Download Youtube Search - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone
    Symbian
    Windows Phone

    The greatest free video player

    8
    1866 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

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A light, powerful and eye-catching media player

    7
    715 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
  • Video Search & Downloader

    1.0.0.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Watch! Download! Enjoy watching YouTube videos!

    6
    8 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
      9 votes
      • Musi

        3.08.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        A free program for android

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        No votes yet
        • Videobox

          3.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Search YouTube and Google Video from your desktop

          7
          78 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
        • Go for Youtube - Seamless YouTube Video Search and Player

          1.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          A free program for mac

          5
          2 votes
          • 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
            • Tubulator 2

              1.0.9

              License
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              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
            • VideoGrabby

              1

              License
              free
              Platform
              Web Apps

              A Free Video Converter And Downloader

              8
              101 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
            • YouTube Mobile

              (Pocket PC) 2.4.4

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Pocket PC
              Windows Mobile

              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
            • 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
            • 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
            • 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
            • 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
            • 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
            • FastTube

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Symbian
              BlackBerry

              Watch and download YouTube on Symbian

              8
              29 votes
              • PROS: Good option to download videos
              • CONS: Single use app
            • 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
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
            #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
            1varies-with-device18667.9Android, Web Apps, iPhone, Symbian
            211017.6Web Apps
            30.987157.2Windows, Mac
            4(Pocket PC) 2.4.44466.8Pocket PC, Windows Mobile
            51.2.2915.6Windows, Mac
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