It’s easy to spend hours watching new videos on YouTube when you have a reliable internet connection, but if you’re going to be offline, you might want to save a collection of clips to watch later on your PC, tablet, games console, or smartphone. That’s when you need a free YouTube video converter.
The best YouTube converters include preset profiles to take the guesswork out of choosing the optimum format, resolution, and compression settings for your device. They also let you save and convert clips in batches, and let you choose where they’re saved once the download and conversion is complete.
Downloading videos from YouTube is against the site’s terms of service . There’s also a risk of copyright violation unless the video is in the public domain, or you have permission from the copyright holder.
If you specifically want to save music or other audio from videos, check out our guide to the best YouTube to MP3 software.
See also: how to unblock YouTube at school or the office
When you need to download videos in a specific format, 4K Video Downloader should be your first port of call. Unlike most free YouTube video converters, there are no ads or unwanted extra applications to worry about – just a superb, flexible program that will grab the clips you want with the minimum of hassle.
It’s possible to convert videos with subtitles and annotations, and – as the software’s name suggests – in resolutions up to 4K where available. Those are features you’d normally only find in premium software, but here they’re completely free.
4K Video Downloader can also convert videos from many sites besides YouTube, including Vimeo and DailyMotion. You can even download and convert entire playlists up to 24 videos long (a premium subscription will unlock the ability
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