YouTube Thumbnail Downloader

What is YouTube Thumbnail Downloader?

This free tool let you easily download 3 different image dimensions. You just need to follow 3 steps:

  1. Copy YouTube video URL
  2. Paste the URL in text field above and click "Get Thumbnail Images" button
  3. Choose image quality you prefer and click download button.

How to get YouTube thumbnail image?

You can use this tool "YouTube Thumbnail Downloader" to download thumbnail with ease or get image URI if you want. Just copy YouTube video link and paste it in input text box above.

What is YouTube?

YouTube is a free video sharing website that makes it easy to watch online videos. You can even create and upload your own videos to share with others.

What is a Thumbnail?

Usually, a thumbnail is a small picture representation of a larger image. However, in conventional YouTube terms, a thumbnail is a picture that represents a video, no matter what size the picture is.

The YouTube thumbnail play important role in video promotion on the video hosting. A user's decision to click on a particular video preview could make millions of view or go unnoticed.

What pictures YouTube creates for videos

Normally, YouTube makes 7-9 thumbnails for videos:

  • Player Background 480x360
  • Start 120x90
  • Middle 120x90
  • End 120x90
  • High-Quality 480x360
  • Medium Quality 320x180
  • Normal Quality 120x90
  • Standard Definition 640x480 (for high resolution videos only)
  • Maximum Resolution 1920x1080 (for high resolution videos only)

Where can I use images downloaded here?

Foremost, the image's copyrights belongs to the video owner. You should ask the video producer before you consider using the image anywhere.

You might decide to use downloaded images as inspiration for producing your own thumbnails for YouTube for other media (blog post or Twitter).