How to download YouTube videos using IDM (Internet Download Manager)

YouTube is the most popular video platform. Sometimes we found a video on YouTube that we want to save on our device but youtube doesn’t provide video downloading features. So we can’t download YouTube videos directly.

We can download YouTube videos, but the video plays inside YouTube’s app only and downloaded videos cannot be copied or transferred to another device.

By using some tricks we can easily download YouTube videos. There are many different ways to download Youtube videos. These tricks are used in smartphones and computers.

Download Youtube videos using Internet Download Manager (IDM):-

IDM is a downloading tool by using this tool we can download software, files, audio, video and other downloadable things from the internet. IDM is a downloading software, you can also download YouTube videos from IDM. IDM is the simplest way to download YouTube videos.

Steps to download youtube videos using IDM:

  • Download IDM from this link.
  • Install IDM on your computer.
  • After installing IDM you have to install the extension on your browser.
  • Now, Go to Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files (x86) > Internet Download Manager.
  • Find IDMGCExt.crx and open chrome://extensions/ in new tab of Chrome browser.
  • Now drag IDMGCExt.crx to extension page. 
  • Click on add Extension.
  • Whenever you view youtube videos you get a popup at the top of video to download it with IDM.
  • If this is not working check that extension is enabled or not.
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Here is a video which can help you out:

Some other methods to download Youtube videos:

Keepvid is a website that is able to provide the downloading link to YouTube videos. This website also supports Facebook, Dailymotion, Instagram and Vevo like websites.

In this website, it provides video in various formats like 144p, 240p, 360p, 720p,  3gp, mp4, Flv, subtitle, and audio of that video and other types of format.

Steps to download youtube video using KeepVid:

  • Open YouTube and open video that you want to be download from YouTube.
  •  Copy URL of the video (that is open on YouTube) as shown in the image.
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  • Open website and paste this URL in as shown in the image and click on the download button.
  • Click on the download button then the various sizes of video are shown
  • Select one of them that you want to download from YouTube.
  • The youtube video is downloaded is a great tool to download videos from YouTube.

With the help of this tool you will be able to download videos of YouTube as well as videos of other social media platforms.

With the help of you will be able to download YouTube videos.

There are some ways to download videos from, which are described below in this article.

Steps to download youtube video using

  • Open Youtube and open the video that you want to be download from youtube.
  • Go to its URL and edit it. Write ss on its URL before youtube.
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  • A new web page is open which is website
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  • You can see the various format of videos.
  • Click one of the formats which you want to download.
  • You can also download youtube videos using extension.

Download Youtube Videos using Chrome plugins or extensions:

There are many plugins present on the Internet that help us to download YouTube videos. is a website that provides a helper for the Chrome browser.

How to use extension:

  • Open website.
  • Install Helper to download media files in one click from the youtube.
  • A .exe file is a download from this website
  • Install this file
  • Follow instruction
  • Enable extension
  • Open youtube you can see a new button with a subscribe button and you can download any video with any format by clicking this button. extension to download youtube videos

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