How to Download YouTube Videos without Software?

YouTube is one of the most visited online video sharing services which allows users to share, download, upload videos of all sorts. It launched its first video “Me at the Zoo” in the year 2005.

Since then the popularity of the website has increased exponentially marking an unbelievable number of users, subscribers from all across the world over the years.

It is supported by various communities and especially the millions of users. But there is an issue which needs to be addressed on a social front.

If you have slow internet access, you will find the buffering of videos quite annoying. In that case, you would surely want to download the video so that you don’t have to go through the same ordeal again and again.

And guess what!!!!! There is no provision for downloading the videos, at least not directly. And this is the issue we are going to discuss today along with its solutions.

Now there is much software for both desktop and mobile platforms like TubeMate, SnapTube, etc. to do the job.

But what if I say, you can download the videos without any third party software? Wouldn’t that be great? Ever wondered? After all, you won’t have the fuss of downloading YouTube Downloaders. And that’s a relief.

But is it possible? Well, to the best of our knowledge, YES. To knowHOW, you have to read the entire content of this article.

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#1: Download Videos Directly from YouTube via is an online free service which allows you to download videos from various videos sharing websites. Here we will use a simple trick to redirect YouTube to this website.

This is what you have to do:

Step 1. Go to

Step 2. Choose your favorite video that you wish to download now and click on it.

Step 3. Locate the URL of your video.

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Step 4. Just add SS to your video link after WWW.

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Step 5. Hit “Enter” and you will be automatically directed to the website.

Step 6. Here choose the quality of your video before downloading and then click on the “Download” button on the screen to begin the downloading process.

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That’s it! Simple, right? You can also use the KISS instead of SS. This too will work.

#2: Use SaveFrom.Net Helper Add-On

Let’s just say, you don’t even want to add SS or KISS codes before WWW all the time to initiate the downloading protocol. You need a permanent solution to it.

So here basically we will download a plug-in known as SaveFrom.Net Helper for the default browser which gives you the download button on the YouTube video pages.

Read the steps first:

Step 1. Go to the given link

Step 2. Click on the “Instructions” button under the “Download YouTube Videos” section and follow the instructions shown on the next page.

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Step 3. Click on the “Install” button to install the Plug-in to the Chrome browser.

Once you are done until this step, go back to the YouTube page and click on any particular video. This time you will find the “Download” button for every video you choose. Select your video quality, and click on the “Download” button.

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#3: Download YouTube Videos Directly Via CLIPCONVERTOR.CC

Now in this approach of download, we will use an online free video download website known as CLIPCONVERTOR.CC.

Just follow the rules mentioned below:

Step 1. Visit and find the video that you wish to download now.

Step 2. Copy the Video URL, go to CLIPCONVERTOR.CC website and paste the URL in the search field box.

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Step 3. There are options for converting the video to other file formats. If you don’t choose one, then it will surely download the video to MP4 or FLV format.

Step 4. Click on the “Continue” button after you have chosen the file format.

Step 5. Next, you will be asked to choose the file size according to their respective resolutions. Choose particular video quality and click on “Start”.

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Step 6. Finally, click on “Download” and the downloading will begin shortly.

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#4: Use BitDownloader to Directly Download YouTube Videos

This is yet another free online video downloading website, just like the previous one.

Step 1. Just copy the YouTube Video URL and paste it on the website, inside the “Enter the video’s link here….” search field.

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Step 2. Click on the “Download” button.

Step 3. Scroll down the page, and you will have now options for different video quality, even for videos without sound. Choose any one of those according to your choice and click on the “Download” adjacent to the video options.


According to my own opinion, the second solution to integrate a plug-in into your web browser is the best choice to make, wherein you don’t have to go through the hassle of copying and pasting video links here and there. Just click the “Download” button and it’s done.

But in case you are not familiar with installing plug-ins or add-on then the rest of the three manual methods will surely do you justice.

Make sure to choose the right video quality all the time for better resolution.

Hope you have liked the article above. If you have any other tricks that you will like to see added to this article, please let us know. We will be highly obliged to showcase your contribution to sharing knowledge.

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