Everyone loves YouTube. We are talking about watching videos, let’s leave the ads alone for now. Did you know that YouTube processes over 3 Billion search query every month? And that makes YouTube the second largest search engine after Google. The first place we go to when we are bored is YouTube. Just search what you want to see and you’ll get tons of results that you can watch. But sometimes it can be really annoying when you can’t find the exact thing you want to. Well, we’re going to make it easy for you. We are going to share with you some amazing secret features and YouTube tricks to make your experience, even more, better and smooth. And you might not even know half of them. So let’s get started.
1. Keyboard Shortcuts
|K||Pause/Play the video|
|J||Go back 10 seconds|
|L||Go forward 10 seconds|
|Numbers 1 to 9||To go to 10% to 90% of the video length|
|Number 0||To restart the video|
|Home||Go to start of the video|
|End||Go to end of the video|
2. Download YouTube video
Just add “ss” between www. and YouTube in your address bar of currently playing video and hit enter. It will take you the download page where you can download your video in various qualities. Although there are several ways you can download YouTube video, with different YouTube downloader tools; this is the easiest YouTube Trick to download your video.
3. Repeat your Video
This is maybe the easiest YouTube trick there is.
Just change your video URL to www.youtuberepeat.com/……… and the video play in a loop.
Alternatively, you can just right-click on the video player and click on loop. This will have the same effect as above.
4. Lyrics on Music Videos
We have spent hours looking to music videos on YouTube. There are tons of music videos and they have their lyrics videos too. But there are very few videos with these two combined together. This is where the free Musixmatch plugin comes into the picture. It shows lyrics on your videos from its arsenal of over 7 million lyrics. With Musixmatch you can easily turn you normal night into a Karaoke Night. It is available for only on chrome here as of now. But you can use this Lyrics Here add-on for Firefox.
5. Try Something New!
Well, this is not actually a YouTube trick but this is really awesome. You can be the first one to experience and test YouTube new coming soon feature and tell YouTube how you feel about them. And you can help YouTube improve for you and everyone. All you have to do is just scroll down to the bottom of any page on YouTube and click on Try Something New! And that’s it. You can also do it by clicking here.
6. Slow Motion
Ever saw yourself wondering what just happened there while watching a video on YouTube. And you can’t decide it even after watching it over and over again. Then all you need to do is just play the video in slow motion. And how do you do that? It’s easy..!! Just hold the space bar and keep on holding it. Your video will be played in slow motion.
7. Share at Specific Time
Imagine, you are watching a video and suddenly something amazing happens. Now you want to share it with your friends and colleagues. But what if the video is 15 min long and that amazing thing happens on 12:07 min..?? You can’t just share the video as it is. They won’t even know what you are talking about.
The best way to do this is sharing the video at that specific time. Just right-click on the video player at that time and click on “Copy Video URL at current time”. Now you can just paste the URL to your friends and once they visit it, the video will be started at 12:07 directly.
An alternative to this is to click on “Share” just below the video player and check the “Start at” check box.
8. What’s That Song?
Watching a video and got amazed by the song that was being in the video?? And now you want to know what was that song. Then MooMa.sh is the thing for you. Just copy the video URL and paste it in MooMa.sh and it will do all the work for you. It even has a Chrome Extension too. And it even has an Android App that works with YouTube mobile too.
9. YouTube Kids
Don’t want the kids in your family to watch the weird videos on YouTube? Don’t worry. YouTube now officially has its own YouTube Kids app for Android and iOS. The app shows videos specifically for kids which kids would love to watch.
Alternatively, you can just scroll to the bottom of the YouTube page and turn on the Safety and the videos with explicit content won’t be shown to you.
10. Video to MP3
There are lots of services where you can turn any YouTube video into a Mp3 file and download it. One of the best is youtube-mp3.org. And Peggo also works great too. All you have to do is just copy the video URL and paste it. That’s it.
11. Do the Harlem Shake
You can make YouTube do the Haarlem Shake!! Just search “do the harlem shake” in the YouTube search box and the Harlem Shake will begin.
12. Use The Force Luke
Just enter “use the force luke” in the search box and hit enter. Keep watching..!!
Think we missed anything that you know but we don’t? Feel free to share with us in the comment section. And share these secrets with your friends and act cool.!!!