Most of my friends have been asking me how they can download videos from YouTube. Some also ask if I know of any YouTube video downloader. One of them just made mentioned recently that, Google has put restrictions on YouTube video downloads. Meanwhile, I keep downloading videos from YouTube almost every day without any issue. If you are part of those who have been struggling or finding it difficult to download from Youtube, then this article is for you. In this article, I will walk you through a step-by-step guide on how to easily download Youtube videos.
Who Founded YouTube?
YouTube was founded in the year 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim who were formerly employees of PayPal. Currently, YouTube does not only serve as a platform for watching videos but also one of the most lucrative online tools for all who want to make money online.
Individuals, as well as companies, have channels on the YouTube platform which generate revenue for them. It has also become of one the powerful places for Musicians, Entrepreneurs, Politicians etc. to exhibit their talent whilst marketing to the whole world.
Today YouTube has become one of the most trending sites so far as video content is concerned. In our era where technology has become a constant avenue for exposure, Youtube is an essential aspect of our lives. There is no doubt that most people are interested in platforms that would give them large audiences beyond their geographical jurisdiction. As a result of this, YouTube has got a large number of users because of its potential to give one the exposure they need across the globe. Research shows that YouTube has over 2 billion active monthly users which is equivalent to almost one-third of all internet users worldwide. In addition, people watch over one billion hours of YouTube videos every single day with over 70% of the watch time on YouTube coming from mobile device users.
How To Download Videos From YouTube
In this context, we would look at the easiest way to download videos from YouTube free of charge by using an online video downloader. Since the platform is made up of content of several kinds which includes educational, entertainment, motivational videos, etc. users prefer to download or save such videos on their devices for further usage.
To download videos from YouTube follow the procedures below;
Using The Installation Method Download Videos From Youtube:
Step 1: Search for SaveFrom.Net
Open the browser of your choice. Type savefrom.net and press the Enter key. In my case, I am using Google Chrome through the process as we download videos from YouTube but you can do it on any browser.
Step 2. Install or Copy and Paste URL to download video
It will redirect you to the platform which will give you the option to either install or copy and paste the URL of the youtube video you want to download as seen below; If you choose to install, go through this procedure
Step 3: Click to Download
After going through step 2, this step will then ask you to download the app; click on Download.
Step 4: Run the Installation
After the download is complete you will see a pop-up that will be asking you to either run the installation or cancel. If no pop-up appears, kindly check the taskbar then click to open. After opening, click on Run, to begin with the installation.
Step 5: Accept Terms and Conditions
Read the terms and conditions of the app and Accept. Yeeee!, you will now see the download icon on all videos on YouTube. All you need to do now is to click on download.
Using The URL Method To Download Videos From Youtube:
Step 1: Search for SaveFrom.Net
As done in method 1, kindly press ENTER after typing savefrom.net in your browser as shown below. This is my preferred method in which I use to download videos from YouTube all the time.
Step 2: Copy and Paste Video URL
Copy and Paste the link of the YouTube video you want to download into the search bar as shown below. A preview of the video will appear then click to Download. That’s all, your video will be downloaded successfully.
There are several ways people use to download videos from YouTube. All you need to do is to find the one that works best for you and stick to it. I find this method as a very fast secure and easy way of downloading any type of video of my choice. It is my hope that it works for you.
What downloader works best for you? Let me hear your voice in the comment section below.