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Is there a way to save the YouTube MIX playlist in my playlists?

YouTube has a new feature now, "MIX", which generates an automatic playlist of 50 videos depending on what you last saw. I used it to create a music playlist and worked while listening to it. Now I ...
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YouTube abysmally slow; high connection speed and other HD streaming fast—what gives?

YouTube used to work just fine for me. I could stream videos in 1080p HD with no problems or buffering. Now, for the past few weeks/months I haven't had even close to that experience. Only 480p and ...
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Can YouTube videos be viewed without using the Adobe Flash Player plugin?

Can YouTube videos be viewed without using the Adobe Flash Player plugin? If so, what other specific software is necessary?
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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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Need to change email address but want to keep connected YouTube, Google+ and miscellaneous accounts currently associated

I currently have a Gmail account that is associated with many other Google products such as Google+ and YouTube. My email address currently contains my last name and as I am not getting married I want ...
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How to share a YouTube video with a specific start and end time?

YouTube gives the option to share a video with a specific start time, something like this: http://youtu.be/chElHV99xak?t=53s The above video starts at 53 seconds elapsed. Is there any way to ...
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Getting Youtube and Gmail to work under two different accounts

I swear that I was able to sign into a separate Youtube account (x@mycustom.com) and Gmail (p@gmail.com) yesterday. I know this because I constantly check gmail and youtube (where I never really sign ...
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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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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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How to login to Youtube and Gmail separately?

I have an account called address1@gmail.com and I used this account to make a Youtube account years ago (before Google bought Youtube). It got banned for some stupid reason so I made another Youtube ...
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Embed YouTube video on Tumblr

I've been searching but what I've found was always about uploading a video to Tumblr or about adding audio only on Tumblr. None of the results has a solution for my problem. I just want to display a ...
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What do the Youtube movie ratings mean?

While perusing in the "new" movie section, I noticed some movies have "ratings." Here's an example with a whopping five of them: L, N, S, V and D. What do those letters mean?
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Why is someone not allowed to see my private video on YouTube even though I have shared it with them?

I have added their email address to the list of people who can view my private video. Why are they getting a notification that the video is private? I have noticed that their email address shows up as ...
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Listen to music on YouTube without video

Is there a way to listen to YouTube videos without having the video playing? I work on a computer, and I usually listen to music while working. In the last couple of years I find myself using YouTube ...
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4k views

Is it possible to claim an existing Youtube channel?

Someone has reserved a Youtube channel I would like to use myself, let's call it youtube.com/mybusiness. The youtube.com/mybusiness channel doesn't seem to be used any longer and was never a highly ...
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994 views

Always watch videos in HD on YouTube

Is there a way to always watch YouTube videos in HD (when available) and without changing the resolution yourself? YouTube offers 360 standard for small player, 480 for large and 720 for full screen. ...
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Youtube always on top player

I want to work and watch videos at the same time. For downloaded videos I use Media Player Classic's (bundled with k-lite) compact view that plays on top of all apps. Is there a Youtube Player ...
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How do I embed a YouTube video in a card comment in Trello?

This is not a common problem. Because when I paste a YouTube URL into a comment on card in Trello, sometimes it just ends with an embedded YouTube video which is just what I want, however, sometimes ...
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How does upvoting comments on Youtube work?

Whenever I upvote someone's comment on youtube it seems like it has no effect - likes counter is not increasing (I though it is cached but even if I come back later nothing is changed). Do I need to ...
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When does YouTube update their views for channels?

After 4 days my videos are gaining views. However, the total views on my channel has stayed the same. When does YouTube update the views for the channel? Is it every week?
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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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Can I search YouTube by reverse date, to find the oldest videos matching my criteria?

I want to find the oldest videos matching a certain search string - can this be done in any way? Unfortunately the suggested method of sorting by date and viewing the last page limits me to 1000 ...
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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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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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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, ...
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Disable YouTube HTML5 player in Chrome

I'm running Chrome on my Mac and all of the sudden videos started playing in the HTML 5 player instead of the Flash player. I am not in the HTML 5 trial, the button says Join instead of Leave and I ...
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YouTube stutters and stops frequently

Lately, YouTube has become increasingly tedious to use. I have a very good connection—100Mbps—and I get 70-80 actual when measuring and other sites load very quick. When starting to stream a video ...
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View YouTube videos in Gmail?

I have this annoying problem with YouTube videos, and the problem is the viewing experience. One or two weeks ago, when I clicked on YouTube video in Gmail (from "Your Personal YouTube Digest" ...
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247 views

How to prevent watched videos to be listed in suggestions

In YouTube, it just happens that, older watched videos keep popping up in suggestions, when watching a particular video. Is there anyway to prevent suggestion of already watched videos?
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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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How to search old versions of web pages, e.g., YouTube videos?

3 days ago, Google changed the HTML of YouTube to not include the words "like 132" "dislike 10" etc. Now the ratings values of videos are encrypted in unsearchable buttons: <img ...
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Youtube comment: Unticking “Also share on Google+”

There is a "Also share on Google+" option when you publish a comment under Youtube video and proposals to make sure to untick the "Also share on Google+" option, which is currently on by default if ...
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Totally confused by YouTube / Google+ integration

HELP! I'm losing my mind. At some point YouTube had me choose to create a new "channel" linked to a new "google+" profile -- maybe I had the option to keep my old gmail-linked channel -- I can't ...
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YouTube shows real name when I post

I forget when it happened but somehow YouTube linked with my Gmail account, which sucks because now when I post on a YouTube video everyone sees my real name. How can I change this? This question is ...
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Uploading video to YouTube by emailing to mobile upload address?

YouTube has this feature of upload videos to account by emailing them to your mobile upload address like stxxxxwiicv@m.youtube.com.I am using this feature to upload videos to my account. I can set ...
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Is there are a reason Youtube no longer fully buffers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: YouTube stops buffering when video is paused Ever since a month or two ago, Youtube videos seem to no longer pre-load (buffer) the entire video for me. It'll only buffer ...
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What are some good converters to rip audio from YouTube videos? [closed]

I have some videos that I want to listen to, but don't really want to watch. What are some good sites to download just the audio in formats like MP3?
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Total number of videos uploaded by a channel?

In YouTube, is it possible to know the total number of videos uploaded by a channel without actually counting it? I am only able to see the total number of "Video views" and not the number of videos ...
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Time and video quality limits on YouTube

What is the time limit to a video that I can upload to YouTube? Is there an upper video length that I have to make sure my uploaded videos are under? Are there other limits or restrictions (quality, ...
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Recover the title from removed video from its YouTube ID

Is there any way to get the title for a YouTube video once it has been removed? For example, I'm looking for a video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chGl0_nFyqg) that was removed by the user. I'm ...
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What video format should I pick if I want to minimize up upload time to YouTube?

I mainly record "screencasts" of MMO games. Which of the various video formats that YouTube accepts will result in the smallest file size and what settings for that file type would I use? Of course ...
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7k views

Is there an URL parameter to modify the volume of a YouTube video?

I want to put a link to a YouTube video on my website, but the sound is super loud. Is there a way to reduce the volume by adding some kind of parameter to the link? The way you can append &t=1m ...
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2k views

How to disable Cosmic Panda on YouTube?

I enabled Cosmic Panda on YouTube to try it out. I seem unable to view any videos with it (in Chrome!) so want to disable it. I can't find settings for it anywhere and usefully Google search turns up ...
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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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Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?

Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?
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How is YouTube's “Safety Mode” enforced by network administrators?

My company uses a web filtering software from an unknown (to me) vendor. I noticed the other day that YouTube automatically defaults to "safety mode" and that I am unable to change this setting. ...
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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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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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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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Enable or disable YouTube video preview with cursor

When watching a YouTube video, if you place the cursor on the loading bar, you can have a preview of the frame of the video at the second where the cursor is placed (see screenshot below). However, ...