How to download YouTube videos ?

First before downloading any videos from YouTube, you should know that you are breaking YouTube's terms of service, it is clearly stated under section 5 Your Use of Content:

You shall not download any Content unless you see a “download” or similar link displayed by YouTube on the Service for that Content. You shall not copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any Content for any other purposes without the prior written consent of YouTube or the respective licensors of the Content.

So you should not download any video from YouTube unless you are downloading it for personal offline use only.

There are multiple ways to download videos from YouTube using, below you will find easy and fast ways to download YouTube Videos online from any device and without installing any software.

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Download a YouTube video using the URL

You can simply copy the URL of the YouTube video and follow these steps:

  1. Go to the download video page
  2. Paste the link in the form
  3. Click on the Get Download Links button
  4. The download links will be fetched and listed on the page
  5. If the download buttons are not working for you, click on Download not working ? Try another link to download the video using another link

Or you can convert the video to any supported format by following these steps:

  1. Go to the convert video page
  2. Paste the link in the form
  3. Choose the format that you would like to download (mp4, mp3, webm, avi...)
  4. Click on the Convert button
  5. The video will be converted and a download link will be shown on the page

Easiest way to download YouTube videos

The easiest way to download a video from YouTube is to replace the word youtube with savethevideo in the URL while watching the video and click Enter, you will be redirected to the homepage of where you can choose to download the video or convert it to any supported format.

Replace the word youtube in the url with savethevideo to download the video

Download YouTube videos with 1 click using our bookmarklet

You can use our bookmarklet and while watching a YouTube video you can click on the bookmark to access and download or convert the video you were watching.

To install our bookmarklet simply drag and drop this button to your bookmarks bar, this bookmarklet will just open homepage with the URL of the video you were watching.

To directly access the download video page drag this bookmarklet to your bookmarks bar and simply click on it to download a video while watching it.

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To directly access the convert video page drag this bookmarklet to your bookmarks bar and click on it to convert the video while watching it.

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