Hackers are naturally people who like to see more than face value when looking at something. They like to explore all possibilities and use the best they have to achieve the best results. Just the basic functionality of any service is not good enough for them. If you want to extract (a lot more) ore from your YouTube time, use these tips and tricks. You will enjoy your time on YouTube much more, and you will have a new perspective on how the platform can be used and operated.
Top Tips and Tricks on YouTube That Many People Don’t Know About!
Download offline videos
Do you know how on services like Netflix or Spotify you can download offline content for later? You can do the same with YouTube videos. Many are still not aware of this relatively common trick, but you can download YouTube videos directly to your computer using a youtube to mp3 converter. There are a lot of such services online and you can get all your favorite songs offline for free.
Have you ever found yourself browsing the comments section for information about the song played in a video you just watched? If this is the kind of situation you find yourself often, you will appreciate this one. Using the MooMa.sh service, you can copy and paste video links and it will tell you which songs played in that specific video. Think of it as a YouTube version of Shazam or Soundhound. It’s really useful when you’re trying to get information about a particular song you like.
Instantly find an artist’s content
There is currently more video content on YouTube than is physically possible for a human to watch in a lifetime. With that in mind, you can imagine that sometimes it is difficult to get the exact content you are looking for. However, if you are looking for your favorite artist, you can skip all other less important videos by adding a hashtag to your search. Search for # and the artist’s name, and you’ll be taken to a page where you can see the most recent, popular, and relevant content from that artist’s official channels on YouTube. More than that, you can even have access to entire albums in the form of playlists.
Turn YouTube into a karaoke machine
YouTube has tried to implement a feature that lets you place captions on a video, but it’s rarely accurate or relevant. If you want to turn YouTube into a karaoke machine, you just need to get the Musixmatch extension for Google Chrome. Then you will see the lyrics of the songs you play on YouTube appear on the screen.
Sharing specific moments
When the cool stuff you want your friends to see is in a hard point in a video, say beyond the half point, it can be hard to see them because people are really impatient these days. However, you can use a feature built into YouTube directly to share videos from a specific point in the video. Instead of just copying the link from the browser’s address bar, scroll down and click the Send from Control Panel tab below the video screen. From there you will receive the video link with a little checkbox below. Checking this box changes the link, adding a custom start point based on where the video is currently paused. Copy the personalized link and give it to your friends so their video goes straight to the right game.