YouTube Thumbnail Downloader
Get the perfect YouTube thumbnail to go with your videos. Wave.video YouTube thumbnail downloader takes out all the hassle, so you can focus on working on the best possible output. With a couple simple steps on this intuitive tool, you’ll be on your way to achieving the objectives you’ve set for the video.
Why Do You Need Wave.video YouTube Thumbnail Downloader?
Web-based downloaderDownload YouTube thumbnails without leaving your browser at any point. Load the YouTube thumbnail downloader on Wave.video, paste the YouTube video link and download it to your device.
No need to install additional tools or have special equipment. A working browser on a PC and an internet connection are all you need.
Easy-to-use interfaceGo from copied YouTube video link to video thumbnail on your device in one swoop. Intuitively designed workflows ensure you won’t have trouble figuring out how the tool works.
Unlimited downloadsHave as many takes as you’d like. Thumbnail doesn’t seem right. Try again; there are no user limits. However, you might want to sign up for a free account or upgrade to access advanced capabilities and receive updates regarding tool improvements.
How to Download a YouTube Thumbnail:
Step One: Copy the YouTube video link
Navigate to the YouTube video you’d like to source the thumbnail. Ideally, you should have the right to use the video.
If you’re browsing on a computer, simply copy the link on the browser tab. On mobile, tap on more options (usually, three bottoms on the right corner of your screen), select the share option and copy the YouTube video link.
Step Two: Paste the URL
Open a new tab on your browser and navigate to the YouTube thumbnail downloader on Wave.video. Alternatively, click here to go directly to the tool.
Scroll down and paste the link to the allocated space. The tool will automatically generate an appropriate thumbnail for your video.
You can also hit the “Save and edit” button if you want to customize the YouTube video or host it for free on Wave.video
Step Three: Download the YouTube Thumbnail
Hit the download button to export. You’ll get YouTube thumbnail on your device’s download section.
Feel free to use the video editor to add the thumbnail on any video.
Frequently Asked Questions
1280 × 720p is most suitable, and YouTube recommends it.
Should you copy a YouTube thumbnail image, though? If you have the right to it, then go ahead. However, if it’s copyrighted material that you have no use or modification rights to, either seek permission first or don’t copy the YouTube thumbnail unless you’re looking for a lawsuit.
The same goes for the YouTube thumbnails you own. Once you’ve created thumbnails from your YouTube videos, they’re essentially your intellectual property, and as a brand or an individual, only you and those you’ve granted permission to can use the YouTube thumbnail.
Try animating YouTube thumbnails on Wave.video. It’s not only powerful and easy to use but also free to all users.
Next, copy the YouTube video’s link, paste it on the YouTube thumbnail downloader and hit the download button to export the thumbnail to your device.
First, downloading YouTube videos breaches the platform’s user policy; however, this isn’t illegal. Your YouTube account may be suspended, or the tech giant could sue you. A lawsuit by YouTube is highly unlikely but still a possibility.
Most governments, including the US government, prohibit unauthorized access or duplication of copyrighted material, so if you use any YouTube downloader, including Wave.video, ensure you have all the rights to use and duplicate the video.
Alternatively, you can download copyleft, creative commons or public domain content.