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How to download YouTube videos

Here's your ultimate guide on how to download YouTube videos through 4K Video Downloader.

Are you looking for ways to download YouTube videos? If yes, then you have come to the right destination.

But before we explain how to download YouTube videos, let me tell you YouTube might provide an option to download videos for offline viewing, but it is not necessarily always permitted.

There are hundreds of software, apps and websites allowing users to download YouTube videos in HD quality. However, you must keep in mind that downloading YouTube videos is considered a violation of YouTube’s policy unless the video platform has granted permission to download the video.

Here’s what Google’s term of service for YouTube says: “You are not allowed to…access, reproduce, download, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, alter, modify or otherwise use any part of the Service or any Content except (a) as expressly authorized by the Service; or (b) with prior written permission from YouTube and, if applicable, the respective rights holders.”

As we have mentioned above there are various ways available on the internet to download YouTube videos. In this guide, we will explain how you can download YouTube videos with the help of a desktop app called 4K Video Downloader.

How to download YouTube Videos via 4K Video Downloader app

Step 1 – Download the 4K Video Downloader App

How to Download Youtube Videos

In order to download this app, you will have to visit the official site and click on the button which reads ‘Get 4K Video Downloader‘.  Once it downloaded, run it to get the app installed on your PC.

4K Video Downloader is the best and simple way to download YouTube videos and it works with all of your files irrespective of your computer’s resolution. The free version of this Desktop app provides an option to download individual videos at customizable qualities all the way up to 4K. With the help of this app, you can download 3D videos, 360-degree videos and subtitle as well.

Besides its free version, there is paid version as well which comes at $15.

Step 2 – Copy the YouTube video’s URL

How to Download Youtube Videos

Hear over to the YouTube video you want to download and copy its URL from the address shown in the above picture from the address bar.

Step 3 – Paste in the URL

Now, open the 4K Video Downloader app you just installed. No. you do not need to paste the URL manually. What all you have to do to click on the Paste Link button in the top left corner of the menu bar and the app will automatically grab the URL from your computer’s clipboard.

Step 4: Download your desired YouTube video

Once the app has finished checking the video, you will be given various options ranging from the quality of the video, formats to conversions. The app will also ask to decide on the location where you want to save the video.

Once you are done selecting the desired options, just click the Download button. You will then be shown a progress page showing the download size, speed and times the video is going to take to get it downloaded completely.

You have an option to either cancel or pause the download at any time. Once the video is downloaded, select your video from the window and a vertical three-dots icon should appear on the right side of the window.

Click on that icon, and a menu should pop up. From that menu, select Show in Folder to find where on your computer the new video was saved.

That’s all, what all you need to do to download YouTube videos from 4K Video Downloader.