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5 Ways to Download YouTube Videos in PC/Android

YouTube does have a offline saving feature in YouTube android app for saving YouTube videos offline. But this is a temporary method to save videos because these saved videos are automatically removed after 48 Hours and you can not transfer and share these files with any other device. So in this article I will be showing you 5 different ways to download YouTube videos permanently in your Windows  PC or Android device.

1. Internet Download Manager (IDM)

IDM is the most popular way to download YouTube videos. This software provides an easy for users to download YouTube videos. Whenever a user watch video on YouTube, theIDM panel appears on top right of the video allowing you to save Videos on different resolution. IDM is compatible with all major browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer.

Price: 29.95$ (Free 30 Day Trial also Available)
Platform: Windows
Download: Official Site

2. Tubemate

Downloading YouTube videos in android is very easy with Tubemate. Just browse the video using the Tubemate app, Tap on the download Icon that appears on screen and you will see different resolutions and formats in which you can download the video.
Price: Free
Platform: Android
Download: Official Site

NOTE: The official tubemate app is not available on Play Store. The only official version is available on its official website.

3. is also a great website to download YouTube videos. It is the easiest way and as this is a website, you don't need any specific software or app to download youtube videos. All you have to do is to open the YouTube video in your browser and then add 'ss' before 'youtube' (like, in url and hit enter. 
You will now be redirected to a new webpage which will allow you to download that video.

4. VLC Media Player 

VLC is a popular media player for Windows. It have many features and one of its great feature is that you can also download YouTube videos (or any other video) using this media player. I have already written an article for this trick, read this article to know how you can download YouTube videos using VLC Media Player.

Price: Free
Platform: Windows, Mac and Linux
Download: Official Site

5. 4K Video Downloader

4K Video downloader is a simple yet powerful YouTube downloader. It allows you to download YouTube videos just by pasting the link of video. Not only this, this is the Only software in this list which allows you to download any public YouTube Playlist directly. So this is a great choice for you if you want to download a YouTube Playlist with a lot of videos in it.
4K Video Downloader Interface
Price: Free (Limited Videos at a time)/Paid (for Unlimited use)
Platform: Windows, Mac, Ubuntu
Download: Official Site

Which is your favorite way to download YouTube videos?

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