YouTube Video Downloader
Download YouTube videos with different video quality: 1080P, 720P, 480P, 360p etc. Supports all formats Mp3, MP4, FLV, WebM, 3GP
The YouTube downloader is a specially designed tool that fulfills the downloading requirements of the billions of YouTube user worldwide in all possible aspects. The core quality of the extension is that it will never redirect you to any third party websites.
How it Works
Download video from YouTube
After you have completed the installation, YouTube video downloader extension will automatically add “Download” button below the video you are playing at that time. Click this button and it will display all available formats in which you can download your desired video. Select the required format and save the video directly on to your system.
Convert YouTube videos to MP3
The download button under the YouTube video that you will be playing at any time displays the list of all available MP3 formats in which you can convert your required YouTube video. Click the button and select any of the available MP3 format. It will take around maximum twenty minutes to convert the video in MP3 format depending on video duration.
Key features of the addon
Supported Formats for Video Downloads
It allows the user to download YouTube videos with different high quality options. It offers 2160p (4k), 1440p (2k), 1080p (HD), 720p (HD), 480p, 360p, 144p etc. These video qualities are supported for all available video formats (MP4, FLV, WEBM, 3GP).
Dash Video and Audio Downloads
The YouTube video downloader extension also allows the user to download dash videos and audio streams. Please be informed that dash files do not include any of the audio or video streams.
Support for Embedded Videos
The extension also allows the user to directly download videos from embedded YouTube players. You just have to move your cursor over it and a “Download” button will appear at the top right corner of the video player. Now just click to save the video in required format.
The YouTube video downloader also allows the user to capture screenshots of YouTube videos in high quality. You just have to press the camera button at a particular frame you want to capture. To get the best result, pause the video at a frame you want to capture and press the camera button to get the screenshot of high quality.
You can also customize some of the most demanded features of the YouTube downloader extension from options.
- Customization of the download formats to be displayed in drop down menu for videos and MP3 download.
- Customization of options for preferred quality of video downloads e.g. 1080p, 720p, 480p, 144p.
- Enable YouTube cinema modules.
- Enable dark theme.
- Enable pop-up videos functionality of YouTube.
- Enable float view (smart view to watch video while you are scrolling down).
- Enable smart pause (auto pauses the video being played at the time, you leave the page).
- Remove video ads from YouTube (removes any banner & videos ad shown before your videos).
- Disable annotations (watch the YouTube videos without any annoying annotations).
- Enable auto play (stop auto loads suggested videos once the current video ends).
- Hide comments on YouTube videos (hides all comments of every user).
- Enable copy to clipboard function (it will enable to download YouTube videos with the help of download manager).
- Shows save-as dialog box when you choose to download a video.
The video to MP3 converter feature in YouTube video downloader only supports to convert 120 minutes long video clips by default. The user can modify this option under MP3 converter configuration from extension option page to convert the videos of long duration in to MP3 format.
Addoncrop is not responsible for media contents that you download with this addon. We strongly recommend that you verify the related media copyright permissions on each website before downloading any video file(s).
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First of all, make sure you’re using the latest version of the extension. This can be checked by going to the extension toolbar menu -> Updates. Secondly, if you have installed extension in developer mode make sure you do not delete the source folder that contains the extension files. If the folder was removed by accident, Re-download and install the extension package.
Youtube serves it’s HD videos in Dash format in which audio and video are two separate files simultaneously played together for the user. If you are downloading the video in Dash format, that’s the reason it’s missing the audio
We provide our downloads from High-Speed servers with no Download speed limit. If you’re getting slower speed, most likely, the problem is with your internet connection.
If you’ve successfully downloaded the video but are still unable to play it, the problem is likely with your media player. Try using VLC, KMP or MX Media Player to play those videos
Changing the main download directory directly through an extension is not possible. However, it can be changed on the client-side by going to Browser Settings -> Downloads -> Change Download Location.
The downloaded videos are located in the default Windows download directory which is located in C:Users[Username]Downloads It can also be accessed by visiting [browsername]://downloads ( or ctrl + j ) and clicking “Show in Folder”.