How to download YouTube videos to any device using online services?
This method is good because it does not require the installation of additional programs. All you need is a special site-loader.
Copy the link to the video you want, and then open any of the following sites in your browser.
- ClipConverter.cc (maximum quality is 4K).
- KeepVid (maximum sound quality is 1,080p, without it is 4K).
- y2mate.com (maximum quality is 1,080p).
- noTube (maximum quality is 1,080p).
- savefrom.net (maximum sound quality is 720p, without it – 4K).
- VDyoutube (maximum quality with sound – 720p, without it – 4K).
After opening the site, paste the previously copied link into a special field. If possible, select the appropriate quality and format for the destination file. Click on the download button and wait until the video is downloaded.
If you have an iPhone or iPad, be sure to use Safari. Other browsers on these devices do not allow you to download video files. Also, the method will only work if you have iOS 13 or newer or iPadOS.
How to Save/Download YouTube Videos to Your Computer Using Browser Extensions
After installing a special extension, a button will be displayed under the rollers for easy download.
Under the video is the download button added by the YouTube Video Downloader extension
Unfortunately, Google opposes downloading videos from YouTube. Therefore, the necessary plugins are often removed from the official Chrome stores and other browsers. But you can install the necessary extensions from other sources.
One of the best plugins for saving videos is YouTube Video Downloader. This extension allows you to download videos in quality up to 4K and supports Chrome, Opera, UC, Vivaldi, Yandex.Browser.
To install YouTube Video Downloader, open its website, select your browser from the list and click the How to install button. Video instruction will be launched, which will tell you the order of installation.
Another good extension is y2mate. With it, you can download videos in Firefox or Google Chrome at up to 1,080p. To install y2mate, go to the plugin’s website, click on the download button in the lower right corner and follow the instructions.
If video quality doesn’t matter much to you, you can use the plugins listed below. All of them allow you to download videos with a resolution of up to 720p.
How to download YouTube videos to your computer using special programs?
If you want to download videos to your PC at maximum speed, use programs like “ClipGrab and 4K Video Downloader”. Usually, they work faster than online services and extensions, but they are able to download videos only in resolutions up to 1,080p.
To use any of these programs, just insert a link to the desired video, select the video options and click on the download button.
Both programs are available for free for Windows, macOS, and Linux. But ClipGrab offers to download an antivirus when installing – do not forget to abandon it. And 4K Video Downloader also has a paid version that allows you to save all the videos of the selected channels and playlists at once. Its cost is 12 euros.
How to Save YouTube Videos to Android Device Using Mobile Apps?
Google Play doesn’t provide a suitable program. They are not allowed into the store due to copyright issues. But you can install the desired application directly from the developer’s website.
Remember: Google Play is not responsible for programs downloaded from other sources. They can damage your device or cause your Google Account to be blocked.
If you’re willing to take a chance, install one of the following programs: To do this, go to her website from your mobile device, download the installer and run it.
If the system reports that the browser does not have installation rights, click Settings and give permission. If such a button does not appear, go to the settings of your device. Open the security section and allow apps to be installed from third-party sources.
These programs are free but show ads. They work about the same. To use any of them, find the desired video through the built-in search and click on the download button. Select the video quality and wait for the app to download it.
All three apps are capable of downloading videos up to 4K. But if the selected resolution exceeds 1,080p, InsTube downloads the video without sound.
How to download YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPad using the Documents app?
Documents is one of the few programs in the App Store that can download videos from YouTube. Despite this, the application is free.
Run it and log in to the built-in browser — a round button in the lower right corner.
Then open y2mate.com or any other download site from the list at the beginning of this article. Paste the link to the desired video into the text box and click on the download button. After that, select the options for the destination file and wait for the download to complete.