There are many reasons why you might want to download youtube videos without software in your android mobile device or pc. Youtube is the highest and most popular video sharing website owned by Google. You may see some interesting movies or comedy videos which you will like to watch offline later at your own convenience or may be you were carrying out research and came across some useful tutorial videos which you will like to study properly. Another condition that will prompt you to download youtube videos on your device and watch it offline might be slow internet connection which prevents you to enjoy streaming videos or if your web browser does not allow you to download and install video download plugins. In this tutorial article you will learn the various easy ways to download youtube and facebook videos to any format without apps. I will also give you links to some browser plugins that you can use to download youtube videos very fast if you prefer to use them.
How To Download Videos Without Any Third Party Software
There are many download helper websites that can help you download youtube and facebook videos without having to install a third party software or web browser plugin or even having to first signup with them.
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One of the most popular website is Savefrom.net. The website allows you to paste any video URL from youtube or facebook and download the video to any format of your choice. Some of the formats available are mp4 (360 and 720), webm, 3gp (244 and 144), HD/mp3. There are two methods to use this Savefrom.net website to download videos for free.
Method 1: Visiting the Website Directly
This method save you the stress of editing the video address. You just need to copy and paste the video URL, select a download format and hit the download button.
To Download Videos Directly from Savefrom.net:
- Go to youtube or facebook and open the video you want to download. Then copy the video URL. For a youtube video, the URL will of this format: www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXXXXXX
- Now go to www.savefrom.net and paste the video URL you just copied in the specified field. Next is to select a download format from the available format options.
- Then finally hit the download button as shown in the screenshot below. Your video will start to download in less than one minute.
Recently, some updates were made on savefrom.net and how it can be used to download videos. If you try to download a video with the above steps, it usually opens a new tab while the former tab tries to play the video. Just close the new tab, it is for ads. Go to the former tab. You will see 3 dots symbol. Click it and select Download. The video will start downloading. But the video name will be changed to Playback. Don’t worry you can rename it to any name you wish after the download is complete.
Method 2: Editing The Youtube Video URL
- This is one of the easiest ways to download any youtube video of your choice. You just need to edit the video URL and the video will start downloading.
- All you need to do is to go to youtube and search for the video you want to download and then copy the video URL. Youtube videos are always of this format: www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXXXXXX
- Now open a new tab and paste the video URL you just copied. Add ss between the “www.” and “youtube.com” in the URL you copied. The edited URL will now look like this: www.ssyoutube.com/watch?v=XXXXXXXXXX
- Now hit the enter key on your keyboard. It will redirect you to the Savefrom.net with the title of the video. Now you select the download format and hit the download button. The video will start to download.
NOTE: If you want to download any video with one click, then you need to download and install the Savefrom.net download helper from their website.
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Some Youtube Video Download Helper Apps And Websites
If you prefer to use video download helping apps or software, here are some of the recommended youtube video downloaders that you can use:
- Free Video Downloader
- Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate
I just showed you how to download youtube videos without software even videos from facebook with the download links to some youtube video downloaders and plugins for web browsers. There are many of them but are the most trusted ones I use. Here are some trusted sites for downloading HD videos for free.
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