5 YouTube URL Tricks You Can Learn in 5 Min (Video).
As you read this, people around the world are already watching over 3 million YouTube videos. [a source]. YouTube is the second most popular search engine after Google. But instead of just streaming these funny cat videos, there is so much more you can do on YouTube.
Here are some YouTube URL tricks you can learn in less than 5 minutes, but will be useful for the rest of your life.
1. How can I download videos from YouTube
YouTube does not allow users to download videos, but there are already many programs and websites that can do this for you. But why do we need these cumbersome programs when we can easily do it with this simple url trick, replacing youtube with ssyoutube in the video url .
This workaround is not only for videos, but you can also download YouTube videos in mp3 format directly and listen offline on your mobile devices.
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2. How to put a YouTube video on repeat
If you’re having a party or just want to loop through your new favorite YouTube songs, you can easily do so by replacing youtube with repeatyoutube in the video url.
Update: You can now just right-click the video and select the loop option.
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3. How to watch age-restricted videos
This trick is useful when you work in an office or some public computers and don’t want to log into your YouTube account to watch some naughty YouTube video.
To do this, simply replace youtube with nsfwyoutube in the video url.
4. How to download YouTube thumbnails
If you only want to use the video thumbnail on your website, or embed it in your video as a link, you can easily get the maximum resolution. To do this, copy the id of the video you want to get a thumbnail for and paste it into the following URL.
For example, to get a thumbnail of this YouTube.
https: //www.youtube.com/vach? in = GTsNpr78VTgK,
5. How to create gif from YouTube video
Since all major social networks now support animated gifs (not Facebook yet), you’ll need a quick and easy way to get gifs from YouTube videos. And the easiest way to do it is to replace youtube with gifyoutube in the video url.
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If you are getting 404 error when redirecting to these websites, be sure to remove the https part from the URL. This secure connection tends to block redirects to third party websites.
Even though these YouTube tips and tricks have been around for a while, since most of them are not officially affiliated with YouTube, they could disappear at any moment.