While watching the YouTube videos, have you ever felt the need of looping only a part of the video? For instance, you are watching a tutorial of the Photoshop and need to practice a part of it. What do you do? Definitely, you will watch that part over and over again until you get it perfectly. But, while doing so you have to pull the slider of the video back to right place again where it is needed for practicing. This may distract you.
Well, you can avoid this by installing an add-on/extension for the web browser or you can watch the videos on the special web apps which has the function to loop the YouTube videos. Alternatively, you can install the Greasemonkey user scripts for you web browser.
YouTube Auto Replay – A Firefox Add-on
YouTube Auto Replay is the add-on available for the Firefox which loops YouTube videos. This add-on after installation displays a ‘Replay’ button below each YouTube video and when you hit the button for looping the current video it shows the options whether to loop a part of the video or the entire video. If you select the part of the video then you need to enter the timings of the clip to loop.
Greasemonkey User Script
The User Scripts are the small scripts which basically works by installing the Greasemonkey add-on and these user scripts can directly work on the Chrome browser without any installation of the Greasemonkey extension. Better Loopy for YouTube is the user script which loops only a part of the YouTube video or the entire video. The timing of the video to be looped needs to be entered on the interface of this script which is below the flash player and hit the ‘loop’ button, then the clip is played in the loop mode.
YouTube Video Looping Web apps
Following are the web apps which loop the YouTube videos in their website itself. For all these website you need to perform search operation to fetch the videos from the YouTube and loop the videos in the website itself.
1. Endless YouTube
These web apps perform the looping of the videos, after selecting the clip of the video. You can share the videos with the popular social network sites like YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus and others.
Conclusion: The above tools that we have discussed are useful for looping only a part of a video or an entire video. There are a few browser extension and the websites which perform the looping of an entire video and not a part of it.