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IT Update: How to Download YouTube Videos Easily

Last Updated: Jun 04, 2018 06:02AM EDT

If you are looking for the easiest ways to save YouTube videos for your archive or you want to spice up your presentation in a workshop/meeting with interesting videos that you have come across, here are some quick tips about how to save YouTube videos quickly and easily.

  1. When you do not have any third party app installed on your device and want to save videos using browser.

  • Put ss after www. and before youtube.com and press Enter.

  • It will take you to a new URL where you can see download options.

  1. This free software is very fast and clean in downloading YouTube videos as mp4 and other video formats.

  1. If you want to save YouTube videos as mp3 audio instead, this would be good resource for you:

  • http://youtubemp3.to

  • When you start converting the YouTube URL and press Enter, a popup window might appear; just ignore that advert popup and proceed through the original website.

  1. For android mobile phones, http://tubemate.net is a good resource. This app is not listed on Google Play store however. Choose download from download.com location (http://www.tubemate.net/down2.jsp?src=cnet  the green logo on the page). It will download .apk file to your device. APK files are application installation files for Android devices. Run the downloaded APK file to install the app. Browse YouTube videos within this app to download the videos.

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