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Disable videos in YouTube, listen to the audio only

My internet connection is quite slow (128 kbps while browsing) and I want to know if I can disable video streaming on YouTube and listen only to the audio portion. There are many songs on YouTube ...
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Linking directly to a specific point in time of a YouTube video

If I find a video on YouTube that I want to send to a friend, but I really only care about something at the two minute mark, can I send him a link that will start at two minutes into the video for him?...
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prevent CNN.com from autoplaying videos

Recently (maybe since a week ago), CNN.com started autoplaying videos. When I click on an article that has a video, the video automatically starts playing. Is there a way to disable this feature? I ...
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Can you subscribe to a YouTube channel as a podcast?

Videos are available in several different formats on YouTube, and RSS feeds are provided for channels. Is there a feed that will allow me to subscribe in iTunes?
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Clip a YouTube video without having to download entire length beforehand

I would like to clip a YouTube video say from x minute to y minute and download it into my desktop computer. Currently I'm having to download the entire video and then use a video editor for clipping....
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How can I get Twitter videos to continue playing even after their tab has lost focus?

One feature that I really like on Facebook is that I can start a video playing and then do other things. I can switch to a different tab and I will continue to listen to the video's audio playing ...
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How to upload/publish video from new Google Drive to YouTube

I am struggling to find a way to upload/publish video from the new Google Drive to (Google's) YouTube. I am trying to avoid downloading the file to my local disk and uploading it again—it's already on ...
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Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video?

By pressing j or l on your keyboard, you can forward/rewind a YouTube video by 10 sec. But sometimes I need the ability to forward or rewind it by 3 sec, 5 sec, etc. Is there a way to control this? ...
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How can I download non public Facebook video?

I want to download a video uploaded by a friend on Facebook for offline access. How can I do that? I tried almost all Chrome extensions on Chrome store and none seems to work. Also, youtube-dl didn't ...
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Would like to exclude any sort of video from a Google search

I have a topic I'm interested in reading about. (DIY hamster toys in this case — but it could be anything.) When I do a Google search there are tons of videos in the results. In my initial ...
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Does changing the video quality on YouTube impact audio quality?

Sometimes I'll find a really awesome song on YouTube but it will default to HD video playback which constantly buffers on my slow internet connection. All I care about is the audio quality, not the ...
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What advantages and disadvantages are there to using the HTML5 beta of YouTube?

Google has a beta of YouTube that uses HTML5's video tag, but what gains do I get from using this, other than not having to install Flash just for YouTube?
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How to set a default video quality on all YouTube videos?

I have a fair internet connection speed and every time I play a video from YouTube it defaults to 144p although my connection could support 360p without buffering. I have to manually switch to 360p ...
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How to rotate video on Google Photos?

I have a couple of videos on Google Photos. Now some of them were rotated automatically, others not. How can I manually rotate them? I want to avoid download, rotate and re-upload!
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Is there a way to disable YouTube HTML5 video player in Chrome?

A few weeks ago, YouTube started showing half of their videos in HTML5 player for me. Is there a way to force it back to using Flash player only (in Chrome)? (I'm opted out of HTML5 trial at http://...
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Link to Bitchute Video at Specific Starting Time

In youtube, you can link to a video at a specific starting time by adding query string parameters, like ?t=23m3s, to the end of the URL. How can this be done with bitchute videos?
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How to stop YouTube player from showing related videos?

How can I stop the YouTube player from showing related video thumbnails and links? I am in search of YouTube video code that shows only the videos in our YouTube stream, i.e., only the videos we have ...
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How do you turn on hotkeys in Coursera video player?

I like to see lectures like reading, with regressions and tempo variation. This is done by hotkeys, which are especially important in full screen mode, which is also advisable because even fewer ...
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Playing YouTube videos at half speed?

Is there a way to play a YouTube video at half the speed (like what we can do in VLC media player?) I'm looking for a free solution if possible.
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Transferring all YouTube videos to another video hosting site?

For past few years I have favorited many videos which were very good. But I have seen plenty of videos get removed, either by their owner, or due to copyright matching. Some of these videos are very ...
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Online editor for Kinetic Typography presentations? [closed]

Are there any web apps offer the ability to author Kinetic Typography presentations (panning, rotating, zooming text animations). Here's an example of what I want to achieve using the web (contains a ...
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Why is downloading videos from Picasa not supported?

I am considering using Picasa Web Albums as the main storage point for all my pictures and videos. Strangely, Google has officially stated that It's not possible to download videos from Picasa Web ...
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How do I replace a video on YouTube and keep the same URL? [duplicate]

I want to replace it with a version that has better quality. I do not care about the view count, comments or ratings.
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How to embed a Google Docs Video in my website

The UI does not have an "embed" button. I managed to make it work copying the HTML from the Docs site (using Firebug and Developer Tools, because the HTML is injected via JavaScript). But it seems ...
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How to add links inside a YouTube video?

I need to add links to the bottom of an YouTube video, like this Ben Stiller video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDN08JwNEfc Here is a video of a guy teaching how to add little baloons to an ...
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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 prevent YouTube from from resizing videos to fit screen (in full screen mode)?

First, please take a look at this video in full screen mode. Although it's pretty clear, what I am doing there, in the video, I feel it would be much crispier (at least I like it that way) and clear ...
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Are there any good Hulu, Veoh or Youtube alternatives? [closed]

Unfortunately services like Hulu, Youtube or Veoh aren't available all around the world. I know websites like ninjavideo, but they're off course not very legal, so I guess they are out of the ...
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How to enable the display of 1080p HD videos on Vimeo instead of the 720p default

I often upload videos to Vimeo. Last time I uploaded a video on Vimeo, I noticed that there was an option to display my videos in 1080p instead of 720p. Who wouldn't want that, right? So I clicked ...
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What video format should I pick if I want to minimize 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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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 set Facebook uploaded videos to play as "HD" by default?

When I upload a video to Facebook (not from Youtube, an actual video file), the Facebook player has a setting to play it back in "HD" via a button in the lower right hand corner of the player. Is it ...
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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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Unable to watch videos on YouTube when logged in account

I have a pretty strange problem with YouTube: when I just go on YouTube and watch any video through Firefox, Chrome or Chromium (both with Flash and HTML5 players), it works perfectly. BUT! When I ...
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G+ Hangouts, is there any way to prevent the hall of mirrors effect when sharing the desktop?

In G+ hangouts, I'm often sharing my desktop. Sometimes when I do this I mute the other participants because I'm giving some kind of lecture, but I will check back to see what they're saying in chat ...
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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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How do I download videos from Facebook?

I have a video on Facebook that I'd like to share with people outside Facebook, but I don't have the original video file. How can I download the Facebook video to put it on public web sites, like ...
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How to (most efficiently) download video from Periscope?

Majority of the search results for "download periscope" lead to websites allowing me to download the app. "download periscope stream" is a much better search term that actually led me to two ...
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Disable YouTube HTML5 player in Chrome

I'm running Chrome on my Mac and all of a sudden videos started playing in the HTML5 player instead of the Flash player. I am not in the HTML5 trial, the button says Join instead of Leave and I have ...
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Merge and trim videos from Google Photos?

I would like to be able to merge and trim some videos which I have stored on Google Photos. Would I have to download all the videos locally and then use some other video editing software?
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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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Can I disable "mute" in Gmail video chat?

I really like to use the video chat built in to Gmail to let my baby son and my grandma talk to each other. The problem is that he really likes to get up close to the camera and "type" on the keyboard ...
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How do I download a TED video?

Does anyone have a method of downloading a video from TED? I tried the techniques here, but they didn't work.
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Is there a way to find the YouTube video from a Facebook video?

I often see videos on Facebook and would like to have a more permanent link to them. I would like to find the same video on YouTube. Is there a straightforward way to find the YouTube version of a ...
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Is there any way to view previews of movies on Netflix?

Before watching a movie, I usually like knowing what I'm getting in to. Is there any way to watch the movie's preview from Netflix? I mainly want this for movies I can watch instantly.
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WhatsApp Web: how to send a video so that it is playable within WhatsApp?

When I try to send a video from a WhatsApp Web, running on Windows 10 or Linux, the video file gets attached as a file and says "Preview not available": In order to watch such a video, it ...
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What is the maximum length of video on Facebook?

What is the maximum length of video on Facebook? The FAQ offers nothing I could find on maximum file size and/or length of video.
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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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How to lower the playback sound volume on TikTok?

My friends suggested me to watch a TikTok video so I opened the link and the video is opened in my browser. It was apparently muted so I wanted to unmute it, but the only thing I can see is volume ...
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How to save bandwidth in a Zoom call?

I am working from home and my internet connection has a quota. I already turned off my video and would like to stop receiving the video feeds of others. Can I make my Zoom audio-only? Or can I make ...
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