Questions tagged [youtube]

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Is codec used on not intermediate resolution videos in youtube a indicator of quality?

Youtube typically uses for 1080p videos H.264 and VP9. In theory VP9 was expected to be a successor to H.264 but frankly it failed to live to the expectations especially in videos which aren't ...
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Why do I see youtube ads from channels I have blocked?

I do not pay for the youtube service that blocks ads, so I do not have the expectation of not seeing ads. That said, I expect to stop seeing ads from channels that I have blocked. Since I do not ...
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Recovering an ancient YouTube account

I have a YouTube account that dates from at least 2011, before the Google Accounts were fully integrated. I know the username and the email address, but not the password. Here's where it gets tricky....
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How to bulk delete YouTube comments without deleting or deactivating the channel

This question was posted a while ago, but the answer does not work anymore as YouTube settings have changed. Plus, the answer will have your YouTube account disabled for a while before you're able to ...
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YouTube won't playback my videos in high resolution

I've uploaded some 1080x1920p (portrait layout) MP4 H.264 videos to my YouTube channel, but YouTube only allows playback on them at a max resolution of 480p. How can I get them to allow playback at ...
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Is there an approach to stretch out the width cc on youtube?

I am learning this Machine learning video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgjZtcfdp0E&list=PLuyk1nLMhRm4gngmWSvSkIjn1VLUQnxid) Is there an approach to stretch out the cc to the red vertical bars?...
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How to unsubscribe all YouTube channels for one account in single attempt

I would like to unsubscribe the all subscribe channels. How can I get rid of this issue.
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How to download videos from YouTube to Google Drive [closed]

I am looking for a webapp which can download videos from YouTube to Google Drive. I am preferring pure webapp not browser extension based solutions, because primarily I will use that webapp in mobile ...
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How to go back to the old YouTube playlist editor?

The new YouTube editor doesn't have all the functions of the old version, the function to add all to another playlist is no longer available.
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Full titles for Youtube channel's videos

Let's suppose you have opened some Youtube channel. Youtube channel's videos have their titles trimmed if they're longer than several words. This makes learning the content of the channel very ...
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Buy a YouTube video for someone else (i.e. as a gift)?

YouTube make it easy and straight forward to buy content for yourself. But suppose you want to buy some YouTube paid content for someone else. Is it possible, and if so, how? What I know so far I ...
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How to make different default accounts for Gmail and YouTube

I have two Google accounts. One is banned from YouTube but I can still use it for Gmail. I have created another one for YouTube but every time I logon to YouTube with the new account and go to Gmail ...
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How to delete all my replies on YouTube

I understand how to delete my YouTube comments, but is there a way to bulk delete all the replies I have made at all video sites without having to return to each individual site?
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Differentiating automatically and manually cc-ed YouTube videos

As suggested by the title, suppose I’m given all the video links under a YouTube channel. Is there anyway that I can tell if each video has close captions automatically generated by YouTube or ...
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Is there a clever way to search YouTube comments of a specific video?

I found a service called Juphy which unfortunately did not work even though it said they offer searching through YouTube comments. I thought of scrolling down until all comments are shown and then ...
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How do I export my data from YouTube?

Is there any way in 2019-20 to export all of my data (including comments) from YouTube?
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How can I add caption files at the same time as I upload videos to YouTube?

I have 100 .mp4 video files that I want to upload to YouTube. For each .mp4 file I have a .srt file (caption file) with the same file name. Is there any way I can upload all videos and caption files ...
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Dark theme on YouTube when bookmarked

I want to bookmark Youtube such that every time I open it on google chrome in incognito mode, it opens up with the dark theme already applied. Side note: The dark theme is applied if I open a new ...
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Tell at exactly what time I watched a YouTube video

I would like to retrace at exactly what time I watched certain YouTube videos. As a background to why I want this information, I record my classes (I'm a professor) and then I later go back to track ...
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How to add annotations/cards/end screens to a YouTube video?

I'm studying a lot of tutorials out there, but none of them show the current YouTube interface, which looks like YouTube removed the option to insert those text annotations into the video. Could ...
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What does that ae stand for next to the YouTube symbol? [duplicate]

Please answer quickly, i'm getting suspicious about my Internet company.
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How do I permanently disable youtube autoplay feature?

I want to disable this very annoying youtube autoplay feature on my web browser. I try to disable it using youtube UI but after some time it turns on and autoplay starts working again! I am using ...
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Why are automatic captions on YouTube not available in more languages?

The official documentation says "Automatic captions are available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish." Is there a reason why YouTube doesn'...
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How many reviews should I get from the community to make my submitted subtitles to appear on others YouTube videos?

How many reviews do I need from community to make my submitted subtitles to appear on others YouTube videos?
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How can i make youtube put a certain type of music in my mix?

I have a youtube mix but its full of old songs i dont wanna listen to anymore over and over again so i cleaered them all out, now i want youtube to know i want shilo lofi, 21 pilots, and this https://...
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How to organize Youtube play lists in Alphabetical order under the Save button?

I've created many YouTube playlists and it's getting harder and harder to find the right playlist when I click on save as they are not sorted alphabetically. Is there a way to sort the playlists ...
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Youtube force language of auto-generated subtitles

It happens to me countless times. Just for an example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djzGkEWzCwM the language options of the closed captions only have one auto-generated option, which is "Korean (...
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Sort YouTube comment history by likes

I was curious to see if there was any way I could see all of my YouTube comments, and there is, in the history section. I have a lot of comments, and after scrolling through them for a while, I wanted ...
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YouTube Turn Large Thumbnails Off How?

Does anyone know how to turn off the large thumbnails on YouTube? If I sign-in, the thumbnails go from a good normal size to huge. Reddit threads about this nuisance yield no answers. Stack ...
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How to let particular advertiser purchase a pre roll ad for our videos?

We have a local company that wants to run a video pre roll campaign on all of the videos on our channel. How do we set this up? Do they have to create an AdSense account first or something? Can we ...
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How can a YouTube video has more likes than views? [closed]

See this screenshot of the YouTube video: It has more likes than views. Youtubers making comments like YouTube drinking again etc. How can a YouTube video has more likes than views?
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Merge (concatenate) multiple YouTube videos into one?

I want to merge (concatenate) a couple of public YouTube videos into a single one and re-upload this merged video onto my account unlisted to not invoke any copyright issues. Anyone knows of a way ...
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How to make my YouTube video be able to play at 2x without getting stuck?

I have uploaded a YouTube video which when played in 1.75x onwards, the video appears stuck but the audio plays. Why is this behavior seen? How do I fix that?
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Is it possible to move youtube subscriptions to another account?

I'd like to migrate all my various google accounts into one so I don't have to remember five different ones (and also, some of these are kind of tasteless names that I made when I was a 14). The ...
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How can I hide all videos from a given channel on YouTube?

How can I hide all videos from a given channel on YouTube? By hiding I mean never recommending any video from the given channel.
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Is it possible to upload CC-BY-SA licensed works on YouTube?

Is it actually possible? Has it been possible in the past? Did this option ever get discussed? Did google ever talk about it? If not possible, one can't actually upload (or repost) a CC-BY-SA video ...
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YouTube: is there a way to get email notification ONLY when I upload a new video?

I'd like to get the notification when the upload is done. But I don't want any other emails from YouTube.
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« youtube.com/watch/ » end time

I distinctly remember having seen a parameter under « youtube.com/watch/ » which indicated when a video was to stop playing, much as the "t" parameter indicated the starting point. It had a multi-...
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Share multiple start & end times of a YouTube video using <embed>

I understand that it is quite simple to use start/end times in seconds to show a part of a YouTube video using embed, but how can I present multiple segments of a video as one? For example, If I have ...
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How do I add other people as friends on YouTube?

I tried 2 times the method described at How do I put other people as friends on YouTube? and this method has failed both times (indeed, otherwise this post would be a total waste of resources). The ...
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How to publish subtitles on YouTube as a viewer

It was possible to publish subtitles using different YouTube accounts under the same Gmail. YouTube requires ~5/6 YouTube accounts to confirm a draft before publishing the subtitles, but it is no ...
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Why is the publication date shown next to the view count?

When I have signed into the YouTube with my Google account, the date is shown next to the view count. But when I am not signed in, it is showing below the channel's name. Why is it so? And how can I ...
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Locate my “Uploaded YouTube Videos” that have NO Playlist

I've uploaded videos to YouTube. Most of them I have organized by playlists, but I'm sure I have missed cataloging some. How can I locate all of my videos that don't belong to any playlist, so that I ...
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Alternative YouTube interface that is centered around my subscriptions and permits grouping or tagging of subscriptions?

Generally speaking, unless I'm searching on YouTube, I don't want to see anything unless it's on my subscription list. Is there any interface that allows for more efficient navigation based on ...
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Is this a YouTube feature?

I am seeing more and more of this stylization in music (audio only) tracks on YouTube. Is it some kind of feature where you just upload the audio and it sets everything up as per the tags and cover ...
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How to make YouTube video private to allow viewing only for specific people (using new Studio Beta, 2019)?

I'm trying to make one video private so that I can share it only with a few people. But every tutorial that I can find shows how to do it the old way, I guess, and it doesn't match what I see on the ...
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YouTube channel name change not reflected in search result

I just changed my YouTube channel’s name and if I visit the channel at its url, then I see the new name. In search, it still shows the old name and only comes up after searching for the old name. What ...
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Is there a YouTube URL parameter for continuously playing without timing out?

When trying to run a live video for display purposes using YouTube it times out overnight. Is there a code I can input into the URL that will allow the video to play continuously without stopping? ...
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How to playback 4K Youtube videos in 4K quality in Google Chrome on a 4K display?

I have Chrome, version 76 as of writing this, on Windows 10, all updates installed. I have 2x 4K displays, one Asus MG28U and one Samsung U28E590. I have set my Nvidia 1060 graphics card to display ...
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YouTube homepage looks zoomed, it only shows 2 videos in 1 row

This is how it looks: It looks like this when i open homepage The thing is that when I change account it works normal. It behaves like this only on homepage and in all browsers, on all computers ...

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