YouTube is one of the indispensable media resources online. It has grown over the last couple of years and largely expanded since its purchase by Google to become one of the dominant video hosting platforms. Be it you are browsing Youtube itself or reading an article in a website, chances are a video from Youtube is likely to be found there. It is a form of free social marketing YouTube has developed making it easy for anyone to share its videos with others online.
With the growing popularity of YouTube there emerged several tools designed specifically to help users perform certain tasks on YouTube videos such as cropping, saving, sharing, downloading and many more. Not all these tools are free and some you need to pay for to start using. Luckily enough there is a bunch of important applications that are completely free and can be easily used by anyone to do the same job.
1- YouTube by Click
YouTube by Click is a great web tool that allows its users to download videos from youtube. Here are some features of this application:
- It is free
- It Installs toolbar in your browser that you can use to search for and download YouTube videos into MP3 and MP4 format
- It requires a quick installation of the toolbar
2- Watch Together
is a cool web 2.0 application. It ,as its name implies , allows its users to watch Youtube videos simultaneously. You can now share and enjoy youtube videos with your colleagues in real time.......
3- YouTube to Ringtone Converter
This is a user friendly web application that lets users convert YouTube videos to ringtones to use in their phones. Some of the features of this app :
It is free
It has an intuitive interface
It lets you convert YouTube videos into ringtones
You can select start and end markers for your ringtone
It supports MP3, AAC, M4R, MP4, OGG, and WMA output formats.
Here are some other similar tools to convert YouTube to Ringtone :
3- Brinked Ringtone Creator
TubGet is another great web service that allows its users to perform several tasks such as :
- Download videos from around 100 websites
- Select video resolution, video quality and audio quality
- Choose from 7 different output formats
- It is free and easy to use
- It does not require any registration
5- Easy YouTube Caption Creator
This is a service that , as its name suggests , allows users to add caption to Youtube videos. When you finsih working on you video you can save it or share it with others
6- YouTube Disco
This tool allows you to play two YouTube videos at the same time and control their volumes too. You can also queue up videos in a playlist. It is really a funny kind tool
7- Wadswort Bookmarklet
Using this tool you will be able to open any Youtube video and skip the first 20 to 30 seconds depending on the lenght of the video.....
8- Six Tools to Convert Youtube Videos to MP3
This is a list of some of the best free tools you can use to convert Youtube videos into MP3. .....
is a great web2.0 tool. It allows its users to “watch, download,organize and create custom players with YouTube videos that can be embedded in websites”......
is a powerful web2.0 tool. It allows its users to download any piece of media instantly and easily. It is like iDesktop....
11- Listen to Youtube
is an online tool that allows its users to convert YouTube videos into audio files and provides them with a link to download it.
12- A Cleaner YouTube
A Cleaner Youtube is a great tool for educators. It is a browser extension that works with chrome, Firefox, and Safari. This extension deletes distractive features around videos and make them more attractive....
13 - Quiet Tube
This application removes all the fluff and distractive features around YouTube videos .....
14- Silent Tube
removes all the visual noise on , and pages and provides you with the ideal atmosphere to really focus on the content of the video ....
It removes all the distractive features around YouTube videos . These features include : promoted videos, related videos , ads , and comments .......
16- YouTube Safety Mode
is an option setting that prevents potentially objectionable content from being displayed....
17- Tube Chop
It is all about chopping Youtube videos and selecting the parts of a video you would like to share with your students or colleagues .....
This free application facilitates the embedding , editing and customization of youtube videos. EmbedPlus enables its users to start their videos at a chosen time , skip self-defined chapters, and add captions and annotations. ....
It allows you to crop videos before sharing them ; and not only that , it also removes distracting and offensive features around youtube videos....