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Free Youku Downloader - Download Movies, Music, and Other Videos from Youku

Free download HD MP4 videos from Youku - China's YouTube

When you can't find your desired movie sources from YouTube, maybe you can head to Youku to try your luck there. Youku is the most popular video sharing site in China, featuring quite a big data base. It covers movies, TV series, music, animations, documentaries, sports, and others, inside and outside of China, thereby attracting people all round the world. It is acclaimed as China's YouTube. Another thing Youku and YouTube have in common is that they don't support direct download. To download Youku videos, you need to install a Youku client or WinX YouTube Downloader - a safe and free online video downloader supporting Youku, YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, etc.

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Best Free HD Youku Downloader [100% Clean]

WinX YouTube Downloader is a Windows-based free video downloader, designed to download 4K/HD videos and music from YouKu and other 300+ sites including Youku in MP4, MP3, FLV, WebM, etc. It allows users to freely select output format and quality before hitting Download button. It is worth noting that Youku download will be finished at 5-8x realtime download speed owing to Multi-thread and Multicast technologies. To make things easier, you can insert multiple links and download them in batch.

How to Free Download Youku Videos, Movies, Music, or Something Else?

After downloading and installing WinX Youku downloader on PC (Windows 10 or lower supported), you only need to perform three simple steps to get your wanted files downloaded off Youku: insert URL -> select output -> click Download button. Check detailed guide below.

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Step 1. Insert URL of the Youku video you want to download.

Open Youku website, find out target video, and open it. Then, navigate to the address bar and copy the link. Now, it's time to go back to the downloader. Run it, click link-shaped button, then paste and analyze the link you just copied into the text field of the new panel.

Step 2. Select output format and quality.

Seconds later, it will display a list of available output options with different video resolutions and video codecs. Tick any one you like and hit Ok to move on. By the way, if you want to convert the format, such as convert Youku video to MP3, you can click Auto convert video or Convert Video button besides Download to get a solution.

Step 3. Begin downloading Youku video.

If you have added target Youku videos/movies, you can hit Download to start downloading videos from this China's YouTube. Once you saved them in local destination, you can watch Youku videos offline on PC, Mac, iPhone, Android, or other devices.

How to Get Access to Youku Outside China and Translate to Your Mother Language?

Youku is a site of China. Therefore, people out of China can't get access to it and let alone downloading Youku videos if no measure is taken. Even if you can open it, you may encounter an error message "Sorry, this video can only be streamed within Mainland China." when attempting to play a video, because of copyright issue. To fix this, simply install an add-on named Unblock Youku. This extension is compatible with Google Chrome and FireFox. Here, let's show you how to perform this task on Chrome as an example. The approach to do it on Firefox resembles the following.

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To install "Unblock Youku" on Chrome, you need to

  1. Search this add-on from Chrome web store or click on https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/unblock-youku/pdnfnkhpgegpcingjbfihlkjeighnddk?hl=en
  2. Click "ADD TO CHROME" button located at the top right corner.
  3. Then it will begin checking and pops up a dialog. If you're sure to install this for further accessing to Youku and downloading Youku video, just click "Add extension".
  4. Once finished, you'll see a green tick in the address bar. Then, you can watch and download Youku videos, songs, new movies in English, Hindi, etc, without geographical restriction.

Youku pages are in Chinese. If your Chinese is limited, you can translate to English or other language fit for you. Chrome has a built-in translator to cope with foreign languages. Firefox itself doesn't come with a similar option, but you can add an extension (i.e. Google Translator for Firefox) to it.

Highly Recommended Advanced version of WinX YouTube Downloader – WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

  • Free download videos from YouTube and other 1000+ online video sites;
  • Extract audio from downloaded Youku and other videos/MVs to WAV, MP3, AAC, WMA, iPhone Ringtone, etc;
  • Download and convert Youku videos to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android Samsung, HTC, Microsoft WP8, Xbox, Sony Xperia Z4, etc;
  • Download and convert Youku videos to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, M4V, MKV, FLV, etc;
  • Edit downloaded Youku videos using the built-in video editor.

Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate downloading or copying copyright content for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the copyright laws in your countries before doing so.


author - Kaley Torres

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Kaley Torres is a self-motivated, creative editor with eight years of marketing and SEO experience, specializing in writing on DVD, video, audio, images, new digital contents etc. With a partiality DVD collection, Kaley also enjoys digitizing DVD and is keen to share her DVD video conversion solutions as well as video sharing tips on social media.

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