Great YouTube backgrounds

YouTube is a profound video sharing website where you can share your videos to millions of people all over the world. The recent event where a video created by invincible children received 84+ million views in a short period of time shows how powerful youtube is. If a video go viral it matters and the people behind it will be known. Youtube was created by 3 former Paypal employees, who wanted to have their own medium. YouTube uses Adobe Flash Video and HTML5 technology to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as amateur content such as video blogging and short original videos. One of the reasons for Youtubes popularity is the possibility to embed videos into website with a simple embed code. And the fact that users can create channels where they can promote their video creations in stream like fashion. To promote Youtube pages users can use Youtube icons on their blogs and website.

Most of the videos are uploaded by individuals however media corporations such as CBS, BBC and the likes offer some of their videos via YouTube.

If you have your own YouTube channel, it’s always pleasing to the eyes of the viewers to have a great background. It can definitely make you stand out from the crowd. With over 2 billion views a day and 24 hours of video uploaded every minute Youtube has become one of the biggest and most used websites in the world. If you think it’s about time to have your own Youtube channel and get noticed by some of these 2 billion viewers you should try to find a good background.

In today’s post I share to you some useful examples of Youtube backgrounds and templates that you can use right away or for inspiration to create your own. . Enjoy!



1. One Direction


One Direction YouTube background for all of those who love their music.

2. Abstract Galaxies


Its a fun a colorful abstract design that will help your channel stand out!

3. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows P2

Show your love for Harry Potter with this Deathly Hallows YouTube background.

4. Cityscape


Cityscape, with dark grays and light grays this will look great on your channel, simply add your own logo/branding and away you go.

5. Mountain Lion


Great wildlife background for your youtube channel.

6. Stop Joseph Kony


This is for all who are supporting Kony 2012 and this will help you spread the word about Joseph Kony to help put a stop to him and the LRA on your channel.

7. Smirnoff


Planet Smirnoff cool YouTube background.

8. Color Palette

Color Palette

Nice YouTube color palette background.

9. Hard Wood


A lovely new wooden look background for your channel.

10. Ridge Racer Unbounded


Ridge Racer unbounded will be coming soon and should be awesome, here is our new background for the game.

11. Abstract Floral

It’s a fresh abstract youtube background for those who like a multitude of color and attitude.

12. Apple iPad


It’s dark yet bright neon burst of color is the perfect combination of style, attitude and professionalism.

13. Paper Galaxy

Paper Galaxy

Looks similar to OSX Snow Leopard.

14. Gorillaz


Gorillaz YouTube background, very cool.

15. Cafe Wall

Cafe Wall

This is an epic background, everybody get it :-).

16. Twitter Themed


This is for anyone who loves Twitter and wants to feel right at home on their channel.

17. Jeans


18. Subcribe and Become Awesome


Subscribe and become awesome background featuring some enticing text for your viewers.

19. Beauty and Makeup


This background is perfect for beauty and makeup gurus on YouTube, featuring various makeup brushes on a girly pink background this is a perfect way to compliment your channel.

20. Clean Black Tile


A simple clean black dark tiled YouTube background, perfect for customising to your own taste or to keep things simple.

21. Bass in the place music


This background is perfect for any music channels or even for anyone who simply loves music.

22. Kisslicious Girly Pink


This background is well suited to any girls channel in a lovely deep pink with a kisslicious design, this will really make your channel extra cute and girly.

23. Color Dots

Color Dots

Cool and striking color dots for your YouTube channel.

24. Space Out


In a beautiful blue and purple, this will really make your channel look spaced out and pimped. Perfect for music channels, dance channels and many other channel types.

25. I Heart NY

I Heart NY

One of the top rated free YouTube backgrounds available.

26. Starry Abstract


A cool new abstract background which is captivating and pretty in blue, pink and white with stars fading out to white.

27. Elk


This wonderful YouTube background is created by Sabine Ten Lohuis, a freelancer designer and illustrator currently based inRotterdam, Netherlands.

28. Dream Rusty

This is an alternatively theme of “Dream Rose”.

29. FIFA 12


For all the Fifa fans out there, this background is for you.

30. Party Time Club


This is one for people who want to add a little party to their channel, perhaps you have channel about club music or something similar or you might just want to make things look fun, this cool new background in blue is for you.

31. Ultra Pimp


A bit of a random background, a cool looking pimp with a money/club theme in dark purples and gold. Perfect for anyone looking to pimp out their channel.

32. Enigma Chinese


Enigma background with chinese writing and a cool bright orange dragon, perfect for anyone looking to put their channel in dark chinese cool style.

33. Turn on, tune in


Looking for a background that makes your channel look stylish and professional on YouTube? The cool new Turn on, tune in background is for you. If youre a vlogger, tutorial person or guru this background is perfect for your channel, get your audience to turn on and tune in.

34. The Final Frontier


A very cool new space themed youtube layout for you all in blue orange and black, this background is an absolute must have for anyone who loves the Universe and all things space related. Featuring an astronaut, the International Space Station (ISS) and more.

35. Make Money


Enjoy making money online? Invest in the stocks? Enjoy sharing money saving tips or have a channel about money in some way? This background is perfect for you!

Author : Dustin Betonio

Dustin Betonio is a Translation Management graduate at University of Mindanao. His earlier career was devoted on customer service outside the information highway. Currently studying Law in the same University.

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