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Ways to Download and Convert YouTube to iPad

Last updated on May 30, 2019 by Marilyn

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Ways to Download and Convert YouTube to iPad

YouTube is one of the most popular online video-sharing website that allows you to watch, download, share, and upload videos. In fact, it has been a daily necessary to watch YouTube videos for many people. Though users can directly watch YouTube videos on iPad, many YouTube users are eager to find ways to download and convert YouTube to iPad supported format on computer. In that way, users will be able to transfer YouTube videos to iPad and enjoy the videos on-the-go when there is no Wi-Fi or internet connection. Thus, this post will show you several solutions to download, convert and play YouTube videos on iPad offline.

Video Keeper

The most excellent way to download YouTube videos on iPad is the Video Keeper by AceThinker. Video Keeper is one of the best apps when it comes to downloading your favorite videos on YouTube. With it, you can use this app in a way that you wouldn’t imagine. By this app, you can download your videos in a manual method and in an automatic way. Through the Manual mode, all you need to do is copy the URL of the video from the YouTube app and paste it in the main interface of the tool. Aside from it, the automatic way is much better because using this all you have to do is click the “Enable detector” to automatically download your video and add it to your download queue. However, this app is good for your Mac version computers, and it also supports the Windows version. To download this app in your Mac, you can use the shortcut “Download” buttons below. Here’s how you can use this tool.

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Step1 Download video in a manual way

This step will let you copy and paste the link of the video from YouTube. By doing it, go to “” to copy the URL of the video you want to get. Then, paste it in the “Paste URL” button in the main interface of the tool.

paste the link

Step2 Download video in an automatic way

To download your videos automatically, all you have to do is go to the “Detect” tab and click the “YouTube” browser. With the auto-detection feature and built-in browser imparted, you can now watch the video while downloading it. Make sure that the “Detector” is on and it is located at the bottom right side of the interface. However, on YouTube, there is a “Download” button to click to download your video on YouTube.

detect the video

Step3 Check the acquired video from the completed tab

If you want to check your downloaded file, go to the “Download” tab and click the “Downloaded” tab. Note that all the saved videos are under the “Completed” tab. However, if you want to convert it in a format that your device wants to then, click the “Convert” button below in the tool’s interface.

check the acquired file

Free Online Video Downloader

Another tool that is good and simple-to-use is the Free Online Video Downloader. It support websites like YouTube, Dailymotion, Vevo, Metacafe, and many more. It also provides high quality downloaded videos and can be able to download videos from any sites without limitations. This app is straightforward to use, copy the URL of the video from YouTube and go back to the tool’s website to paste the link you get. So, below will help you on how you use it.

Step1 Copy the video's URL from YouTube

First, visit the “YouTube” site and search for the video you want. To get the link, play your chosen video to copy the link from the address bar of the application.

copy the link from youtube

Step2 Paste the URL of the video

After you copy the link, return to the “Free Online Video Downloader” and paste the link of the video from the “Download” bar below. Then, click the “Download” button to analyze the link.

Step3 Choose a format to download

A list of download links will show up on different formats. Now choose whatever is needed. After that, right-click the “Download” button and click “Save link as.”

choose what format and save link as


YouTube app is one of the most popular video sites in the world. That is why it is the most important site that supports ClipGrab. Also, videos can be acquired in HD (1080p and 720p) as well as in regular definition (480p, 360p and 240p). Besides, ClipGrab provides a simple-to-use search utility for your YouTube videos. A ClipGrab is also good for downloading and saving your videos from YouTube using your iPad device. This tool will bring you great downloading experience for your iPad. ClipGrab supports different formats that you can use to download your videos. Follow the steps below so that you can watch your favorite videos on your iPad offline.

Step1 Visit their website

First, visit the ClipGrab application to download and install it on your Mac. Click here to go to their website.

clipgrab's webpage

Step2 Copy the link from YouTube

When ClipGrab is installed, launch the program. Now you can copy the link of any of the YouTube videos you want. To do that, click the link of the video in the address bar and hit “Cmd + C” or the shortcut copy key on your Mac.

copy the link from youtube

Step3 Paste the link into the ClipGrab's URL field and download

After that, you can shift to ClipGrab’s window. In the URL field insert the copied link, you can do it by clicking the “Cmd + V” or the shortcut paste key. Meanwhile, the ClipGrab will collect all the essential information about the video and proceed to the next step. However, to start the download make sure that the “Format” is set to “MPEG4” because this format is necessary for iPad compatibility.

paste and download the link


It’s very easy to download YouTube videos using different video downloading programs or online applications. And now you’ve found how to download and play YouTube videos on iPad when you’re free and you don’t need to worry about the access to the Internet connection any more. By following the instructions above, we’re sure you can get any YouTube video you like to your iPad with ease. Just remember that do not try to benefit financially from the videos without any permission.

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