Review: Free YouTube Downloader downloads and converts videos flawlessly

Download your favorite YouTube videos with the press of a button, using Free YouTube Downloader.

Free YouTube Downloader offers a powerful solution for downloading videos with more resolutions than you'd ever need, but tries to give you some nasty junk programs along with the install, too. Once you wade through that minefield, the program, itself, is one of the premier YouTube downloaders you can find.

During the Free YouTube Downloader's installation process, it tried to attach six different add-ons for third-party programs. Each one had a different way to opt-out, making it almost impossible to not walk away from the install with some sort of bloatware. Once you're finally in the program, you'll be surprised at how easy to use it actually is. The layout is nothing more than a window for you to copy a URL and click "download." Occasionally, the video you want will take a few tries to queue up. Once you've got it ready to download, you can select more than a half-dozen, different resolutions. As you might expect, higher resolutions can take hours to download. At the lowest resolution, a four-minute video downloaded remarkably fast.

This download would be perfect if it weren't for the incredible amount of junk programs it comes with. If you're crafty enough to avoid those, Free YouTube Downloader delivers in a big way. It's easy, fast, and--most importantly--free.

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