Download Youtube Search - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    The greatest free video player

    8
    2332 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
  • UMPlayer

    0.98.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A light, powerful and eye-catching media player

    7
    719 votes
    • PROS: Includes more than 200 codecs, Built-in search for YouTube and Shoutcast, Very light on resources, Automatic subtitle download, Customizable interface
    • CONS: Online TV and radio station lists are empty, No help file
  • Musi

    3.08.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    A free program for android

    10
    2 votes
    • mp3 Search and Downloader

      1.0.0.6

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      mp3 Search and Downloader is the application for downloading music from the YouTube videos!

      7
      10 votes
      • Go for Youtube - Seamless YouTube Video Search and Player

        1.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A free program for mac

        8
        8 votes
        • VideoGrabby

          1

          License
          free
          Platform
          Web Apps

          A Free Video Converter And Downloader

          8
          102 votes
          • PROS: You do not have to install, The website is quick to load, You can search for YouTube videos
          • CONS: The audio download function has numerous bugs, It is in need of an upgrade and/or update, The software is not child friendly because the adverts all have adult themes
        • Videobox

          3.5

          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
        • Tubulator 2

          1.0.9

          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
        • Vid Finder

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Search for and watch online videos from your desktop

          8
          2 votes
          • PROS: Search for and watch videos, Pulls videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Hulu and more, Bookmark videos for later viewing
          • CONS: Videos don't always play
        • Wise Video Downloader

          2.33.88

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Search and download videos from YouTube

          6
          6 votes
          • Musictube

            1.2.2

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Search and play music from YouTube

            6
            91 votes
            • PROS: Intuitive and beautiful interface, Quick search and buffering, Ability to watch video, Social sharing, Easily switch between versions of songs
            • CONS: A little slow and buggy on launch, No music discovery features, Poor sound quality
          • YouTube Mobile

            (Pocket PC) 2.4.4

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Pocket PC

            Carry every YouTube video in your pocket

            7
            446 votes
            • PROS: Very easy-to-use interface, Useful search tool with auto-suggest, Access to your subscriptions and favorites
            • CONS: Lacks lots of YouTube functionality, No settings menu
          • Videobox

            3.9.5

            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
          • FLVPlay

            1.17

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Search and view YouTube video without a web browser

            6
            16 votes
            • PROS: Nice interface, Lets you preview many videos, You can save videos in FLV
            • CONS: Sometimes it takes a while to load videos or change from one video to another
          • FastTube

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Symbian

            Watch and download YouTube on Symbian

            8
            29 votes
            • PROS: Good option to download videos
            • CONS: Single use app
          • TubeTV

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Download and convert YouTube videos on Mac

            7
            90 votes
            • PROS: Many export formats, Batch download and convert, Search YouTube and Google Video, H.264 quality exports
            • CONS: Requires Perian component, iPhone and Apple TV already do this
          • Tube2mp3

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Java

            Download songs in MP3 format from YouTube

            6
            34 votes
            • PROS: Allows you to search using a number of parameters, Very easy to use, Converts downloaded files very quickly
            • CONS: Old fasioned user interface, You need to fill in a CAPTCHA on every download
          • MyTube Widget

            1.1

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            View YouTube content on your Dashboard

            7
            11 votes
            • PROS: Loads of features to browse and search videos, View in widget or browser, Export to iTunes
            • CONS: Skips too quickly down video lists
          • Shiki Video Downloader

            1.0.0.49

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Search, play and convert YouTube and Daily Motion videos

            6
            10 votes
            • PROS: Search engine, player and converter in one, Very lightweight, Attractive interface
            • CONS: Converter is very basic with limited output formats
          • Avot mV

            1.4

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Pocket PC
            Windows Mobile

            Browse and play online video on your mobile

            6
            7 votes
            • PROS: Mini-preview window, Channel filtering, Stores favourite clips in playlists, Powerful search engine
            • CONS: You'll need a quick Internet connection
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          1varies-with-device23328Android, iPhone, Web Apps, Symbian
          211027.6Web Apps
          30.98.27197.2Windows, Mac
          4(Pocket PC) 2.4.44466.8Pocket PC
          51.2.2915.6Windows, Mac
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