How to Use AceThinker Free Online Video Downloader

This user guide will show you how to use AceThinker Free Online Video Downloader to save online videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and more for offline viewing.

AceThinker Free Online Video Downloader is a 100% free, web-based service that allows you to download videos from 100+ popular video-sharing websites, including YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Break, Dailymotion, Metacafe and more. No fees and no sign-up required! All you need to do is to get the URL of the video you want and then download the video via URL with this free online downloader. You can visit its main page and start downloading online videos for free.

Note: This video downloader requires no Java. If you are using it for the first time, you will be asked to install a smaller launcher to activate the web app. The launcher is secure and will not take too much of your computer’s space.

STEP 1. Find and Copy the Target Video URL

Open a web browser and search to find the video you wish to download. When you find it, click the address bar at the top of the web browser to select the URL and copy it to the clipboard either with the mouse cursor or by hitting Ctrl + C on the keyboard. Supported video sites include YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Tubechop, Tumblr, Metacafe, Youku and more.

STEP 2. Paste the URL to Download the Video

Go to the main page of AceThinker Free Online Video Downloader (all major web browsers such as Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE, and Opera are well supported) and paste the URL into Paste the Video Link Here bar. You can paste it by right-clicking and selecting Paste or by hitting Ctrl + Z. After that, click Download and the video downloader will start to analyze the URL automatically.

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analyze video link

STEP 3. Pick and afterwards download your preferred video

After a few seconds, a window will appear, providing the available downloading choices, as shown below. The main information from the video URL is displayed, and downloadable video formats and resolutions are listed from which to select where you are offered options in terms of quality in even higher resolutions, such as 480p or 720p.

choose video to download

STEP 4. Download your preference

Choose the one you prefer and click Download to start saving the file to your computer’s local drive. Fast speed and lossless quality are guaranteed. Just wait for a few moments, and you can enjoy the video offline.

The drawbacks of this free online video downloader are that you can only grab videos via URL one-by-one, and some YouTube videos, such as the 1080P HD and 4K videos, are not supported. If you want to download videos in batch or save any YouTube video, you can get the Pro version – Video Keeper.

The desktop video downloader offers much more features than the free online one. There are different ways to download videos, and you can directly download YouTube playlists and channels. Moreover, it provides a recording function that lets you record online live streaming videos. After the videos have been downloaded, you can use the Convert feature to change it to the format you need. You can visit its main page to get more information about this online video downloader.

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