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Friday, February 11, 2011

Force YouTube Quality & Skips with url Modifications

You'll need:
A web browser.

YouTube takes into account the device you browse the site with. The quality of the videos, depends upon the device you're using. You can force high quality vids by pasting:


at the end of the url.

Wanna share a video with someone, but you'd like to save that someone the frustration of a annoying/lengthy opening titles or introductions? Force the player to skip to a specific time in the video by pasting:


at the end of the url. Where XX = the minutes elapsed. And YY equals the seconds elapsed.


  1. I had no idea about the second tip, I will definitely use that in the future.

  2. Didn't know about the second tip, thans a bunch!

  3. Good tips for those who didn't know.

  4. No idea about the first one. Thanks!

  5. That was very simple and easy to do :) Thank you.

  6. sweet!

    By the way, I need some more traffic on my blog. Money's been lacking as of late!

  7. I have a trick for you, if your interested, i could email you :)

  8. I'd make my videos HD if my video card didn't suck and my pc was faster

  9. This is actually a good tip, thanks much.