This answer will be short: VLC. Has everything you need except the rotation. It's a media player, not a video editor.
To alter the playback speed in VLC: Go to to Playback → Playback Speed. You can also alter the playback speed using ⌘= and ⌘-.
For rotation, as user Iwillnotexist Idonotexist notes in the comments below, you can go to Window → Video Effects ...
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This following AppleScript code will add a "Play/Pause YouTube" status menu item with the options to play or pause any YouTube video in either Google Chrome or Safari, whether the browsers are visible or not. Save this following AppleScript code as a "...
The control center works (swipe up from bottom of screen and slide volume slider as desired).
In iOS 9 at least, you can also go Settings -> Sounds and under the Ringer and Alerts section, turn off "Change with Buttons", then use the volume buttons on the side of the phone to adjust the media volume. You can leave this option off to always have media volume ...
youtube-dl Config File
To set a default download location, create a youtube-dl configuration file at:
Within this file enter the line:
You can create this file using the following two commands:
mkdir -p ~/.config/youtube-dl/
echo "-o ~/Downloads/%(title)s-%(id)s.%(ext)s" > ~/.config/...
If you use command-line (Terminal.app in macOS) or even if you have a passing familiarity with it, youtube-dl is a highly recommended tool.
youtube-dl is available for macOS, Windows as well as Linux. The usage is very simple, just type the following command-line in Terminal (I have used an example video for demonstration purposes. Replace the URL with the ...
You can, and it will cost you nothing.
On the video's mobile Youtube page, tap the menu button at the top left (or right). Scroll to the bottom and switch
to Desktop view.*
Change the speed controls just like you would on your computer.
Play the video by tapping it and it will use the new speed settings.
*If you're in YouTube desktop mode but still ...
I have this same problem with YouTube, Netflix, mPlayerX and VLC, where the Dock stays visible (on-top) after making the video go full screen.
This problem can be fixed by going into System Preferences...Mission Control and turning off the option "Displays have separate spaces." You have to logout after making this change.
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 ...
I use mplayer in its Cocoa form MplayerX like VLC it can't edit the video but just plays it. (There is a version in the Mac App Store but it is old as Apple does not now allow some of the functions the are needed (although I had no issues with it until I upgraded to Yosemite)
To increase speed go to AVS->Increase Speed (or decrease) or ⌘] or ⌘[
I prefer ...
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.
Follow these steps:
Open Safari on your iPad
Go to www.youtube.com and search for a video
When the video you choose is playing, press the home button
The music will stop playing
Slide from the button to the top (Control Center)
Press the play button
Normally, you can now hear the audio from your YouTube video..
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
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. Makes ...
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
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 ...
I use Movist. It's a native video player that used to be free but is now sold at the App Store. Old versions can still be downloaded for free, but they use an old version of ffmpeg that doesn't even support Hi10P, and the application has changed a lot since then.
Both Movist and MPlayerX have nicer UIs than VLC in my opinion, and they are also faster at ...
I use Wondershare Video Converter to extract videos from Youtube, Vimeo, etc. Just paste in the URL of the video into the interface and it will extract and convert the video into many different available formats for all types of devices. It has never failed to work for me.
Disclaimer: I'm a satisfied user of Wondershare Video Converter. No financial or ...
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 ...
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) .
I've released a new app made just for this: Speedeo
You can watch any YouTube videos on it at up to 2x the speed. Great for tutorials, presentations, and just saving time in general.
Note: I'm one of the authors of the app. If you have any feedback please let me know!
to fix this go to settings then sounds and under the -ringer and alerts- section you want to turn the volume up and then unselect the option under it which is -change with buttons-
what this does is allows you to change volume with buttons without affecting ringer and alerts volume
YouTube has changed their API from version 2 to version 3, and on May 1st they shut down access to any program/web page or service that accessed the YouTube v2 API. This included older Apple TVs. In order to actually get a working YouTube program on his Apple TV, he will need a new one, which has an updated YouTube program using the new API.
Other than that,...
On your PC/Mac, go to http://youtube.com/tv (that's not your usual URL, it's the "Lean Back" mode)
Go to settings -> Pair a Device (on the sidebar, on the PC)
Once instructed to do so, go to your phone and just navigate to http://youtube.com/pair ... if you have the YouTube app, it will ask if you want to open on that app, say yes - if you don't - just move ...
Here's the official Apple guide
5.2.3 Audio/Video Downloading: Apps should not facilitate illegal file sharing or include the ability to save, convert, or download media from third party sources (e.g. Apple Music, YouTube, SoundCloud, Vimeo, etc.) without explicit authorization from those sources. Streaming of audio/video content may also violate Terms ...