Download clips from YouTube, Facebook and many other websites, convert them to various formats and enjoy them offline, with this intuitive application that can even grab UHD videos
Even though video downloaders are not exactly scarce, it is not easy to find one that ticks all the right boxes.
YouTube Downloader seems to fit the bill, however, as it is an intuitive application that supports multiple hosting services, is capable of batch downloading, allows you to convert clips to various formats and can even grab UHD videos.
Versatile utility that can download high-definition clips
Many popular media grabbers restrict video resolution to 720p when downloading from YouTube, but this application is not one of them. It supports resolutions of up to 2160p, so there is no need to worry about quality.
Additionally, the program is capable of downloading all the clips from a playlist, and it supports numerous other video hosting services, including Dailymotion, Vimeo, Facebook and Metacafe.
Download clips with a couple of mouse clicks and convert them to other formats
Whenever you wish to save a video locally, you only need to copy its browser link to the clipboard and press the Paste URL button. You are then asked to select the download resolution, and the program can even extract the embedded audio tracks.
However, you also have the option of converting the clip to a wide range of formats, so as to ensure it is playable on various devices.
Unobtrusive application that includes a basic media player
YouTube Downloader can be minimized to the system tray, and it allows you to place a “Drop Box” on your desktop that can be used to monitor downloads and add new URLs.
It should be mentioned that the program is also bundled with a simple media player, and you should take care not to create any file associations during the installation process if you do not wish to use this application to play your videos.
In conclusion, YouTube Downloader is an impressive piece of software, as it offers pretty much every feature you might expect from a video grabber. While it cannot help you search for clips on the web, it should be perfect for those who prefer to find videos the old-fashioned way.