YouTube URL Tricks – YouTube is the best online video service which offers wide variety of videos to watch. If you believe that YouTube is just used to watch videos then you are wrong. There are so much more in YouTube than just watching latest videos. In this post i am going to show some of the coolest YouTube URL Tricks that can be used to download videos, repeat video and more. I have already covered software to download YouTube Videos which is MassTube Downloader but if you know the trick that i am going to discuss in this post you just need a Download Manager like IDM to download YouTube videos directly. Stand a chance to win Free IDM License(few days left) by participating in a IDM Giveaway. Lets have some fun with Cool YouTube URL Tricks
Best YouTube URL Tricks
There are so many YouTube tricks but in this post i am going to focus more on tricks that help easy Download YouTube videos and tricks to Watch YouTube Restricted Videos.
Trick 1 – Download YouTube Videos with little change in URL
There are videos that you want to watch over and over and never tired to watching. I prefer to watch videos that inspire me like documentary of Lionel Messi which is my favorite. I downloaded the video from YouTube and now i can watch it anytime, anywhere and on any device. Trick to Download YouTube Videos directly is very simple you just need to remove “www.” part from YouTube URL and replace it with either “ss” or “pwm”. to understand follow the example below
Suppose the Video URL is “http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYpCh3n2XXo“, now to download the video replace the part before YouTube with either “ss” or “pwm”.
1. New URL to Download Videos directly would be like “ssyoutube.com/watch?v=uYpCh3n2XXo“. Visiting this link will show download screen like shown below with video quality options. Click on your preferred quality to start downloading of YouTube videos
2. If you use “pwm” instead of “ss” then new URL will be like “pwnyoutube.com/watch?v=uYpCh3n2XXo” and in same you can download YouTube Videos
Trick 2 – Watch YouTube Restricted Videos
I have posted article to unblock restricted websites with HOLA Browser extension and UnoTelly a virtual DNS Service. Now i am going to discuss a trick to watch YouTube restricted Videos. There are mainly two types of restriction employed by YouTube; one is Age Filtering and other is Region based restriction. The trick is very simple, just twist the YouTube URL to remove all restrictions. See below
Suppose the URL is “http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=**” which is restricted in India as you can show in the screenshot below. Now to view the video replace the “watch?v=” with “/v/” and new URL would be like “http://www.youtube.com/v/**“. Now watch YouTube restricted videos with simple change in URL.
These are two of the Best YouTube URL Tricks than can be used to Download Watch restricted videos. If you like the article Cool YouTube URL tricks share with your friends and comment below to let us know other tricks also.
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Great article, many thanks.
Pls I tried downloading a movie from youtube using appropriate steps described above but it didn’t work out. Is it becos I used both steps at the same time? I’m from Ghana
Thanks for sharing your knowledge it was very helpful. Please keep posted with new developments.