When this happens...
Google DriveNew File in Folder
Then do this...
YouTubeUpload Video

Want a simple way to upload YouTube videos from Google Drive? This integration can do it for you. Just set the Zap up to watch your Google Drive folder for new files, then let Zapier post them to YouTube for you.

How this YouTube-Google Drive integration works

  1. A new video file is added to Google Drive
  2. Zapier uploads it to YouTube

Apps involved

  • Google Drive
  • YouTube

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When this happens...
then do this!
New File in Folder

Triggers when a new file is added directly to a specific folder (but not its subfolders).

Create File from Text

Create a new file from plain text.

New File

Triggers when any new file is added (inside of any folder).

Upload File

Copies an existing file from another service to Google Drive.

New Video In Channel

Trigger when a new video is published to a specific YouTube channel.

Create Folder

Create a new, empty folder.

New Video

Trigger when a new video is uploaded by a specific YouTube username.

Upload Video

Post a video to your channel

New Video by Search

Trigger when a new video is uploaded that matches a specific search string.

Copy File

Create a copy of the specified file.

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Google Drive is Google's file sync app that lets you store all of your files online alongside your Google Docs documents, and keep them synced with all of your devices.

YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small.