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I want to give out a link to a YouTube video have it start the playback at a specific time in the clip, e.g., 2 minutes and 45 seconds.

Is that possible?

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Dup: webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/732/… –  mark4o Feb 24 '11 at 7:53
    
@mark4o: go that direction yourself. Embedded parameters have nothing to do with the plain youtube link. Ok? As well as those who as those who ask and answer the questions. It is a dup of webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/13607/…, which was created a month later. And, there is a right answer, webapps.stackexchange.com/a/13612/15479. Downvote and remove the wrong answer here. –  Val Apr 28 '13 at 14:53
    
@Val: This question is about embedding a start time in a YouTube URL to send to someone, not embedding a video with a start time in a web page. –  mark4o Apr 29 '13 at 5:54

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To specify a point, append a tag to the end of your video link with the following syntax: “#t=1m45s” (you can change the numbers before the ‘m’ and ‘s’ to edit the minutes and seconds, respectively.

Here’s an example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bibCui3lFM#t=1m45s

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@Val Dude, watch your language.... –  Darius Apr 29 '13 at 2:16

Take a look at this: http://youtubetime.com/

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