YouTube Video Download in HD [2019]

You can download YouTube videos offline, but that has more restrictions like you can’t watch them out of YouTube app, you can’t watch those videos on TV, here you need the help of YouTube video Downloader.

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Steps to Download a YouTube Video

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Steps to Download a YouTube Video using a Downloader

  1. Right-click and copy the YouTube Video URL

    Open the Youtube you want to download in browser, right-click on the video. Copy YouTube URL

  2. Go to y2mate.com and paste the URL

    Open ymate.com (or follow the other YouTube downloaders below) in a new tab in your browser or click the above link and paste the YouTube URL you copied and click Start button. Paste YouTube URL

  3. Download the Video from the List

    Now you’ll see list of video formats and Download buttons as shown below, 720p HD Video, 360p, 240p, 144p, and the file size, click download to get the youTube video. Download Video

  4. Download youTube mp3

    You can also convert YouTube video to Mp3 or Audio files next to the Video tab, click on the format you want and click download. Add image youtube to mp3

Top YouTube Video Downloaders

Ever watched a video on YouTube and immediately after watching it, you wished you could download it? Most of us would have felt likewise asking “How to Download YouTube video“! I’ve given 8 ways to Download YouTube videos in Mobile and PC for free, this works perfectly. You can also read my previous post on Downloading Facebook Videos.

8 Ways to Download YouTube Videos
  1. SaveFrom.net
  2. Tubemate
  3. Keepvid
  4. VLC Player
  5. VDYouTube
  6. CONVYouTube
  7. KeepDownloading 
  8. Browser Extensions

1. Download YouTube video Using SaveFrom.net

Savefrom.net is one of the best website to download or convert YouTube video in any format in your PC or Mobile.

  • Open YouTube and Go to the video you want to download
  • Right click on the video and copy the URL
  • Paste the YouTube video URL on savefrom.net

Download YouTube Video in Mobile using Apps

I’ve given 2 ways to download any YouTube video in your mobile using 2 Mobile applications, Actually there is no way to These 2 Apps are out of the Play Store, so you have to install them from a third party source. You can go to this post If you want to download only the music (mp3) from YouTube video.

2. Using Tubemate

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Tubemate is the best Android App to download YouTube Videos, Tubemate was removed from Google play store long back, but still, you can download Tubemate from Softonic.

Download Tubemate

3. Using Keepvid

Keepvid is one of the best video conversion websites and they also provide Android Apps to download YouTube videos. with higher resolution for free. Just download the app and start using.

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Just by using this App-

  • Download HD YouTube Videos straight to your Android mobile easily.
  • You can convert YouTube to Mp3
  • Batch Download YouTUbe videosRelate

Download YouTube Video in PC/Laptop

4. Using VLC Player

Initially to start with, locate the video that you want to download from YouTube. For assistance, use the Search text box by using the appropriate keywords to find the video you want to download.

  • Go to the URL bar in your mobile or Desktop browser and select the entire URL to copy it to the clipboard.
  • Now open the VLC app and open a new network stream. Make sure you paste the URL into the appropriate field.
  • After this, once you click the ‘Play’ or ‘Open’ button, the video will open up in VLC player. Now click on the ‘Tools’ menu and click on the Codec information to know further about it.
  • Search for the ‘Location’ field at the bottom of the screen and copy the location value. Now adjacently open a new tab in the browser and paste the URL address that you copied.
  • In this tab, now right-click on the video and hit the ‘Save As’ option. Give a new name for the video that you have saved and click the ‘Save’ button.

Download youtube videos using VLC

5. Using VDYouTube

Find the video that you want to download by using the Search bar. Now click on the URL bar and place the cursor right before the word “youtube” in “youtube.com”. Right before it, now type ‘vd’ and hit the ‘Enter’ button. You will be directed to the website address that you entered. A page will now appear that has the ‘Download’ button. Clicking on this button you will get various options that allow you to choose which quality of video you want to download. By clicking on your choice, the respective video in the link will get downloaded.

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6. Using CONVYouTube

You can do the same way as shown above with “conv” instead of “vd“, doing this will open up the video in convyoutube.com, you can choose the format you want to download and click download, Your YouTube will start getting downloaded. You can also check the below-shown GIF to download YouTube video using conv. In the same way, you can type ss in front of youtube to make ssyoutube.com and click enter to download YouTube Video.

7. Using KeepDownloading 

Similar to the previous methods, go to the video that you want to download and select the URL from the bar present on the top of the screen. Now type the URL keepdownloading.com on the URL bar and paste the URL in the bar present above. Hit the ‘Enter’ button to get directed to that website. On this page, click the ‘Free Download’ button so that you can easily download the video in a single click. The site gives you the different options for the video quality out of which you can choose one as per your requirements.

Download youtube videos using keepdownloading

8. Using Browser Extensions

You can also make use of Browser extensions which serve as Downloading tools on all types of platforms.

These are the best 8 to download any YouTube video on the Internet, If you have any better way please feel free to show that in comments below.

YouTube Video Download FAQs

Can you download a video from YouTube?

Yes, you can with the help of YouTube video downloader tools, a simple trick is to add ss in front of Youtube.com

How do I convert YouTube videos to mp4?

Just copy the video URL, and paste it in y2mate.com and you’ll see Mp4 download varieties click the best quality you want.

Is it illegal to download YouTube videos?

No, it is actually not legal to download a YouTube video, it is serious piracy, you can go for YouTube Red subscription instead or go for YouTube offline download.

Where can I download movies for free?

You can’t download YouTUbe movies, instead, you can try HD movie download websites.

Disclaimer: In general, downloading YouTube videos is not permitted and it is up to you to decide whether you wish to download and enjoy the videos or you switch ON your data connection and do it legally!

Either way, happy You-Tubing!

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