Download the zipped thumbnails
YouTube thumbnail - background - 480x360px
http://img.youtube.com/vi/3yd_eoMOvqk/0.jpg
Youtube background thumbnail (480x360 pixels)
YouTube thumbnail - start - 120x90px
http://img.youtube.com/vi/3yd_eoMOvqk/1.jpg
Youtube start thumbnail (120x90 pixels)
YouTube thumbnail - middle - 120x90px
http://img.youtube.com/vi/3yd_eoMOvqk/2.jpg
Youtube middle thumbnail (120x90 pixels)
YouTube thumbnail - end - 120x90px
http://img.youtube.com/vi/3yd_eoMOvqk/3.jpg
Youtube end thumbnail (20x90 pixels)
YouTube thumbnail - for medium quality - 320x180px
http://img.youtube.com/vi/3yd_eoMOvqk/mqdefault.jpg
Youtube medium quality thumbnail (320x180 pixels)
Download the zipped thumbnails
YouTube thumbnail - for normal quality - 120x90px
http://img.youtube.com/vi/3yd_eoMOvqk/default.jpg
Youtube normal quality thumbnail (120x90 pixels)
YouTube thumbnail - for high quality - 480x360px
http://img.youtube.com/vi/3yd_eoMOvqk/hqdefault.jpg
Youtube high quality thumbnail (120x90 pixels)
YouTube thumbnail - standard definition - 640x480px
http://img.youtube.com/vi/3yd_eoMOvqk/sddefault.jpg
Youtube standard definition thumbnail (640x480 pixels)
YouTube thumbnail - maximum definition - 1920x1080px
http://img.youtube.com/vi/3yd_eoMOvqk/maxresdefault.jpg
Youtube maximum definition thumbnail (1920x1080 pixels)
Download the zipped thumbnails

How to download youtube thumbnail?

You can choose from three methods to download YouTube thumbnail:

  1. Replace "youtube.com" with "http://downloadthumbnail.com" to download youtube thumbnail.
    For example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mEeqs_zXwo
    would turn to: http://downloadthumbnail.com/watch?v=vKYm794Twck
  2. Copy the URL of the YouTube video thumbnails which would you like to download
    put the URL of the YouTube video into the input and then press the "Show the thumbnail" button.
  3. Copy the ID of the video thumbnails which would you like to download and put the ID of the YouTube video into the input and then press the "Show the thumbnail" button.
    Example: the URL of the video is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mEeqs_zXwo
    the video ID is 7mEeqs_zXwo;

When the page is loaded make a right click on the one of the nine different picture and choose Save image as... it's so easy :)