Google Launches Dedicated YouTube Video Camera App For iPhone and iPod Touch

Here is an interesting move by Google, which has clearly stepped up its mobile game in recent months: You can now download a dedicated YouTube camera appYouTube Capture – for iPhone and iPod touch. The app lets you record a video clip and right after you are done filming, you can write a caption, select which networks you want to share to, and publish.

One nice feature of the app, Google writes, is that it will continue to upload your video in the background even after you minimize the app. You can also control who sees your video by setting it to the usual YouTube privacy settings (private, unlisted, and public). The app, of course, also makes use of the usual YouTube enhancements like color correction and stabilization, and it lets you “trim the length and add free background music from YouTube.”

All of these features, says Google, are also available for your existing videos on your device and you can always undo them (but only by going to

What’s interesting here, by the way, is that the app doesn’t just let you upload your videos to YouTube – it also supports simultaneous uploads to Google+, Facebook, and Twitter.