Youtube is one of the biggest website for uploading and sharing videos. However, some of the videos you like and want to have it with you rather than streaming it again and again. There are so many online tools that can help you in this situation.
Here I am providing some of the tools using which you can save YouTube videos to your computer in FLV format. After that you can use VLC Player or FLV Player to watch it anytime you want.
Using SaveTube you can download videos. Its very easy to use and you can download videos in FLV, 3GP and MP4 format based on your requirements. If you just want the audio then you can download it in MP3 format.
It is one of the simplest online tool with very neat and clean interface. The video gets downloaded in FLV format. The best part is their Bookmarklet that helps you to download a video while watching and you don’t need to go to its website.
This tool runs on Java Applets and download files in FLV format.
SaveVid is one of the best website to download videos. Its not specific to YouTube and you can download videos from other major video uploading websites like Vimeo and DailyMotion. They provide real time download information and most downloaded videos based on day and all time.
If you are using Firefox and want to download a lot of videos then I think you should use some of its extensions.
1. Video Download Helper
Using this add-on you can download videos, audios and picture galleries from most of the websites.
2. Easy YouTube Video Downloader
Its specific to Youtube but provide options to download in FLV, 3GP and MP4 formats.
3. Fast Video Download
Another add-on for downloading videos from YouTube and similar websites. Use it if above two plugins are not useful.
There are some softwares also that are very popular for downloading YouTube videos.
1. YouTube Downloader
Its freeware and comes with simple interface. Its tested Spyware free by CNet and there are almost 70 million downloads for this. It provides option of multiple formats and you can download videos from Facebook also using this.
2. YouTube Grabber
A very small software for only YouTube videos and yes its Free too.
Once you got the video on your computer you can download following players to play them.
1. VLC Media Player
One of the best video players with global use and supporting almost all the famous video and audio formats.
2. FLV Player
Specific for FLV format videos.
I think above information will be helpful for you to download videos from YouTube and other similar video uploading softwares and then enjoy it whenever you want.
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