How to Save YouTube Videos

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Because it is a video-sharing site, YouTube is not designed for users to be able to save videos to their own system. Google and YouTube want people interacting with the site as much as possible, to earn money from it. However, many people still want the convenience of saving videos. As a proof, this search is one of the most popular in Google. There are a few ways to do this. This article will show you how to save YouTube videos for future viewing.


How to Save YouTube Videos

You can save YouTube videos using third-party software or browser add-ons, but the easiest way to save your videos is to use a helper website.

    • Step 1

      Highlight the URL of the YouTube video you want to download in the address bar.

    • Step 2

      Copy the address using ctrl+C.

    • Step 3

      Go to You could also use third-party software or a browser add-on. Still, using a website is the quickest way of getting the job done since you don’t need to download or install software.

A screenshot of clipconverter.

  • Step 4

    Copy (using ctrl+V) into the field called “Video URL to Download.”

  • Step 5

    Click on MP4 in the middle of the screen.

  • Step 6

    Leave all of the other settings alone unless you want to record a part of the video. Click on Start.

  • Step 7

    Wait a few minutes for the conversion to finish. Once it is complete, click on Download.


Your video is recorded in an MP4 format, which can be viewed on almost any device. There are other online services similar to, but this one has been around for a long time is safe. If you want to try a similar site or use third-party software to download videos, be sure that your anti-virus and security software are up to date and working properly.

In order to save YouTube videos for extracting the sound, you can look for a similar tool that converts your download to mp3.

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