Youtube.com is undoubtedly the best online video web site and one of the most visited web site on the Internet. According to data at Alexa.com which ranks web sites based to their visitor traffic, Youtube.com has now overtaken Google.com as the world's second most visited web site[source yahoo].
To make best use of the best Internet video sharing site, we are presenting you the following tools, websites, plugins and other useful resources.
RealPlayer is the first mainstream media player that lets users download and record videos from Youtube
Orbit Downloader - an indispensable free tool that lets us to download streaming web videos in a click.When you are watching a video on say Youtube,Orbit adds small button when you hover the mouse over the player - click that button to download the video or song to your hard drive.
Universal Uploader - a Firefox browser plug in that allows you to upload and download images, videos and documents from Flickr, Picasa Albums, Youtube, Box.net and Facebook with a single user interface
Youtube RSS Feeds - an excellent collection of RSS feeds to watch videos in your favourite feed readers like Google Reader and FeedDemon
KissYouTube, KeepVid and Vixy - Websites which allow you to download Youtube videos without installing any software
Delutube - Allows you to watch deleted Youtube videos. How many times you encountered the message "This video is no longer available"? Delutube is all you to need to watch deleted Youtube videos
iDesktop.tv - A most interactive user interface to view Youtube videos. It also allows users to download and save videos in most popular formats like Window Media, Mobile(3GP), iPOD and QuickTime
YouTube User scripts - A collection of 59 + user scripts to perform several tasks with YouTube
TubeStop - A Firefox plugin to block Ads and stop auto playing of Youtube videos
VideoFocus - A Greasemonky script that shows YouTube videos without any distractions like ads, comments and related videos
Scenemaker.net - This is an excellent service which allows you to share just the scenes which you like from an online video. For example, you saw a lengthy video of Bill Gates Keynote and you only want to share a portion of it on your blog. Then Scenemaker is the right tool for you use by defining your favourite scene starting and ending locations in the lengthy video