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Caption YouTube videos that are not mine

I need to caption YouTube videos that are not mine (I currently link to them). I don't believe I can edit and add captions when I am not the original owner. However, can I download a video and then ...
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Reinstating YouTube account which was suspended for repeated Copyright violations

My YouTube account has been suspended due to repeated or severe violations of our Terms of Use and claims of copyright infringement. Now I have worked it out with the company who put the copyright ...
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Why doesn't YouTube automatically select a higher video quality if I have excellent Internet connection?

I have an 1Gbps Internet connection speed that can easily support even multiple simultaneous Full-HD (1080p) video streams. However, when I watch videos on YouTube, the 480p quality level is ...
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OK to change YouTube channel name to help merge brands? Side effects? [closed]

I posted my early videos under my first YT username, JeffOYB. I got 390 subscribers, 300k views, 47 videos. Then I started an OutYourBackdoor YT acc't. That's my main business name. I've uploaded a ...
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Search through Youtube liked videos

I am trying to find one song but I don't want to scroll through all videos that I liked and there is a good chance I will miss the video I'm searching! Is there a way to search through YouTube videos ...
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Why can't I contribute subtitles to some YouTube videos?

Here someone asked if it's possible to contribute subtitles to a YouTube video. I know that it's possible because I contributed italian subtitles for this video (because there is an option to do ...
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Could Youtube save bandwidth when the browser tab is inactive? (cut the video, maintain the audio?)

This is an unusual question but bear with me: Tons of people use youtube just to listen to music. And, in many cases, their browser defaults to a high-bitrate video, which is totally wasted bandwidth ...
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Get verified on YouTube as a person

My friend created a Google+ profile for himself and a YouTube channel. I assisted him to verify his webpage on Google Web Master Tools and added Google Analytics to his page. He has 8k followers on ...
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How to create a YouTube playlist from a list of links?

I have very long lists of YouTube links/bookmarks. I want to create playlists for my YouTube channel with them. Is there any way to do it automatically without having to add each individual URL to a ...
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Meaning of the colors bar under the of clips you might watch in YouTube

I think the title describes all. They will show more obvious when the thumbnails haven't done loading yet. The picture following here will describe it better. I use a userscript named YouTube ...
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Connecting YouTube Video Account with Google+ page

Have had a YouTube business video page for years now (pre-Google Plus) and along the way created a Google+ page and built it up. Now we have a separate Google+ and YouTube page and I need to connect ...
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Switching a YouTube account to a different email address

I have a Google+ business page and Gmail address. I have a YouTube account that has a lot of data that somehow got linked to a different email address and Google+ page (with no info). I have been ...
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Listing all the comments received on the videos I uploaded on YouTube

Is there any way to list all the comments received on the videos I uploaded on YouTube? On https://www.youtube.com/comments it seems that I can only get the list of "published" comments, which is ...
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Is there a way to list all youtube videos with subtitles in a specific language?

Is there a way to get a list of youtube videos with subtitles in a specific language? Let's say, all videos with French subtitles?
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Knowing how many FPS a YouTube video has

When watching a video on YouTube, how can I know how many FPS the video has? I can see the resolution but not the FPS:
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Custom filtering on YouTube content

I want to impose some restrictions on YouTube for my 5 year old son. It's not about sexual, aggressive or violent content, that's pretty much covered by the SafeSearch filter and frankly, I don't care ...
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Cannot disable auto-play for each video in YouTube embed playlist

<iframe width="763" height="448" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLD7SqVUGDdDBw_xmMKTDF5MlBwys_KlUk&showinfo=0&rel=0&autoplay=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen ...
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Take HD screenshots of YouTube Videos

How do I get HD quality screenshots of YouTube videos?I want a better alternative to the print screen-copy-paste method."youtubescreenshot.com does not provide HQ images consistently
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How do I search for videos with 48fps or higher?

I tried looking for an advanced search box, but I only see a magnifying glass in the main search box which seems to only perform a title search. Is there a way to filter videos that contain 48fps ...
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YouTube auto-quality removal

I love to just put song playlist and listen to songs, but auto-quality always changes my video quality to 720p, which wasn't such a problem before but with 60fps thing added, my videos start to lag ...
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Does blocking a user block them from “Popular right now”?

I saw a certain user's video on Popular Right Now - Australia by Popular on YouTube - Australia, blocked the user, and refreshed my home page, and his video's still there. Is this just a caching ...
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YouTube playback on internet disconnection

Say you're watching a 60mins video, it has buffered 45mins, you are now at 25:00, at this point if the internet gets cut off, instead of playing that 20mins left the player blacks out. Can I prevent ...
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How does YouTube's mix feature work?

I've looked around quite a bit but haven't been able to find much of anything in the way of documentation for this feature. How does it work? Does it load random videos by specific artists? ...
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Getting rid of youtube.com's recommended videos/channels

Every time I navigate to youtube.com it recommends videos and channels that I might be interested in or want to see. I just don't want that annoying stuff to appear and distract me from my actual ...
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Ended up with 2 youtube accounts, how to merge?

I had a Google account that I used to use for subscriptions and watching stuff over the past few months. Then I tried to comment on a video, it popped up a dialog asking me to create a YouTube Channel ...
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Not able to see social links in YouTube channel backend

I am not able to view any social links add button in my channel. Why is that? This is how it is now: And this is how it should actually be: I haven't uploaded any videos to my channel.
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YouTube offline mode eligible videos

YouTube recently added the offline mode to its YouTube Android app in India and some other countries, but it doesn't allow all the videos to be downloaded for offline mode (for example a video from ...
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How to embed YouTube video found on a site on my website

I would like to extract the video from this website and post it on my blog. How can I do this?
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How to link to a specific time in a YouTube video [duplicate]

What is the format for a YouTube URL, to link to a specific time in the video? Something like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze68s47-xO4<time code goes here>
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YouTube Stuck to HD Video

YouTube videos typically default to playing in 1080p for me, which isn't usually a problem. However, if the highest quality is 60fps, over half of the frames get dropped (pretty consistently for all ...
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How to explain to a non-tech person that YouTube is not a CDN

We need to be able to stream a variety of video formats using http/https URLs that return the video, 24/7. The streams will be played in a variety of webplayers we know nothing about. A non-technical ...
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2k views

How to change my YouTube channel name

I don't even know if it's possible to do this, but what I'm trying to do is to change how my name on YouTube shows up to others (when I post videos or comments or the like). I just want to change the ...
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Get YouTube video's view count in Google Drive/Sheets?

Is there anyway to write up a Spreadsheet in Google Drive such that a cell will have the current (or as close to current as possible) number of views that video has received?
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Play YouTube videos at speeds OTHER THAN 0.25, 0.5, Normal, 1.25, 1.5, or 2

Other than downloading the video and playing it on my own VLC player or whatever, is there a way I can play YouTube videos at other speeds? (E.g. 2.1, 2.2, ... , 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, ... 4.0) If it ...
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Does blocking one channel on YouTube cause blocking other channels or account?

If I have multiple YouTube channels per single Google account and Google decides to block one of my channels, what about other channels? What about my Google account?
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How to see the newest uploads in a particular search phrase in Youtube?

I'm noticing for some time that the 'sort by date' filter is misbehaving. Apparently they only sort the first several dozen relevant videos by upload date. Instead of showing me the newest uploads. Or ...
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How do I stop a specific video I watch in YouTube from altering my recommendations?

YouTube will display recommendations of videos based on: your favorites your liked videos your watched videos Now, let's say that somebody sends me a link and it's a video for which I don't want ...
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Is it allowed to have multiple accounts on YouTube? [closed]

Does YouTube allow users to have multiple accounts? Do they specifically allow/forbid this practice?
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Prevent sharing existing YouTube comments on Google+

Whenever I make a comment on YouTube, it's shared on my Google+ profile for everyone to see my recent activities/comments. I've figured out how to prevent sharing in the future, but: how can I make ...
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YouTube contact/support email?

I asked a question here:Forgot YouTube account and Password but didn't get a good answer what to do. I know that this will be difficult to fix for me. So my last option is contacting youtube and ...
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Force YouTube to play video in 360p

I have a high speed internet connection at home, so YouTube buffers every video in 720p by default. The problem is, once the consumption reaches 5 GB, internet speed is cut down to 512 kbps. So I want ...
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Forgot YouTube account and Password

So here is my situation: I created a YouTube-channel 2 years ago and uploaded 2 videos. Now I want to remove the channel (just remove, I don't care how). But I forgot the email-address I used and I ...
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How to get YouTube comments working in Firefox without 3rd party cookies enabled and wihout enable cookies for google.com

I get logged out a few seconds after I logged in to google plus video the popup when you click comments. I am then logged in to YouTube without the G+ intergration. I use the self destruct cookie ...
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Are there are any volume keyboard shortcuts for the YouTube TV application (www.youtube.com/tv)?

I am using the YouTube TV app on a Chrome browser in a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I have found the keyboard shortcuts for trickplay J: Rewind K: Play/Pause L: Fastforward but I cannot find the keyboard ...
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How do you remove managers and separate out YouTube accounts?

I have multiple YouTube accounts that are all linked together, which is super frustrating. Do you know how to separate them? I also created a YouTube channel through my first personal YouTube ...
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YouTube reply button missing in comments

I am rarely seeing a "Reply" option in the comments under YouTube videos. It is there for a few upvoted comments, but for 99% the reply button is missing! For example, see the comment section of this ...
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How do I see my comment history on YouTube?

I wish to see the comments on videos I've made. When I go to the comments section on YouTube it only shows me comments made on my videos (and I believe it only shows the ones made after the change to ...
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8k views

How to change Youtube channel URL back to username?

How do I change the channel link back to http://youtube.com/user/myusername from http://youtube.com/channel/stringOfCharacters I don't see anything in the settings that will allow me to do this.
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Is there a way to make a more customized search on YouTube?

Suppose I want to search for videos with duration of 10 minutes to 30 minutes, which was uploaded in 2013 and for which has more than 5,000 views, sorted by rating. How do I do this search?
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Prevent display of “shared on Google+” in YouTube

When I share some video from YouTube on Google+, on YouYube, under this video, appears a comment that I've shared it on Google+. Is it possible not to display those comments on YouTube? How can I turn ...