How to Download YouTube Videos on Laptop or mobile for free

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YouTube is video streaming services that allow you to watch videos online for free without any cost on your desktop, mobile and other devices.

YouTube does not allow you to download videos to watch offline.

YouTube allows you to download videos on offline mode but you cannot download the videos permanently on your Personal computer(PC) and other handheld devices.  If you want to download any YouTube video to watch offline, you will have to use some tools and software. 

There are many ways you can download videos, movies and songs from YouTube for free. In this post, you will learn how to download YouTube videos on laptop or mobile.

How to Download Youtube Videos on Desktop/Computer

There are various software and website that allows you to download youtube videos for free on your computer/desktop-like KeepVid, Clip Converter, Video Grabby like websites which helps you to download videos online for free.

Steps to download youtube videos online by using the website

1. Select the video

2. Go to youtube.com on your PC/Laptop then select the video which you want to download then copy the URL by using Ctrl + C button on the URL of that video.

3. Once the URL has been copied then go to Youtube downloading website like KeepVid, Clip Converter, Video Grabby like websites.

4. Then paste the URL by using Ctrl + V button on the website search engine download tool that will mentions Enter or Paste Youtube URL Here and then select the video quality and the format of that video and then click the download button to download the video.

5. Once the video is been downloaded on your PC/Laptop then enjoy the video offline permanently/forever for free.

Won’t able to download 

If you won’t be able to download videos online by the websites like KeepVid, Clip Converter, Video Grabby then you need to download youtube downloader/software to download the videos. There is various youtube video download like Kastor All Video Downloader, Winx YouTube Downloader, aTube Catcher like video downloaders to download youtube videos for free.

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Steps to download Youtube videos by using the youtube downloader/software

Step 1 Download the Youtube downloader/software

To download the youtube video first you need to download/install the Youtube downloader/software on your Windows PC/Laptop. Go to web browser Search the Youtube downloader on google search engine and go to anyone of  the downloaders website like Kastor All Video Downloader, Winx YouTube Downloader, aTube Catcher websites and then select the Windows options and then click the download button to download/Install the youtube downloader on your PC/Laptop which will be downloaded on your Windows PC.

Step 2 Copy and Paste the URL

After downloading/installing the youtube downloader then go to a web browser then search youtube on the Web browser and after searching youtube go to youtube then select the video which you want to download then after selecting the video then copy the URL of that video by using Ctrl + C button on the URL of the video.

After copying the URL open the youtube downloader software on your PC then paste the URL on the software search engine by using Ctrl + V button on the software search engine and then hit the search button.

Step 3 Selecting the Quality and Format

After the software match the URL of the selected video then select the video quality of the selected video (whichever video quality you like to select) then go to format button then click the format button then select MP3 or MP4 here we are seeing how to download youtube videos so select MP4 after selecting the format go to download button and click the download then a window/dialogue box will pop up saying that do you really want to download this video click on download or yes based on the software then click on the download/yes button. The software will download the video. After downloading the video enjoy the video permanently for free.

How to download YouTube video on a smartphone?

If you have a smartphone and what to download youtube for free permanently so there are various steps to download youtube videos on your smartphone. There are various youtube downloader apps for downloading youtube videos available on the app store and on the web browsers, there are various youtube downloader apps like TubeMate, Videoder, KeepVid, Snaptube, etc. which helps you to.

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How to download youtube videos by using youtube downloader apps

If you want to download youtube videos on your smartphones there are 2 easy steps to download youtube videos for free on your smartphone by using various youtube downloading apps.

Step 1 Download/install the app

The very first step to download YouTube videos is to install the youtube video downloader app. First go to app store (google play store) on your smartphone then click on the search engine then type youtube video downloader then click on the search button on your smartphone then you will see various youtube downloader app like Videoder, KeepVid, Snaptube, etc. then select one of the youtube downloader apps then click on install to install the apps on your smartphone.

Step 2 Select the video and download

After installing any of the youtube downloader app open the app on your smartphone then search the video on the search engine of the youtube downloader app after searching the video, select the video which you want to download by clicking the video on your smartphone then there will have a download/icon button click on the download/icon button then your video will download on your mobile. After downloading the youtube video by using youtube downloader app on your smartphone you will see your video has been downloaded on your mobile then enjoy the video offline/permanently for free forever.

How to download YouTube videos by using TubeMate

TubeMate is one of the first YouTube video downloader apps which was available on the google play store. The app was easy to use and can download as many videos as you can do to simplicity the app becomes an instated hit and use by various people do to lots of YouTube videos are downloading with help of TubeMate google soon banned the TubeMate app on Google Play stores. Today TubeMate app is no longer available on the Google Play stores but you can still install the app and use the app to download YouTube videos for free. There are 2 easy steps to follow to download YouTube videos on TubeMate app.

Steps to download YouTube videos by using TubeMate app

Step 1 Download/Install the TubeMate app

If you want to download YouTube videos then first you have to install the Tube Mate app. Go to google search engine on your smartphone TubeMate app then after searching click on one of the tubemate app pages (which you can easily find on google) after clicking on the page you will see the TubeMate website then you will see the download button option then click the download button then TubeMate app will be installed on your smartphone.

Step 2 Select the video and Download

After installing Tube Mate app go to Tubemate app on your smartphone then search the video on the TubeMate app which you want to download then select the video on your smartphone then click on the download icon then a format box will appear then select which quality of video you want to download the click the download icon button on your smartphones then tubemate app will download the YouTube video on your smartphone. After downloading the YouTube video with the help of TubeMate app you will see that video has been downloaded after downloading the video.

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