What is YouTube Thumbnail Downloader?

YouTube Thumbnail Downloader is a helpful tool to find YouTube video thumbnails and download thumbnail images in different sizes and quality.

Each YouTube video can have 5 different sizes of thumbnails. The YouTube thumbnails can be setup in your YouTube account within the video settings.

If you know the YouTube Video ID, it is easy to get video thumbnail URLs for that video. You can just replace "yt-video-id" with your video ID.

You can go to one of those URLs to download the YouTube thumbnail image in different sizes and qualities.

YouTube video thumbnail image URLs

You can use the following URLs to find the correct size and quality of your YouTube video thumbnail:

  • Default: https://img.youtube.com/vi/yt-video-id/default.jpg.
  • High Quality: https://img.youtube.com/vi/yt-video-id/hqdefault.jpg.
  • Medium Quality: https://img.youtube.com/vi/yt-video-id/mqdefault.jpg.
  • Standard Definition: https://img.youtube.com/vi/yt-video-id/sddefault.jpg.
  • Maximum Resolution: https://img.youtube.com/vi/yt-video-id/maxresdefault.jpg.

How to find a YouTube video URL?

Follow the steps to get the YouTube video URL via the YouTube app or via any browser.

Find YouTube video URL via YouTube app

  1. Open YouTube app.
  2. Search YouTube video.
  3. Tap on video.
  4. Tap on Share.
  5. Tap on Copy Link.

Find YouTube video URL via a browser

  1. Open YouTube in a browser.
  2. Search YouTube video.
  3. Press on video.
  4. Press Share.
  5. Press on Copy.

The YouTube video URL is now copied to your clipboard. You can paste the URL in our tool to download the YouTube thumbnails of this video.