Have you ever been bugged by the fact that you could only watch a video while you are in online mode on YouTube? Of course, the application is an excellent source of entertainment and learning, but what if you do not have access to an internet connection? Is there a possible way to save YouTube videos to watch in offline mode later?
To resolve these questions, we bring you a list of 8 free YouTube video downloaders, which will enable you to watch videos even when you are offline.
BONUS: We shall also share tips for downloading videos from Facebook, which is otherwise impossible. So if you come across something great next time on the social networking site, you shall have your Facebook video downloader ready by your side!
Before we get started, here’s an overview:
Online Video Converter
This one is a personal pick. It is not only easy to use but perhaps the best free YouTube video downloader ever. All you need to do is to copy the link to the YouTube video you want to download and then paste it on the online video converter site.
And guess what, you can convert it into an audio file like MP4 and even in different kinds of video files of your choice! And then, you can save the converted video/audio file in your device storage and watch them in offline mode whenever you want to.
If there were a name for BitDownloader, it would be ‘the Jack of all trades.’
With it, you can download videos from YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram as well. It is entirely free, and perhaps the best Facebook video downloader on our list. All you have to do is to follow the following three simple steps:
- Copy the link of the video you want to download.
- Paste the link on the search box on the BitDownloader website and press enter.
- BitDownloader will give you a download link on which you can right-click and download the video for free.
TubeMate is one of the most popular free YouTube video downloaders you can use on your mobile phone. However, you cannot access it from the Play Store.
TubeMate is at par with and even better than YouTube Premium because it not only lets you download videos for offline mode but also gives you the option of selecting the quality and format of the video you will be downloading.
All you have to do is to find out the video you want to download and then select the red download button.
This platform boasts of supporting 1000+ online video websites. It is not only a great free YouTube video downloader but also a capable Facebook video downloader.
It supports three methods of downloading videos:
- Method One: You can copy the video link which you wish to download. Then you can paste it in the search box of keepvid.pro and click the ‘download now’ option to download a video for free.
- Method 2: Alternatively, you can search for videos with a built-in YouTube browser on keepvid.pro.
- Method 3: Using this method, you can download videos from the helper page on Chrome.
This free YouTube video downloader allows you to edit videos as well. You can use it to cut and edit videos with great ease. What is more, you can also use AndroVid to add texts to the videos downloaded for offline viewing.
While on the one hand, it allows you to download the video through settings of your choice, it is a little slow in working. However, overall the application works well for watching videos in offline mode.
This is a great Facebook video downloader that allows you to convert videos from Facebook to MP4 (video) or MP3 (audio) files and then download them for free.
You can use the free Facebook video downloader in three steps:
- First of all, you need to copy the Facebook video URL.
- Following this, you paste the URL in the field given on the Getvid platform.
- And you are set to go. All you need to do next is to click on the download option.
Get Vid also offers a tutorial on how to use the platform for downloading videos from Facebook for free.
The downloaded videos are saved in the default folder of your choice, and you can even download live Facebook videos once the streaming is done using Getid Facebook video downloader chrome extension.
YT OFFLINE is a free YouTube video downloader that allows you to save YouTube videos and audio to your computer, smartphone, and tablet. The platform will enable you to download videos in various formats and is completely free. What is more, you don’t need any registration to gain access to it.
freemake.com is another online video converter which allows you to download YouTube videos for free in the following easy steps:
- Enter the link of the video you want to download.
- Select the format in which you want the video to be.
- First, click start to begin the process of conversion.
- After the conversion is complete, click the download button to download the video for free.
The platform boasts of being the most loved of all the free YouTube video downloaders and is said to have 93 million users over ten years of its existence.
It also allows you to download videos from several other sites, including Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Twitch, LiveLeak, and Veoh. The platform also claims a high speed by emphasizing that it only takes 4 minutes to download a two-hour complete HD video!
Here, we shared with you eight great free YouTube video downloaders and Facebook video downloaders. With these, a lack of internet connection should no longer be a problem for you. Once you have downloaded a video for offline view free of cost, you can go on watching it whenever you want, irrespective of whether you are online or not.