If you consistently find yourself at places with spotty Internet connectivity - when commuting to work or at home, for instance - and you love watching videos, then YouTube's offline feature is aimed at you. The feature allows YouTube users to continue to enjoy their favourite videos on their Android and iOS devices even when there is no usable network connection. Here's what the YouTube's offline feature is all about, and how you can make use of it. Launched in , YouTube's offline feature allows Android and iOS users to save YouTube videos to their device for later consumption. These videos can be downloaded via mobile data or Wi-Fi network. The feature is ad-supported, however, so you will have to sit through an advertisement before getting to your video.
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Broadway superstars Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt dropped a bomb for theater geeks early this morning, remixing two songs from their always-sold-out musicals into a lovely duet you can purchase or stream for free across a number of different online services, like YouTube. Or, heck, go download the free sheet music of the aforementioned arrangement and make your own amazing interpretation. If you typically find yourself jamming a YouTube video over, and over, and over on your smartphone or tablet, consider ponying up for YouTube Red. There are a ton of websites—with a variety of funky names and URLs—that all claim to provide easy ways to convert YouTube videos into a variety of formats. Before you start down this path, install a good ad-blocker for your browser, possibly even a stronger antivirus and antimalware app. Keep your converting secret but, more importantly, keep it safe. Easy, with one caveat.
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