What comes in your mind when you hear the term YouTube? Obviously, music and videos whether be new song, movie trailer, tech reviews, movies, tutorials, comedy, live events or web series, you can find them all in a single platform-YouTube. We access YouTube through internet connection either be Wi-Fi, data and wired connection. What if you want to watch YouTube’s content offline? You got it right, downloading is the option. But how to download YouTube videos for offline viewing on your mobile or computers? Below are the few methods which would help you download YouTube videos for offline viewing.
Different ways to download YouTube videos:
On Mobile phone:
How to download YouTube videos from YouTube app on your mobile (Iphone/Android)
Step 1: At first, open the YouTube application and search for the video that you desire to download.
Step 2: After the search is completed, tap on the three dot symbol present on the top right corner of the video that you want to download.
Step 3: A popup with download option will appear, tap on it.
Also, sometimes while watching a video you might want to download it. You can download it by tapping on the download button below the video title.
Step 4: Then, YouTube will ask for video quality. Select the quality that’s pleasant for your eyes.
Step 5: Once the download competes, view button will appear at the bottom right corner of the screen. Tapping on it will take you to offline download page in the application.
How to download YouTube videos using YouTube Go app on your mobile
YouTube Go is light weight version of official YouTube app which consumes less data. It also allows its user to download videos for offline viewing. In order to download the videos through this app you require YouTube Go installed on your device. Afterwards, follow the steps.
Step 1: Launch the YouTube Go application, and search for specific video that you want to download.
Step 2: Tap on the video that you want to view offline. A window will pop up which lets you select between Data Saver, Standard Quality and High Quality options. Choose one among the options and tap on the download button
Step 3: Once done, go to homepage and press on the Downloads option next to Home on the button of the screen.
How to download YouTube videos as a proper file in mobile
There are couple of third party app that lets you download videos and audio clips YouTube. Tubemate, Snaptube are among them. They are not listed in play store and needs to be downloaded from the dedicated website. Tubemate is available for both the android and iOS platform whereas Snaptube supports only Android OS. Today we will be using Snaptube to download YouTube content.
Step 1: Download and install Snaptube from here.
Step 2: Launch the application on your smartphone and tap on the YouTube icon which will open a YouTube interface.
Step 3: Search for the video that you want to download and play it. As the video starts playing yellow Download icon will appear on the button left corner of the screen.
Step 4: Press the download icon and choose the video resolution, tap download on the popup window. (Note: You can also change the file name and download path for the video. Also, you get option to download audio only.)
Step 5: Once completed, the video will appear in the phones local storage and can be shared as a file. Also, other video player application will be able to open and play it.
How to download YouTube videos on PC
How to download YouTube videos on PC using 4K Video Downloader
4K Video Downloader is a software available for Windows, Linux and macOs that lets you download YouTube video with ease. It has a simple user interface where all you need to do is add URL of the videos to download.
Step 1: Download and install 4K Downloader on your machine from here.
Step 2: Open the video you want to download in your web browser and copy the video URL from the address bar.
Step 3: Launch the 4K Downloader software and add the video URL that you have copied by tapping on the green Paste Link.
Step 4: New window will appear which lets you to choose the video format and resolution. Select the desire quality by clicking the radio button, clicking Choose will let you choose the location for your download and finally clicking Download will save it on your machine.
How to download YouTube videos using a website
Copying and pasting the URL on the particular website also lets you to download the videos. Save From Net and VD YouTube are the best known video downloading websites. As both website has similar process we will be discussing about the Save From Net.
Step 1: Open Save From Net in your browser.
Step 2: Also, open YouTubeand play the video that you want to download. After that, from your web browser’s URL section, copy the video URL.
Step 3: Then, paste the copied video link in the Save from net page, where you will see a box stating Enter the URL.
Step 4: After that, video thumbnail will appear with some tweaking option for quality. There, select the quality you want and press on the green Download button. Consequently, the video will start downloading and will get downloaded as per your internet speed.
Similarly, you can’t download videos from twitter. to download Twitter videos, you can check How to Download Twitter Videos.