YouTube PIP & Downloader

Simple YouTube Picture-In-Picture and Downloading shortcut that doesn’t require any other apps.


Description

This is a simple shortcut to enable Picture-In-Picture (PIP) and downloading of YouTube videos.

It is run from the Share sheet of the browser on the YouTube app or website. It doesn’t require any other apps to be installed on your device.

I shared this due to a high number of recent requests for this type of shortcut.


Features include:

  • Picture-In-Picture play from YouTube app or Safari

  • Quick PIP Mode enable this mode for the shortcut to jump you directly into PIP mode without asking if you want to download the video

  • Download YouTube Videos without needing any other program

  • Save Audio from videos

  • Trim videos or audio files downloaded from YouTube

DISCLAIMER: PLEASE BE RESPONSIBLE AND RESPECT COPYRIGHT. THIS SHORTCUT SHOULD ONLY BE USED TO DOWNLOAD VIDEOS THAT PERMIT DOWNLOADING

Sorry for any bugs. Please report them to me on reddit at u/Robric18.

BE AWARE:

  • To use PIP, run the shortcut from the share sheet and then swipe up from the full-screen video which opens
  • In Safari, the shortcut may need to be run from the share sheet, not from the website’s share area.
  • If for some reason the shortcut doesn’t work from the share sheet, try using the mobile website
  • some videos are protected with encryption by YouTube. These videos may not play in pip or download from the YouTube app. The shortcut should open a new Safari tab to play these videos. The shortcut should work if run on the video from there.

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Latest Release Notes

1.4 - Oct. 4, 2020, 9:09 p.m.

- Bug fixes
- Fixed check for update issue - thanks to @dastefster on RoutineHub for making me aware of the issue


Past versions