Download video from YouTube

This tutorial will show you how to download YouTube videos or download audio track from any YouTube clip with the help of YouTube Downloader.

This guide was made on Mac, but all steps are the same on Windows and Ubuntu/Linux.

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  1. Find video

    Find video on YouTube using your favorite browser. Then right-click on it and copy its URL to the clipboard.

  2. Paste URL

    Switch to YouTube Downloader and press Paste URL button on the toolbar. Video clip will be added to the list and app will fetch and display information about it.

  3. Choose output format

    To change output format click central button on the toolbar. In appeared windows you will see formats and settings for video and music download modes. Save in original quality (without conversion) is the fastest method.

  4. Video or Audio?

    You can choose audio only or video download mode by using the switch.

  5. Select output folder

    By default program saves downloaded clips to subfolder Downloaded by MediaHuman. This folder is located in your Movies folder (if you are saving video) or in Music (in case of audio). You can change it in Preferences (to do it you can press on the small gear icon and select preferences in appeared menu). Switch to Music output or Video output tab to change folder for your downloads.

  6. Start downloading

    Now everything is ready to start downloading. To download single video clip press Start button right next to it. To download all added videos you may press Start all button on the toolbar.

  7. Downloading

    Have a rest while download process is in progress. While program downloading you are able to add another videos to download and start it too.

  8. Complete

    Now all your videos are downloaded and saved. Press Locate button to access downloaded clips.

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