I just wondered if there is a trick to show the full-sized background image of a YouTube channel.
With thumbnails, there is the trick to view the image and change the URL (from
Now, the channel's background image is in reality a really big 16:9 image (I think the biggest versions of this can normally be seen on Smart-TV apps). But on a normal browser only a small subset of this image is even delivered to the client. I hoped that there might be a way to tamper with the image URL (like the thumbnail-trick) to see the full image.
Has anybody an idea?
A small example:
The LaserUnicorn channel has this background image (got the URL from Firfox's "inspect" function): https://yt3.ggpht.com/-C9gaunpPNo8/VYGWj4xT-uI/AAAAAAAAAGo/pUPfpvLF7Dc/w2120-fcrop64=1,00005a57ffffa5a8-nd-c0xffffffff-rj-k-no/comicon_youtube3.jpg