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Best YouTube Video Downloaders 2022

These are the Top YouTube Downloaders for this Year
In 2021, the following YouTube video graber tools will be dominant.

  1. Youtube Video Downloader

Let's begin with the most basic and most widely used tool.

Youtube Video Downloader is the best website to download YouTube videos as MP4 files.

The tool allows you to download entire YouTube playlists at once, in addition to individual videos.

You can also download videos from Facebook and Instagram.

  1. y2mate

y2mate another YouTube to MP4 converter is available.

Copy and paste the video link in the box at the homepage, and then click "Start."

The best thing about y2mate? It allows you to download videos at different resolutions from 144p up to 1080p.

The tool can also convert audio files into MP3 files, and allow you to download only the audio.

  1. Videoder

Videoder can be used to download videos for free on both Android and Windows.

You can download 4K videos not only from YouTube but also from over 1000 other websites (whereas the android version allows you to download from just a little more than 50 sites).

The desktop version allows you to create personal collections of audios and videos. This eliminates the need to buffer or browse through a lot of files.

  1. Snaptube

Snaptube allows you to download YouTube videos in various resolutions and formats.

Snaptube supports M4A, MP4, MP3, and MP3.

The tool is currently only available for Android. However, it is not available on Google Play. You will need to download APK.

Snaptube is similar to Videoder for Android. It allows you to download videos from more than 50 sites other than YouTube.

  1. Airy

Airy, a well-known YouTube video downloader, allows you to convert YouTube videos in various formats and resolutions (including Ultra HD).

Some supported formats include:


Airy is not a plug-and-play tool. You will need to download it before you can use. It's currently available for Windows and Mac OS.

It integrates with all major browsers, including:

This allows you "save" your videos and then download them later.

  1. TubeMate

TubeMate allows you to download your YouTube videos in MP4 or 4GP formats.

It also includes a video player, and a search function that allows you to quickly find videos.

TubeMate is available both for Android and Windows.

  1. 4K Video Downloader

4K Downloader is a trusted provider of content-grabbing products.

The 4K video downloader is their most popular tool. It allows you to download videos from YouTube and Vimeo as well as Facebook.

TubeMate is the same tool that you need to download before you can use it. It's currently only available for Windows.

The 4K Video Downloader allows you to download entire playlists, just like the other tools mentioned. It also allows you to download entire channels at once.

  1. YT Cutter Sometimes, we just need certain parts of videos.

There are many tools available that allow you to trim and embed videos. However, not all of them let you download them.

One of these is YT Cutter. It allows you to download bits in several formats such as:

You can even download files as GIFs. If you want to learn how to create a GIF I recommend using another tool.

  1. Gihosoft TubeGet

Gihosoft, a well-known provider of data recovery tools, file encryption and video converters, as well as downloading tools, is a trusted source.

Gihosoft TubeGet is one of their most popular products. It's a user-friendly, standard YouTube downloader that works on both Windows and Mac.

You can download videos in four formats using the tool: MP4, MKV and AVI.

It also allows you to:

Convert WebM videos into popular formats
Subtitles can be added to your videos
Gihosoft TubeGet offers both a free and a paid version. There are only two differences: with the latter, you get technical support and licenses.


YTOFFLINE allows you to save your favorite YouTube videos wherever you are.

Simply copy and paste the URL in the box and then click "Go."

Once your video has been processed, you can follow these steps:

Scroll down, and click the "Download" button.
Click on "Save link as", choose the location where your video should be saved and then click "Save."
YTOFFLINE uses SSL encryption to ensure 100% security.

  1. VideoProc

VideoProc by Digiarty is a powerful video processing software with many capabilities.

This tool allows you to cut, merge, crop and rotate making click-worthy videos.

The software also comes with a built-in media downloader, which allows you to download videos from more than 1,000 websites.

You can also convert downloaded videos to MP4, MP3, or other formats that are supported by both iPhones, and Android devices.

VideoProc is free for Windows and Mac. You can also purchase a pro-version that offers advanced features and additional services.

  1. VidMate

Next is VidMate which is yet another YouTube downloader app for Android.

You can download videos from YouTube and more than 200 other sites through the platform.

You can also stream HD online videos.

VidMate's integrated downloader is a key feature that allows for fast download speeds even with slow internet connections.

This tool, like all video downloaders is not available on Google Play because of Google's policy to prevent you from downloading YouTube content. You will need to manually install the APK on your device.

  1. iTubeGo YouTube Streamer

iTubeGo allows you to download video and music.

It also allows you to convert videos into MP3 (audio), and download YouTube playlists simultaneously. You can also manage multiple downloads.

It's currently available for Windows and Mac. The free version includes all the key features.

  1. Softorino YouTube Converter 2

Softorino YouTube Conversion 2 is available for Windows and Mac. It allows you to download and convert YouTube videos into various formats.

The software supports YouTube and up to 60 other platforms.

  1. ClipGrab

ClipGrab, which is marketed as an " friendly downloadinger for YouTube," is the last of the top-ranked downloaders.

It's just not as good as other tools. It's actually one of the most user-friendly tools available.

It allows you to download videos not only from YouTube but also Vimeo and Facebook.

ClipGrab is currently only compatible with Windows.

Is it legal to download YouTube videos?
It is illegal to download YouTube videos, regardless of whether you are looking to do video advertising or simply want to save content on your device.

Most of the tools mentioned above are not available to download from major app stores.

A video should not be downloaded if it is:

It is your property
It is royalty-free stock footage
You must get permission from the original owner/uploader
YouTube encourages downloading because it wants to protect their users and keep them on the platform.

Enjoy Your Videos
Once you have downloaded your favourite video(s), it is time to spice them up.

You can create amazing videos using Lumen5 in just a few clicks.

Discussion (2)

atabakoff profile image

The best video downloader is youtube-dl, here's I described why you should use it:

That being said, it is a command-line tool so not suitable for smartphones. While YoutubeVanced is still working I recommend using it. Otherwise you can always download them from your PC and then copy to your smartphone.

ayush_singh_dev profile image
Fast Curious Author • Edited on

advice but this means if someone wants to edit a video

  • They either have to download a software.
  • Or they should edit it in vanced
  • Or they should know how to use cli

for fast downloading every once in a while that's why websites exist