What are the best YouTube downloaders?

  1. #1
    Written on February 6, 2017
    Jason Rose
    "If you use YouTube a lot you're definitely going to need a method to download videos and Easy Youtube Video Downloader is one of the best web browser extensions available to do it. I've used it with both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to download videos off YouTube and I've never had an issue with it. It is easy to use and allows you to save all of your favorite videos in crystal clear high definition. My favorite aspect of this add-on is the fact that it creates an easy to find "Download" button on every single YouTube video. Downloading videos off YouTube cannot get any simpler than this!"
  2. #2
    Written on March 11, 2017
    Peter Weber
    "SaveFrom does a great job downloading YouTube videos. It's as simple as inputting a link and clicking download for the video you wish to download. The process really is that simple!"
  3. #3
    Written on June 10, 2017
    William Pearson
    "I really liked this site as a place that allows you to collaborate all of the videos you download. I often run out of storage on my devices and think this is a great spot to put everything together and not worry so much about storage on my devices."
  1. #4
    Written on January 2, 2017
    Megan Pena
    "I've been trying to find a good youtube downloader. While I'm not sure that offliberty would meet that mark, I have found it useful. I'm able to view online content without a permanent internet connection, which is handy. So, I'm not able to download quite yet but this is working for my needs in the interim."
  2. #5
    Written on October 2, 2017
    Celia Morán
    "Considering it's free, JDownloader is a very sufficient download manager. It's a bit more than a bare-bones package, and it offers sufficient options for users to customize any YouTube downloads. I'd recommend this for tech novices and experts alike. If you're looking for something with a ton of features, this may not be for you, but it's definitely an effective manager nonetheless."
  3. #6
    Airy YouTube Downloader

    Windows , Mac

    $19.95 - Free trial available

    Written on October 2, 2017
    Nathan Douglas
    "This just meh to me. There aren't many you tube videos that I would want to save on my computer. I can't really imagine to many people would want to do that. That's just my opinion and my experience with this service."
  4. #7
    Written on October 4, 2017
    Sharon Kang
    "Syncios Video Downloader manages your data, it will organize and deliver your data where you want it to go. Supports latest Android. and IOS. Do not worry about losing your data with Syncios, they have you covered with their back up abilities. Your data is safe, manageable, and shareable with Syncios."
  5. #8
    Written on October 2, 2017
    Sandra Amador
    "This is a great youtube downloader; the best part is that you don't need to download it, its all done through your browser! I mean, look at their site, its so spiffy!"
  6. #9
    Any Video Converter Ultimate

    Windows , Mac

    $49.95 - Trial available

    Written on April 29, 2017
    Alicia Cisneros
    "I think this is a great solution! So many times you want to be able to view a video, song, etc. and can't because the format isn't correct. Now it can be fixed!"
  7. #10
    KeepVid Music

    Windows , Mac

    $29.95 - Varies by plan. Free trial available

    Written on February 28, 2017
    Joy Tang
    "A decent application for downloading youtube videos and converting them. There are a lot of alternatives available so even if this one isn't the best option for you, finding one shouldn't be difficult."
  8. #11
    Written on April 8, 2017
    Nicolás Pérez
    "This is a useful Android application that can be used to download YouTube videos. This would be a great solution, assuming the user has an Android device."
  9. #12
    Written on June 23, 2017
    Ding Chang
    "It's free and it works perfectly. As easy as putting in the url and getting a video downloaded. I can say it's safe and reliable, so give it a shot."
  10. #13
    Total Downloader


    Free - With in-app purchases

    Written on October 2, 2017
    Justin Williams
    "Total Downloader is a solid solution for downloading YouTube videos from the web. It has a pleasant design and user interface, with intuitive controls. The app has a good amount of functions and features without being overly complex. I have used the app for several months, and am satisfied with its performance. There are probably other similar apps out there, but this is one of the better ones I have used."
  11. #14
    Written on June 5, 2017
    Roger Spencer
    "This soft would download videos from Youtube. However, almost all video are protected content. So this does not stop them it enables them. This is not a solution to stop pirates from downloaded protected content from YouTube at all."
  12. #15
    Written on October 2, 2017
    Vihaan Mehta
    "This may have been a good way to download videos from YouTube at one time, but it's been pulled from the Play Store and is now only accessible from third-party APK archives. Beware of downloading from these, as sometimes the APKs are injected with malware. I would look for another solution. There are a lot of web sites which do the same thing and don't require any kind of app to be installed."
  13. #16
    YTD Video Downloader & Converter

    Windows , Mac , Android , iOS

    Free - $22.90/year

    Written on January 8, 2017
    Marco Antonio Villa
    "This program partially solved my problem with finding a YouTube downloader that meets all my needs. I was trying it to see if it could replace my existing extension. In some ways, I prefer the newer solution, and in some ways, I prefer the older one - this program is easier to use and has a better interface than what I was using before, but some of its features cannot be used in the free version, whereas I have found other free programs that can do some of these things."
  14. #17
    YouTube Downloader


    Free - Varies by plan

    Written on January 17, 2017
    Dorothy Howard
    "One of the many options out there for downloading youtube videos in your desired format. Does the job quite well, depending on your needs and the formats/compression rates you're looking for."
  15. #18
    Written on October 2, 2017
    Terry Kim
    "4K Video Downloader is a video and audio dowloader that will work on youtube and many other sites. It is fast, simple and straight forward. It can save files that will play fine on ipad too. It works and it is simple, and that makes it a nice fit for the topic."
  16. #19
    Written on June 18, 2017
    Zeng Dai
    "I was looking for a good Youtube downloader but a lot of them had limited options or had a lot of extra steps or bloat to use. With Freemake Video Downloader, I can download the video in several different formats and use it across multiple devices with ease! It was a breeze downloading those toddler videos for my son so he can watch it on my old phone!"
  17. #20
    Written on January 7, 2017
    Vishal Mistry
    "I do not think this would stop Youtube downloaders at all. Just encourage them. This site also encourages downloading protected content\videos from other protected sites. This is not a good solution at all, just the opposite."
  18. #21
    Written on October 2, 2017
    Julio César May
    "This is a killer app. Love the fact that all I have to do is bring up the app, and then search for the video I want to download. It makes it really simple to do so. Make sure you have plenty of memory though, that's the only draw back is that this only for mobile, which has severe memory limitations."
  19. #22
    iTube Studio

    Windows , Mac

    $19 - Year. Varies by plan. Free trial available.

    Written on September 29, 2017
    Howard Garcia
    "Ever watched a YouTube video and wanted to save it? If so, then you need a downloader. I have tried various ones with various results - some good, others not so much. The lastest I've tried is iTube Studio downloader. I'm very pleased with its ease of use and overall downloading capabilities. The bonus that this downloader has that some others don't is that it actually works with other sites, so you don't have to mess with different programs for each one! It really is a great downloader you should check out if you're looking for a good one among many out there."
  20. #23
    Written on November 8, 2017
    Adriana Galván
    "I'm not sure if this is the best YouTube downloader. I need to download videos occasionally as I have an older lower cost computer and it is hard to get it running at normal speeds all the time. Reading the site for this though makes me think it might be a scam and a malware program. I don't know if I would feel safe in downloading it to my computer. I may stick to my old web based favorites."
  21. #24
    SoundTaxi Media Suite


    $59.99 - (Free trial available)

    Written on October 28, 2017
    Betty Hopkins
    "With the way videos get removed from YouTube these days sometimes it is smarter to just download a video if it really means a lot to you. SoundTaxi Media Suite is a program that makes it very easy for you to accomplish. There are only a few steps needed to take for you to get the video that you want."
  22. #25

    Windows , Mac , Linux


    Written on November 13, 2017
    Trisha Tata
    "Need an app to convert videos from YouTube to MPEG4 or MP3? This app ClipGrab is a simple tool to let you convert videos for later playback on a different medium. The one thing is does appear to need is a batch download as I am a frequent user of different video mixes. This is planned and will probably be out in an update."
  23. #26
    Leawo Video Downloader

    Windows , Mac

    $29.95 - year. Varies by plan

    Written on November 17, 2017
    Shaurya Tata
    "I find it pretty annoying when a video that I like is taken off of YouTube, so I have started downloading them. Leawo Video Downloader is a program that I have found very easy to use. I like it a lot."
  24. #27



    Written on November 14, 2017
    Mary Du
    "This is a website that will save videos for you for free. You don't have to download any software. It will save videos from youtube, facebook, vimeo, soundcloud and twitter. All you have to do is to locate the video you want to save, then open up 9xbuddy.com and paste the URL into the box at the top of the webpage. You can also locate the URL, then add "9x" after "www." and before the name of the website. Bookmark this place, because you will want to use it somewhere in the future!"
  25. #28
    Written on November 19, 2017
    Antonia Salazar
    "EasyLoad works for most major video sites and is really straightforward to use. Just paste the link for the content you want. After you put in the link, you can specify file format, quality and other aspects to customize the download you want. There's no limit on the number of downloads!"
  26. #29
    Written on November 14, 2017
    Shreya Sen
    "This app can also be put on windows and iPhone. I like that it allows you to download videos from youtube pretty effortlessly. I agree that Videoder is a must for your youtube needs."
  27. #30
    Written on December 7, 2017
    Gao Shi
    "A decent downloader for YouTube and other videos that's fairly easy to use. It doesn't always work and can be a little glitchy, but all in all, it will usually do the job."
  28. #31
    Written on January 5, 2018
    Vibhore Kapur
    "this isn't bad and I think it's pretty nice and I feel like things are good for people who are wanting convert things to MP3"

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Best YouTube downloaders
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Easy Youtube Video Downloader Software 315 Paid
2 SaveFrom Websites 283 Free
3 aTube Catcher Software 273 Free
4 offliberty Websites 265 Free
5 JDownloader Software 248 Free
6 Airy YouTube Downloader Software 242 Paid
7 Syncios Video Downloader Software 226 Free
8 Clip Converter Websites 210 Free
9 Any Video Converter Ultimate Software 189 Paid
10 KeepVid Music Software 176 Paid

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