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Tricks on YouTube about which very few people know

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YouTube (from English you - “you”, “you” and English. Tube - “pipe”, jarg. English - “TV”; pronounced “YouTube” or “YouTube”) is a video hosting company that provides users with storage services , delivery, display and monetize video. Users can upload, view, rate, comment, add to favorites and share these or other videos. Thanks to its simplicity and ease of use, YouTube has become the most popular video hosting site and the second website in the world in terms of the number of visitors. In January 2012, the daily number of video views on the site reached 4 billion. The site contains movies, music videos, trailers, news, educational programs, as well as amateur videos, including video blogs, slide shows, humorous videos and more. According to Rossiyskaya Gazeta, in April 2013, 2% of the service audience, or 51 million people, were Russians. There are various video tops on the site (for example, by the number of views or by rating).

YouTube is a very cool service that allows us to watch millions of videos and movies. And in order to make working with it more comfortable and easier, we at Shram.kiev.ua have compiled a list of useful chips and settings that will help you use Youtube functions 100%.

The company was founded in February 2005 by three former PayPal employees in San Bruno, California. They used Flash Video (FLV) technology, which makes it possible to obtain relatively good recording quality with a small amount of transmitted data. The project has become a good means of entertainment, and, having formed its own community, according to statistics from the analytical company Alexa, it is ahead of the social network MySpace. In November 2006, the purchase of YouTube by Google for $ 1.65 billion was completed. Prior to buying YouTube from Google, there was a service of a similar focus - Google Video. Google representatives did not close it, but used it as a place to search for videos on all video hosting sites. Currently, Google Video Search also includes YouTube. The very first YouTube video — an 18-second amateur video shot by Javed Karim at the San Diego Zoo — was posted on YouTube on April 23, 2005 at 8:27 pm local time.

1. Make a gif from video

Just add a “gif” before the link to the video in YouTube. Like this:

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You will be transferred to the YouTube GIF where you can set the length of the gif and add a title.

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2. Find the page of your favorite musician

Just type in the search # name of the musician . Like this:

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Full albums are organized into playlists in the Albums section.

3. Karaoke

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Musixmatch is a free Chrome browser application that superimposes lyrics to a music video. The annex contains the texts of more than 7 million songs in 32 languages.

4. Find out what music is playing

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MooMa.sh is something like Shazam, but only for YouTube. This site can identify any song or melody in the specified video. Just copy and paste the link to the video and see how it works!

5. Theater mode

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If you click a small rectangle in the lower right corner of the video, then you will go into the "theater" mode.

6. Auto play

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To stop autoplay, click the Autoplay button.

7. Check the connection

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Google's Video Quality Report can show you what video quality your provider supports.

8. New YouTube Design

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Go to youtube.com/testtube and click Go to the new player . You will be able to test the new design of the YouTube player, which has a transparent status bar, and you can also set any screen size on it.

9. Watch YouTube on TV

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Launch the video on your smartphone or tablet and watch it on the big screen via a Wi-Fi connection (all SMART TV can catch the Wi-Fi signal).

To do this, open YouTube on your mobile device, start the video and find your TV in the connections. The main thing is that your devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. The connection is automatic, but you can do it manually .

10. Share with a specific time

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If you press Сtrl + right mouse button , you can share the video with the playing time .

11. Viewing for children

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The YouTube Kids application for iOS and Android offers only those videos that can be watched by children.

12. Optimize for slow internet

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If the video slows down due to a weak internet connection, go to youtube.com/account_playback and select the "I have a slow connection" option . No need to include HD video.

13. Exact search

To find exactly those videos that you need , you can add the following words to your query:

  • "Channel", or "playlist";
  • “HD” - for high resolution, or “3D” - for video in 3D;
  • Insert quotation marks and + / - signs in your queries to add or exclude from the search (for example: “beyonce” + “destiny's child” or “beyonce” - “jay-z”).

14. Quick search for fitness classes

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To make it easier to find fitness classes, go to the Youfitness.me website. There they are ordered by type and duration.

15. Extract audio track to MP3

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Just go to the Peggo website.

16. Your video player

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Solon website combines YouTube and Vimeo videos in one playlist, as well as audio files from SoundCloud.

17. Watch video over windows

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Floating YouTube is a Chrome browser application that allows you to pin YouTube videos on top of all other windows.

18. Playback speed

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If you click on the small gear in the lower right corner of any video on YouTube, you can choose the speed of the video playback .

Slow playback, for example, is very useful when viewing instructional videos.

19. Set up privacy

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If you are registered on YouTube, go to the privacy settings and check the necessary checkboxes so that other users do not know which channels you subscribe to.

20. Youtube hotkeys

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  • K - pause or lose
  • J - rewind for 10 seconds
  • L - fast forward for 10 seconds
  • M - turn off the sound
  • number 0 - to the beginning of the video
  • numbers from 1 to 9 - jump by 10% - 90%
  • “+” - increase the font
  • "-" - reduce the font

Bonus 1: how to download videos from YouTube

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There are several websites and applications for the Chrome browser that allow you to download videos from YouTube. Save From Net . You can go to this site separately and copy the link to the video or paste the letter “ss” in the link before the word “youtube . You will be taken to the same page.

Bonus 2: remove ads from YouTube

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Google Chrome users simply install the Adblock extension for YouTube. Now you can watch the video without any extra expectations!

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