Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
Attention music teachers, we have gift items for your students. Students, we have gift items for your teacher!

Teacher & Student Gift Items

In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.

Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
107 registered (AZNpiano, andres_1001, 36251, anamnesis, ambrozy, accordeur, 26 invisible), 1629 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#1858792 - 03/09/12 04:02 AM Re: Any way to slow down a Youtube video? [Re: pianoloverus]
rakey Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 03/08/12
Posts: 1
if you want to look at someone's hands while playing for example, you can add SLOW after youtube in the youtube video link, so it becomes youtubeSLOW.com/watch?..... and the page will let you slow down videos and play them in slow motion smile Slow down youtube video

Piano & Music Gifts & Accessories (570)
Piano accessories and music gift items
#1859160 - 03/09/12 09:24 PM Re: Any way to slow down a Youtube video? [Re: pianoloverus]
jazzyprof Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/30/04
Posts: 2732
Loc: Ann Arbor, MI
I use http://www.keepvid.com/ to download YouTube videos as mp4 files. I then play them at half speed in QuickTime without changing pitch. The sound quality is very good, even at half speed. Note: in using keepvid be sure to click the "download" button that is right next to the space for entering the YouTube link. There are other "fake" download buttons that take you to advertisers' sites.
"Playing the piano is my greatest joy...period."......JP

#1971533 - 10/10/12 08:21 PM Re: Any way to slow down a Youtube video? [Re: pianoloverus]
adrianh Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 10/10/12
Posts: 2
Originally Posted By: pianoloverus
...and preferably have the sound just slow down also?

Hey, I'm a few years late to the party on this, but anybody who's still interested in slowing down YouTube videos should check out Soundslice (http://www.soundslice.com).

This is a site that lets you slow down YouTube videos and loop sections of them, with an emphasis on learning music.

It's super new and still a work in progress (I'm the guy who made it), but I'm improving it daily. Click one of the demos to see it in action, then search for anything in the search box on that subsequent page.


#1972423 - 10/12/12 06:54 PM Re: Any way to slow down a Youtube video? [Re: mister]
Bobpickle Offline

Gold Supporter until July 10  2014

Registered: 05/24/12
Posts: 1389
Loc: Cameron Park, California
Originally Posted By: mister
I think this will work-

Download the YouTube video as an .flv file. Personally I use internet download manager to do it, but there may be other ways.

Get VLC Media player and play the .flv file with it

Use VLC's speed control.

This seems to work pretty well, although if you play it too slow I think the audio gets a little "skippy". It maintains the pitch though, which is nice.


I know several who use this method to visually transcribe (though you certainly good aurally) works. The speed adjustment tool - and really just video player altogether - is very good and the best I know.

edit: ah, just saw the original post date confused

Edited by Bobpickle (10/12/12 06:55 PM)
Bernhard - Always Have a Plan

#1972511 - 10/12/12 10:54 PM Re: Any way to slow down a Youtube video? [Re: Bobpickle]
Mozart'sGal Offline
Full Member

Registered: 05/17/12
Posts: 82
OH MY!!!! This is SO perfect! I was JUST complaining the other day about how when I wanted to see how a particular part in a piece was played, it was always to fast!!

THIS. IS. GREAT. laugh
Student of 5 years

“It’s not what your are, it’s what you don’t become that hurts.”
~Oscar Levant

#2031527 - 02/11/13 11:04 PM Re: Any way to slow down a Youtube video? [Re: pianoloverus]
rsmith Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 02/11/13
Posts: 1
If you're using Windows 8, try Media Player Plus (available from the App Store) - you can open YouTube videos (and local audio/video files), the slow them down (or speed them up if needed) without changing pitch.

Hope this helps.

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
What's Hot!!

Posting Pictures on the Forums
Forums Rules & Help
on Piano World

Piano Classified Ads
Hammond A100 for Sale!
(Think B3)
Hammond A100 for sale!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad 125)
Sweetwater Korg Giveaway
Sweetwater Korg Kronos Giveaway
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Backing Up ForScore Files to a PC?
by newbert
05/01/16 06:19 PM
Steinway &Sons D, how to repair action rails?
by Gadzar
05/01/16 03:35 PM
Adding Muffler Rail to Upright Piano
by johnbarnesiii
05/01/16 01:58 PM
Printed piano music
by Isabelle1949
05/01/16 01:53 PM
Tuning high-layer pinboards?
by Beemer
05/01/16 01:46 PM
Forum Stats
83,477 Registered Members
44 Forums
172,343 Topics
2,520,412 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |

copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission