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Do you use the Youtube.app at all? Because if you don't use it, you can disable it. Go to Settings > General > Restrictions. There you can disable several apps, one of them being the Youtube application. With the youtube.app disabled a youtube link in Safari will no longer redirect you to the native Youtube.app. The Youtube application icon will also no ...


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Do you have two-factor authentication enabled on your Google account? If so, you may have to create an application-specific password for the YouTube login. http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=184968


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There is a syndication setting that you choose when you upload a video to youtube in the video settings page under Broadcasting and Sharing Options that allows it to be played on mobile devices or not.


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There should be a preference thing on YouTube to select HTML5, but they've reorganized the page so many times since I last tracked it down that I have no idea where it is now. Instead, I have ClickToFlash installed (it's under "Most Popular" in the Safari Extensions Gallery); open its preferences (Safari Preferences... > Extensions) and you can tell it to ...


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There are a few extensions that will add a nice download button to the Youtube video page, and give you the option to download in various resolutions. Youtube Video Downloader Fastesttube YouTubeDownloader You can also try ClickToPlugin, which does a lot more than just offer a download link, but it does that, and it's one of my favourite extensions. ...


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You don't specify what web browser you use, but if you use FireFox a simple plugin like Easy You Tube Video Downloader may be just what you are looking for. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/easy-youtube-video-downl-10137/ For Chrome you can use the following: ...


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With business class cable (10 to 30 Mb/s), even HD videos are basically instant on and play through completely. It's more a matter of selecting a smaller stream size by picking your web site or setting a preference if you can't getting a wider pipe to the internet. Latency isn't a big issue with streaming video - lots and lots of bandwidth is the major ...


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For apps that don't support two-factor authentication, such as iMovie, you need to generate an application-specific password. This is a computer generated password that can be used to give an app access to Google services, but is intended for use in a single app. Go here to manage your connected apps and application-specific passwords. Once you generate one ...


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If you are updating from devices directly, you can only pull the most recent version of the app. In a slight change from the past, if the most recent version is not compatible with your device, it will now offer to let you download the most recent compatible version instead. If you use iTunes on a Mac to download copies of your apps into your library, or ...


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The fullscreen YouTube uses of its website, is not a "real fullscreen" feature. It just maximize the size of the video to the size of the webcontent. So unlike Vimeo (for example) you won't get a real fullscreen without YouTube updating it's webplayer (or you using the YouTube app) .


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This sounds like a problem with the Flash player. you can edit the flash player's settings by going to: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html In the section "Website Storage Settings", increasing the amount of data youtube.com can store on your computer might help. Completely deleting youtube.com from ...


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Safari and Chrome I had no luck getting any extensions working. YouTube intercepts right clicks on video and shows a youtube context menu instead of the native context menu and thereby blocking the download button. Firefox Download YouTube Videos as MP4 and FLV 1.3.8 is an extensions which is compatible with Firefox 11 (as of march 2012). It shows a ...


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I had the same problem. Since I have signed up for 2-step verification I must use not my YouTube psw, but a application-specific password. You can generate an application-specific password on your Authorizing applications and sites page using a desktop.  http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=no&answer=184968  Remember to use your email ...


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Video Downloader Pro Lite is the app you're looking for. To begin a download: Browse on the web. Select any video on any website, Click download. It works pretty well for me!


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On iOS 5.1 (not sure for earlier versions) the same procedure works for the YouTube app too (as for Safari): Start the video in the YouTube app. Press "Home" button once to go to springboard (or twice to switch to another app) Press "Home" button twice to bring up the app-switcher. Slide to the right to bring up background audio controls. The icon on the ...


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This is my latest method for MOV files. Maybe late in the day for some but anyone else landing here might find my solution handy. iPad2 via USB to Windows XP. Get yourself QuickTime installed on the Windows PC. My version 7 allows for Save As... Maybe you need Pro for that Save As feature. Plug the iPad's usb into the PC. If itunes opens up on the PC - kill ...


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As the link you posted has several Pre-event streams scheduled, you can try things out before hand. I haven't seen a public announcement by either Google or Apple saying to tune in on your Apple TV, so you might plan on a second manner of streaming. I'll likely use AirPlay mirroring to get the content onto my large screen via Apple TV.


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You will get lots of answers since basically two things are conspiring to prevent you from grabbing the file. The first is the iOS file size limit uploading to youtube. I don't have a hard limit, but it's been known for a while that past 5 minutes on most iOS devices, either the youtube API or the software declines to transfer a movie as a direct upload. ...


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You could use a different app for playing Youtube videos, which don't stop playing when you press the home button. YStream/Ystream2 is an example of such an application (amongst others). As far as I know there is no way to prevent the built in Youtube app from stopping playback when the app is "minimized". These are the ways I know of for resuming playback: ...


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I don't think it's much faster. I use youtube-dl from MacPorts or Homebrew. > youtube-dl -g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkmyLTPh3UY ...


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Although not a safari plugin, a good alternative is the youtube-dl python script which works everywhere. It can be downloaded on this github page. If you want to use this directly from Safari then you could create a Service like this with automator (the path to the python script should be modified accordingly) With this service you can select a URL in ...


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This may sound weird, but, unplug the Ethernet and connect to your wireless network. You should have access to all internet services. Some thing happened with my ATV out of the box, but using wifi solved the issues. Apparently a bug with that version of iOS. Apparently they fixed it on the latest update but I never went back to Ethernet to test and it's been ...


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Okay, another option is a linux live cd, or live usb pendrive . If the machine can boot from usb or cd/dvd, you can boot it with a live cd/pendrive, like ubuntu live . Then connecting the Ipad to your pc once it is up and running . Also plug a (or other) pen drive into your pc and though the easy to locate file browser locate the ipad (which will be seen as ...


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Ok, there is a way to get those videos off. It is possible, but you are going to have to accept a few things in order to get things done. The first is that you are on Windows XP, an operating system that Microsoft will be discontinuing support for soon, especially since Windows 7 is a big success and Windows 8 is on the way. There seems to be some kind of ...


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If you don't have Adobe Flash plugin installed you need to do so and give it another go. Do you have by any chance the Firefox "Flashblock" extension installed?!


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Like @Ermiar said, yes, but if the app in the foreground wants to play music or sounds itself, the sound from the Youtube app will be stopped. Also, the Youtube app can, like iTunes, continue t play if you lock your iPad with the lock key, and you can also control it by double clicking the home button while the iPad is locked.


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You should try click 2 flash, a free extension for safari that puts a grey box in place of flash elements which aren't run until you left click them. The great part is that it detects youtube videos are runs them in a native video viewer (i'd say quicktime, but i'm not sure, might just be html 5) that's super smooth.


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Honestly, I think that's just part of Flash on OS X. You could test the same YouTube videos in other browsers, as Chrome contains its own Flash rather than use the /Library plug-in version, but every YT video I've played on a Mac has always had that buffering pause a few seconds into it. (Vimeo is usually smooth.) There have been some sorta-hacks to set ...


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In the Youtube app video quality is selected automatically based on connection speed, so you will only get HD video if it's available AND you're on WiFi. It doesn't tell you the quality you are getting. On the Youtube HTML5 mobile site m.youtube.com you can select HD manually through a toggle button when it's available and you can do it on 3G but again no ...


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I had a similar problem with my Safari. I went into /Library/Internet Plug-Ins and removed the two piece of Flash cruft (regretfully I'm at work, so I don't the exact file names.) After a reboot, Safari worked much better, as did Chrome. Not sure why Chrome improved, but it improved most of all. Incidentally, I thought I was on a Flash free system ...



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