A video host service permits an individual to upload & share the personal, business and the royalty free videos and to view them legally. The users will normally upload through a host service web, a phone or the desktop applications or the APIs.

The types of the video content uploaded can be anything from a short video clip to a complete length movie. The video host would then save the video on the server & view distinct embed codes and links to permit others to watch the video. The web, which is mainly utilized as a video host web is generally known as a video sharing site.

With an enhancing prevalence of technology & internet in day-to- day life, a video host service serves as a portal for distinct forms of entertainment, let it be comedy, shows, games, or songs. The content can be both user-generated or it can be a commercial product.

The entertainment industry nowadays utilize such a medium to release audio songs & videos and also movies & television shows straightaway to the people. As many users do not have unlimited website space, neither as paid service nor through an ISP offer, the video hosting is becoming very popular, especially with the increasing popularity of the blogs, the internet forums other user-interactive pages.

A mass market for the camera phones has enhanced the supply of user-generated videos. A traditional method of video distribution such as creating a DVD to show to the friends at home are unsuited to the less resolution and very high volume of phone camera clips. In comparison to this, the existing broadband internet connections are very well suited to serving the quality of a video shot on the phones. Most of the people do not have a web server & this has created a demand for a user-generated video content hosting.

The main objective of video host is to save the bandwidth & cost of hosting, usually removing the prices completely, building a common place, creating a hassle-free experience, where uploading a video & streaming or embedding will generally need an advanced programming information.

It is normally achieved via a web browser with a little coding experience. On some sites, the users share the entire film by fragmenting them up into the segments which are about the size of the video length limit imposed by a website.

An emerging way for the users is to obfuscate the titles of a feature length film which they share by giving a heading that is recognizable by humans but does not match with the standard search engines. Videos can be saved on a server & can be viewed from both the mobile devices & the website.