Addicted to YouTube, yeah probably, because it is the best video sharing platform in the world.

If you regularly use YouTube and aware of these types of online tricks, then it can help you on a regular basis. By these small tricks, you can easily save YouTube videos directly to your SD card/Hard drive.

On the internet, there are various websites and apps available but they all are full of ads and redirects, so we have picked up a few nice working methods.

Youtube already added the feature to offline videos with one click, anyone can save YouTube videos to watch it offline without internet. But not all type of videos gets offline such as Music, Movies and premium videos on YouTube.

Below are the verified methods to instantly save videos in a hard drive, no software/app required. Here are some of the best working methods to save videos quickly even in full HD quality.

When we watch videos online we want it to keep with us offline forever. You can use various methods, so below are the ways to download YouTube videos, convert into Mp3 or MP4 or directly download to smartphone storage.

Link Editing Methods to Save Videos

Method 1

Copy the YouTube video link and retype it with pwn, add pwn before


Only add pwn before YouTube and go for the URL. The landing page will show many options to save a video. From there it is easy to save a video file forever in different video or audio formats.

Method 2 website helps anyone to download YouTube videos even in full HD.

Users will need to paste YouTube video link and it automatically shows different formats to download a video. Save the file as mp3.

Copy the YouTube video URL and add ss before

Here is a quick example of how to download a video.

Example -

Original URL -

Edited URL-

Method 3

If the above methods does not work for you then try this one.

Add pp after YouTube in the video URL.

Example -

Software and Apps

Method 4 - For Android

Tubemate app

This is the best way to download and save youtube videos from an Android smartphone.

Tubemate is one of the oldest video downloader app, and after years of service, it is upgraded with new UI and design. It is easy to use and very helpful to save online videos in different resolutions and formats.

You may not find other mobile apps better than this because it has minimal ads and faster service.

However Tubemate is not available in the google play store, you can go through this link to download.

Method 5 - For Windows PC

Free youtube downloader software.

Pc software is known as YouTube Downloader. It is one of the most trusted and virus-free software.

If you are using a computer, you can install this free software to save video even in 4k and 8k.

The software has a built-in search bar to search for video hassle-free.

Youtube Downloader is free software made for windows, it will provide every tool that helps to save video or convert them.

Means, a user can save videos to hard disk in full HD, 4k, or 8k at 60fps (No quality distortion), or convert files to mp3, aac, and other audio formats.

There are a lot of chrome extensions available to download online videos but due to some restrictions, most of the chrome extensions won't work. That's why we don't recommend browser extension.

Method 6

Clip converter is free to use the website, anyone can save videos from youtube.

The best part is, this site does not have ads and redirects. And you can download videos from YouTube (Full HD, 720p, 1080p, 4K), Vimeo, Facebook Video and other video platforms.

Personally, this is a fast and free method to save or convert videos. Also, convert video files to mp3 and other formats.

Conclusion - Whether you own a mobile phone or computer, find a few trusted and best working methods to download and convert youtube videos.

Actually, there are hundreds of youtube downloader apps and websites out there but only a few works, above are some working and ads-free ways to download youtube videos.

Not only YT, but there are also several other platforms such as Vimeo, Facebook videos, Dailymotion, etc. Below are a few methods that can download videos from these sites.

YouTube is a very popular website globally. We always use YouTube to watch videos. So you can also download YouTube videos with just a click using the above methods.

Youtube, for exploring quality videos is awesome. So why not save it to hard disk for watching it later. There are thousands of services available to download videos from Youtube.