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Automatically create subtitles on Youtube?

Shouldn't it be possible to create automatic subtitles on youtube using speech recognition? I couldn't find an option for that, though it should be possible as far as I understand e.g. http://www....
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Upload custom YouTube thumbnail?

Is it no longer possible to upload a custom thumbnail for your YouTube videos using the new YouTube "info and settings" panel in the video manager? I read articles saying click the "Upload thumbnail" ...
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Can I see the like/dislike rating of videos before viewing the video?

All too often on YouTube there are videos with catchy names that are really still photos or otherwise worthless content. Is there any way to see the displeasure registered at videos before ...
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Changing YouTube videos and descriptions

Once a YouTube video is uploaded, can I make changes to the video (i.e. re-upload a new video that will appear at the same URL)? Can I change the description? Or alternatively, can I make the YouTube ...
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How to transfer a YouTube username to another email?

The question: How can I transfer a YouTube username across to my another email so just that email address is associated with the YouTube username? Or alternatively how can I connect the 2 accounts ...
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Adding a link to YouTube video to a playlist by right-click—is there a plugin for that?

Sometimes a friend sends me a list of YouTube links which I'd like to easily add to a playlist without opening the link in YouTube. Is there an extension for this for either Firefox or Chrome?
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Force YouTube to always buffer the entire video before playing

When I'm watching a YouTube video it will only buffer the next 30 seconds or so. This is something I want to avoid because when trying to watch 1080p videos it will keep pausing because it has to ...
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Why do some youtube videos repeat by themselves?

Examples: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJ1dYrjuYf4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu3j3Qh7sTE This happens in all my browsers (some which doesn't have any extensions installed). Why does this ...
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How can you transfer your playlists from one YouTube account to other? [duplicate]

How can you transfer your playlists from one YouTube account to other YouTube account? I sign under different names in Gmail.
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Remove “replay”, “like”, “share” at the end of an embedded YouTube video

I am trying to loop an embedded YouTube video. I added the autoplay=1 and the loop=1 parameters, but it doesn't loop. Can I remove "replay", "like", "share" at the end of an embedded YouTube video? ...
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Google Chrome Crashes Every-time I close a tab with a YouTube video open

Lately I have been having an issue. Whenever I close a open tab in Google Chrome which has a YouTube video open in it, it crashes. The browser just freezes and then a window pops up saying Google ...
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Is it possible to determine the legality of a YouTube clip?

Some content on YouTube is clearly legal; excluding the independent stuff, there are official pages for Disney, Pixar, the Muppets, and so on. (Yes, generally I only see anything on YouTube when my ...
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Disable or remove YouTube movie recommendations

When I search for "movie 2010 trailers" to view trailers of movies that came out in 2010, I get flooded with recommendations to buy YouTube's movies and only 3 results are actual YouTube videos. http:...
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What compression codec results in the best quality when uploading 720p videos to YouTube?

I've uploaded some videos to YouTube with a resolution of 1280x720. After uploading the videos, I began to wonder what compression codec results in the best quality when uploaded to YouTube. In my ...
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Download Youtube videos when they are split

Recently, some YouTube videos are downloaded part by part (2 MB) to the browser and played. So, I am unable to download such videos directly within my browser using Addons. Are there any ...
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Embedding stop time in a YouTube video link

We all know that we can embed a start time in a YouTube video URL (by adding something like &t=1m45s to the end). But is there a way to embed both start and stop time? Like linking only a part ...
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How can I (easily) retrieve an RSS feed of my YouTube 'likes'?

The official RSS feed seems to only support 'favorites' which is a specific playlist, unlike 'likes' (http://www.youtube.com/my_liked_videos) which is where a video is collected once you click the '...
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How to play YouTube videos faster without affecting the audio pitch in a similar manner to VLC?

VLC has a nice feature which allows to play videos faster/slower without affecting the audio pitch. Can this be somehow achieved for YouTube videos as well?
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Youtube Comment Upvote Frequency?

How frequent is upvoting Youtube comments allowed? Is it a one time thing or what?
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Follow up of the YouTube auto-upload question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automate uploading of videos to YouTube Automate uploading of videos to YouTube I asked here a question and someone gave me a link to YouTube API thing and one came up ...
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How to load a YouTube playlist?

When I search for something on YouTube, and there's a playlist among the search results, I click that list, and it's "loaded" (that is, there's the playlist bar at the bottom of the window, where I ...
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Youtube videos buffering second time. Why?

I have a slow internet connection so I cant play video directly, I need to pause and wait for few min to buffer. I keep buffering in small player mode after buffering a while I make it full screen ...
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YouTube sets awesome videos? [closed]

I was doing a web trace to see how much my blog would take in loading time, using Chrome Inspector network tools. I then found a video I had posted and decided to click on it. The weird thing is that ...
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YouTube deeplinking in video's description

So, I've tried to figure this out, but unable to get it to work, nor am I sure it's even possible. (Related YouTube support page for "Deeps Links".) I'm trying to link to a predefined time in the ...
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Is it a copyright violation to upload a video singing traditional Christmas songs to YouTube?

I just uploaded a video of our family signing some traditional Christmas songs to YouTube. There is no musical instruments or pre-recorded backup. We have a mix of teenagers and small kids who sing at ...
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Can I link to a YouTube video and turn off annotations?

Tacking #t=XmYYs to the end of a YouTube link will direct it to start from X:YY into the video, but can I do something similar to have the annotations off when using the link? More generally, what ...
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Linking to region-specific Youtube search results

Until recently, I used to be able to use different custom search engines on my browser to get Youtube results specific to a certain region. To search for results adapted for Americans, I used: ...
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Are my YouTube “Likes” public to my contacts on Google+?

On the new YouTube interface, when I go to the Social tab, I can see the items that my contacts on Google+ have +1ed and shared. Also, if I go to my profile and click on Likes I can see a list of the ...
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How do I subscribe to a YouTube playlist?

Let's say there's a channel that churns out a lot of content, but I am only interested in a subset of it. That content cannot be made into a show, as per some YouTube guideline or whatever, but the ...
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Where did the dedicated “Recommended Videos” page moved on YouTube?

The latest update of YouTube doesn't seem to include the single-panel "Recommended Videos" - just a short list on the right-side panel. Do you know if this recommended videos page is still available ...
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How do I see how many views a YouTube playlist has?

I created a YouTube playlist. How do I see how many views the playlist has acquired? I don't want to see how many channel views I have, I want to see playlist views.
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Can't save files now from YouTube

Am I right that some recent change has now prevented this? Is this a worldwide change?
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How to play YouTube videos without silence at start/end in a playlist? [closed]

I have some videos in a music playlist whose playtime is longer then the length of the sound. Usually it's several seconds at the end where it's just silence. Is there anyway to fix this? The videos ...
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How can I create two Youtube channels/pages under one Youtube account?

I really need to have multiple Youtube pages/channels under my Youtube account. How can I create a second Youtube pages/channel? I don't want to create another Youtube account.
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How to add people with the new YouTube profiles as friends?

It's easy to add people with the old YouTube profiles as friend, as you just click the link: I see no such option where the other links are on the new profiles though: Is there still a way to do ...
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YouTube Playlist Annoyances (Sorting, etc)

If I am viewing a video, and I wish to add it to a playlist of mine, I click on the Add to Playlist button. (I bet you're going, "No, duh.") The problem with this is: I have 18 playlists and ...
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Youtube - How to disable autoplay in Cosmic Panda?

I have the experimental Cosmic Panda lay-out on YouTube. It annoys me that videos are played automatically when I have opened a playlist. How do i prevent this?
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My likes on YouTube comments do not register

I am not able to Like or Dislike comments on YouTube videos. The buttons appear but when I click them there is no highlighted green thumbs up. I've tested liking a comment on one of my videos that ...
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YouTube feed for a show?

Rather than subscribe (in my feed reader) to my YouTube feed of subscribed things (which bunches everything into one big stream), I'd like to subscribe (again, in my feed reader) to each of the things ...
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Blocking stupid videos on YouTube

There are a lot of really stupid/trolly/fake videos on YouTube. I'd like to blacklist them forever when I see them, so I don't accidentally click on them in the future, and maybe block the uploader, ...
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Is it possible to permanently turn off YouTube annotations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I permanently disable video annotations on YouTube? I know that on YouTube you can supposedly turn off annotations by unchecking the box under Settings > Playback. ...
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Can I specify pre-generated playlists for Google+'s YouTube integration?

Google+ recently added some amount of YouTube integration in the form of a fly-out widget which lets you create playlists off of YouTube search queries. When sharing a video from one of those ...
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What is the YouTube flyout in Google+?

I just noticed a side-ribbon flyout of YouTube that, when the logo is clicked, expands to ask "What would you like to play?" I don't recall adding any extension to Google+ or Chrome that would add ...
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Display my YouTube channel in an Embed a video wall that supports Annotations

The scrolling perspective of a Video Wall display for my YouTube Channel video collection would be of great value. Easy access to more than 100 videos. So I got it working using a Cooliris Express ...
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How to prevent YouTube from from resizing videos to fit screen (in full screen mode)?

First, please take a look at this video in full screen mode. Although it's pretty clear, what I am doing there, in the video, I feel it would be much crispier (at least I like it that way) and clear ...
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How to use YouTube fully with HTTPS?

I have to use YouTube with an HTTPS connection, because YouTube is banned here (I need it for watching some specific videos from Stanford University). But it seems it uses an HTTP connection for ...
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How can I hide channels from Youtube?

Some highly ranked Youtube channels seem to do nothing but reupload others' videos and slap advertisements on them. I am really really tired of giving those channels views, but it's sometimes hard ...
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Is there a library for overlaying questions on embedded YouTube videos?

In the AI class course by Stanford, they use embedded videos for teaching the course. After each video users are asked to answer a quiz question. Is there a library one can use for accomplishing ...
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Correct way to post a YouTube video on Facebook

I seem to remember posting links to YouTube videos and having Facebook show it as an embedded video. Recently, when I tried the same, it displayed the link without embedding the video. Is there a ...
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Why do YouTube videos start late?

The only problem is that YouTube videos don't start immediately. Watching animated circle icon - instead of the video - is annoying. When the video starts, there is no problem with it, it loads fast. ...