Youtube notes

From raju

do not show ads

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuB8VUICGqc // will occasionally show ads
    https://www.youtube.com./watch?v=DuB8VUICGqc // will not show ads
    

download audio only using youtube-dl

    youtube-dl -f bestaudio "url" -o "%(title)s.%(ext)s"
    

Ref:- https://askubuntu.com/questions/423508/can-i-directly-download-audio-using-youtube-dl

Edit the audio (if necessary) For example, to copy the first 40 seconds of src.webm to dest.webm

    ffmpeg -ss 00:00:00 -i src.webm -to 00:00:40 -c copy dest.webm
    

alternatives

dailymotion was acquired by Vivendi (huge media conglomerate, owner of Universal Music Group) in 2016

dummy

When playing a youtube video in a browser, you can type 0 through 9 to jump to 0% to 90% through the video.