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Google makes it easy to transfer Google Video to YouTube

Google announced that it is offering a tool to make it easier for Google video users to move their content to YouTube.

Last week, Google announced that it would be ending video playback on April 29. Now they’ve done away with that deadline and given Google Video users the option to upload their content straight to YouTube through a link on the video status page. You will need a YouTube account to transfer the video.


An example of the YouTube upload link from YouTube's blog

Both the videos on Google Videos and their links will be accessible. will be working to automatically migrate the Google videos to YouTube.

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Hayley Tsukayama covers consumer technology for The Washington Post.

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