Who among us can honestly say they never wrap up a hard day of learning by kicking back to watch a video on a favorite topic? As the world goes digital, learning can often require, that we consume information passively.
And if we want to get smarter, we’ll often sit down in front of a screen and put our learning in motion.
While it’s easy to start watching something, it’s a little more work to find and then download a video. It’s not a lot of work, but it can help to know a simple process.
So how can you download videos from anywhere? Here’s how.
Download Videos Using a Dedicated Video Downloader
Search for “video downloader” in your favorite search engine and you’ll find a plethora of options. Once you’ve found a reputable one, download and install it. Here are the top free video downloaders you can use: YTD Video Downloader, 4K Video Downloader and SnapDownloader.
YTD Video Downloader
This software is easy to use and is available for free. To start, you have to download the app. Then go to the website of the video that you want to download.
For this guide we will use YouTube as an example. Find the video you want to download, and then copy the URL from the address bar at the top of the page.
Next, open up the video downloader and click the “Paste URL” button. The downloader will then begin downloading the video. After which you can watch the downloaded videos offline by clicking the “Play” button.
4K Video Downloader
4K Video Downloader is a software application that enables you to download videos from any site that you can access with an internet connection. The first step is to download and install the software on your computer. Once installed, open the 4K Video Downloader and click on the “Add URL” button.
This will open a new window where you can paste the URL of the video that you want to download. Enter the URL in this window, then click on the “Download” button and the download process will begin. The software will detect video resolution and quality.
This will then allow you to choose which one you want to download. Once the download is complete, you can access the video by clicking on the “Open Folder” button.
Snap Downloader is a fast and easy way to download videos from any site, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Reddit and 1000+ other sites. The program is intuitive and anyone can use it, even if you’ve never downloaded a video before.
To download a video, enter the URL of the video into Snap Downloader and click the “Download” button. The program will detect the video and provide you with a list of available formats and resolutions to download.
Choose your preferred format and resolution, then click the “Download” button again. Your video will begin downloading immediately. To find out more about how to also download a video on Mac, check out https://setapp.com/how-to/download-reddit-videos.
Here are other paid / free Dedicated Video Downloader you can also use:
Using a Browser Extension
Web-based downloaders are services that allow you to download videos from websites without having to install any software on your computer. They are usually free to use and work with a wide range of websites. In this guide we will discuss Video Downloader Professional and Distillvideo.
Video Downloader Professional
For Chrome users, we recommend Video Downloader Professional. Once you’ve installed the extension, you can download videos by clicking on the extension’s icon in your toolbar and selecting the desired quality.
Go to the site from which you want to download the video. Find the video you want to download. Right-click on the video and select “Copy video URL.”
Open Video Downloader Professional and click “Paste URL.” Select the quality of the video you want to download and click “Download.” The video will now download to your computer.
Distillvideo is a safe and free online video Downloader. You can download videos with the best HD quality of 1080p, 4k and many more.
On the main page of the site, select the “Paste URL” tab. In the URL field that appears, paste the URL of the video you wish to download.
Select the video format you wish to download the video in from the drop-down menu. Click the “Start” button. Once the conversion is complete, click the “Download” button.
Here are other web-based downloaders you can also use:
- Keepvid Video Downloader
Using an Online Video Converter
There are various ways to go about downloading videos from the internet, but using an online video converter is the easiest method. There are many different online video converters available, but we will be using one called “ClipConverter” and Online-convert for this guide.
The first step is to find the video you want to download. Once you have found the video, go to ClipConverter’s website and paste the video’s URL into the “Media URL” field.
Next, select the file format you want to convert the video into from the “Output Format” drop-down menu. Finally, click on the “Start!” button and wait for the download to complete. Now, after the download, you will have your video in the specified file format.
Onlineconvert has all you need for your file conversion needs. It converts just about anything from audio, video, image, document and ebook. It also converts PDF to JPEG and PDF to Word.
First, you need to find the video that you want to download. Once you have found the video, copy the URL of the video and paste it into the Onlineconvert website.
Next, you need to select the format of the video that you want to download. After that, you can start downloading the video by clicking on the “Convert” button. Also, downloaded photos can be converted to any format.
Here are some active online converters you can use to download videos:
Download All You Want
You’ve now learned how to download videos from any site! This process is simple and can be done in just a few steps. Just remember to always have a backup plan in case your first download attempt fails.
And now that you know how to do this, be sure to take advantage of it and download all the videos you want!
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