How do I download YouTube videos to any device?

What you need to know before downloading the clip:

Every video on YouTube has authors who have a copyright on the material, and this is protected by law. And also the video hosting user agreement says that it is forbidden to copy, upload and distribute content without the written consent of the service and the authors.

Therefore, it is possible to download videos that comply with the Creative Commons CC0 (Public Domain) and CC BY (Attribution) free licenses. Of course, you can download your videos without any consequences. Otherwise, we do not recommend downloading videos.

How do I download videos from YouTube using online services?

The advantage of this method is that you do not use third-party services. The only thing you need is a service site. They are free, but they have a lot of ads. You can use them in conjunction with tools that block ads and this kind of content. Just paste the link in the appropriate window on the site. Also, do not forget to click on “download” and wait a couple of minutes. The waiting time depends on the length of the video.

  1. X2Download. Maximum quality with sound – 1 080p, you can convert to MP3.
  2. Youtube4KDownloader. Available in 4K quality, selectable size, Convert to MP3.
  3. y2mate.com. Available in 1080p quality.
  4. noTube. Maximum quality – 1 080p.
  5. 9Convert. Available in quality with sound – 1 080p, you can convert to MP3.
  6. YT1s. Maximum quality with sound – 1 080p.
  7. UniDownloader. Available quality with sound – 720p, you can choose almost any format.

If you download videos using Apple hardware, use only the built-in browser, you won’t be able to download with others. The method also works if you have iOS 13 or newer operating system or iPadOS.

Also to download videos from YouTube, you can use the bot in Telegram https://t.me/Youtube_gusarov_bot.

How do I save videos with browser extensions?

Immediately after downloading the browser extension, you will see a download button under the video. Google is against downloading videos from a video hosting service, so such extensions are often removed.

Objectively, the best one is YouTube Video Downloader. Thanks to it you can download 4K quality videos. And also this extension supports a large number of browsers.

To download, open the tool site, choose your browser and click How to install. A video with instructions will appear to help you download.

Another plugin is y2mate. With it you will download a video with resolution up to 1080p, but the range of browsers is limited. The download instructions are similar.

How do I download videos from YouTube to my computer using special programs?

Very quickly download the video to your computer using programs such as ClipGrab or 4K Video Downloader. This method usually works the fastest.The maximum quality of downloaded videos is 4K.

To download the video, you need to paste the link to the video, select the quality and click on sayings.

Both programs are free to download on Windows, macOS and Linux. But they do ask for permission to download antivirus, keep that in mind. Also, 4K Video Downloader has a paid subscription, which for 12 euros will download all videos from selected channels or playlists.

Videoder works with Windows and macOS operating systems. You can download videos in 8K quality, ad-free and completely free.

How do I save YouTube videos to my Android device using mobile apps?

Unfortunately, you won’t find the service you want in the app store. As we said, Google just doesn’t allow them so as not to violate copyrights. But you can download programs directly from third-party sites, the main thing is to watch out for security.

Quite famous are the following programs:

  1. Snaptube
  2. InsTube
  3. Videoder

If the window pops up that the program does not have permission, change this in the settings. This option is under “security and third-party devices”.

They are free, but they have advertising integration. They work in a similar way. Find a video inside the program, select the quality and download it.

All programs allow you to download video up to 4K, but InsTube will download the video without sound if the quality is higher than 1080p.

How do I download YouTube videos to my iPhone or iPad with a quick command?

You can’t download videos from video hosting to your Apple hardware through programs, but there is a way out! The easiest way is if you use the automation command and the video is downloaded to files or the gallery.

https://routinehub.co/shortcut/5589/ use this link and give the appropriate permission. Open the video in your browser and click “share” and then select YouTube PIP & Dowloader. Then click “Save Video” and choose where to save the video.

How do I download YouTube videos to my iPhone or iPad using Safari?

If you have the iOS 13 operating system, you can use the online tools to download it.

About the author

Andrew Gusarov

Andrew Gusarov

Director of the digital agency GUSAROV, SEO specialist and internet marketer. Loves to teach and learn. Author of videos and articles about internet marketing, a regular speaker and organiser of master-classes on usability and how to stand out from competitors.

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