The video sharing platform owned by Google is popular all over the world and there would hardly be anyone who has not heard about it. This platform is so big that you will get to watch crores of videos in lakhs of categories. If we start telling you about these categories in detail, then perhaps this post will end in giving the names of the categories.
You can watch, like or dislike these videos and add them to playlists on YouTube, but you can’t officially download these videos and save them to your gallery. Content privacy and copyright licensing are two of the many reasons involved behind this. Many creators also upload their own content on this platform and downloading them is also against the policy of Google and YouTube.
Now, because you need good internet connectivity to watch these videos, but many times users do not have good network. In such a situation, for people taking online classes through YouTube or watching some learning videos, the only solution left is to download a series of classes or learning videos and watch them offline. There are some third-party apps and some websites, which give you the option to download YouTube videos.
Note: Let us remind you again that it is illegal to download videos on YouTube from outside the platform and Google has also given this information on its Terms of Service page. We would recommend you to read all the terms and conditions.
Download youtube videos like this in official way
YouTube gives users the option to download the videos on its app, but as we mentioned, you can only watch these downloaded videos inside the app. These videos will not be visible in the gallery or file manager on your phone.
To download a video, open the YouTube app and open your favorite video . Now you will see a ‘Download’ button with like, dislike share button present below the title of the video . You have to tap on this button and choose the quality. After this, tapping on the button with the text ‘Download’ once again will download the video inside the app.
how to download youtube video on android phone
There are hundreds of apps available on the internet that can help you download YouTube videos. One of these names is NewPipe . This app is not available on Google Play due to Google policy but Apk file of this app can be downloaded and installed from NewPipe official website. After downloading and installing the app, you have to open the app and now you will have YouTube videos in front of you.
You can search for your favorite video and you will see the download button below the title of the video. You have to choose the quality and tap on ‘OK’ . While choosing the quality, you can also download only the audio in the video by choosing Audio instead of Video.
How to Download YouTube Videos on PC or Laptop
There are many software available online to download YouTube videos on Windows, one of which is ‘4K Video Downloader’ . The name says 4K, but this tool supports up to 8K quality. In addition, up to 30 videos a day can be downloaded for free in this software.
To download videos, first you have to download and install ‘4K Video Downloader’ . After this, go to the official website of YouTube and open your favorite video and copy the full video link present in the address bar of the browser and paste it on the menu of the software . Now select the quality and format according to you and click ‘Download’Click on Doing so will download the YouTube video to your PC or Laptop.