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COVID-19 Quarantine: How to Free Download YouTube Videos in MP4, FLV, 3GP or WebM

Download and save a YouTube video to watch on computer, iOS, Android, Windows mobiles or other devices fast and easily for enjoying even with bad connection during COVID-19 quarantine.

"How can I download YouTube videos without paying?" In many cases, YouTube video downloading is necessary when you want to circumvent YouTube errors while online watching, play YouTube video when there is no internet, collect your favorite YouTube videos, edit YouTube videos for special purposes and so on. Especially, YouTube switch to SD resolution by default and Internet connection issue happens now and then during the tough COVID-19 outbreak. Here we have the step-by-step guide on how to download YouTube video for free for mobiles, TVs, etc.

Is it legal to download YouTube videos?
According to YouTube's Terms of Service, you can't download any content without a "download". But is it illegal to download YouTube Videos? We believe it's not illegal but you'd better do it for personal use only and not download any copyright-protected content.

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How to free download YouTube videos

Best Way to Free Download any YouTube Video [100% Free, Clean & Safe]

WinX YouTube Downloader - a totally free downloader tha save any YouTube videos, movies, TV series, etc. in 3 clicks:

* Free download SD, 1080p HD, 2160p 4K Ultra HD, and even 4320p 8K UHD and 3D.
* Support YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Vimeo, IMDb, Vevo and 300+ video sharing sites.
* Unlimited downloads and no limit on the download size or resolution.
* No registration required, no ads.
* 100% free and clean of malware or virus.

For Windows only. If you are a mobile user, please click here.

How to Download YouTube Video Free in 3 Steps on Windows 10, 8, 7, etc?

Preparations:
1. Download and install WinX YouTube Downloader on Windows PC (Windows 10 also supported).
2. Navigate to YouTube website, and seek out the video you wish to download.

Step 1. Start YouTube Downloader and add target YouTube video URL.
Access to the target YouTube video, and copy its URL. Then, launch the YouTube video downloader, click the chain-like button, and paste the URL to the text field left of Analyze button.

Free Download YouTube Video
Free Download YouTube Video in 3 Steps

Step 2. Parse the YouTube video URL and Specify output format and resolution.
A little while after you clicking Analyze button, it will deliver multiple output options varying in file format, video resolution, size, and codec. Simply choose any one you like.

Tips: WinX YouTube Downloader also supports free downloading YouTube playlsit & YouTube channel and recording living videos.

Step 3. Begin downloading YouTube video.
The only thing you need to do here is hit the Download< button. Once finished, you can watch downloaded YouTube videos on your computers, or transfer to portable devices like iPhone, Android, computers, tablets, for playback offline on the move.

To download YouTube videos to iDevices, Android and other Devices

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe - Fast download YouTube videos and convert YouTube to MP4, MOV, HEVC, WMV, AVI, etc. for easy playback on iPhone, iPad, Android, TV, and any Devices. You can also edit/cut/trim/crop/merge YouTube videos, compress 4K large videos and more. Full Hardware Acceleration (Intel QSV and Nvidia Cuda/Nevenc) supported.

How to Free Download YouTube Videos Online?

1. Clip Converter

Clip Converter lets you download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo and some other sites. You can directly save YouTube videos in MP4, 3GP, AVI, MOV, MKV, MP3, M4A, and AAC. Simply copy and paste the YouTube URL its search box, and select a download option, you can start the download. No registartion required. It's totally free. The only thing you should know is that it has a limit on the download resolution.

Free Online YouTube Downloader
Free Online YouTube Downloader

2. BitDownloader

BitDownloader works like Clip Converter, 100% free and no registration required. Enter the link of YouTube, then it will bring a range of download options. Select one and then you can download. It lets you download videos from YouTube, FaceBook, Instagram, Coub, and more. However, it offers no conversion ability. The options of "Download Video with Sound" is rather limited. For example, if you want to download a 4K YouTube video, it allows you to download up to 720P only. The 4K download option comes with no audio. (See how to download YouTube HD videos)

3. FastestTube

FastestTube is an addon instead of an online YouTube download service. To download a YouTube video, you need to install the addon to your web browser first. Then open the YouTube video you'd like to download. You should see the Download option below the video, select an option, and the addon will save the YouTube video to your target folder.

Free Download YouTube Video
Download YouTube Video Online

How to Download YouTube Videos on Mobiles (Android and iPhone)?

1. InsTube for Android

A free YouTube download app for Android. It wil download movie/music/videos from YouTube and other 100+ sites. It also works as a video to MP3 converter, so you can download mp3 music for offline playback.

2. Documents for iPhone

Apple doesn't provide as many options as Android. This app called Documents is able to download YouTube videos. To download a YouTube video, copy the link of the video open in Safari, enter into Documents and find the web browser icon. Tap that icon and go to savefrom.net and then paste the address of the YouTub video into its search box, select an option and start to download.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Donna Peng

Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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