Comparison of YouTube downloaders

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This is a comparison of notable YouTube download and conversion software. YouTube conversion software is used to download and convert YouTube videos to all popular formats or portable devices. Some of these applications may include malware.

Features[edit]

YouTube Downloader Integrated Browser User's Playlists, User's Uploads, User's Favourites Download Show Lists, Artist Playlists, Charts Download Multi-thread Downloads Stop, Pause & Resume Max Download Speed Multi-Lingual Ad-Free Video Download Private YouTube Videos Download Embedded YouTube Videos Download Browser extensions One Step Download Extraction of Original Audio from YouTube HD YouTube Videos Download More web sites support Batch Download Automatic Download
4KDownload[citation needed] No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ClipGrab[1] Yes No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes
FLVTO[2][3] No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Freemake Video Downloader[4] No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free Studio[5] No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
JDownloader[citation needed] No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes

Inbuilt conversion to formats and devices[edit]

YouTube Downloader MP3 MPEG4 WMV AVI FLV OGG Theora OGG Vorbis Matroska 3GP SWF Special device profiles (e.g. iPhone)
4KDownload Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
ClipGrab Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No No No
FLVTO Yes ? Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes
Freemake Video Downloader Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Free Studio Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No
JDownloader No No No No No No No No No No No
MP3 Rocket[6] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes
Orbit Downloader No No No No No No No No No No No
Video DownloadHelper Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ? ? ? ? ? ?

Supported operating systems[edit]

YouTube Downloader Online Windows Mac OS X Linux Android
4KDownload No Yes Yes Yes No
ClipGrab Yes Yes Yes Yes No
FLVTO Yes Yes Yes No No
Freemake Video Downloader No Yes No No No
Free Studio No Yes No No No
MP3 Rocket No Yes No No No
Orbit Downloader No Yes No No No
Video DownloadHelper Yes Yes Yes Yes No

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ClipGrab - 1 Click to Grab Videos". Download a Video. Retrieved 12 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Flvto YouTube Downloader". CNet. 
  3. ^ Price, Shayla (Nov 26, 2014). "4 Great Online Tools for Music Lovers". Huffington Post. 
  4. ^ Horton, Steve (4 September 2010). "Freemake Video Downloader Rips Flash Videos From the Web". PCWorld. 
  5. ^ Stevens, Pamela (7 July 2012). "DVDVideoSoft Free Studio Review". toptenreviews.com. 
  6. ^ Jacobi, Jon L. "MP3 Rocket". PC World.