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What is VDownloader?
VDownloader is award winning software for Windows that allows you to download videos from YouTube or any other video sharing website . With a single click of the mouse, these videos can be downloaded and converted into any video or audio file format such as MP3 or MP4 in the best available quality up to 8K for video or 320 Kbps for audio.
Why download online videos?
Convert YouTube videos to MP3 audio-only for your music player Watch downloaded videos offline. Great when traveling! Avoid annoying advertisements, captions and other distractions. Watch full HD, 4K or 8K video without buffering delays. Back-up videos on your hard drive in case they're removed from YouTube.
VDownloader is available free of charge without any limitations or restrictions. There are no annoying pop-ups or nag-screens asking you to upgrade. You could buy VDownloader Plus if you’re interested in obtaining exclusive features which none of our competitors offer, but we don’t mind if you don’t.
VDownloader offers more functionality than any other video downloading software currently on the market. Check out our features overview. Rest assured that VDownloader is the most complete and v download youtube videos flexible solution out there.
With VDownloader you can download entire playlists or channels with a single click, download in 4K or 8K, easily add a watermark, schedule and automate downloads for matching keywords or new videos in a playlist or channel, and unblock YouTube using a proxy.
We’ve put a lot of effort into the way VDownloader looks and works, making sure everything simply makes sense. We’re convinced that no other product is as easy to use as VDownloader. Even the advanced features are accessible without having to read the instruction manual, although there’s no shame in doing so.
Speed is one of our top priorities. We’ve optimized every step of the process of downloading and converting videos so you spend less time waiting and more time watching. VDownloader allows you to download videos on auto-pilot when your computer is idle to save resources when you need them most.
How do I download or save a YouTube video to my computer?
YouTube is v download youtube videos designed only to allow users to watch and view videos on their website. Many users want to download or save their favorite YouTube videos to their computer so they can watch them without being connected v download youtube videos to the Internet, or on other devices.
YouTube does not allow you to download videos directly from their site. You need to use a download service on another website to download a YouTube video. Below are several options for downloading and watching YouTube videos on your computer for free.
This page only provides instructions for downloading or saving a video to your computer. Instructions for saving a video as audio is on our saving only the audio of a YouTube video to an MP3 file page.
To transfer videos to your smartphone or tablet after it's downloaded, see the how to download a YouTube video on a smartphone or tablet steps.
Use a website to save YouTube video to your computer.
Today, many websites allow you to enter the URL of the video you want to save to your computer and get a link to download the video file. Below are the steps for downloading a YouTube video with one such website, KeepVid.pro .
The functionality of downloading a YouTube video on the KeepVid.pro website does not work correctly in the Internet Explorer web browser. If you still use Internet Explorer, download a different browser, such as Firefox or Chrome.
First, go to the YouTube page containing the video you want to download. When you've found the v download youtube videos page, press Ctrl+L on your keyboard to highlight the text in the address bar, and then Ctrl+C to copy the Internet address. If you are on an Apple computer, substitute Ctrl with the Command key ( ⌘ ). Go to the website https://keepvid.pro. The page shows a text box where you can enter the URL of a YouTube video. Click inside the text box to place your text cursor there, then paste the address that you copied in step 1 by pressing Ctrl+V (or ⌘+V on a Mac).
A preview thumbnail image of your video is displayed 5 to 10 seconds after pasting the YouTube video URL in step 3. Click the blue Best Download button next to the video preview.
Depending on the Internet browser and its settings, you may see a prompt asking what you want to do with the video file. Select the Save option to save the file to your computer. The video file may also begin downloading immediately with no prompt.
If the video opens directly in your browser, right-click the video and choose Save Video As .
The file name defaults to the video name or "videoplayback" with a mp4 or webm file extension, depending on the best quality video available for that URL.
The "best download" button may not show you the actual file format you will download. For instance, the button may say "MP4" even if the best available format is WEBM.
If desired, change the file name to something related to your specific video. You don't need to enter the file extension (such as .webm ). The extension is added to the file automatically.
Click Save to save your video. By default, it is saved to your downloads folder.
Download HD YouTube video with youtube-dl.
If you want to download a YouTube video in HD (high definition), your options are limited. Most websites, such as the one listed above, do not allow you to download HD video for free.
However, the free program youtube-dl can download any available YouTube video format to your computer, including the HD version.
Youtube-dl can be downloaded for free at the youtube-dl website. Click the Windows exe link to download the program.
The youtube-dl.exe executable file can run directly from the command prompt. For example, to download the best quality of a YouTube video, run youtube-dl.exe URL , where URL is the URL of the video on YouTube.
In the example pictured above, the video downloaded by youtube-dl was the HD version, with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. The file was saved in the MKV format, which is supported by many media players, such as VLC.
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