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How to Download YouTube Videos to Computer

Using online Youtube downloader or standalone downloading software

YouTube has the most video in the world. You could find any video you want on YouTube website. Seems that you have found your favorite video and want to download YouTube to computer? Well, you are in the right place. This article will introduce several methods to ensure you can download any video to hard drive to enjoy without any limit.

Online YouTube Downloader for Mac and Windows

Most online YouTube downloaders are free to download YouTube videos to your computer. However, you may need to pay money to convert YouTube to other formats. My favorite online YouTube downloader is -

keepvid.com - Apart from downloading YouTube video, you can also use keepvid.com to download Google, Metacafe, Putfile and more web videos.

It's easy to download YouTube videos to computer on keepvid.com. When open keepvid.com, input the YouTube video url and click the Downlaod button. If you think this is not friendly enough, keepvid.com also provides a bookmarklet with which you could download YouTube video while watching.

KeepVid is the standalone YouTube downloader program for Windows. For Mac YouTube downloader, Wondershare YouTube Downloader for Mac is highly recommended.

Standalone YouTube Downloader

Standalone YouTube downloader is the program you need to install to the computer and run to download YouTube videos. These programs not only enable you to download videos on YouTube, but also all popular video sharing sites like Vimeo, Metacafe, Google, Yahoo, and so on. In addition, they usually allows you to convert downloaded videos to desired formats, including device friendly format. Here are the best YouTube downloader software for Windows and Mac platform. For Linux YouTube downloader, please try Utube Ripper.

Emicsoft YouTube Downloader (Free trial for Windows)

Wondershare AllMyTube for Mac (No trial, order for Mac)

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