How to Download YouTube Videos


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We have all been there, where we stumble upon our favorite YouTube videos such as music video or tutorial, but we can’t download it straight to our Gallery. But let me tell you, downloading YouTube videos is very easy and simple as getting fat.

Besides, it gives you the advantage to watch them offline – which is perfect for keeping yourself entertained on planes, trains, and trips to places without reliable mobile internet access.

However, is it legal to download a YouTube video? Using third-party apps to download YouTube videos is against YouTube’s terms of service – which state that you are only able to stream videos directly from its servers. But, as long as you’re downloading a video for your own personal offline use, you’re probably okay.

And in this post, I’m going to be showing you multiple ways and awesome tricks to download videos on YouTube. So buckle up and let’s get started.

Y2mate (Desktop, IOS, and Android)

Y2mate allows you to convert & download video from YouTube, Facebook, Video, Dailymotion, Youku, etc. to Mp3, Mp4 in HD quality. Y2mate supports downloading all video formats such as: MP4, M4V, 3GP, WMV, FLV, MO, MP3, WEBM, etc. You can easily download for free thousands of videos from YouTube and other websites. To download with Y2mate,

Step 1: Copy the URL of the YouTube video you want to download.

Step 2: Head to Y2mate and paste the URL in its search bar and click on start.

Step 3: Choose your resolution and click on download to download.


4K Video Downloader (Desktop)

4K video downloader is my go to downloader for Desktop as it’s straightforward and fuss-free. It has a simple interface that makes it very easy to download YouTube videos. You can download a single or batch of videos (playlists). It can also download 3D, and 360-degree videos too.

step 1: Download 4k Video Downloader

4k downloader

Step 2: Go to the YouTube video you want to download and copy the URL

Step 3: Open the 4K video downloader and the Link from the clipboard will be automatically picked by the software and give you all the details to choose from.

choose the resolution you want and select the location and you will be ready to go.



Savefrom (Desktop, IOS, and Android)

Savefrom is an online video Downloader for popular social media platforms, specifically YouTube. It is free and simple to use. You can use it on any platform (PC, IOS, and Android)

To download YouTube videos with Savefrom;

Step 1: Open the YouTube and copy the URL of the video you want to download.

Step 2: Go to Savefrom


Step 3: Insert the URL in the Search Bar and click on download.


Step 4:  Click on Download without installation, and choose your preferred resolution to Download.





X2Convert is free online application that allows to convert & download videos from YouTube quickly. Web services support download video YouTube in any quality (360p, 480p, HD, FullHD, UltraHD) and any format (mp4, WebM, audio, 3gp). To download from X2Convert;

1. Head to X2Convert and Paste the link of the Youtube video you want to download.

2. Click the “Get link Video” button to begin converting process

3. Select the video/audio format you want to download, then click “Download Video” or “Download Mp3” button


Keepvid (Desktop, IOS, and Android)

Keepvid is Online Video Downloader. It will help you download videos from Youtube as mp4, mp3, etc. It has bunch of video qualities and format to choose from. To download from Keepvid;

Step 1: Head to Keepvid and Paste the link of the Youtube video you want to download.

Step 2: Choose your preferred resolution and click on download to download it.


Simple and Fun Tricks of Downloading From YouTube

1 The Magic Method

Step 1: Open the YouTube website (not the app).

Step 2: Open the video that you want to download.

Step 3: Let it play, be it for 1 second.

Step 4: Go to the URL of the video at the top of the browser and type “magic” between ‘you’ & ‘tube’ and press enter.

Step 4: You will be redirected to this page. Click on the resolution you want to start Downloading.


2 The SS method.

Step 1: Open the YouTube website (not the app).

Step 2: Go to the video you want to download.

In the address bar replace “https: // www.” with “ss” after the word YouTube as shown in the picture below and press Enter (remember to remove the dot after www).

Step 3: Click on enter and you will be redirected to savefrom to download your video.


In a nutshell, these are some of the easiest and safe ways to download YouTube videos for your personal use. Let me know your favorite or any addition in the comment section.

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