6 YouTube Tricks You Probably Don’t Know.
1.Specific Start Time:-
If you want to share just a certain portion of a video with a user, you’ll notice that there is no official option to do this. Normally you have to inform others which minute they can pull to start from. Bet you didn’t know that there is a handy hack to send a link to a user or embed a certain portion of the YouTube video in your website. Skip the fluff and get to the good stuff.
Here is how it works. Consider the following Youtube Video URL:
After the URL link add #t=01m08s to set the starting point of the video at 1 minute and 8 seconds. Here is how it should look like:
2.Download youtube videos:-
Just add a simple ‘ss’ in the URL after www. and before YouTube to download YouTube videos effortlessly.
It’ll automatically take you to a download page where you’ll find a list of formats in which you can download the video.
3.Watch age restricted videos without logging in:-
Came across an age-restricted video?Wanna watch the without logging in?Here is a solution.
All you have to do is, remove “watch?” from the URL, and replace the “v=” with “v/”.
Press enter and enjoy the video.
4.Convert YouTube videos to GIF:-
Just add a simple ‘gif’ in the URL after www. and before YouTube to convert YouTube videos to gif.
It’ll automatically take you to a page where you can set the parameters for your gif.
5.Use the keyboard shortcuts.
Feeling too lazy to reach out to your mouse? Worry not for you can always use that keyboard of yours to control your YouTube videos.
k/space bar = Pause/play.
j = Rewind the video 10 seconds.
l = Forward the video 10 seconds.
m = Mute the video.
up arrow ↑ = Increase volume
down arrow ↓ = Decrease volume
right arrow → = Forward video 5 seconds.
left arrow ← = Rewind video 5 seconds.
6. Operate your YouTube only through your keyboard.
Dont want to use your mouse?Youtube provides an option to surf with just your keyboard.
Go to https://www.youtube.com/leanback
Now youtube is completely keyboard driven.