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How To Download YouTube Videos In Any Format Without Any Software

YouTube is the biggest video station around the world. Thousands of videos are uploaded on it daily. All of us like to watch videos on YouTube. You can easily learn anything by watching videos on YouTube. But watching single video multiple number of times may cost considerable amount of data if you are using mobile data connection. Solution for this problem is to download YouTube videos to your computer so that you won’t have to use your precious mobile data for watching same video again.

There are various softwares available for downloading YouTube Videos. But third party softwares may come with spywares also. You can make use of http://savefrom.net website to download YouTube to your PC or Phone. This website allows you to download videos by inserting URL of the video. Besides YouTube, you can also download videos from other websites.

Let’s see the easiest way to download YouTube videos using savefrom.net website –

Step 1

First go to http://youtube.com and play the video that you want to download.

Step 2

Now click on URL bar and delete portion of the URL before youtube.com. i.e. if URL is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxxxxxx then delete “http://www. and write “ss” in place of http://www. 

New URL will become- ssyoutube.com/watch?v=xxxxxxx . Press Enter.

You will be redirected to a new webpage-

Step 3

On the new page you will see a green Download button. Next to this Download button you will see format of the video that you are downloading. Click on the format and you will see the list of available formats for that videos.

Click on the format that you want to download, download will start immediately.

You can manually go to http://savefrom.net and paste YouTube URL there to download the video. Comments are always welcome. 🙂


  1. Why all formats not available for my video? it shows only two, 240p and 140p.

    • Hi Frank! Available formats depend on the quality of uploaded video. If a video was uploaded in low quality, you won’t be able to download it in high quality. Hope you understand.

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  3. old but cool method..

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