[AI] the accessible youtube guide

Chetan Sharma danzig2712 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 04:24:09 PDT 2012

Hi Mukesh Bhi,
Nice work, Thank you so much for the wonderful information, keep sharing...

Here are the few steps to download from U tube using IDM.
1.      Go to desk top and hit enter on Internet Download Manager icon.
2.       Press ALT+d for download menu.
3.       Press up-arrows and hit enter on options.
4.      Now press tab six times, until you will find edit.
5.      Press spacebar there.
6.       Now press down-arrow and you will find four or three items,
check all of them.
7.       Press tab and hit enter on ok button.
8.      Now go to www.youtube.com
9.     Search any video which you want to download.
10.     When video start playing then press application key, context
menu will open.
11.      Now press up erro until you find ‘download flv video contant with
IDM’ and hit enter on that then your downloading will start.
That’s all

On 4/12/12, KM MARU <kmmaru at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Mukesh bhai thanks great informati
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of mukesh jain
> Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2012 1:30 PM
> To: accessindiaon.	
> Subject: [AI] the accessible youtube guide
> Since YouTube is so inaccessible, and since I couldn't find a complete
> guide on how to make the YouTube experience work for you if you're a
> blind user, I have resolved to make my own complete guide on how to make
> an accessible YouTube experience to the blind and the visually impaired.
> One thing to keep in mind is that this guide will be utilizing a lot of
> different resources and alternatives. There's no single solution. I'll
> talk about one piece of software that may help you but that isn't my
> primary aim. My aim is to provide alternatives for You Tubers and
> viewers who are blind. Enjoy!
> Manage a YouTube account with a screen reader.
> I'm sure there's a way to navigate around YouTube with a screen reader,
> but I'm too lazy to even fiddle with such nonsense and guess what those
> unlabeled buttons are for. I have two solutions. The first one is a lot
> better than the second one but if you really hate using mobile versions
> of things, then option two will be good for you.
> 1.Use the mobile version of YouTube. http://m.youtube.com. With this
> mobile website, you can actually do a lot of things to your account,
> even comment on videos. You can't reply directly to people on this site
> when they comment your video unless you type at,and then their user
> name. You can't message people by composing a new message. You can,
> however, read and reply to messages that you get in your inbox. You can
> also manage your subscribers. this site provides a screen reader
> friendly environment to at least edit your videos, playlists, personal
> info, account settings, account sharing, and all that and a little bit
> more. Uploading videos using this clean interface is a lot better than
> just uploading your videos through email. With this system, you get a
> better control of the title and description and even the tags. If you
> use your quick navigation keys, and your links list, you will be a pro
> YouTube user in no time! It doesn't have hardly any ads or graphics on
> the site, so you should have no problem at all navigating it after
> learning what the links are called when you are looking for them. There
> is one downfall however, actually, a couple. You can't watch videos or
> reply to comments directly with a link or button on videos. While this
> website is definitely lacking in some of the most essential in the whole
> YouTube experience, such as the composing a message feature, if you're a
> frequent YouTube uploader, this is the best alternative for managing
> your YouTube presence.
> 2.Use the text based web browser, WebbIE.
> http://www.webbie.org.uk/download.htm. While this is an alternative to
> managing a YouTube account if you don't like the mobile interface, this
> isn't a good solution. Unfortunately, it's the best one for YouTube
> creators at the time of this writing. The web browser will attempt to
> display the entire site in a text format, and trust me this makes
> navigating a lot faster, but don't think you won't hit the wrong button
> from time to time. There's buttons on there that just say search, or
> close, without any text before the button to tell us what it is. Also,
> using this browser, the search field for videos is somewhere at the
> bottom, but the search button to hit is both at the bottom and the top
> of the pages. Replying to comments is mainly the only easy thing to do
> using this method compared to the mobile YouTube option. Since you'll be
> on the main YouTube site using this browser, you'll have access to all
> of YouTube has to offer. Getting it to work for you, however, is a
> different story altogether. There's unlabeled buttons, unlabeled images,
> and this is even more evident navigating with this browser. In some
> cases you will come across a huge string of java links that are supposed
> to be for one button, or there will be buttons back to back coded with
> java and you will have to decipher them. Using standard navigation keys
> you'd use in Microsoft word mixed in with its own keys provided, this
> method will make it a lot easier to check your email and reply to
> YouTube messages despite the difficult layout of the website. It makes
> searching for videos a little bit easier and it makes editing the video
> information a little bit easier but not as easy and quick as the mobile
> website listed above. I should note that this isn't the web browsers
> issue, this is YouTube's. The text based web browser can get rid of a
> lot of annoying flash animation ads that slow down navigating. The good
> thing is, you can keep the browser in text mode and just play videos and
> listen to them with no advertisements.
> 3.Free YouTube uploader software.
> http://downloads.dvdvideosoft.com/FreeYouTubeUploader.exe. If you're
> just looking for an accessible desktop solution to upload videos, this
> is the best solution. You can upload videos, add the description and add
> keywords, but unlike YouTube where you can enter unlimited keywords, ere
> you can only enter 15 per video. When you first start the program, as
> with all other software by this maker, such as free YouTube to mp3
> converter, navigate to the options menu, browse around because each
> software is different, and then check the box that says enable screen
> reader mode. After you do this and then restart the application, it will
> become a lot better and faster to use with its own keyboard shortcuts
> and simplified interface. This software is only for uploading videos to
> YouTube but it's the best accessible desktop alternative to uploading
> YouTube videos.
> 4.A combo of all three. If you use a combo of all three above, you will
> be the best blind YouTube user ever!
> Now that I've talked about how to accessibly manage your YouTube videos
> and account using a screen reader, now I'm going to tell you how to
> watch YouTube videos accessibly with no ads!
> How to accessibly watch YouTube videos using a screen reader.
> 1.The accessible interface to YouTube. http://tube.majestyc.net/.this is
> a good website. All the search results are links with no thumbnails, and
> this layout presented is just a simple, clean, interface. You can even
> control the videos with keyboard shortcuts! You can't view related
> videos, or you can't comment on videos, but you can use the mobile
> website to do that if you really want to do that, or just use WebbIE.
> This is an okay accessible alternative to watching YouTube videos, but
> despite it missing some key features like showing user names of the
> video uploader, related videos, and the inability to play playlists,
> this one just falls short. I'd use this for just quick spurts on
> YouTube, and nothing lengthy. I hope it sticks around. There's a
> donation button at the bottom of the page to support the website.
> 2.Easier watching of YouTube videos. http://icant.co.uk/easy-youtube/.
> This website isn't as good, or as clean. I didn't even use it that long.
> It does have accessible YouTube controls, but you have to tab to
> everything. The search API also isn't that good at all. When I would try
> and look for a user or even a specific title, almost all the time
> nothing came up in the results without me digging through pages. I hated
> looking for videos on here. I didn't even want to stay here on this
> site. The search results are in a list that seems to be hard to navigate
> away from when using NVDA. I didn't like this site at all.
> 3.YourTube, accessible YouTube. http://www.povidi.com/yourtube/. This is
> the most complete and rich interface to YouTube I have ever seen that
> makes watching YouTube videos a breeze. This is the best alternative for
> watching YouTube videos accessibly! Unlike the other websites, you can
> watch every video that a user has uploaded by clicking into their
> profile, view comments, view information about the video, and see
> related videos. The controls are operated by buttons on the page, and it
> even has a checkbox to notify you when a YouTube video is done uploading
> so you can just play the video. This website will automatically skip ads
> in the YouTube video. When looking for a video, the results show up as
> headings with no thumbnails and brief descriptions of the video below
> the result. Unfortunately, you will not see who the video is by. You
> have to enter the video in order to see that information. Unfortunately,
> this website does not support playing playlists, as I know of, but
> definitely try this site out if you have a screen reader and if you just
> want to browse YouTube all day and watch some videos! This site, at the
> time of this writing, isn't hosting any ads on it. I hope this site
> expands its features, because even though it's a new website, this is
> some strong competition to beat!
> thanks,
> --
> Regards,
> Mukesh jain
> Email:
> Mukesh.jain57 at gmail.com
> Skype: mukeshjain211
> Mob: 09977165123
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