How to Use Free Online YouTube Downloader

This is an step by step guide that shows how to use free online YouTube downloader to save YouTube videos to your computer so that you can watch anytime anywhere you like.

This is a web-based YouTube video downloader with an intuitive interface. By submitting the target video link, you can get the video you need right away. You don’t need to install the program and there is no need to sign up. However, if it’s the first time for you to use this free online YouTube downloader, you will be asked to download and install a launcher to activate the downloading service. This small launcher is 100% safe and won’t take too much space.

1. Copy and Paste YouTube Video URL

First of all, visit YouTube and navigate to find the video you want to download. After that, copy the URL from the browser address bar and go back to the main page of Free YouTube Downloader online. Simply paste the URL into the allotted area saying “Paste the video link here” and click the Download button. All major web browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari, etc. are well supported and it can work both on Windows and Mac so you don’t need to worry about the incompatibility issues.

youtube downloader interface

2. Save YouTube Videos to Your Computer

Within a few seconds, a window will appear, showing you the general info of the video stream. There is also a given list of the available output video formats and resolutions for downloading. You can select the preferred one from the provided formats and click Download to save it to you computer hard drive.

youtube downloader save

And then you’re done. Just wait for the downloading process to complete and enjoy the YouTube video as you wish.

Note: If you want to download YouTube playlist, you will need to wait for a video to be downloaded completely before starting to grab the next one as batch downloading function is not supported by this free service. Meanwhile, 1080P and 4K YouTube videos cann’t be downloaded. It’s recommended that you turn to the desktop video downloader, which is more stable and offers much more features than the free online version.

If you regularly download videos from YouTube, the desktop downloader is more suitable for you as it well supports batch downloading and you can directly download YouTube channels and playlists without having to wait. Moreover, it enables you to convert YouTube videos to AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, 3GP and more for playing anywhere you like.

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