YouTube Downloader

YouTube Downloader

Download video and audio files from YouTube and convert them easily and free
4.0  (1,196 votes)
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This free program allows you to download any video hosted on YouTube.
The program has a built-in search engine that lets you find a specific video by typing its name or a keyword, and clicking on the Search button. A list of the videos found will appear in the upper part of the interface. From there, you can drag the name of the video you want to download and drop it on the lower panel. The program will start downloading the video immediately. You can also choose to only listen to the audio track of the file by using the audio controls in the upper left corner of the interface. This way, you can listen to a file without the need of downloading it.

As you may know, the default format of YouTube files is .FLV. The program allows you to choose the format in which you want to download your files. You only need to right-click on the file's name in the upper panel and choose the "Download as" option; a list of formats will appear for you to choose the one that best suits your needs. This function lets you download only the sound track of the file, so you can transfer it to your music player to listen to it without the need to watch the images.

Victor Hernandez
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  • Free
  • Can convert audio and video to many different formats


  • After installation and when clicking on the FAQ and How to Use sections of the Help menu, the program attempts to open the page, which was detected as a dangerous site by my antivirus program
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Guest This app is infected with adware Win32/Somoto.Q, do not use.

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Nordine Bjerke

Nordine Bjerke Dear User! Thank you for the report, Software Informer's in-built antivirus check also detected that YouTube Downloader includes suspicious elements. You can find the antivirus report on the download page.

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Tazarphyowai This software is very good.

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Guest Now I have my own collection of different videos. It's great!

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