YouTube, being the most popular video-sharing site for years, has not only made singer like Psy with his “Gangnam Style” become famous overnight, but also enabled us to watch the first ever free and live London 2012 Olympic games through its Olympic channel.
The king of video-sharing site has over 800 million unique user visits with over 4 billion hours of video being watched every month. These astronomical figures drive a variety of third-party tools and browser extensions available on the web helping you enhance your video experience. So if you watch online videos regularly, here are 10 really cool YouTube third party tools you must try. From video downloader to top video chart, we hope you’ll find them incredibly useful!
Online Tools to Download YouTube Videos
This is a popular video downloader that allows you to download videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, and other video sharing sites. Just copy and paste a video URL to this site and then download it in the format you want such as 3GP, FLV, MP4, WebM, etc.
Fetch Video is another YouTube video downloader that allows you to download video in the format and quality you want.
Flash Video Downloader
As the name implies, this online tool lets you to download embedded Flash video from YouTube and other video-sharing sites with just a few simple steps.
With this free YouTube downloader, you can easily download any YouTube videos you want. The software lets you to choose the output format and quality before downloading.
This free software can be used as both YouTube video downloader and YouTube-to-mp3 converter. It works well with most of the web browser, helping you to download and convert videos from any websites.
Online Tools to Convert YouTube Video to MP3
This is a free YouTube to mp3 online converter. All you have to do is get a video URL from YouTube and then paste it on this converter site to perform the conversion. Once the audiotrack of your video file being converted to mp3, you will be able to download it. You can rest assured that all the conversions are done in high quality mode.
This is another free and easy to use YouTube-to-mp3 converter you can use to convert YouTube videos in the music format you like.
With Media Converter, you can convert video and audio files from YouTube and Facebook to the format you want.
Clipnabber Freecorder can be used as a video downloader, audio recorder and video-to-MP3 file converter within your web browser for free.
Anjo is another site that lets you convert music videos from YouTube or MyVideo into mp3 for free.
YouTube Video Charts
Viral Video Chart
This site features most-watched videos on YouTube, Facebook, and blogs and other websites. It also lets you watch top videos based on specific areas or languages including Global ads, UK ads, German ads, French ads, Swedish ads and more.
YouTube Music Chart – Billboard
Billboard.com’s YouTube Charts lets you watch the most popular videos on YouTube and on the Web.
In case you want to watch two YouTube videos simultaneously, YouTube Doubler is a great tool you can try. The tool is especially useful for making videos comparison.
Splicd allows you to isolate an interesting tidbit from a YouTube video and provides you with a link for sharing purposes.
This is an easy tool you can use to add and synchronize subtitles to YouTube video. The site provides walkthrough demo where you can learn how to get it done.