If you are a big fan of YouTube, you may wonder how to download your favorite videos to your computer. It is possible to do just that with the great program YouTube Downloader HD. This is free to download to your computer and takes mere moments to install.
YouTube Downloader HD is Softonic's Editor's Choice of downloading tool for YouTube videos. With the program, you can convert YouTube videos to formats that are compatible with your computer or our iPhone and iPod. The default format for downloads is flv. However, videos can quickly be converted to mp4 format in high or medium quality so that you can transfer them to iTunes to enjoy on your iPhone or iPod.
The latest version of YouTube Downloader HD is 2.9.4. There are versions for both Windows and Mac computers. Downloading your favorite YouTube videos with the program is very easy. Once you have the program open, visit YouTube and select a video you wish to download. Copy and paste the link of the video and then paste it into the "Video URL" field in the YouTube Downloader HD program. The default option for download is "FLV (Flash video) Normal Quality." You can also select "AVI video Normal Quality," "MP4 (Compatible with iPod) High Quality" or "AVI HD High Definition." The latter two options are specified with "if available" as not all videos can be downloaded to those versions.
You will also have to designate where on your computer you want to save your videos to. You can do this by clicking on the "Browse" button beside the "Save to" option at the bottom of the YouTube Downloader HD program.
When you are ready to begin downloading the video of your choice, you will see the progress of the download at the bottom of the window. If the format you have selected is not available, it will alert you with a small popup and instruct you to try a different format. Another popup will appear once your download is complete.