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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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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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Thinking “icon” remains “turning” on Youtube video after the video is playing. What's the fix?

When I play some Youtube videos the "thinking wheel" remains in the centre of the video still thinking even though the video is loaded and playing properly. In some videos everything is normal. What ...
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How To Link To YouTube Video In Expanded View And Choose Desired Definition To Play In?

I want to link to YouTube video that will expand itself when user lands on page and selects appropriate definition to play video. For example i want to link to video that can play in 240, 360, 460 and ...
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How are YouTube videos selected for inclusion in Google Maps?

Apart from geolocating videos via your YouTube account, is there any other process involved in getting them shown on the 'More... videos' overlay in Google Maps? Edit: As well as geolocating a test ...
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Tweaking YouTube playback

How can I adjust brightness and speed while watching a video on YouTube? If there isn't a way to do this with YouTube's flash player, can I do this with HTML5 video (through their beta)?
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How to set chapter markers in YouTube

Does anybody know how they got the little yellow lines indicating "chapters" in this YouTube video?
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How to rotate YouTube clips during playback

Unlike this question, I would like to view someone else's clip that is already uploaded with wrong orientation (mostly because of holding the phone vertically). I know this can be done by ...
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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 account hacked? Could someone get into my stats and corrupt them?

This is my first question on SuperUser [note: I posted this on StackOverflow, but was informed it was more relevant here; apologies for double posting]. I hope someone can help me. I recently ...
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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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Converting a suspended Google+ profile to a Page, without affecting YouTube name?

A year ago I created this YouTube user called CmisSync CMIS Synchronizer and uploaded some video tutorials about my product called "CmisSync". Somehow I also got an associated Google+ account with ...
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YouTube videos reload when I replay

When you start a YouTube video, there's a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. When I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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Explanation of the YouTube warning: Experiment: There may be confidential content in your search results. Please do not share outside Google

If you now search for anything in YouTube, it gives this weird warning: What does it mean? I expect it will probably be just a bug/mistake, but there is only speculation going on and I would like ...
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Embedded Youtube videos are missing fullscreen functionality

If I view videos on Youtube, I see the fullscreen button, as well as being able to double-click the video. If a youtube video is embedded on a non-youtube site however, I'm missing both the button ...
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YouTube monetization - monetization turned on, but no revenue ever shown

About 6 months ago I turned on monetization for some of my videos. It was just a test since my videos don't get many views, but together they got about 5k+ views since then, so I found it strange that ...
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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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Google Apps Email for new Primary Youtube Email

I have a YouTube account that I want to change the primary email for but every time I try to add a alternate address it says it is already associated with another google account. The email is a ...
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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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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 > ...
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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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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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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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How to create a RSS feed out of favorite youtube channels [duplicate]

i think the question is clear. i want to publish the title of last uploaded videos of my favorite channels on my blog. is there any feature on youtube for that ?
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Hotkey for youtube video to a playlist

I am looking for a way to easily queue up several videos into the watch it later play list. I want something better then simply visiting the page for each video, and manually clicking the "Add to" ...
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Google Analytics heat maps

Is there any way to get the pages’ heat maps in Google Analytics? If not, is there any way to count the watching of a YouTube video from a specific page?
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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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Is there a good way to juggling a Google Apps account with a personal one?

I have my personal account and a Google Apps account. Despite Google now allowing multiple logins, I'm having trouble making different Google connected services use the right one. Is there a way to: ...
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Is it possible to change my username on youtube?

Is it possible to change my username on YouTube? If not, is there a way to move my videos from one account to another new one? (an automated way, rather than downloading them then uploading them to ...
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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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How do I extract my YouTube videos?

I have uploaded quite a few videos to YouTube. I'd like to download them all and move them to a different video sharing service. I don't necessarily have the original final files that I uploaded, so ...
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Youtube - why are some videos html5 and some flash - and how do I force html5?

When I watch this youtube video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqnB2Ew0SFM&feature=BFa&list=WL2AA75EB885F2A4B4 it's in flash. But when I click on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD3ywXEydyk ...
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How to subscribe to YouTube user’s feed without Google account?

How do I subscribe to a YouTube user’s feed (not playlists, likes, or comments) without a Google account? E.g.: https://www.youtube.com/user/$USERNAME/feed I wish to have it in my normal feed ...
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Does watching videos have the same bandwidth consumption as downloading a video?

If a video/movie/music video is uploaded to Youtube & provided for download (both are the same files), would watching it (streaming) have the same equivalent bandwidth usage as downloading it?
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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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How to switch back to old YouTube layout?

The new YouTube (July 2011) is irritating. Is there a way (or option) I can get the old layout? I tried enabling HTML5 but they changed that layout to look similar to their Flash layout. I hate it. Do ...
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How do we see the Youtube history page of another user?

When we visit http://youtube.com/my_history, we can see our own Youtube browsing history. Is there a way to see the Youtube history page of another user?
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How do I import friends into Youtube?

Is there any way to import friends from Facebook or Gmail into Youtube?
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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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Youtube login with Gmail account

YouTube allows to login via Google account. However, you need to have a YouTube account. When I clicked sign in with Google account, it showed me two options: Associate your YouTube account with ...
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How do I post a video response on youtube?

I know this feature still exists, why can't I find it after the redesign?
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How can I get a custom tab in my YouTube channel?

How can I add a custom tab to my organization's YouTube channel like the IE Business School? Does my organization need to become a YouTube partner? We already use the YouTube One layout.
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Is YouTube being throttled?

For the past two or so months, I've noticed that videos on YouTube were unable to stream at anything above 240p, which is the minimum quality option available. Any higher and I face extensive ...
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Google account: How to delete related unwanted services?

I use my google account for saving YouTube videos. But Google has added a whole bunch of their services onto my account, such as Adwords, documents, calendar, Picasa, talk, checkout, sites, blogger ...
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How do we add a video to “Watch Later”?

Usually I'd like to chunk useful videos to "Watch Later". However YouTube just had a new interface change and I can't find this feature anymore. Does anyone know how to add a video to "Watch Later"? ...
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How do I watch a YouTube playlist at the same quality for every video automatically?

I want to watch an entire YouTube playlist at fullscreen. The playlist consists of 9 videos and every video's quality can be chosen from 240p all the way to 1080p. I want to view the playlist at 720p, ...
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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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Why is there “Watch later as <username>” instead of just “Watch later” on youtube?

A picture is worth a thousand words. Here: This might sound rather silly to ask. My question is about 'Watch later as...' part. This icon could've just said 'Watch later' but it specifically ...
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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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What happened to the ability to go back in a already-loaded YouTube video?

For many years, my experience with YouTube had been, consistently and on any computer/browser, that once a section of that video were loaded, or the whole video, if you wanted to see an earlier part ...