Youtube is more than just a place to watch latest and viral videos and it is the third most popular website on the internet after google and facebook. It has mind-boggling 800 million unique active users a month.Here’s more, every minute 300 hours of new videos were uploaded to the site.
So it makes these trick must know for everybody.
1. Keyboard shortcuts (Very Useful)
Don’t want to use a mouse when using youtube,dontcha worry you can operate youtube with keyboard shortcuts. Here is the list of keyboard shortcuts for youtube.
- Space or K for pause and play
- J for rewind 10 seconds
- L for forwarding 10 seconds
- Right Arrow to forward for 5 seconds
- Left Arrow to rewind for 5 seconds
- M to mute the video
- 0 or home to jump to the beginning of the video
- 1-9 to jump to 10% to 90% of the video
- F to full screen
- Esc to exit full-screen mode
- End to jump to end of video
- Shift + > to play video in fast forward
- Shift + < to play video in slow motion
- / to place cursor on search field
- Shift + N to play next video
- Shift + P to play the previous video
#2. Operate youtube without mouse
Here you can browse youtube videos with the keyboard. You can operate it with arrows to switch over to videos and hit enter to play hovered video.
#3. Keep Your YouTube Activity Private (Best One)
You can stop people from watching your youtube activity. Here you can make your likes videos, saved playlists, subscriptions private.
You can avoid content/region/devise restrictions by changing video URL.
#4. Embed YouTube Video on Your Website
If you want to share a youtube video on your website you can embed the video by adding simple HTML code. You can find the code by clicking on the share which is located below the video. There we can find another label called Embed. Copy the code and paste into your HTML code.
#5. Edit Youtube Videos
You can edit your videos before publishing to youtube. Here you can combine multiple videos, trim any video to the required length. We can add audio to video file. You can even add filters and effects to your video.
#6. Set Your Default Video Speed
If you have slow internet connection and you want to open videos with low quality, you can set up default video quality at account_playback.
#7. Download YouTube Videos
You can download youtube videos directly by adding ‘ss’ to the beginning of youtube URL. Then you will be redirected to savefrom.net. Here you can download the video by choosing the file format and video quality.
#8. Convert Video into MP3 Audio
You can download audio clip from youtube video by adding ‘listento’ at beginning of URL and hit enter. You will be redirected to ListentoYoutube site. Here you will find search field with Go button, click on and your video will be processed and converted to an audio file.
#9. Create GIFs From a YouTube Video
You can create gifs from youtube by adding ‘gif’ at beginning of youtube video URL. Then you will be redirected to gifs.com. Here you can set start and end duration to create gif image.
#10. Play Video in slow motion
Hold down the spacebar and the video will run in slow motion, or you can slow down or speed up the video from the settings gear on a youtube video.
#11. Repeat Video
If you want to watch a video repeatedly you just have to add ‘infinitelooper’ in place of ‘youtube’ in URL. you will be redirected to infinite looper website and there you can set start and end time to run video repeatedly.
You can also right-click on the video and choose loop.