How to download youtube videos

Ever found yourself in a situation where you wished you could have downloaded the video you saw on YouTube last weekend and saved it for watching later? There are multiple use cases where you might want videos for offline playback. Fortunately, we have got some tricks up our sleeves that will let you do just that, quickly and correctly.

1. Downloading YouTube Videos using YouTube Premium

If you have subscribed for YouTube Premium, offline downloads are among the many perks you get with your membership. You can download a single video or a whole playlist offline to watch later within the official YouTube app on your phone or tablet.

  1. To do so, open the YouTube app on your Android or iOS device.
  2. Search for and open the video you want to download.
  3. Click on the “Download” button below the title of the video you are watching, and your Download should start.
  4. Once downloaded, you will find your video in the “My Downloads” section, which can be found by tapping on My Library on the bottom left.
  5. This is by far the most official way of downloading videos directly from YouTube. However, for those who do not have a premium subscription, let us explore other ways of watching your favorite YouTube videos offline.

 

How To Download Youtube Videos - Youtube Premium - My Downloads

 

2. Downloading YouTube Videos using SaveFrom.Net

SaveFrom.Net is perhaps one of the best websites to download videos from YouTube and other websites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

To start downloading from savefrom.net, you can simply copy the URL of the video you want to download and paste it in the search box after going to their website https://en.savefrom.net/.

Select the resolution and format you want to download in and click on the Download button to begin downloading.

 

How To Download Youtube Videos - Savefromnet

3. Downloading YouTube Videos using Y2Mate.com

Y2Mate.com is a very similar website to SaveFrom.net for downloading videos online. To start the procedure, head over to YouTube and copy the video URL you want to download.

  1. Copy the URL from your browser.
  2. Now head over to https://y2mate.com/ on your browser. The website is riddled with ads, so if you see a pop-up that asks you to install something, you can simply close it.
  3. Paste the copied URL in the search box of Y2Mate and click on the “Start” button.

You will now see a bunch of options to download your video in various formats and sizes accordingly. Select your desired option and click on the “Download” button to start downloading your video.

How To Download Youtube Videos - Y2Mate.com

4. Downloading YouTube Videos using VLC Media Player

Our very own VLC Media Player can not just play any kind of media format, but it can also help you download your favorite videos from the internet. To start downloading, fire up the VLC Media Player on your computer and follow the below instructions:

  1. Copy the URL of a YouTube video.
  2. In the VLC Media Player, go to the Media Menu and select Open Network Stream and paste the URL.
  3. Hit Play.
  4. While your video is playing, go to Tools and then Codec Information. Now copy the text in the Location textbox at the bottom of the box.
  5. Paste this address in your browser. The video will start playing natively. You can now right-click to save the video at your preferred location.

How To Download Youtube Videos - Vlc Media Player

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