Last Updated on December 29, 2019
YouTube is the most popular video website in the world, however, you cannot directly download videos from the site. For this reason, many YouTube video download sites are emerging. And people start to turn to these sites to download YouTube videos. Under this circumstances, finding a safe and simple YouTube downloader seems to be necessary.
Besides, in case that some of you guys still don’t know how to use an online downloader to download YouTube videos, this article is all about the tips to free download YouTube videos to MP3 and MP4.
How to download YouTube videos to MP3 or MP4?
In fact, downloading a YouTube video is not that difficult. You just need to find a reliable downloader, be it a website or a desktop software. The type of video downloader you choose doesn’t really matter. You can use either a free or paid downloader. What matters is the downloader’s performance. Let’s take a niche but useful one as an example.
Of all the video downloader available on the Internet, we find that VidPaw YouTube Video Downloader can be deemed as most straightforward to use. It is a free online downloader which allows you to download YouTube video without limitation. What I like it most is that the downloader doesn’t require you to install anything or register an account. With a few steps, you can download your favorite YouTube video and playback offline.
Method 1. Copy and Paste
- Open YouTube, and find the video you want to download for offline viewing.
- Copy the YouTube video URL.
- Access to VidPaw YouTube Video & Audio Downloader, then paste the URL on the download box.
- Tap “Download”, and the site will analyze the link within seconds.
- Choose your preferred format and quality on the download page, and click “Download”.
Method 2. Search and Download on VidPaw
There is one advantage that sets VidPaw apart. VidPaw YouTube Video & Audio Downloader has a built in search engine which enables you to search and download any YouTube videos on VidPaw’s site without switching and opening different tabs. Take a look at how to use it.
- Enter the key words on the search bar, and press the search button.
- Once you find your desired YouTube video on the search result page, you can either directly click the download button to download it or tab to watch the video.
- As you click to watch the video, you can see the “Download Video” below the video.
- Click this button, and VidPaw will jump to the download page which needs you to choose your preferred format and quality.
- Choose “Download” and wait until your video is successfully downloaded.
What kind of format and quality does VidPaw support?
You must be curious of what kind of format and quality does it support. Here is the information you are looking for.
|Video Formats||MP4, 3GP, WEBM|
|Video Quality||144p, 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K, 8K|
|Audio Formats||MP3, WEBM, M4A|
|Audio Quality||64kbps, 96kbps, 128kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps|
As we see, VidPaw supports you to download and convert YouTube videos to MP4 and MP3. This means you can even download a YouTube playlist to MP3! But the problem is you cannot download multiple files on the site at a time, which may take some time to download a complete YouTube playlist. Apart from that, it is still a great downloader, considering some of online video downloaders only provide downloading YouTube to MP4 service.
Download YouTube video to Android
If you are an Android user, then you are lucky. VidPaw has just launched an Android app. (Click to download VidPaw App) It means downloading YouTube video to Android becomes much easier. Just like downloading YouTube videos to PCs, you can use the traditional “cut and paste” method or directly download YouTube videos on VidPaw Android app.
But VidPaw app is not available on Google Play, you should download the app via VidPaw’s website. Also, before installing VidPaw app, you should enable “Unknown Sources” feature in “Settings” so that you can download from outside the Play Store.
In the end
With VidPaw YouTube Video Downloader, you’ll find that downloading YouTube videos can be incredibly quick and easy. It doesn’t require you to have the best device. And you don’t have to install it while other YouTube downloader software may require you to install additional software if you want to use its service. To conclude, VidPaw is a great website for downloading online videos. We can look forward to its next upgrade.