5 Time-Tested Tools to Download Online Videos in 2015
Today movies, music clips, educational videos, humorous episodes and many other video types are plentiful on the Internet. Still any person occurred in the situation when he needed to watch some video once again while the Internet was out of access.
How to solve this problem? The answer is quite obvious! Just download all necessary videos beforehand. Thus, you may not only save your favorite videos from a sudden removal, but you will be able to diversify a long trip by watching interesting movies, shows, or video lessons.
Here are best five time-tested software, plugins and online services, which can help you download any video to your PC in several clicks only.
Freemake Video Downloader (Free)
Freemake is one of the most easy-to-use Windows software that can help save videos to PC and convert them to other video formats: AVI, MP4, MKV, WMV, WMV, 3GP, MP3. It also offers ready video presets for iOS, Android and Sony devices and original sound extraction. Therefore, you can download your favorite tracks from YouTube without losing sound quality. Among the supported sites, you can find YouTube, Facebook, VK, Hulu, Liveleak, Vimeo, Dailymotion Vevo and thousands of others. One click download option lets you save multiple videos to one and the same format instantly. Just set several parameters beforehand: video quality, format, destination and save videos with one click only. The software also download whole playlists from YouTube and automatically removes any ads on videos.
This is a handy online tool, which can help users download videos from YouTube and other sites via URL copy-paste. The site is quick enough to rip videos in 360p, 720p or other video qualities. Still the service insists on installing their plugins for web browsers to be able to save videos in one click. The plugins are available for Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari and some mobile browsers. It may be a very useful solution if you download videos on a regular basis. Still you do this occasionally, I will not recommend installing the plugins as they may slow down your browser.
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VideoGet is a Windows tool to download videos from YouTube and other video hostings. It also provides a possibility to convert video into most popular formats (AVI, MPG, WMV, MP4, MOV) for more comfortable playback or further transfer to iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, mobile phone or any other portable device. You can customize video/audio quality, video frame rate and audio sampling rate. In addition, this program offers the possibility to create and save the lists of downloaded videos and renew downloading if it has been stopped to some reasons. The serious disadvantage of VideoGet is its being not free.
YTD Video Downloader (Free, $29.90)
YTD Video Downloader is similar to the previous tools. It allows to the Internet users to download YouTube videos in HD and HQ formats. It is not difficult to navigate, just copy the URL for the video you want to download and press the “Download” button in the program. The integrated video player lets preview videos before download. Besides a free version, this is the chargeable PRO version that allows converting the downloaded videos to a specified format.
Free YouTube Downloader (Free)
This is quite an effective software for saving videos from popular Internet resources. It gives the possibility to download video in the original quality or turn it to AVI, MP4, WMV formats. Moreover, it similarly lets save video collections, channels and playlists. One of the benefits of the software is keeping history of downloads. While the software design is quite plain, and there are not many features, this YouTube downloader works flawless and delivers fast results.
Bottom line: if you do not download videos every day in immense quantity, you would better to install a free software like Freemake Video Downloader or Free YouTube Downloader. Still you are a big fan of downloading online videos, try SaveFrom plugin.