Download Youtube - Best Software & Apps

  • YTD Video Downloader

    5.9.7.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Superb free downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    7
    10861 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Quick at downloading, Supports batches, One of the best YouTube video downloaders, Basic version is free
    • CONS: To download and convert at same time requires Pro version
  • Snaptube

    4.39.0.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free and powerful software bundle to download YouTube videos

    9
    1567 votes
    • PROS: Users will not have to pay to access all advanced features, Support now includes Facebook and Instagram as well as YouTube, Completely free
    • CONS: A file size of 8 08 megabytes may be too large for phones with little memory, Only available on Android phones
  • TubeMate 2

    2.4.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    TubeMate 2 - The Easy Free Way to Download Your YouTube Favourites

    9
    116 votes
    • PROS: Free to use forever, Simple and efficient user interface
    • CONS: Could use more filetype options for downloads, Some setup required
  • YouTube

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian
    Windows Phone

    The greatest free video player

    8
    1818 votes
    • PROS: Intelligent, comfortable user interface, Includes lots of YouTube features, Simple player controls, Record and upload videos directly, Excellent playlist integration
    • CONS: Video quality not as high as web counterpart
  • SaveFrom.net Helper

    5.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download Video from YouTube Facebook and Elsewhere for Free

    8
    416 votes
    • PROS: Save from websites easily, Good download speeds, Mostly seamless
    • CONS: Popular/Russian websites only, Varies between websites
  • 4k Video Downloader

    4.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Download from YouTube with high quality and ease

    7
    600 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Fast downloads, Download multiple videos at once, Downloads MP3 audio files
    • CONS: A bit plain looking
  • YTD for Mac

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Superb downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    7
    101 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Quick at downloading, Supports batches, One of the best YouTube video downloaders
    • CONS: To download and convert at same time requires Pro version
  • CherryPlayer

    2.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unlimited streaming audio, playlists, and YouTube downloads

    8
    412 votes
    • PROS: Huge library, Good audio quality, YouTube and Last.fm integration, Opens Amazon.com MP3 store to purchase tracks, Trending tracks
    • CONS: Messy interface, Some videos require you to register to watch, No video/audio converter
  • YTD Music Downloader Pro

    1.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Save your favorite streaming videos or audio music from youtube onto your computer with this software

    8
    45 votes
    • YouTube Go

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      YouTube that works on data, official and free

      9
      154 votes
      • PROS: Efficiently conserves data, Familiar to existing YouTube users, Has most of YouTube's features
      • CONS: Needs some fine-tuning to work well
    • Tipard Video Downloader

      5.0.22

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      It can download video from YouTube, Facebook, Yahoo, Dailymotion and others, and convert video to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV and mor

      8
      26 votes
      • Freemake Video Downloader

        3.8.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Download videos from YouTube and other sites

        5
        1164 votes
        • PROS: Works with more than 30 video hosting sites, Nice interface design, Converts to several formats
        • CONS: No clipboard monitoring, No built-in video player
      • Video Search & Downloader

        1.0.0.5

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Watch! Download! Enjoy watching YouTube videos!

        6
        8 votes
        • YT Free Downloader

          1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Clean and Free Tool to Download YouTube Videos

          4
          444 votes
          • PROS: Virus, malware and unwanted software-free, Free tool
          • CONS: The official site is not HTTPS, Comparable tools available
        • YouTube VR

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Android

          A virtual video player for the 21st century

          8
          25 votes
          • PROS: View 360-degree videos, Theatre mode, Access standard YouTube features, Watch while you search
          • CONS: Poor tracking, Max. resolution of 1080p, Reuses YouTube TV interface, Unpolished
        • FreeMP3Get

          1.0.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Download songs and soundtracks from YouTube

          6
          67 votes
          • PROS: Lots of music available on YouTUbe, Save into MP3 format, No installation needed
          • CONS: Too little info about search results, Search is limited, Too few options
        • YouTube Video Editor

          License
          free
          Platform
          Web Apps

          Change And Alter Your Videos For Free

          7
          673 votes
          • PROS: Cutting up your video is very easy, The program's tools are easy to figure out and understand, Adding text captions is very easy
          • CONS: It is not advanced enough for intermediate and above editors, You can only tweak larger elements which means you cannot make micro changes, The interface is uncomplicated to the point of being oversimplified
        • Adblock for Youtube

          (Chrome) 1.8

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Free software to block excess pop-up YouTube advertisements

          8
          67 votes
          • PROS: Adblock for YouTube is free to use and no subscription is necessary., Users can now enjoy an uninterrupted viewing experience.
          • CONS: It is first necessary that the Google Chrome browser is installed., This software package will not woth with other video-sharing sites such as Vimeo.
        • ConvertBox Mp3 Downloader

          1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          ConvertBox Youtube to Mp3 helps you download audio from YouTube videos in MP3 format.

          6
          1 vote
          • AnyMP4 Video Downloader

            6.0.50

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A very good video downloader

            8
            31 votes
            • PROS: Can convert automatically, Intuitive design, Process is easy, Can convert to audio
            • CONS: Analysis takes a while, Limited resolution, Download is slow, Doesn't show size
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