Questions tagged [youtube]

For questions about the web interface of YouTube (www.youtube.com, youtu.be). Questions about native smartphone apps are off-topic here.

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Advanced YouTube search

Is there any possibility to find YouTube videos using advanced criteria except text search such as all videos uploaded by users with only one uploaded video total and between 40,000 and 60,000 views?
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Stop a YouTube video from buffering

If I land on a page embedded with more than one YouTube video, I may not watch them in order or all the way through but they will continue buffering even if I no longer want to watch them. Say I ...
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Move YouTube videos from Favorites to Watch Later list

How do I move all the videos I have in the Favorites list in YouTube to Watch Later? At the end of it I want nothing left in the Favorites.
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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 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 get my channel recommendations back on YouTube?

I remember to have had channel recommendations when I clicked on Recommendations. http://www.gmodules.com/ig/proxy//http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/youtube-broadcast/topic2.jpg But apparently I ...
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How to remove “recommended items” from YouTube home page?

I want to see only my subscriptions on my YouTube home. Those recommendations are unnecessary pollution.
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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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Play YouTube videos using Flash instead of HTML5

Since upgrading my kids' browser to Firefox 4, YouTube seems to have switched them over to HTML5 video, which the computer apparently can't handle because it stutters horribly, causing Child Rage ...
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How to list most viewed recent videos?

I would like to get the list of most viewed recent videos on YouTube without specify a tag or a keyword. Is it 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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Can I hide my favourites on YouTube from the other users?

Can I hide my favourites on YouTube from the other users? I have a normal YouTube account and I realised that everything I add to my favourites is visible to anyone. Can I hide it instead?
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How can I tag friends in a YouTube video on Facebook?

I've shared a video from YouTube to Facebook, and this has shown up ok on my wall. Now I want to tag friends that are in the video, and can't see any option to do that. All the guides I see in places ...
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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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What do the YouTube movie ratings mean?

While perusing in the "new" movie section, I noticed some movies have "ratings." eg: L, N, S, V, D. What do those letters mean?
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Why doesn't YouTube have a download button?

YouTube has all the buttons—Upload, Browse, Subscribe etc.—, but it doesn't come with an inbuilt “Download” button. Viewers have to use third party software to download the videos from YouTube. Why is ...
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How do I stop YouTube from playing the next recommended video?

After you end viewing a video in YouTube, the next recommended video is automatically played as a miniature. I find it incredibly annoying. Is there any way to disable it?
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Re-Associate YouTube Account

My YouTube account, which I use actively (both for watching and posting videos), is currently associated with my old AOL address. When I sign in to YouTube, that's what I use in the "username" field. ...
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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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Sort YouTube video comments by rating

Since most YouTube comments are noise, is there a way to order them by rating on the video page? The two top comments seem to be shown, but I often want to see more. I'm adding another bounty, since ...
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Queue up a list of YouTube videos in succession

Sometimes I like to watch YouTube while doing something else, like washing up or doing exercise. Is there an easy way to queue up a string of YouTube videos and have them play one after the other?
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Any difference in audio quality for various YouTube video resolutions?

Some music videos on YouTube are available in more than one resolution. Do they all have the same audio quality? Or do the videos with larger resolution have better audio?
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How do I stream live on YouTube? [duplicate]

YouTube now has live video. How do I set that up for myself? I can't find information about live streaming anywhere.
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Are YouTube codes guaranteed to always be 11 characters?

I'm writing code to validate YouTube URLs. Is it guaranteed that the video ID, such as oHg5SJYRHA0, is always exactly 11 characters long, or can it sometimes be shorter or longer? Is there any ...
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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 browse videos on YouTube without location bias?

On YouTube's browse page I am shown the most viewed videos in my country. Even if I change my country in the settings, it will still show the same results. I would like to see the most viewed videos ...
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Specific start time with new YouTube embedded code?

I am just starting up a site that will host a fair bit of YouTube videos. I would like to future proof it as much as possible. From what I understand the new code will try to use HTML5 and failover to ...
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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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Shortcut key to open YouTube videos in full screen mode

What keyboard shortcut will open up full screen mode while playing YouTube videos? Viewing on a Windows 7 machine.
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How can I add a single image frame to the end of my Youtube video?

I have a video game video and I want to attach the summary/scoreboard screenshot to the end of the video. How would I do that?
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YouTube movie length limit

While uploading a family video to YouTube, I've noticed the following message: Congratulations! Your account is now enabled for uploads longer than 15 minutes. Click the Upload button below to ...
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Why is the audio gone from a video I uploaded to Youtube?

I just made a video with Windows Movie Maker, and uploaded to Youtube, only to find the audio track totally missing. Is it because I chose a popular song as the audio track (DRM/licensing issues) ?
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How can I watch a YouTube video in slow motion?

I have been watching a fast-moving video that I'd really love to dissect in slow motion (half or quarter speed; frame-by-frame isn't necessary in this case). Is there a quick and easy way to ...
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Embed start time in a YouTube video

I want to give out a link to a YouTube video have it start the playback at a specific time in the clip, e.g., 2 minutes and 45 seconds. Is that possible?
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4k views

Changing the title of a YouTube video that's been uploaded

How do you change the title of a YouTube video after it's been uploaded?
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How do I loop a blog-embedded video? (from Vimeo or elsewhere)

I created a short (4 second) video meant for looping on the web (via Tumblr) and saw two options. Create an animated GIF Embed and loop video hosted elsewhere (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) Software exists ...
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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 this ...
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2k views

How do I import friends into Youtube?

Is there any way to import friends from Facebook or Gmail into Youtube?
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How to make YouTube video appear in Google

When I Google for one of my videos, it shows up at the top with a preview image. One of my other videos just shows up without a preview image. I think it's because that video does not have enough ...
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3k views

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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4k views

Automate uploading of videos to YouTube

Is there a way to automate uploading of videos straight to YouTube? I would like to keep lots of home made videos. Of course, they are subject to being lost, or somebody could steal the the computer, ...
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1k views

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 get alerted when someone views a Youtube video

I have a Youtube account with several videos. I often like to refresh the video page to see if the view count on any of my videos have gone up. Is there a way to automatically be alerted when someone ...
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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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Why don't all of my uploaded video clips appear in the YouTube online video editor? [closed]

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 panel in the editor. Any idea ...
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Explanation of how one can search youtube.com/music [closed]

Currently the youtube.com/music page looks like But these are the same artists over and over again. Example Name: Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow [G-Mix] ft. Snoop Dogg, Juicy J & T-Pain Date of ...
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Can I rotate already uploaded videos on YouTube?

Is it possible to rotate (90 degrees) already uploaded videos on YouTube?
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Can I set the default resolution for a YouTube video?

I'm posting some YouTube videos on my WordPress blog, but they always default to 360p, even though I've provided the &hd=1 parameter. The videos can go up to 1080p if the user selects it, and I'd ...
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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 ...