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10 Fall Recipe Videos to Add to Your Recipe Collection

The cooler months have swiftly rolled in, and with that so too has our penchant for comforting fall flavors like pumpkin, apple, squash and nuts. Nothing beats a cozy night in this time of year, paired with a delicious treat that takes advantage of the fall harvest bounty. If you’ve been looking for new recipes to try, we’ve rounded up 10 recipe videos that you simply must add to your collection. With the help of Replay Capture Suite, you’ll have these mouth-watering recipes saved so that you can keep coming back to them — these treats are too good to make only once!

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

It’s a classic recipe that never gets old, especially during the fall season. The combination of sweet and savory flavors are sure to keep you warm. With just a handful of ingredients that you probably already have laying around, you can whip up this roasted butternut squash soup to enjoy even this evening!

Healthy & Hearty Black Bean Soup

If you’re looking for something a little more hearty than can serve as a meal on its own, try this soup recipe. Black beans are a great source of protein and fibre that will satisfy your hunger, and leave you feeling energized. After letting all the spices and flavors simmer to perfection, blend everything together for a smooth creamy texture. Yum!

Veggie Chili Cornbread Casserole

Cornbread and chili together? Sounds like a match made in heaven. This recipe combines everything we love about veggie chili — the variety of beans and vegetables that go into it, especially — by topping it off with some classic cornbread! This recipe is oh-so-hearty but we can bet you’ll still be wanting seconds.

Cheddar Corn Fritters

There’s no denying these cheddar corn fritters are an indulgence — heaps of cheddar and spoonfuls of corn combine to create the perfect treat. Fry them on the pan until crispy and top them off with a helping of sour cream.

Pumpkin Spice Biscotti

Kicking off the sweet side of things on our list is pumpkin spice biscotti. This recipe offers a fun spin on pumpkin. With the addition of pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, and the finishing touch of dipping in white chocolate, you’ll be wondering how you ever enjoyed a cup of coffee without this treat.

Classic Pecan Pie

We’re confident when you try out this recipe, it’ll remind you of home immediately. This is the classic pecan pie at Thanksgiving and countless fall season family gatherings. As with most pie recipes, you’ll need a bit of patience, but the end product is definitely worth it!

Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Pie

Since we’re already on the topic of pie, we may as well include a recipe for another family-favorite: pumpkin pie. In this video, Brendan Dahle shares his grandmother’s recipe (gasp!), and who knows, it may just remind you of your own grandmother’s baking!

Caramel Apple Crumble Cheesecake

Caramel and apple is another winning combination that we love for the fall season. So, why not try something new like this caramel apple crumble cheesecake. It takes everything we love about apple crumble and combines it with a rich cheesecake base.

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

The smell of cinnamon coming from the kitchen is synonymous with fall! On that note, how do homemade cinnamon rolls sound? Soft cinnamon dough, smothered in icing is all that you need for a cozy night in. The thought of baking with yeast may intimidate you, but we promise this recipe will guide you every step of the way.

Butternut Squash Pancakes

This recipe may be better-suited for a cozy morning at home, but we’ve also never said no to pancakes for dinner when the craving hits! Whenever you choose to enjoy pancakes, try this fun spin on the traditional recipe by adding butternut squash. Top it with maple syrup and you’re ready to start the day — or curl up on the couch for the evening!

You’ve reached the end of the list — is your mouth watering yet? Make sure to check out the recipes on our list to get started in the kitchen this fall season!


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Our Top 3 Most Memorable NBA Games from the Start of the 2019-20 Season

On June 4, the NBA Board of Governors approved a competitive format to restart the 2019-20 season with 22 teams ready to return to play, with a tentative start date of Friday, July 31. While this is one of many formal steps required to resume the season, it looks like we’re on track to get our NBA basketball fix shortly!

In the meantime, the NBA is working to finalize its comprehensive season start plan, alongside the National Basketball Players Association. Both organizations are working and consulting closely with infectious disease specialists, health experts and government officials to ensure the health and safety of players and spectators alike. 

The aim is to establish a rigorous program to prevent and mitigate the risk related to COVID-19, including a regular testing protocol and stringent safety practices. The season restart also relies heavily on an agreement with The Walt Disney Company to use the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, which would serve as a campus for all season games, practices and housing for the rest of the season.

Until July 31st rolls around, now is as good of a time as ever to dust off your copy of Replay Video Capture so that you’re ready to save all of your favorite games — you’ll never go hungry for basketball again! And, if you haven’t yet tried Replay Video Capture, get your copy now and you’ll be making production quality video recordings of the most memorable NBA moments in just a few clicks. 

In the meantime, as NBA fans around the world await the restart of the 2019-20 season, we’re sharing our most memorable highlights from three noteworthy games from the start of the 2019-20 season to get you hyped up for what’s to come this summer.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors – January 22, 2020

The 76ers arrived in Toronto with a two-game winning streak while on the road. Philadelphia’s Josh Richardson would end up straining his hamstring early in the first quarter, unable to return to the court later on. Though the two teams were tied at half-time, it was the Raptors who came out on top with a 22-point lead over the 76ers, finishing with a final score of 107-95, with Vanleet leading the Raptors in points at 22, sinking an impressive six three-pointers out of 7 attempts.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Milwaukee Bucks – March 6, 2020

When the top teams from each of their respective conferences show up to the court, you know it’s going to be an exciting game. What could be more telling of that than Jay-Z’s looks of disbelief and delight in response to the Lakers’ performance, from where he sat courtside? Don’t be fooled though — the Bucks put up an impressive fight, and the teams were tied at 38 points at the half. In the end, Lebron James was unstoppable and completely dominated the game, coming out on top with 38 points and a whopping 8 assists!

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Los Angeles Clippers – November 18, 2019

Kawhi Lenoard’s absence on the court was very apparent during the Clippers’ matchup with Oklahoma City Thunder. Through most of the game, it seemed like the Clippers’ offense wasn’t doing much, but they tightened up on defense and squeaked by with a small win over the Thunder, whose roster includes a couple of former teammates.  Paul George succeeded in sinking a 3-pointer against his former team with just 25 seconds left in the fourth quarter, lifting Los Angeles over Oklahoma City with a very close 90-88 game.


Want to make sure you never go months without NBA action again? With Replay Video Capture, you can have peace of mind that you’ll be able to watch and capture all of your favorite moments. With production quality recordings at your fingertips in just a few easy steps, you’ll want to watch them over and over again. Be sure to download the latest version of Replay Video Capture so you won’t miss out!

The Best At-Home Workouts Streaming Online Right Now (2020)

It’s no secret: gym memberships in the U.S. have been going up steadily each year. Health clubs make up a huge industry, and with good reason. Everyone wants to look and feel their best, especially with warmer months approaching. 

Going to the gym offers some pretty huge benefits, but for some of us, it’s not always possible to sign up for a membership or even get to the gym. The reasons for not going can be numerous, from timing, to cost, to any other reason. With all that in mind though, there is no reason to sacrifice the benefits of having a great workout! 

In fact, there are tons of workouts available to stream online right now. With more and more offerings of classes straight from YouTube and even instructors who are also setting up classes online, there is something out there for fitness lovers of all kinds. And with Replay Media Catcher, it’s easier than ever to stream and save all the best workouts to fit every mood, or even to curate your very own perfect fitness routine.

We’ve rounded up a list of some of the best home workouts online right now, so that you can stream and save your perfect workout circuit!

For Yoga Lovers

Yoga with Adriene

Catch Yoga with Adriene on YouTube!

With nearly 5M subscribers, fitness and yoga pro Adriene Mischler has a massive following, and with good reason. With over 425 videos on her YouTube channel featuring a variety of yoga practices and circuits, users have the perfect opportunity to build the ideal yoga routine. Focusing on breathing techniques, poses, and core strength building, there is a yoga video for all levels!

For the Martial Artists

Billy Blanks Tae Bo® Fitness

Catch Billy Blanks Tae Bo® Fitness on Youtube!

Where would we be in the home workout sphere without Billy Blanks himself, bringing us Total Awareness Excellent Body Obedience (Tae Bo®)? The quintessential aerobic martial artist has his own channel on YouTube, and features some of his most famous workouts; combining cardio, martial arts and body conditioning exercises. There is also new content, adding new twists and jabs to his wildly successful and effective workouts.

For the Pilates Form Builders

Blogilates

Catch Blogilates on Youtube!

Billed as a top fitness instructor for women on YouTube, blogger Cassie Ho has a channel that is really for everyone. She originally started her channel on YouTube in 2009 for her personal fitness classes of around 45 students, but since launching, her pilates workouts have become wildly successful. While her Blogilates website plugs plenty of lifestyle content to help users improve their overall healthy lifestyle, Cassie’s YouTube channel features hundreds of workouts for free to get you sculpted into the best shape of your life.

If You Love to Dance it Out

The Fitness Marshall

Catch The Fitness Marshall on YouTube!

If you love to dance, YouTuber Caleb Marshall has the perfect fitness routine for you. With a fitness routine that centers on getting your body in motion to all the latest feel-good tracks, you can be sure to find something to get your heart pumping. With a fitness repertoire of both quickie and extended videos, this is the perfect YouTube channel if you want to build in a workout to your daily routine, no matter how much time you have.

For Lovers of Celebrity-Inspired Workouts

PopSugar Fitness

Catch PopSugar Fitness on YouTube!

This channel is a great resource for fitness-lovers looking to get access to the biggest variety of workouts offered by celebrity trainers. There is a huge variety of workouts here, so you can find everything here from HIIT (high intensity interval training) to targeted sculpting workouts, to cardio kickboxing. With this variety, it is so easy to build your best workout routine to suit your mood. Not only that, but you can be sure to get your workout in the way your favorite celebrities do, right from your own home.

For Calorie Burners Looking For a Virtual Trainer

Roberta’s Gym

Catch Roberta’s Gym on YouTube!

Who says you need an actual trainer to get into the best shape of your life? If you need to get fit, and fast, for some, no personality is needed. That’s where Roberta’s Gym comes in. This Youtube channel is great for users who want a straightforward, targeted workout at home, with plenty of options to customize how they want to burn calories in a short time. Featuring challenges, and preset daily workout routines, Roberta’s Gym is a great place for fitness-lovers of all levels to get their routine started!

You don’t have to have a lot of time or equipment at home to get the best workout. Creating your very own personal fitness playlist is easier than ever with Replay Media Catcher! If you aren’t sure where to start, we’ve got you covered! Just take a look at our how-to guide and get a jump start on your #fitgoals just in time for the season!

Updated from May 6, 2019

The Yearly Top 10: Most Watched YouTube Videos of 2019

Every year, we get excited to review the most popular YouTube videos of the past year.

The year 2019 was no different. It’s pretty fascinating how much things change, and yet… how much they stay the same? So what was everyone watching this year?

Before we break into our countdown, it’s worth noting that YouTube is the second most popular social media outlet in the world. And with the huge range of user-generated content that gets uploaded to the video platform every minute, it’s safe to say that billions of viewers worldwide are tuning in.

But which videos captured the largest audiences worldwide in 2019? According to Statista, YouTube viewers were most interested in searching for music! With a few honorable mentions from the kids, it turns out that this year’s list was dominated by the music that got people’s feet moving. And it wasn’t just the most popular music videos of the year that made the list, but also some of the most popular ones of the decade proved to last as favorites among viewers. 

Cases in point?

  1. “Roar” – Katy Perry

In the kickoff to our countdown, Katy Perry’s power anthem is back this year to get people through a workout, a job interview, or even just the morning shower motivation everyone needs to start off the week. Or decade.

  1. “Sugar” – Maroon 5

Would you want Maroon 5 to crash your wedding? If you were one of the lucky couples in Maroon 5’s 2015 video for “Sugar”, it may be the perfect compliment to the happiest day of your life. At 3 billion views in 2019, many viewers wanted to catch a glimpse of the action, accompanied by this catchy tune

  1. “Sorry” – Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is back at it. Or at least viewers can’t get enough of this megahit by this pop star. In the song that makes listeners hopeful that they, too, can get another chance, nearly three-and-a-half billion views tells us that it’s never too late.   

  1. “Gangnam Style (강남스타일) M/V” – PSY

It’s no surprise to anyone at this point that K-Pop is here to stay. But what was one of the first Korean pop hits that reached western shores, solidifying its place on the mainstream music charts? 2012’s ultra popular hit “Gangnam Style”.

  1. “Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

In a party anthem for the ages, “Uptown Funk” has made it to the Top 10 this year, with 3.7 billion views. Don’t believe us? Just watch. 

  1. “Baby Shark” – Pinkfong’s Kids’ Songs & Stories

You heard it here first. We kid. If you have been anywhere near children in 2019, you have probably heard the uber-popular “Baby Shark” playing somewhere near you. 

  1. Masha and the Bear: Recipe for Disaster

Here’s a fun fact: Not only was this episode of the Russian animated series in the top 10 list of YouTube videos viewed last year, but it was actually the 5th most viewed YouTube video of all time. Never underestimate the viewing power of children when they find a favorite video to watch on repeat. 

  1. “See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth

In a glorious tribute to the late Paul Walker, this song was featured in “Furious 7”, Walker’s last film with the hit “Fast & Furious” franchise. The popularity of the tribute has persisted, as it’s made its way to this year’s most watched list, with 4.3 billion views. 

  1. “Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran

It’s hard not to listen to this song on repeat. And if you feel that way, you are not alone. With over 4.5 billion views, it seems like viewers worldwide are happy to sing, dance, repeat. 

  1. “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee

It’s still a fan favorite. In arguably one of the most popular songs of the last decade, this springtime banger has made its way onto the Top 10 list for the second year in a row, this time grabbing the top spot with over 6 billion views. 

From viral songs, to inescapable kids tunes, with a must-watch viral episode thrown in, 2019 showed us the power of people tuning into YouTube in record numbers. Make sure that you can catch and replay all of your favorite moments from 2019 and beyond with Replay Media Catcher! You can download full YouTube videos in high quality and so much more!

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If you aren’t sure how to get started, don’t worry! We have a handy guide (here) that guides you through each step, so you never miss a thing!

Updated from February 11, 2019.

The DIY Gift Guide: Our Top YouTube Channels to Make the Ultimate Holiday Gifts

Whether you DIY’d your own Halloween costume this year, or you were hoping to make some simple but beautiful fixes around the house, everyone knows that if you are looking to get creative, you’ve got to start somewhere. And now that the holiday season is here, it’s really the perfect time to get some Do-It-Yourself inspo to make the ultimate holiday gifts for all of your favorite people (and pets!) in your life.

If your heart is in the right place but you have no idea where to begin, thankfully YouTube is here to help. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite DIY channels to create the perfect holiday gift for anyone on your list… Just make sure to capture and save your favorites so that you’ve got everything  you need to bring your favorite projects to life.

Some of our favorites?

For the Perfect Last Minute Gift:


Capture your favorites from 5-Minute Crafts!

Sometimes it’s the thought that counts. And even if that thought occurs to you at the last minute, you can still put together a pretty great gift. Thankfully, 5-Minute Crafts is a channel that has the crafty last-minute gift-giver in mind, so you’ve got a cool handmade gift ready for any occasion, in a matter of minutes!

For the Tech-Lover in Your Life:


Capture your favorites from TechBuilder!

Okay we have to admit, these ideas are pretty cool. YouTuberAngelo Casimiro has figured out how to create some awesome gadgets, using a range of materials from the most simple-to-find to the most complex. The end result? Some pretty incredible handmade tech that the techies in your life are sure to love. A real-life working BB8? Yeah, sign us up.

If You Want to Show You Care With Something Crafty:


Capture your favorites from Brit + Co!

Sometimes, you really can express yourself best with a handmade craft. Brit + Co has a full channel of handmade stationery and more, so you can show your loved ones your best holiday wishes, as well as add a little bit of creative flare to gift wraps, stationery, treat holders and so much more. 

For All the Gadget-Lovers:


Capture your favorites from KipKay!

For some people, there really is nothing cooler than taking things they already have and love, and then making them even better. This is where Kipkay comes in to help you out. Search his channel, (or his channel en español) and you’re sure to find plenty of genius hacks and gadgets that will be sure to blow their mind. 

For the Lovers of Stunning Spaces:


Capture your favorites from HGTV Handmade!

If your DIY prowess falls more on the continuum of “Home Deco” than “Home Reno”, the good folks at HGTV Handmade have you more than covered. From special holiday projects to full-room makeover tips, this channel features awe-inspiring things you can make to beautify any home.

For Sweet Gift Wrap Ideas:


Capture your favorites from PaperMart!

Ready to tie it all together? Check out these fun and gorgeous gift wrap ideas from PaperMart. Give any gift (handmade or not) a personal touch with these incredible gift wraps and gift boxes to give to anyone on your “Nice List”. 

There is an endless roundup of DIY videos on YouTube, but if we’re being honest, not all Do-It-Yourself expertise is created equal. And that’s okay! Practice makes perfect, so it’s great to see other people just like you creating things on their own. But if you want to learn to perfect your DIY craft by re-watching some of the best DIY ideas online right now, cue up Replay Media Catcher to capture these fix-it finds, so you can get to work! 


Game On! Your NFL Game Day Tailgate Party Checklist

NFL season is here. The game we’ve all been waiting for all year is finally making its season debut this week.

And if you are like most of us, you’ve been doing everything you can to get prepped for the best matchups of the season.

Can Cleveland deliver on the pre-season hype with star receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. as their newest addition?  And will the Patriots be able to hold onto the top spot of the AFC East this year? 

With all that excitement, there’s no better way to kickoff the season than with an epic tailgate party! We can’t think of a better way to cap off this huge weekend than getting your friends together and watching the most anticipated event of the fall! And while everyone will undoubtedly be itching to catch the game that has their favorite teams facing off, what about the other games running? There’s no doubt that you don’t want to miss any of the games that are playing (and probably streaming) concurrently. 

Luckily, we’re here to help you get ready for the season, with a checklist of everything you’ll need to watch the first games of the season with your friends in style.  And those games you want to catch up on this week after the party? Yeah, we’ve got you covered there, too. 

Fire up the grill, tune into ESPN.com,  hit record on the latest version of Replay Media Capture, and get ready to rock and roll this NFL season. 

Have you got everything you need?

A Great Tailgate Party Spread

You know a party really isn’t a party without great food and drinks. Dig through your best recipes and put together a great collection of party food and appetizers for all your tailgate party guests. (Hint: We really love the Argentinian skewers, but there are so many great alternatives for any food preferences…)

Cozy Cover-Ups to Keep Warm

One of the coolest things about tailgating is enjoying the first traces of Fall outside with your friends, often over a cooler of drinks, enjoying the heat from the grill.  Whether you choose to watch in your home or in the stadium or anywhere else… Fall is nearly here, and you don’t want to get stuck when the breeze hits without something to wrap up in. 

Make sure you’re not caught in the cold without:

  • Blankets
  • Sweaters (even better if they are sporting your favorite team!)
  • Cover-ups 

No judgement here… Even if they look a little silly, the warmer the better! 

Party Essentials & Utilities

It’s probably not the most  fun part of the party to think about, but making sure you’ve got your party essentials in place is crucial. What’s most likely the least fun part of party planning may be your biggest lifesaver. Thinking ahead will save you so much time (and cleanup) in the future. What do you need?

  • Food essentials: Utensils, cups, plates and napkins are a great start
  • Bags of all sizes: You’ll need these for easy cleanup… Big ones to collect trash, and small ones to save leftover food. 
  • Ice, ice, baby: It goes without saying: you want to make sure you’ve got what you need to keep food fresh and drinks cold. 

For the environmentally conscious, there are also plenty of sustainable and biodegradable options so you don’t create a huge carbon footprint to have a great tailgate. 

An Incredible Playlist 

While you wait for the game to start, or even if you want to get down during the half, having a killer playlist is half the fun. We especially love these jams to get hyped for the big game, but there are so many more to suit the vibe of any party! 

Games, Games, and More Games

While we are on the subject: some of the best parties are the ones where everyone can indulge their playful sides… That’s right, it’s so key for your party crew  to be able to stretch their legs, stretch their brains and have a bit of fun between halves or while they wait. Or, if you’re feeling creative, you could even build your gameplay into the football game… For every touchdown, guests can do a dance, complete a dare, or anything else you can invent. The important thing here is to keep it fun! 

Some of our favorites? Outscord has a great compilation of DIY games that are great for almost any party!

And finally…

Your Own Playlist of the Best Games Streaming Online

Just because you are having a blast at your tailgate party doesn’t mean you have to miss any of the action from your other favorite teams while you are playing cornhole in the fresh fall air! With Replay Media Capture, you’ve got a great way to capture all streaming games so you are not missing a single event. Don’t miss the chance to recap the plays that happened while you were playing Flipcup or having a cookout while your favorite team did the touchdown dance. You can catch every single game online with Replay Media Capture and make sure that you can keep up with friends from work who didn’t make it to your tailgate shindig! 

So are you game ready? Get Replay Media Capture or get the latest update so you are all set for this weekend’s biggest match-ups, and for the entire season ahead!

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50 Stats & Facts About Live Streaming Video in 2019

Chances are, if you’ve been online anytime within the past decade, you’ll have seen that video streaming is everywhere. In fact, even within the last few years, streaming online has taken internet users to some pretty incredible places — whether in business, sports, or just for personal use,  online streaming is being devoured by users like never before.

Now, with the introduction of live streaming video, the reach of online video is exploding like never before. People are turning to live streaming to catch their favorite events in real time, from hotly anticipated World Cup matches, to the Royal Wedding, to real-time reaction videos to online gaming, and so much more. 

People are tuning in online to catch the best live streams, and it’s only going to get more popular. In 2019 online, YouTube has seen a 100% increase in live stream viewers from just the year before, and this is one trend that shows no signs of slowing.

In fact, we’ve rounded up the hottest stats and facts about this trend that is off the charts to give you an inside look at what’s trending this year in the live streaming universe; what’s hot, what’s on its way out, and what millions of online users swear by to make sure they’ve got the best streams that everyone wants.

Ready to take a numerical look at 50 of the hottest facts and stats about live streaming video in 2019? Check them out…

Live streaming by the numbers:

  • Compared to last year, 47% of live streaming video viewers are watching their videos live online. 
  • 20% of all Facebook videos are now live.
  • Facebook Live videos are watched at a rate of 3x longer than videos that have been pre-recorded.
  • By 2020, live streaming is expected to account for 82% of all internet traffic.
  • By 2025, the online streaming industry is expected to reach a value of an estimated $124.6 billion. 
  • Got kids? If you live in a household with children, the chances of your willingness to pay for live streaming service jumps by 70%.
  • Live content has an emotional engagement rate of 25% with viewers, compared with on-demand viewing, with a rate of 17%.
  • Facebook Watch now attracts 140 million daily viewers in 2019. This number has doubled in just under 6 months. 
  • Viewers spend 8 times longer watching live videos than videos on-demand.
  • 67% of viewers say that video quality is the most important factor when watching a livestream broadcast in general.
  • 90% of viewers say that video quality is the most important aspect of Facebook Live videos.
  • The average number of mobile YouTube video views per day is 1,000,000,000.
  • 78% of online audiences are watching video regularly on Facebook Live. 

Are you not entertained? Here’s a breakdown of users’ leisure time with online streaming in numbers:

  • Behind-the-scenes content is in demand… 87% of audiences would prefer to watch online to watching on TV if they can get a closer look behind the curtains of their favorite shows and content. 
  • 67% of audiences who watched a livestream for an event actually purchased a ticket to a similar event the next time it happened.
  • When asked, 45% of live video audiences said they would pay for live, on-demand or exclusive from a favorite performer, team, or speaker.
  • Compelling content is the primary motivator for 43% of viewers when viewing live videos online.
  • YouTube has over a billion users, with 80% of its views coming from outside of the US.

Not just fun and games… Live streaming a great tool for marketing and business, too:

  • 87% of businesses now use video as a marketing tool… An increase from 63% in 2017 and 81% in 2018.
  • 79% of customers say that a brand’s video has convinced them to buy an app or software.
  • Companies that use video benefit from an increase of 41% in search traffic.
  • 40% of consumers say that video increases their chances of purchasing a product from their mobile device.
  • For 74% of millennials, video is an important decision-making factor when they are comparison shopping online. 
  • When it comes to content marketing, 80% of consumers say they prefer watching live videos from a brand than reading a blog.
  • 35% of marketers are using live video to reach potential clients.
  • Going live on Facebook produces 6 times more interactions than traditional pre-recorded video.

Live streaming gets social:

  • The most watched video on Facebook live is called “Chewbacca Mom” a 2016 video with over 1.75 million views in 2019 alone.
  • Compared with text and images alone, videos on social media generate 1200% shares.
  • Top news stories make up 56% of most-watched live content.
  • Nearly half of Americans say they prefer to get their news online vs. watching it on TV.
  • More than half of adults in the U.S. (68%!) say they get their news via social media at least occasionally.

Here are just a few stats on live streaming in sports:

  • 63% of sports fans are happy to pay for for an exclusively all-sports channel.
  • 56% of fans who are interested in streaming sports would pay more for online streaming than for traditional TV channels.
  • 80% of women describe themselves as sports fans, and say they are willing to pay up to 50% more for over-the-top sports content.
  • 65% of millennials and younger viewers are viewing sports content on a mobile device.
  • Facebook has signed an exclusive deal to show every La Liga game for the next three seasons to over 348 million of its users in Asia.
  • The eSports industry is estimated to soon be worth $1 billion.
  • World Cup 2018 was one of the most popular live streaming events of the year, with a peak of 7.9 million concurrent plays. 

How are the gamers going live?

  • At the moment of this publication, there are 1,321,988 live viewers on Twitch.
  • There were a total 916,860,960 hours watched on Twitch in the month of July this year alone. 
  • Twitch enjoys more than 1,253,497 average weekly visitors, each spending an average of 95 minutes watching live gaming. 
  • Since the start of 2019, Twitch viewers have watched more than 402 billion minutes of content.
  • 82% of Twitch users say sponsorships are good for the gaming industry.
  • The most popular game streamer on Twitch is Ninja with 15 million followers and 479 million channel views.

Other Fun Facts:

  • 96% of people have watched an explainer video to learn more about a service or product.
  • The average time spent watching video onmobile is 2.8 minutes for video on demand, while the average for livestreams is 3.5 minutes.
  • The average time spent watching live stream video on a tablet is 7.1 minutes.
  • 2019 is on track to becoming a record year for online video traffic, with four-fifths of global Internet traffic regularly tuning in to watch.
  • In the US alone, online video is estimated to be responsible for 85% of domestic internet traffic.
  • Video quality matters! 23% of people who have been presented a live streaming experience with poor quality video would hesitate before making a purchase from that brand.

With all that in mind, it’s great to know that Replay Media Capture is here to help you to stay ahead of the curve of every live streaming trend online, and from nearly any streaming site you can think of, and capture beautiful, high-quality recordings in the process. Make sure you’re set up with our state of the art software, to keep you ahead of any live streaming trends, ensuring that you’ve got great quality recordings of all your most hotly anticipated livestreams–this year or in the years to come.

The Best At-Home Workouts to Download on YouTube

It’s no secret: gym memberships in the U.S. are going up steadily each year. Health clubs make up a huge industry, and with good reason. Everyone wants to look and feel their best, especially with warmer months approaching.

Going to the gym offers some pretty huge benefits, but for some, it’s not always possible to sign up for a membership or even get to the gym. The reasons for not going can be numerous, from timing, to cost, to any other reason. With all that in mind though, there is no reason to sacrifice the benefits of having a great workout!

In fact, there are tons of workouts available to download and save, straight from YouTube, for fitness lovers of all kinds. And with Replay Video Capture, it’s easier than ever to download and save all the best videos to fit every mood, or even to curate your very own perfect fitness routine.

We’ve rounded up a list of some of the best home workouts on YouTube, so that you can download and record your perfect workout!

For Yoga Lovers

Yoga with Adriene

Download and save Yoga with Adriene from YouTube!

With nearly 5M subscribers, fitness and yoga pro Adriene Mischler has a massive following, and with good reason. With over 425 videos on her YouTube channel featuring a variety of yoga practices and circuits, users have the perfect opportunity to build the ideal yoga routine. Focusing on breathing techniques, poses, and core strength building, there is a yoga video for all levels!

For the Martial Artists

Billy Blanks Tae Bo® Fitness

Download and save Billy Blanks Tae Bo® Fitness from Youtube!

Where would we be in the home workout sphere without Billy Blanks himself, bringing us Total Awareness Excellent Body Obedience (Tae Bo®)? The quintessential aerobic martial artist has his own channel on YouTube, and features some of his most famous workouts; combining cardio, martial arts and body conditioning exercises. There is also new content, adding new twists and jabs to his wildly successful and effective workouts.

For the Pilates Form Builders

Blogilates

Download and save Blogilates from Youtube!

Billed as a top fitness instructor for women on YouTube, blogger Cassie Ho has a channel that is really for everyone. She originally started her channel on YouTube in 2009 for her personal fitness classes of around 45 students, but since launching, her pilates workouts have become wildly successful. While her Blogilates website plugs plenty of lifestyle content to help users improve their overall healthy lifestyle, Cassie’s YouTube channel features hundreds of workouts for free to get you sculpted into the best shape of your life.

If You Love to Dance it Out

The Fitness Marshall

Download and save The Fitness Marshall from Youtube!

If you love to dance, YouTuber Caleb Marshall has the perfect fitness routine for you. With a fitness routine that centers on getting your body in motion to all the latest feel-good tracks, you can be sure to find something to get your heart pumping. With a fitness repertoire of both quickie and extended videos, this is the perfect YouTube channel if you want to build in a workout to your daily routine, no matter how much time you have.

For Lovers of Celebrity-Inspired Workouts

PopSugar Fitness

Download and save PopSugar Fitness from Youtube!

This channel is a great resource for fitness-lovers looking to get access to the biggest variety of workouts offered by celebrity trainers. There is a huge variety of workouts here, so you can find everything here from HIIT (high intensity interval training) to targeted sculpting workouts, to cardio kickboxing. With this variety, it is so easy to build your best workout routine to suit your mood. Not only that, but you can be sure to get your workout in the way your favorite celebrities do, right from your own home.

For Calorie Burners Looking For a Virtual Trainer

Roberta’s Gym

Download and save Roberta’s Gym from Youtube!

Who says you need an actual trainer to get into the best shape of your life? If you need to get fit, and fast, for some, no personality is needed. That’s where Roberta’s Gym comes in. This Youtube channel is great for users who want a straightforward, targeted workout at home, with plenty of options to customize how they want to burn calories in a short time. Featuring challenges, and preset daily workout routines, Roberta’s Gym is a great place for fitness-lovers of all levels to get their routine started!

You don’t have to have a lot of time or equipment at home to get the best workout. Creating your very own personal fitness playlist is easier than ever with Replay Video Capture! If you aren’t sure where to start, we’ve got you covered! Just take a look at our how-to guide and get a jump start on your #fitgoals just in time for the season!

The Top 10 Most Popular YouTube Videos of 2018

2019 is in full swing, and new YouTube content is being created every second. With so much going on in every corner of the world, and so many new users daily, there are so many opportunities to discover something great nearly every hour. But how do you know which of each of those is actually worth your time? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Before we start looking ahead, though, let’s take a look back at 2018 to learn which videos were the most popular videos on YouTube.

From incredible musical performances to the most amazing rural DIY scenarios, we put together a countdown list of the top 10 most popular YouTube videos for you to watch, re-watch, and get excited for the year of videos ahead! As always, you can use our tools to record and save them all to your own personal video collection for years to come. 

Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2018:

10. Musical Genre Challenge with Ariana Grande

What could be more entertaining than watching your favorite musical artists sing your favorite songs? How about watching them showcase their vocal range as they sing some contemporary classics? In this video, Ariana Grande shows her fans what she’s got in one of the most popular videos of 2018.

9. Cobra Kai Ep. 1 – “Ace Degenerate” – The Karate Kid

Everyone remembers their favorite classic films. What could be a better remedy for the Nostalgia-fever that has run rampant in 2018? Watching our favorite characters from the original Karate Kid in a classic “where-are-they-now?” web series created exclusively for YouTube.

8. Build Swimming Pool Around Underground House

Anyone who has been on the internet knows how wildly popular DIY videos are. What’s more remarkable, is watching a DIY video that takes the most basic elements and creates something extraordinary. This video of a man-made pool took the YouTube world by storm in 2018.

7. A Royal Wedding – Bad Lip Reading

The world is made up of three kinds of people: the people who swooned over the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the people who couldn’t care less, and finally, the people who re-watched the highlights done over in a hilarious lip sync. This wildly popular video provides something for everyone as the best bits of the most highly anticipated event of the spring gets a hilarious voiceover that resounded the world over.

6. Portugal v Spain – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – MATCH 3

Stop. What were you doing at any given moment last summer? If you were like a large number of YouTube viewers, you were watching the incredible upset game between Portugal and Spain in this exhilarating match up during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

5. Do You Hear “Yanny” or “Laurel”? (SOLVED with SCIENCE)

Whoa. The Dress Conundrum, version 2018. In this video, ASAP Science explains the phenomenon between the most hotly debated perception dilemma on the internet last year, as listeners were divided about whether they were hearing “Yanny” or “Laurel”.

4. Walmart Yodeling Kid

Is it the boots? Is it the massive talent coming from such a tiny package? Last year YouTube viewers were obsessed with Mason Ramsey, the boy who went viral in 2018 for yodeling in the middle of Walmart.

3. We broke up

As a true testament to how much our lives are touched by YouTube influencers, one of the most highly viewed videos of 2018 featured Youtubers Liza Koshy and David Dobrik sharing a joint video of their breakup. The usually funny couple shared the touching video with their fans to show the human side of vlogging, and to ensure that fans knew they could still be friends.

2. Real Life Trick Shots 2 | Dude Perfect

In the second most popular YouTube video of the year, Dude Perfect performs a series of nearly impossible trick shots that got fans everywhere practicing their own skills, even offline.

1. To Our Daughter

In the year’s most highly watched YouTube video, Kylie Kardashian put out a montage of footage chronicling her highly speculated pregnancy, up until she gives birth. It’s a must watch if you are a Kardashian-fan, or are at least remotely curious about anything related to Kylie Jenner’s best-kept secret pregnancy of daughter, Stormi.

From how-to’s to viral songs, to 80’s nostalgia, to personal, authentic looks at their favorite influencers, it is clear people are tuning in in large numbers. Make sure that you can catch and replay all of your favorite moments from 2018, and save all of your top-rated videos for the coming year with Replay Media Catcher! With our powerful tool, you can download full YouTube videos in high quality and so much more! 

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Essential YouTube Hacks for Every Video Watcher

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If you’re anything like us, you can hardly go a day without opening up YouTube to watch a video online. Plus, with the cold winter season settled in and making us want to stay warm and cozy, it’s inevitable that YouTube is in for a boost in viewership. While the popular video streaming site makes it possible to watch videos on any topic, served up by folks from all walks of life, there are still more cool things to be discovered.

Ready for the most entertaining YouTube experience of your life? Check out our top tips, tricks, and hacks to help kick your viewing up a notch.

1. Create an auto-lineup of your favorites

Have a few favorite YouTubers that you binge-watch again and again? You can create a meta playlist that holds ALL of the video uploads from a single uploader (in order of upload date, chronologically). To do this, just add “&list=UL” to any video URL on YouTube.

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2. Conquer country-specific videos

Sometimes, YouTube videos can have restrictions based on geographic regions. That’s why you’ll get that “The uploader has not made this video available in your country” pop-up message when you stumble on a cool video from far away. Luckily, this trick lets you watch any video from any country.

Here’s how regular YouTube links appears: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxxx

Copy the string of characters defined by our “xxxx” example above, and paste it so that the URL is: http://www.youtube.com/v/xxxx

3. Watch in HD mode all the time

High definition is ALWAYS better, but sometimes your Internet connection can get in the way. Unlock HD mode by adding a couple of secret codes to the end of your video URL. Get stereo sound and 480×270 resolution with “&fmt=18”, or “&fmt=22” for 1280×720 resolution.

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4. Jump through age restrictions

We’re all for keeping PG-13 videos for more mature eyes only, but sometimes the age restrictions on YouTube videos can be bothersome for legal adults. Instead of signing in or clicking through to verify your age, just add “nsfw.” to the beginning of your entire video’s URL, so that it appears like this: nsfw.youtube.com

5. Hunt for all the hidden Easter eggs

Cleverly hidden in YouTube’s source code are secrets just waiting to be discovered and unlocked. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Search “Beam me up Scotty” and your results will show up like they were transported through space.
  • Repeat any video (forever!) by right-clicking on the video and selecting “Loop.”
  • Like old games? Type the numbers “1980” while your video is playing and the Missile Control game will appear.
  • An homage to the Wadsworth Constant, a meme that stated the first 30% of any video isn’t worth your time, you can enter “&wadsworth=1” at the end of a YouTube video URL and it’ll auto-skip the first 30% for you.

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6. Access unique 360-degree videos

YouTube launched their support for 360-degree videos earlier in 2016, letting users have a complete view of key videos and live events. With Chrome installed on your computer, you can rotate around and see every angle just by using your mouse. On mobile through the YouTube app, a simple screen swivel can lead you into new 360-degree journeys.

7. Download videos & turn audio files into MP3s

Take your favorite videos with you, in any file type you need! With Replay Media Catcher, you can download YouTube videos with just one quick drag-and-drop movement and automatically convert YouTube to MP3, WMV, AVI and more popular file formats.

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This article was originally published January 6, 2017 and has been updated for accuracy.