Youtube 2020: Watch, Download Youtube Movies Latest, Know YouTube Premium, YouTbe TV, Updates on YouTube

Youtube 2020: YouTube is a video streaming platform that is owned by Google. Users can enjoy the videos and music they love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Get information about YouTube TV, YouTube Music, YouTube Premium Benefits, Upload/Download video on YouTube from this article.

Updated: Jun 06, 2020 14:21 IST


Roselet Sheena Merli


What is YouTube?

YouTube is a US-based online video-sharing platform established in February 2005. It was founded by three former PayPal employees namely Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. It is headquartered in San Bruno, California. It is a subsidiary of Google. In November 2006, YouTube was bought by Google for US$1.65 billion. For then on, YouTube operates as one of Google's subsidiaries.

Users can upload videos on YouTube. They can also view, rate, share, add to playlists, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users via Youtube. A wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos are available on Youtube. 

About Youtube

Founded on 14 February 2005
Headquarters California, United States
Founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, Jawed Karim
Parent Google LLC (from 2006)
CEO Susan Wojcicki
Business Type Subsidiary
Status Active

What is available on YouTube?

YouTube provides a wide variety of categories to its users. The available content in Youtube includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams. Youtube also contains content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos. 
Most of the contents that are available on YouTube are uploaded by individuals. But media corporations like CBS, the BBC, Vevo, and Hulu offer some of their material via YouTube as part of the YouTube partnership program. There are several videos that are bordered with age-restricted. Such videos are available only to registered users affirming themselves to be at least 18 years old. 

Users who do not register on Youtube, the Unregistered users, can only watch videos but not upload videos on the platform. But the registered users are given the option & are permitted to upload an unlimited number of videos and add comments to the videos they upload.

How to watch movie on Youtube?

If you are looking for something (a medium) to watch, YouTube platform might be the perfect place to look. To watch movies on YouTube, users must download YouTube on their devices. Users can watch YouTube on smartphones or tablets with the YouTube app.

For Android:

  • Visit Google Play

  • Download the YouTube app on Google Play

  • Users should note that the app will only work on phones or tablets running Android version 4.0 and above.

  • If needed, visit the Google Play Help Center to learn about managing Android app downloads from Google Play.

For iPhone & iPad:

  • Visit the App Store

  • Download the YouTube app on the App store

  • It should be noted that the app will only work on phones/tablets running version 8.0 and above.

  • If needed, visit the iTunes support center.

How to upload videos on Youtube?

Users can download as well as upload a video on YouTube, the video streaming platform. Users can also provide many advanced settings to the video they upload. To upload a video, the candidates must have an account in YouTube. Follow the step-by-step guide to upload a video on Youtube:

  • Prepare the video to upload videos on YouTube. YouTube supports the following formats of video: 

    • .MP4 (Motion Picture Experts Group Part 4)

    • .M4V (H.264)

    • .MOV (QuickTime Movie)

    • .WMV (Windows Media Video)

    • .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved) 

  • Users should log in to their YouTube account

  • After Logging in, the user can select the 'Upload' button

  • Select the files to be uploaded button to open a file browser. Find the file or files that you want to add. Users can also drag and drop videos onto the square in the web browser window.

  • Click the 'Open' or 'Choose button'

  • Add the required information includes the title of the video, the description of the video, and any tags that you want to add. Enter a useful description and accurate tags so your video shows up better in search.

  • Click the Open or Choose button

  • Add required details including the title of the video, the description of the video, and any tags if needed. Users are recommended to use an SEO friendly title so that the video can be more easily discoverable via search engines.

  • Choose Privacy settings for your video if needed. Private videos are unlisted and can only be viewed by viewers that you designate. 

  • Users, while uploading, can choose to monetize your video.

  • Adjust any advanced settings like disabling the comments, disable video responses, change rights ownership, choose to notify your subscribers, and more

  • Click 'Save'. Upon clicking 'Save', the video will complete uploading. It might take a few seconds before the video plays back at the file is converted and optimized. But, the video will ready in a very short span.

How to download movies/videos on Youtube?

Users can download videos and playlists. These downloaded movies/videos can be watched offline when the users are not connected to the internet. Users can download videos to watch offline using YouTube or YouTube Music and watch auto-downloaded videos on YouTube. 

Steps to download a video in youtube are given below:

  • Select the video to download on the YouTube mobile app

  • Tap 'Download' icon, which is located below the video player.

  • Select the quality of the video to download

  • When the video is downloaded successfully, a "Downloaded" icon will appear below the video player.

  • Users can view the downloaded videos in the "Library" or "Account tabs".

  • In order to remove a downloaded video, users can tap 'Downloaded' and select 'Remove'.

What is YouTube Premium & its benefits?

YouTube Premium is a subscription service offered by YouTube, the video platform. Using YouTube Premium, the users can watch millions of videos without interruptions by advertisements before and during a video. In Youtube Premium, users will not see third-party banner ads and search ads. Consumers are directed to update to the latest version of the YouTube app to make sure that they can access YouTube Premium benefits.

Ad-free videos on Youtube are supported across all devices and platforms where you can sign in with your Google Account. Users can access including on compatible smart TVs/gaming consoles a compatible smart TVs/gaming consoles and YouTube, YouTube Music, and YouTube Kids mobile apps if they're available in your location.

YouTube Music Premium:

One of the benefits of YouTube Premium is it allows to access YouTube Music Premium. With YouTube Music Premium, users can: 

  • Get numerous songs and videos in YouTube Music without ads

  • Songs and videos can be downloaded in mobile device for offline listening

  • Background play can be used to keep the music playing even when other apps are played

  • To listen to music without loading the video, users can Turn on audio-only mode 

YouTube Originals

Users can watch all YouTube Originals series and movies from YouTube’s biggest creators with no extra cost.

What is YouTube TV?

On February 28, YouTube announced the launch of YouTube TV. It is an over-the-top (OTT) MVPD-style subscription service. With this, users can watch their favorite programs on big screen. To watch on TV, user should download YouTube TV app on select TV devices, or stream YouTube TV from mobile device or computer using Chromecast or AirPlay. YouTube TV can be set in devices like:

  • Android TV

  • Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X

  • PS4

  • Samsung TVs

  • LG TVs

  • Apple TV

  • Roku

  • Amazon Fire TV

To watch video on YouTube TV users must sign in. Follow the steps for navigation:

  • Open the YouTube TV app on TV

  • Visit on a computer or mobile device, 

  • Users should enter the activation code displayed on the TV at

  • Choose the account associated with the users' YouTube TV membership.

  • Now tap "Allow". 

  • With this, users can now start watching on their TV.

What is YouTube Music?

YouTube Music is a service offered to stream music and it is developed by YouTube. YouTube Music provides a tailored interface for the service oriented towards music streaming. It also allows the users to browse through songs and music videos on YouTube based on genres, playlists, and recommendations. YouTube Music service  offers a premium tier. It will enable ad-free playback, audio-only background playback, and download songs for offline playback. The subscription on YouTube Music will benefit the subscribers of Google Play Music and YouTube Premium. 

YouTube - FAQ

1. Can I use a YouTube premium on multiple devices at the same time?

If you are a YouTube Premium member, you can only stream music-related videos on one device at a time. All family members included in your family plan will get access to YouTube Premium. The streaming limit also applies to browsers on the same device.