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Why doesn't YouTube have a download button?

YouTube has all the buttons—Upload, Browse, Subscribe etc.—, but it doesn't come with an inbuilt “Download” button. Viewers have to use third party software to download the videos from YouTube. Why is ...
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2answers
2k views

How do I stop Youtube from playing the next recommended video?

So now after you end viewing a video in Youtube, the next recommended video is automatically played as a miniature. I find it incredibly annoying. Is there any way to disable it?
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4answers
4k views

Re-Associate YouTube Account

My YouTube account, which I use actively (both for watching and posting videos), is currently associated with my old AOL address. When I sign in to YouTube, that's what I use in the "username" field. ...
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2answers
3k views

Buffering progress gone from youtube

When playing a video on youtube, the light-red buffering progress no longer appears, though the rest of the UI works as usual. Buffering still happens, it just doesn't display its progress. I'm not ...
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3answers
3k views

Sort YouTube video comments by rating

Since most YouTube comments are noise, is there a way to order them by rating on the video page? The two top comments seem to be shown, but I often want to see more. I'm adding another bounty, since ...
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2answers
12k views

Queue up a list of YouTube videos in succession

Sometimes I like to watch YouTube while doing something else, like washing up or doing exercise. Is there an easy way to queue up a string of YouTube videos and have them play one after the other?
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0answers
279 views

Best service for embedded video on a mobile site? [closed]

I have a small mobile website that needs to autoplay a video on the homepage. Have tried so far: Youtube 'new' HTML5 embed code (didn't work on Blackberry and had problem with iPhone) Youtube ...
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2answers
8k views

Any difference in audio quality for various YouTube video resolutions?

Some music videos on YouTube are available in more than one resolution. Do they all have the same audio quality? Or do the videos with larger resolution have better audio?
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1answer
6k views

How do I stream live on YouTube?

YouTube now has live video. How do I set that up for myself? I can't find information about live streaming anywhere.
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rss from sites that also gives the appreciation for an item

For our new project we are playing around with a recommendation system that only uses the date when an object was created and how many people appreciated it. This can be of the form: youtube video, ...
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2answers
4k views

Are YouTube codes guaranteed to always be 11 characters?

I'm writing code to validate YouTube URLs. Is it guaranteed that the video ID, such as oHg5SJYRHA0, is always exactly 11 characters long, or can it sometimes be shorter or longer? Is there any ...
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1answer
2k views

Your account is not in good standing - Unlisted YouTube videos

I uploaded a video to YouTube that had the name of a TV show in its title. The video itself did not contain any issues. The video was pulled for copyright infringement. Which is fair enough, I guess. ...
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2answers
644 views

How to browse videos on Youtube without location bias?

On Youtube's browse page I am shown the most viewed videos in my country. Even if I change my country in the settings, it will still show the same results. I would like to see the most viewed videos ...
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2answers
2k views

Specific start time with new YouTube embedded code?

I am just starting up a site that will host a fair bit of YouTube videos. I would like to future proof it as much as possible. From what I understand the new code will try to use HTML5 and failover to ...
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1answer
1k views

Block videos from certain users on YouTube

YouTube itself does not provide such functionality to block a user from being able to see a certain video. Is there another way to accomplish this?
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7answers
106k views

Shortcut key to open YouTube videos in full screen mode

What keyboard shortcut will open up full screen mode while playing YouTube videos? Viewing on a Windows 7 machine.
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1answer
2k views

How can I add a single image frame to the end of my Youtube video?

I have a video game video and I want to attach the summary/scoreboard screenshot to the end of the video. How would I do that?
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1answer
191 views

Youtube movie length limit

While uploading a family video to youtube, I've noticed the following message: Congratulations! Your account is now enabled for uploads longer than 15 minutes. Click the Upload button below to ...
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1answer
398 views

Why is the audio gone from a video I uploaded to Youtube?

I just made a video with Windows Movie Maker, and uploaded to Youtube, only to find the audio track totally missing. Is it because I chose a popular song as the audio track (DRM/licensing issues) ?
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3answers
1k views

Cut parts of a video from Youtube [closed]

I uploaded a 10 min video to youtube, but I am only interested in some "intervals" like the one between minute 4 to 5. I wonder if there are some online editors somewhere that allow to "cut" it, and ...
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8answers
32k views

How can I watch a YouTube video in slow motion?

I have been watching a fast-moving video that I'd really love to dissect in slow motion (half or quarter speed; frame-by-frame isn't necessary in this case). Is there a quick and easy way to ...
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2answers
567 views

Embed start time in a YouTube video

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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1answer
2k views

Changing the title of a YouTube video that's been uploaded

How do you change the title of a YouTube video after it's been uploaded?
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4answers
14k views

How do I loop a blog-embedded video? (from Vimeo or elsewhere)

I created a short (4 second) video meant for looping on the web (via Tumblr) and saw two options. Create an animated GIF Embed and loop video hosted elsewhere (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) Software ...
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3answers
13k views

Stop YouTube from changing my quality settings on full screen

Whenever I click "full screen" on YouTube, it changes the "quality settings" from 240p to 480p. I prefer to control the quality setting myself, and not have it influenced by the full screen button. ...
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5answers
25k views

Gray exclamation mark keeps appearing on Youtube

This has been happening a lot lately, mostly on Youtube. I don't know if it's YouTube, Adobe Flash or Firefox. This will happen even half-way through playing a video, it will randomly turn into ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I import friends into Youtube?

Is there any way to import friends from Facebook or Gmail into Youtube?
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1answer
220 views

How to make YouTube video appear in Google

When I Google for one of my videos, it shows up at the top with a preview image. One of my other videos just shows up without a preview image. I think it's because that video does not have enough ...
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2k views

How to control preview image in Youtube

After uploading a video to youtube it randomly generates three preview images from which you can choose. Is there a way to select a specific image from the video instead?
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3answers
2k views

Automate uploading of videos to YouTube

Is there a way to automate uploading of videos straight to YouTube? I would like to keep lots of home made videos. Of course, they are subject to being lost, or somebody could steal the the computer, ...
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1answer
1k views

How to change video in Youtube channel

On my Youtube channel it shows the latest video that I uploaded. Can I change it to a different video?
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1answer
301 views

How to get alerted when someone views a Youtube video

I have a Youtube account with several videos. I often like to refresh the video page to see if the view count on any of my videos have gone up. Is there a way to automatically be alerted when someone ...
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3answers
4k views

How to upload to YouTube from the command-line

I want to upload to YouTube without having to use the web interface in order to automate some things. Is there a way to upload from the command line in OSX?
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0answers
280 views

Why don't all of my uploaded video clips appear in the Youtube online video editor?

I've got several video clips uploaded to Youtube that I'd like to use the video editor to splice together. Only a subset of my uploaded clips are available in the clips pannel in the editor. Any idea ...
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1answer
698 views

Explanation of how one can search youtube.com/music

Currently the youtube.com/music page looks like But these are the same artists over and over again. Example Name: Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow [G-Mix] ft. Snoop Dogg, Juicy J & T-Pain Date ...
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2answers
37k views

Can I rotate already uploaded video's on YouTube?

Is it possible to rotate (90 degrees) already uploaded video's on YouTube?
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3answers
16k views

Can I set the default resolution for a YouTube video?

I'm posting some YouTube videos on my WordPress blog, but they always default to 360p, even though I've provided the &hd=1 parameter. The videos can go up to 1080p if the user selects it, and I'd ...
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3answers
2k views

Best bitrate for uploading videos to Youtube

I uploaded a 1280x720 AVI file encoded at 8000 kb/s to youtube. It takes a long time to upload. I uploaded another 1280x720 AVI file encoded at 4000 kb/s, and I don't see any difference in quality. Is ...
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3answers
65k views

How to replace a video on YouTube

I need to make a small correction in a video I uploaded to YouTube. Googling shows that this is not possible. However, I remember seeing it done before. I posted a comment on a video saying that a ...
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1answer
446 views

Re-share YouTube videos?

This person has uploaded and removed and re-uploaded a lot of videos. I want to download the videos before the person removes the videos again. I want to upload the videos back to YouTube to save ...
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2answers
3k views

YouTube playlist contains videos with playback restrictions, but no reason what the restriction is

I have noticed that many of the videos that I added to my favorites and playlists on YouTube do not show up when trying to view on my Sony Blu-ray player that has a YouTube app. When trying to view ...
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2answers
2k views

Stop autoplay on youtube but enable buffering

There's already a question asking about how to stop youtube videos from automatically playing, however the solution there doesn't satisfy me as it prevents the video from buffering in the background. ...
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1answer
249 views

Does you tube allow you to host instructional videos for your company?

I have several instructional screencasts that I want to put on my web app. My web app charges money to users. I am wondering if YouTube is ok with users uploading these types of videos (how-to video ...
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4answers
6k views

Speed up YouTube Playback?

Is there a way to speed up YouTube playback?
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3answers
1k views

Customizable alarm clock/set off a YouTube video on a timer

I want to wake up to the sound of a particular YouTube video. Is there a way I can set an alarm-clock/youtube-video-timer on my computer, so that the video will start playing at a predefined time?
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2answers
354 views

Block advertising from appearing on YouTube channels

A customer of mine has created a YouTube channel for their business but is concerned about the advertising distracting from the product. Is there any way to stop or prevent the adverts from ...
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4answers
12k views

Are the parameters for www.youtube.com/watch documented?

The youtube watch page can accept a staggeringly high number of parameters, but various Google searches on the topic only resulted in every blogger and their dog announcing the #t quasi-parameter for ...
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8answers
27k views

Play all YouTube videos uploaded by one user

Is there a way to play all YouTube videos uploaded by a particular user? Obviously I could create a playlist, add each video to it, then play the entire playlist, but is there a simpler way? For ...
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1answer
693 views

Google Accounts Management : YouTube email migration

Ok, I have two google accounts / mail accounts. One I've been using for years and has almost a GB of mails and lots of stuff connected to it. The second one I just created but has a more desirable ...
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1answer
804 views

YouTube: How do I get a video-entry's RSS “description” via the API?

I used to use the RSS feed to obtain videos from a user. I then used the "description" part of the feed, which contained a nicely HTML-formatted summary of a video. It shows a thumbnail with a link, ...