We do not promote downloading videos without prior permission. Use these tools as per your discretion.

Three ways to download Youtube Videos are:

1>> Use a plugin in the browser. This plugin would show the option to download the video, as a youtube video is played on screen. There are many such plugins available. One such plugin is Video DownloadHelper on Mozilla firefox.

2>> Using Apps: There are some app available which allows the option to download the video.

3>> Using Websites: Some of the website offers the option to copy/paste the youtube URL link and then allow the option to download the video in various formats. Some of these website are mentioned below:

  1. KeepVid.com [Update 20 March, 2018: KeepVid.com not working]
  2. SaveMedia.com[Update 20 March, 2018: SaveMedia.com not working]
  3. PickVideo.net
  4. Y2mate.com
  • Please note that some of these websites, may not allow to download long video. But still in those cases, browser plugin works well
  • Some of these websites may have viruses. Hence one should used them with caution

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NOTE: THE PURPOSE OF THIS POST IS JUST EDUCATIONAL. YOUTUBE STANDARD LICENSE DOES NOT ALLOW TO DOWNLOAD THE VIDEO AND WE SHOULD FOLLOW IT.