Many of us have the habit of watching YouTube videos. But when we want them to be downloaded, we get into trouble. This is because google does not allow us to download YouTube videos directly from the YouTube home page. To download YouTube videos there are many different methods.
Before knowing about how to download YouTube videos latest see some Google terms and conditions on YouTube. In Google’s terms and services for YouTube, there are some conditions that the content in the YouTube shall not be downloaded unless a download button is shown. But being particular YouTube videos should not be used for sharing for our personal uses. YouTube provides a sharing button included within it so to download YouTube videos it is not permitted.
But logical thinking unless used for any other sharing purposes YouTube videos can be used for personal purposes. That means the downloaded YouTube videos should not be shared in social media or other websites.
There are many ways that YouTube videos can be downloaded. There are some video downloading apps that provide you to download YouTube videos directly from the link.
In this post, you are going to see two different ways to download YouTube videos. The first one is by using VLC media player and the second one is by savefrom.net method.
How to download YouTube videos using VLC media player
In this method, all you have to do is search for your YouTube video on YouTube and copy the link of the video and paste it in the VLC media player
Firstly find the video you want to download. Copy the link of the YouTube video from the address bar. The link of the YouTube video can also be found by right-clicking on the video
Open the VLC media player on your PC. In the VLC media player, you will find some options on the top of the VLC media player. Click the ‘media’ option and open the ‘open network stream’
You will find a window showing to enter the network URL. In the space given below, paste the YouTube video link then click play option. Now the YouTube video starts playing in your VLC media player
While YouTube video is playing, click on the tools option provided on the top. Then a dropdown box showing different tools will be opened. In that click on the ‘Codec information’ option or you can directly click ‘ctrl + J’ to open codec operation.
Now a window showing the current media information will be displayed on the screen. At bottom, there will be an address showing the location. Click on that and select all and copy the link.
Then open your browser and paste the link in the search bar and press enter. Then the video starts playing in the browser. Now right-click on the video and you will see some options. Click on the ‘save video as’ option or you can directly click ‘ctrl + s’. Now select the location of the video and click the save option.
Now the YouTube video will be saved in the specified option which you have shown in your computer
How to download YouTube videos using .net extension
Unlike the above process, there is a process by which you can download YouTube videos directly using a .Net extension. In this method, what you need to do is to just copy the link of the YouTube video and paste it in the other downloadable websites. But finding those websites from which you can download is also a bit difficult thing so you can follow this procedure to directly download YouTube videos by just changing the link of the YouTube video.
To download YouTube videos Firstly check for the video that you want to download in the youtube in your browser.
Now in the link in the address bar, just modify the link as shown below.
Add SS before the name YouTube in the link of the video as shown in the below picture and click enter.
Now the page will be redirected to the savefrom.net website. There you will see download link from which you can download YouTube videos. On that page, you can set the quality of the video.
After selecting the quality of the video click on the download button. Then the YouTube video will be downloaded into your PC.
There are also some other methods for saving the YouTube videos without using any software. There are also YouTube video downloader for PC and also YouTube video downloader for Android from which you can download YouTube videos very easily. There is also an another method to download YouTube videos that is by using ‘convyoutube’ extension.
In this method, as shown in the ‘SS’ method you can add CONV before the name YouTube in the link and press enter. Then the page will be redirected to the comvyoutube.com from which you can download the YouTube videos easily as savefrom.net
Before downloading YouTube videos, the thing that should be kept in mind is that the YouTube videos should not be used for any promotional purposes. The downloaded YouTube videos should not be used for sharing in social media or any other websites but for personal uses, like watching. Reuploading those YouTube videos into your website is a quick offence, and Google takes a quick charge on you for doing so.
Using the above methods download the YouTube videos and enjoy watching them on your PC.
Ravi Teja is a Passionate blogger from Kothavalasa, India. He started his career as a Content writer and is a tech enthusiast. He loves to write articles on technology reviews like Android, Computer troubleshooting and software tips.