Cool YouTube Tricks You Should Know – Online YouTube video is something that has gained popularity faster than anything in the world. YouTube is the place everyone wants to see yet. However, this article is just about to turn out really really helpful for you people. As the tricks, I’m about to tell you will not only improve your YouTube viewing experience. But will also help you out in a lot of different ways.
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Keyboard Shortcuts for YouTube Video/ YouTube Tricks
Now I’m guessing that most of you just click a video sit back relax and watch it. Until your phone rings and you want to pause the video using the spacebar. But that good-for-nothing shortcut only works once you click on the video. Well, there are three keys that don’t require a clicking of any sort and just do what you exactly want and those are J, K and L.
These are Rewind Play and Forward respectively. Just like on any media player…
These are just the basic ones. There are more like pressing F to go fullscreen. Or using the number keys like 2 will take you to a point where 20% of the video is finished. 3 for thirty 4 for forty and so on…
Similarly, 0 will take you to the beginning of the video which is also quite handy by the way. There are many more keyboard shortcuts and you can look through all of them in the table.
YouTube Leanback Mode
Since now you have learned all the keyboard shortcuts you might not need that Mouse anymore. To make things even better for such YouTube ninjas. Google has developed a Leanback Mode which basically gives YouTube a Media centre kind of look. which is certainly better or nice.
Here you can perform every action through the keyboard itself. You can also search for videos and the good thing is videos will start playing in full-screen mode by default which is really cool.
Now, this is really helpful in situations where you want to see these videos on a TV. Once you get used to this mode it is definitely going to grow on you.
YouTube Music Lyrics
This next trick or you could say a Chrome extension can help you get perfectly sync lyrics of a YouTube video. Thanks to developers at Musixmatch. It comes in handy when you are watching a video of a foreign artist and you are kind of lost in the lyrics. All you have to do is install the app and forget about it. It will do its job with every music played on your browser. And yes if you’re planning a karaoke night at your house party guys this is the way to go.
Play HD Video YouTube By Default
Though YouTube does have an intelligent player that plays videos in the resolution that your internet connection can handle without buffering. But what if you want to watch the videos in HD and anything less than that is a big no for you. Well, there is no native way of fixing YouTube video resolution to a particular level. But there is a cool Chrome extension that lets you do it. Once you have installed this extension all your Youtube videos will play in HD or a video resolution of your choice.
Play YouTube Video in Loop
Your favourite artist has just released a song and it’s making you crazy. You are playing it on YouTube all day… However every time the song ends you go back to the tab and play it again and repeat the same for plenty of times. If you just want the song to restart once it ends. All you have to do is right-click on the video and select loop. Your song will now play in a never-ending loop until you finally start hitting it.
Covert any YouTube Video to GIF
Gif has replaced the cats from the internet they are damn popular. Now let me show you how you can make a GIF of your own from any YouTube video it’s quite simple actually. Open the video of your choice and in the URL add GIF before the YouTube. Hit Enter real hard it will then take you to another website. Where you can crop the part of a video which you want and it’s self-explanatory from there on.
Save YouTube Video Offline
Well, it’s not quite a trick. It’s a simple yet very useful feature which can save you on your mobile data. Let’s take a situation you are at work and your favourite YouTube star has released a video. That you so want to watch but cannot since its well. Duh at the same time you know that you won’t be able to watch it at home as well. Because you don’t have an active Wi-Fi and you don’t want to choose it on your mobile data. So what you can do is save that video for offline viewing and when you are home you can head over to YouTube mobile app and watch it as many times as you want without having to connect to the Internet.
Control YouTube Video with Your Voice
Ok, Google pause this video!
If you are playing the video on the official YouTube app on your Android. Then you can definitely make use of Google now commands to control YouTube video with your voice. Though it hasn’t worked perfectly for me maybe because it’s still in its initial stage.
But once things go smoothly this feature is definitely going to be very useful for all of us. Here are all the different commands that you can use for now.