Download Youtube Desktop - Best Software & Apps

  • LICEcap

    LICEcap1.23

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create animated GIFs from your desktop

    7
    74 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Pause and resume recording , Recording image size, Maximum FPS selection, Number of repetitions of the GIF
    • CONS: By default the GIF takes up a lot of space
  • KeepVid

    KeepVidVaries with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download Videos on Desktop or Mobile

    7
    7 votes
    • PROS: Fast and easy video downloading, Available in desktop mobile or online versions
    • CONS: Desktop pro version is paid software, Online version lacks features
  • Minitube

    Minitube2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Desktop client for YouTube

    6
    47 votes
    • PROS: Predictive searching, Suggest further viewing, Full screen mode, Supports HD viewing
    • CONS: Reduces YouTube functionality, May be prone to instability
  • BluffTitler

    BluffTitler 12.0.0.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Add 3D Effects to Your Otherwise Bland Videos

    7
    93 votes
    • PROS: Easy to learn and use, Feature-packed, Multiple templates, Demo mode
    • CONS: Needs DirectX to function correctly, Needs a 3D-accelerated graphics card, Some study and practice required, Free version could be a bit limiting
  • Videobox

    Videobox3.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Search YouTube and Google Video from your desktop

    7
    80 votes
    • PROS: Searches YouTube and Google Video simultaneously, Easy to access via desktop widget
    • CONS: Doesn't display video comments, Results similar for both YouTube and Google Video, Only searches two video websites
  • Tubbi

    Tubbi

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Watch YouTube videos from your desktop

    4
    6 votes
    • PROS: Nice, dark interface, Good graphics on video teaser images, Useful history button
    • CONS: Videos are slow to load, if they load at all, Logging into your YouTube account doesn't always work
  • YouView

    YouView0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Instant access to YouTube from your desktop

    8
    9 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Fast to download and open videos, Supports HD playback
    • CONS: No comments visible, No downloads possible
  • Tubulator 2

    Tubulator 21.0.9

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Tubulator 2 is a desktop application that allows you to search, browse and download videos or music from for example YouTube.

    6
    12 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Built-in search engine
    • CONS: Few advanced options
  • DeskTube

    DeskTube

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Watch YouTube movies on your desktop

    0
    1 vote
    • PROS: Fast and responsive, Great interface and design, Integration with Twitter
    • CONS: Doesn't allow you to download videos, Doesn't play videos fullscreen, Few customization options or preferences
  • Videobox

    Videobox3.9.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Search YouTube and Google Video from your desktop

    7
    6 votes
    • PROS: Searches YouTube and Google Video simultaneously, Easy to access via desktop widget
    • CONS: Doesn't display video comments, Results similar for both YouTube and Google Video, Only searches two video websites
  • Moment

    Moment1.0.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Access Facebook from your desktop and more

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Makes it easy to access Facebook, Doesn't require a browser, Supports videos and photos
    • CONS: Mountain Lion offers similar Facebook integration
  • ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors

    ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors5.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily edit offline documents, spreadsheets, and presentations

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Free download, Compatible with many file formats
    • CONS: Some save errors, Occasional formatting errors
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
1LICEcap1.23747.4Windows
2Videobox3.5806.9Windows
3BluffTitler 12.0.0.0936.5Windows
4Minitube2476.3Windows,Mac
5Tubulator 21.0.9126.1Windows,Mac
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