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Find YouTube Songs, Keep Them, Then Share Them with Music Messenger

YouTube has everything. Sometimes, it’s too much. You get in there and you start looking for videos and songs that you know you like, and then start venturing off in all sorts of directions, until you lose sight of what you originally went in there for.

You need a YouTube manager of sorts. Music Messenger is precisely the app you need to dig into YouTube, pull out what you want and organize it in a way that works for you.

How to Stop YouTube Videos Playing Automatically

YouTube is a fun site where you can spend countless hours entertaining yourself. However, the social media channel has the tendency to automatically queue up videos it thinks you will enjoy so it can keep playing them in a sequence without your intervention. All said and done, YouTube is no mind reader and you may not want the videos to auto play whether you’re watching them on your smartphone, laptop, or desktop device. If this feature is annoying the heck out of you, here’s how to stop YouTube videos playing automatically on any device. Whether you watch YouTube on your desktop or on a mobile platform, you’ll see the Up Next option on the right pane of the YouTube window when you begin watching a video – like the one marked on this screenshot. To stop YouTube videos playing automatically, all you need to do is turn off the…

How to Listen to YouTube in the Background on iOS 8 Devices

The official YouTube app on your iOS 8 device is great to have around when you want to watch videos. But there may be times when you want to keep listening to the songs playing from a playlist, while still checking out your Whatsapp messages or viewing the latest stories on Flipboard. When iOS 8  initially landed on iOS devices it offered the ability to listen to YouTube audio even when the app screen was not active. However, that option no longer works, so if you want to listen to YouTube songs in the background, here are a couple of options you can try out. How to Listen to YouTube in the Background You can play a YouTube video on your Safari browser and have it run in the background while you are using other apps. This option has a couple of drawbacks though. You can only play songs individually…

How YouTube Kids App Eases Parental Control Worries

With kids having free much more free access to the Internet these days, parental controls are becoming the need of the hour. Just as you can exercise parental controls when you hand over your iPhone to your little ones or when they use the Chrome browser on their PC, you can also make sure that your kids don’t end up watching X-rated stuff on YouTube. Google has just launched a child-friendly version of YouTube (called the YouTube Kids App ) which has all the right built-in content filter options that will deliver what’s best for the youngsters. Parents are only left with the job of controlling how much time the kids spend on the channel and if they can search for videos. In this post, we take an closer look at how parental controls work in YouTube Kids. YouTube Kids App and Parental Controls RELATED READING : Two Securities To…

How to Subscribe to YouTube Channels in Outlook

YouTube is a popular platform for watching videos, but has it ever occurred to you to try subscribing to a YouTube channel in Outlook? Well, of course, if it’s a work related email address, you may not want to be subscribing to Lenny Kravitz’s VEVO or Kim Kardash, but you may find value in channels like officevideos from Microsoft. Whatever be the flavor of your subscription, you can get your daily dose of it on Outlook. And in this tutorial we will show you exactly how to subscribe to YouTube Channels in Outlook 2010 and 2013. How to Find YouTube Channels to Subscribe to You may, in the course of your browsing history, discover YouTube channels that have great content that you expect to be watching regularly. At other times, you can do a quick Google search to discover popular ones. Most often typing http://youtube.com/[channelname] will help you find a…

Stream Music from YouTube with Streamus Chrome Extension

YouTube is a fantastic platform for watching your favorite videos. The YouTube Music Key subscription service sadly comes at a price. And it doesn’t even come close to streaming services like Spotify that offer many more intuitive features such as listening to music in the background or searching for your favorite tunes without visiting the site. Now, a new Chrome extension called Streamus lets you stream music from YouTube and enjoy a seamless listening experience from any PC. Let’s check it out! How to Stream Music from YouTube with Streamus Streamus has been in development for more than 3 years and not surprisingly is one of the most well received extensions on Chrome, according to the developer’s post on Reddit. Once you download and install the extension from Chrome, you are ready to listen to all your favorite tunes. Just type streamus in the address bar and press tab. Then…

5 Firefox and Chrome YouTube Extensions for Better Viewing Experience

Anyone who steps into the world of YouTube ends up spending more time than they bargained for. There’s so much entertainment in those short little video clips that even your regular dose of TV cannot match. While that remains the case there are issues that provide a dampener to the whole YouTube experience. Poor video quality, slow buffering, inconvenient screen sizes, just to name a few. We bring you a list of handy YouTube extensions for your Chrome and Firefox browsers that should improve the way you watch YouTube. 5 YouTube Extensions for a Better Viewing Experience YouTurn YouTurn is a YouTube browser extension that lets you auto replay a video. All you need to do is click the grey circle in the address bar when you are watching a video to set it in auto replay mode. This will turn the grey circle to green. When you’ve had enough,…

How to Download Restricted Video from YouTube for Free

YouTube hosts a lot of great videos. Unfortunately, some of them could be restricted in particular locations. Some YouTube music videos or movies aren’t available in Europe, Asia or Latin America due to copyright restrictions or language restrictions. But don’t be sad when you find such a video, you can watch it in any case. Want to know how? Then continue reading this post. How to Download Restricted Video from YouTube for Free Setup VPN Connection Well, the 1st thing you’ll have to do is to download a utility called Hotspot Shield. It will let you change your IP address and pretend to be in another country where this video is available. The installation procedure is really easy. Most videos are available in the USA, so stick to US VPN connection with Hotspot Shield. 1) Download an .exe file from the official site. 2) Launch and install the software. 3)…

Download YouTube Videos for Offline Viewing with KeepVid Bookmarklet

YouTube is a fantastic web application that lets you enjoy the best in music, documentary, movies and home-based videos from around the world. The trouble with the application is that you need a reasonably good internet connection to watch the videos in an uninterrupted fashion. If you are on a slow connection, or presently don’t have an internet connection, you can still watch the videos by saving them for offline viewing using a nifty little bookmarklet called KeepVid. However, before you download the videos, just remember that some of the content is copyright protected. Now here’s how you can save YouTube videos for offline viewing. Download YouTube Videos for Offline Viewing Just head over to the KeepVid website, and drag the KeepVid bookmarklet to your bookmarks bar. The next time you are watching a YouTube video that you want to view later on, you can simply click the KeepVid link.…

Optimize YouTube Buffering with the SmartVideo For YouTube Extension

One of the most common issues users face when streaming YouTube videos is buffering. Buffering usually happens when you have a slow internet connection and the video loads faster than your internet connection downloads the material. In such cases, the video stops briefly to allow the downloading to take place until there’s enough material to allow the seamless playback. So, how do you improve your YouTube viewing experience. Well, if you cannot obviously afford a faster internet service, simply take advantage of this cool Chrome extension called SmartVideo For YouTube. SmartVideo For YouTube To control how YouTube buffers and plays videos, you need this extension. Just head over to the Chrome web Store and download and install the SmartVideo For YouTube extension. When the installation is complete, you’ll see a Welcome page. Scroll down and click the Set global preferences now link. YouTube Buffering Options You will find separate options…

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