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I use DEVONthink a lot to stay up-to-date on Journal articles and other, more entertaining sources of information (see Digital Information Infrastructure with DEVONthink and Keeping Up with Scientific Literature). However, YouTube no longer supports the

http://www.youtube.com/rss/user/CHANNELNAME/videos.rss

RSS feeds. But luckily, you can still get links to the videos via:

https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?user=CHANNELNAME

As usual, stackexchange (here: stackoverflow) is extremely helpful in these cases.

So, for example, if you want to subscribe to Thunderf00ts videos via RSS feeds, you can do so by using:

https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?user=Thunderf00t

Only disadvantage — now the YouTube page opens directly in DEVONthink. But you can simply click on the HTML link to open the page in your usual browser (an issue because I usually download the videos with a video downloader — no need to waste bandwidth if I want to watch them again and some videos have disappeared over time).

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