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Downloading youtube videos with 4k video downloader is a nice idea if you have a limited data plan on your mobile. You can download them with your home Wifi and can watch them while you move out of your house without risking over your data allocation.

When you download youtube videos you can watch them several times and do not need the internet connection, which is a good idea for keeping yourself entertained on planes, trains, and trips to places without internet access.

Is downloading YouTube videos legal?

Using third-party apps to download YouTube videos is against Youtube terms of service – It is legal to share YouTube videos on the internet, but downloading them for your own offline use isn’t always permitted.

Get 4K Video Downloader


To download the youtube videos for free you need to download and install 4K Video Downloader which is available for both Windows and Mac. After downloading install and run the installation setup which takes not more than a minute.

There is a paid for version with a price tag of $20, but for downloading a simple YouTube video, the free version will suffice.

Copy The Youtube video Url

Open the web browser and find the video you wanna download in the youtube and copy the URL from the address bar of the browser. After copying the URL, head over to the video downloader and click on the green “Paste Link” button on the left top.

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Once you’ve copied the video’s URL from your browser, click the green ‘Paste’ button in 4K Video Downloader (Image credit: OpenMedia LLC)

Once you have pasted the link, 4k video downloader will allow you to download the video in different options of format and video quality. From the given list of the quality of video select the preferred quality and click on the download option.

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The download options will vary depending on the quality of the original video on YouTube (Image credit: OpenMedia LLC)

After clicking on the download option the video will be downloaded in the directory or the folder you have set. If you wanna cancel the download due to its size you can click on the cancel button, that will dismiss the download.

You can download whole playlist with this 4k video downloader 🙂