How to Download YouTube Videos For Free

YouTube is the third most website in the world, that allow users to watch and share millions of their favorite videos. One of the most useful feature of YouTube site is Instant Search – you type a word and the site will instantly bring all the matching videos that are available on YouTube for free viewing. The search feature is not location aware and will show videos titles that are available from whole country.

Though, its popularity, YouTube don't allow its users to download video directly and their is not such button. Many users want to save their favorite videos to their computer so they can watch them without being connected to the Internet or so they can watch them on other devices. Let me explain on online YouTube video downloader, that is ready for any time services.

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Screen Shot 1: YouTube Site

How to Download YouTube videos For Free?

Method 1: Being in the YouTube site, Select your favorite video, and add "ss" to the video URL. If you video URL is "", then simply add "ss" prior to the  "youtube" in the same  link you slected, that is "". Press enter and it bring you to another section asking the video quality you need. Select from many options available from 144px to HD and hit download.

Method 2: First open any of the site, Savevid, Keepvid. Now copy the URL of your video from YouTube and enter it in the box provided at top of the site. Click Download and select your video quality.

Method 3: Download and install ClipGrab from ClipGrab. ClipGrab is a free and open source program available for Mac, Windows and Linux. Copy the URL of the YouTube video you would like to download and Paste the URL into the ClipGrab window. Select the format and quality you want to use (e.g. MPEG4  HD 1080p).

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Screen Shot 2: ClipGrab 

Method 4: Select your download youtube videos by click on it. Next select view Page Source from right mouse button click on the same page where your video is playing. A new window will open up with the page source on it. Highlight and copy all of the text on that page. Go to the Kibase website and paste the YouTube Video page HTML source that you copied in the first step into the text box. Click submit and your download start automatically.