4 different ways to download youtube videos
When you want to learn tutorials, take online lectures, learn recipes, watch movies and video songs, or you want to share your own personalized videos. What is the name of the site which first comes into your mind? What your fingers type on the keyboard, ‘Y_O_ U_T_U_B_E’, Is it that site? Your answer is Yes, I Know.
What will you do when you want to save your favorite video on your PC drive.There is Offline video saving option is available on Youtube but you can’t save big movies in your phone. Because that saved videos use memory from your Phone and SD cards. And also there is not direct youtube video downloading option available on the Youtube website. Then, how can you download youtube videos and save it?. The answer is below right here.
Four different ways to download youtube videos
1. With the desktop software
Probably many of us aware of this method of downloading Youtube videos. There are many desktop software that allows the user to download the video in different formats. The user just has to copy and paste the youtube video link in the video downloader. YTD Video Downloader is popular software to download youtube videos. Even you can download entire Video playlist through these software, Y and 4kdownload.
2. With the websites
This is another simple way to download videos. You have to do the same thing just Copy and paste. For eg. www.keepvid.com. Copy and paste the youtube video URL and press the download button. You will see some options, choose the format and resolution and download it. Here are some other websites like Keepvid –
3. With the Internet Browser extensions
There are Browser extensions also available for Google chrome and Mozilla firefox. To get the extension for chrome browser Go to Settings > Extensions > At the end of the page Click on ‘Get more extensions’.Download and Add the extension to your browser. You can find the added extensions next to the URL area in your internet browser. Play the video that you want to download on the youtube and click on the Extension, you will find the options to download the video.
4. With VLC Media player
Many of the PC users are the fan of the VLC media player and I am one of them. Yes, It is also a desktop software but It is not a video downloader, It is a Video player and still It can download the videos. That’s why it is a different way to download youtube videos.
Steps to download the video with VLC Media Player
1) Copy the URL of the youtube video that you want to download.
2) Open VLC media player and press CTRL+N to open Network Stream.
3) Paste the copied Youtube URL – Now VLC Media player will play the video
4) Press CTRL+J to find the Codec information of the video.
5) Copy the Codec information from the ‘Location:’ section. That will be below in the Codec tab.
6) Paste it in the browser’s new tab – Now video will start playing.
7) Right-click on the video and save it to the desired folder.
Note: Good internet connection is a required to download youtube videos or it will take a lot of time to complete it. After downloading the file, you can open it in any media player and enjoy it.
If you can’t view Youtube in your country, use VPN to play Youtube videos.You can use Free VPN of Opera Browser to do the same.
See how to use Opera’s Free VPN service.