How to Get the Thumbnail Image for Any YouTube Video

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How to get the thumbnail image for any YouTube video

Here’s a quick method to get you the direct link to the primary image used for the thumbnail/preview image on a YouTube video.

The part in red is unique video ID. Copy that and paste it into this:

Locate the video you want a thumbnail for on YouTube. The URL will be something like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPf0YbXqDm0

The part in red is unique video ID. Copy that and paste it into this:

http://img.youtube.com/vi/————-/0.jpg

http://img.youtube.com/vi/OPf0YbXqDm0/0.jpg

YouTube Screen Shot

Presto. Edit accordingly.

Bonus method: Just take a screen shot 🙂

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