Youtube is the worlds most popular video streaming site. And this website owned by Google doesn’t let users download videos from it. There may be reasons you may have to download youtube videos. Some videos may be interesting and you want to watch them over and over again, you don’t want to use your data to do that all the time.
You may want to download youtube videos so that you can access them anytime you want on your device. What ever your reasons are; you are not alone. In this tutorial, you will see different ways to downlaod videos from youtube with ease.
How to download youtube videos with savefrom.net
Savefrom.net is a website that lets you download videos from youtube. There are three different ways to download videos from Youtube with savefrom.net.
Visit Youtube.com and open the video you want to download, copy the video url from the address bar.
Open savefrom.net in another tab and paste the video url you copied from youtube in the space provided.
Click the arrow down button to select the video quality you want to start downloading the video to your device.
With this, the video would be downloaded on your device.
Open the video you want to download on youtube. Go to the address bar and add “ss” to the link and click enter. See image below for demonstration.
The video link was formerly www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHHLHGNpCSA then we added ss to it and it became www.ssyoutube.com/watch?v=cHHLHGNpCSA.
When you click enter, it takes you to a page where you can download the video. Select the video quality you want to download the video.
Install the savefrom.net browser extension to download youtube videos. When you download and install this extension on your web browser, you will see a download button whenever you are wathcing a youtube video. Just click on the dropdown button and select the video quality you want to download the video.
Download the savefrom.net browser extension from here.
Download Youtube Videos on Android phone
Though the method 1 and 2 mentioned above can be used to download youtube videos on any device but there is an Android application used to download youtube videos that is worthy of mention.
Download Youtube videos with Tubemate
Tubemate is an android device that can be used to download any youtube video. The Tubemate app cannot be found on the Play store. You have to download this app from the App official site.
Note: If you are downloading android apps from any other site different from the playstore, you have to enable “Unknown sources” in settings. Open settings on your android phone, go to security, scroll down to where it is written “Unknown sources”, tap the toggle to turn it on.
Download Tubemate from here and install it on your device. You might see a warning message about the file being harmful to your device, just click okay.
Open the Tubemate app, click on the menu bar at the top left corner and select youtube.
Search and open the video you want to download. Click on the Green arrow button at the top.
Select the video quality you want and let the video download.
How to download Youtube Videos on iPhone or ipad
Apple is very strict when it comes to downloading files from the internet. You may not see an app that lets you download Youtube videos from the App store but there is a way to do it.
Open the document 5 app and click on ‘Browser’. Search for savefromnet on the browser. You should get a result from en.savefrom.net. Open the en.savefrom.net link and paste the url of the youtube video in the space provided. Select the video resolution quality you want to download the video.
You can get the Youtube video link by opening the Youtube app on your iOS device, search and open the video you want to download, click the share icon and click copy link.
Download Youtube Videos on PC with Internet Download Manager
Internet download manager is one of the best apps for downloading any file on a computer. When you have IDM installed on your computer, the app automatically shows a download button when you are watching any video on youtube or any other video site. This app automatically integrates with Google chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
How to download youtube video with Internet download manager
Download and install IDM on your computer system. Navigate to the youtube video you want to download, click on the ‘Download this video’ button, select the video quality you want to download the video.
With internet download manager, you can pause and continue your downloads. Internet download manager is also faster.
Note: Downloading Youtube videos is against Youtube policy. Therefore, it is illegal to download videos from Youtube.