Movavi Video Converter can help you not only convert your videos to the right format, but also prepare them in other ways before they’re uploaded. Regardless of whether you choose to embed or self-host your videos, it will be a nice asset to have around.
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