YouTube video Download on Android/Windows, learn how?

YouTube video Download
YouTube video Download

People all over the world use Google’s YouTube app to watch videos . Can say that video means YouTube. Telecom companies are offering unlimited data to Indian customers. 

But for some time, telecom companies have been continuously increasing the prices of their recharge packs. Also, it is not necessary to have better internet everywhere, everywhere. In this case, the download feature of YouTube is available, where the video can be downloaded offline and can be viewed later when you wish. There is no need of internet to watch videos after downloading on YouTube.

The video download feature on YouTube is available on both iOS and Android apps. But this feature has not yet arrived on the desktop. Today we will tell you how you can download YouTube videos on Android app .

1 . Open the YouTube app and go to the video you want to download

2. In the option below the video, you will see the option to download on the second number from the right side

3. Click on the download option. After this, you will see the option of video quality. It will have three options- Low, Medium and HD. You can choose the option of your choice. You can click on ‘Remember my settings’ so that the next time your video is downloaded at once.

4. Now go to the Library option to view your downloaded video.

5. Tap on Downloads

6. Here you will see all the downloaded videos together

7. If you want to delete a video, click on the 3 dot in front of the video and you will see the option ‘Delete from downloads’.

You should keep in mind that videos downloaded on YouTube will remain in the app as long as the phone has an internet connection for 29 days. However, the downloaded video can only be played continuously for 48 hours. After this you will have to connect your mobile to Wi-Fi or Internet every 48 hours. 

By doing this, the app will be able to know whether there has been any change in the video or whether the video is still available for offline view. If a video is not available for offline playback, it will be removed from your device the next time it is synced. YouTube videos can be downloaded via Wi-Fi and mobile data. Please tell that not all videos are available for offline view on YouTube.

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Those who lack internal storage in the phone can also save the video in their SD card. For this follow the method given below.

  • Go to your profile first
  • Then tap on settings
  • Then go to downloads
  • Toggle the ‘Use SD card’ option shown here

Following is a handpicked list of Top YouTube Video Download Tools, with their popular features and website links. The list contains both open source(free) and commercial(paid) software.

Youtube Video Download Software/Application

1) Itubego

Itubego is a software that helps you to download YouTube videos. It has a built-in YouTube converter to convert video to MP3, MP4, 4K and HD MP4 videos. This tool supports multiple audio and video formats. Itubego automatically searches for TV series and movies online for subtitles when you download any video.

2) 4K Video Downloader

4K Video Downloader is a cross-platform video downloader for PC, Mac and Linux. Download any type of YouTube playlists with/without subtitles: “Watch Later” and “Liked video”, Personal Mix playlists. Save entire Youtube channels or single videos in 4K,1080p or 720p quality. Extract audio from YouTube Music in MP3, M4A or OGG. Support of 3D and 360 degree video.

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3) Softorino YouTube Converter

Softorino YouTube Converter helps you to download and convert any video by a single click. It allows you to convert videos to MP3, MP4 for any Apple device or iPhone. This application allows you to search or copy the link of any YouTube videos without application. Softorino YouTube Converter automatically recognized the source website.

4) Vidmate

Vidmate is an application designed for android to download YouTube and other videos. It contains one search bar to search for any specific video. This program allows you to download YouTube videos in a range of quality. You can tap on the title of any video or tap on the download button to download a video.

5) ClipGrab

ClipGrab is a YouTube downloader tool designed for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It enables you to convert downloaded video to MPEG4 (Moving Picture Experts Group), MP3, or any other formats. This website can also be used to download videos from other websites like Facebook, Vimeo, etc.

6) Airy

Airy is a YouTube video downloader that helps you to download videos in a range of formats, including FLV and 3GP. Airy can be used to convert YouTube videos to MP3. You can also integrate it with browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.

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7) VideoProc

VideoProc supports YouTube and many other audio or video media sites. You can use this program to download videos. It helps you to convert videos to varieties of formats, including MP4 and MP3. VideoProc also allows you to search matched subtitle texts online for TV shows and movies.

8) Video Grabber

Video Grabber allows you to download videos from YouTube and other websites. It enables you to save your favorite videos in MP4, 3GP, FLV, MP3 format, etc. Video Grabber also supports downloading HD videos. You can use this tool to download videos without any limitations. This tool helps you to convert video files for Android, iPhone, iPad, etc.

9) Freemake

Freemake is an online video download app that allows you to download YouTube videos just by pasting a URL. You can use this tool to save videos, channels, or playlists in HD, MP3, MP4, etc. file formats. Freemake helps you to save multiple videos at once. It enables you to get clips, TV shows, movies, etc.

10) uTube Downloader

uTube Downloader by MinTool allows you to download HD quality videos and easily convert them to MP3, MP4, and wav formats. You can batch download and convert files as well as download playlists.

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11) WinxDVD

WinxDVD is a YouTube downloader that allows you to download videos in batch. This tool does not contain any ads after installation. WinxDVD enables you to save videos in MP3, MP4, WebM (audiovisual media), or FLV(Flash Video) . You can use it to download videos up to 8K quality. It also helps you to download, your “Watch Later” videos.

12) Any Video Converter

Any Video Converter is an application that supports a vast range of video inputs. You can convert videos from any output device, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Samsung, and more. Any Video Converter helps you to download videos and music in one step. It’s latest version also allows you to burn videos to DVD.

13) Snaptube

Snaptube is application that allows you to stream or download a video in numerous resolutions. You can easily select your own resolution that meets your demand. This software also supports other websites like Facebook,, Instagram, and more.

14) Tubemate

Tubemate is a tool that helps you to download YouTube videos. It allows you to set SD card or a particular folder to save the video. This app enables you to adjust download speed. It can help you to change your preferred language. In case if you have changed the language by mistake, you can restore it easily.

15) Videoder

Videoder is a tool for downloading videos from PC. This application helps you to build your own collection of videos you like. Apart from YouTube, you can use it to download videos from more than 50 websites. It allows you to download 4K videos.