Get YouTube Video Thumbnail Image

To get the video thumbnail of any YouTube Video enter the regular URL of the video into the textbox below.

Your URL should look like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EI2my0KLkVk

What is thumbnails of YouTube video

Thumbnails of a YouTube video is a brief description of the video. There is a saying "First impression is the best impression". An attractive, eye-catching thumbnail makes people more likely to click through to your video. A thumbnail have a major role in the success of your video.

Different urls of YouTube Thumbnails

All the below urls are pointed to same video, but size of the thumbnail is different for different urls.

  • https://img.youtube.com/vi/videoID/0.jpg

    First image extracted from the video, and would be 480 x 360 px size.

  • https://img.youtube.com/vi/videoID/1.jpg

    Second image extracted from the video, and would be 120 x 90 px size.

  • https://img.youtube.com/vi/videoID/2.jpg

    Third image extracted from the video, and would be 120 x 90 px size.

  • https://img.youtube.com/vi/videoID/3.jpg

    Fourth image extracted from the video, and would be 480 x 360 px size.

  • https://img.youtube.com/vi/videoID/hqdefault.jpg

    Thumbnail with medium resolution but greater than 480 x 360 px.

  • https://img.youtube.com/vi/videoID/maxresdefault.jpg

    For the maximum resolution of the video, and size would be variable, but greater than 1280px in width.

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