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Free YouTube Download

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Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 190 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.1.26.721
  • Total Downloads:
    5,847,122
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 25, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    39.71MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    15,424
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

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Free YouTube Download lets you download and convert YouTube videos, so you can watch them whenever you want, online or off. With a straightforward interface and a nice set of basic features, this program is a good option for users of all experience levels.

Pros

Clear process: To begin using this app, all you need to do is copy and paste YouTube links into the main interface. You can add as many as you'd like at a time, and before you begin the downloading process, you can decide whether you'd like to keep them in their original format or convert them to AVI, MP4, WAV, or MP3.

Pause and resume: When you're downloading multiple videos at once, it can eat up a lot of bandwidth and interfere with other things you might be trying to do. If you run into this problem, however, you can simply pause the downloads while you complete your work and then restart them again seamlessly when you're done.

Cons

Ads: There is a large banner ad across the bottom quarter of the screen in the app's main viewing window. This doesn't interfere with your ability to use the app, but it does make the interface less appealing and more cluttered.

Not much Help: The Help feature really only contains very basic information about how to get started using the program. There are plenty of other features present in the drop-down menus in the main interface that are not explained at all in the Help document, which could make them all but inaccessible to novice users.

Bottom Line

Free YouTube Download is a handy basic program for downloading all the videos you'd like. The ability to download multiple videos at once is a nice plus, as is the Pause feature, and even though the Help file leaves something to be desired, the app is straightforward enough that most people will be able to use it without a problem.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"werkt niet, genereert alleen een foutmelding"

June 30, 2016  |  By henkn3-cnet

2016-06-30 03:40:19  |  By henkn3-cnet

 |  Version: Free YouTube Download 4.1.24.627

Pros

kan er geen bedenken

Cons

onduidelijk, herkent geen enkele youtube-url en geeft dus alleen maar foutmeldingen.

Summary

Flutprogramma

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5 stars

"Why using anything else? Works like a charm!"

March 04, 2016  |  By gettygetit

2016-03-04 02:16:10  |  By gettygetit

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Just discovered the playlist download feature. Loved it. And also downloads fast.

Cons

Never found one.

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5 stars

"Love love love it!"

March 01, 2016  |  By undertable14

2016-03-01 01:18:09  |  By undertable14

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

The only app that's capable of downloading playlists.

Cons

None.
Don't be silly, just opt out offers during the installation!

Summary

Great YouTube downloader

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5 stars

"The fastest downloader compatible with Windows 10"

February 29, 2016  |  By brittanypatridgeAU

2016-02-29 05:53:15  |  By brittanypatridgeAU

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Loved the new interface and the option to download in 8K and 60fps.
+ Compatible with Windows 10
+ Downloads large play-lists

Cons

Nothing, everything works as promised. Just make sure to uncheck suggested apps during the installation.

Summary

The best downloader I've ever tried.

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1 stars

"Waste of time"

February 16, 2016  |  By Belavadi Pradyumna

2016-02-16 18:30:31  |  By Belavadi Pradyumna

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Easy to use. Cut and paste. Auto paste is pretty neat

Cons

Aborts during downloading. Poor user interface. shows incorrect video name on the screen. you never know if it works

Summary

Dont waste time in installing.

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1 stars

"MALWARE nothing but"

January 11, 2016  |  By dirkbonesteel

2016-01-11 15:46:11  |  By dirkbonesteel

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

it kind of works

Cons

3 hours to fix computer. I even unchecked the "extra software" button. Ransom ware was in it. Plus 105 other hits from MALWAREBYTES. I used to trust download and CNET but that ended today. This is nothing but a giant F U

Summary

DO NOT DOWNLOAD YOUR COMPUTER WILL BE TOAST

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1 stars

"Deception at its worst"

December 30, 2015  |  By martire05

2015-12-30 18:37:53  |  By martire05

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Installs easily.

Cons

Downloads only about 11-13KB, then when you click on the file a payment page opens, says to pay $9.95 to "enjoy" the full benefits. Deception at its worst, they can use the word "free" because it downloads a few (unplayable) bytes for free, Everybody who likes it obviously paid the 10 bucks, so if it's free you want, this isn't it. If you don't mind paying the $10 bucks and decide to download, be aware that there are many boxes you have to uncheck to avoid downloading a set of tag-along software trials. Even after the install finishes, other software open in front of the "Finish" popup giving you a choice of "install now" or "install later", with no Cancel or way to decline. You have to think to Click the X at the top right to close the page otherwise you'll end up with a bunch of apps you'll have to uninstall later.

Summary

Total jerks.

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5 stars

"perfect for downloading videos"

December 01, 2015  |  By joozedamba

2015-12-01 03:32:43  |  By joozedamba

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Easy to use - can finally save all my favorite videos

Cons

I can't think of any

Summary

works perfect!!!

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5 stars

"best downoader"

September 25, 2015  |  By rokacughm

2015-09-25 13:00:58  |  By rokacughm

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

all web users must need this downloader

Cons

easy in use

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5 stars

"downloade with on click"

September 23, 2015  |  By bevehak

2015-09-23 06:22:58  |  By bevehak

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

lot of fun available because conversion speed is best

Cons

all music available for download

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.1.26.721
Version 4.1.26.721 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher DVDVideoSoft
Publisher web site http://www.dvdvideosoft.com/
Release Date July 21, 2016
Date Added July 25, 2016
Version 4.1.26.721
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements .NET Framework 2 SP2
Download Information
File Size 39.71MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,847,122
Downloads Last Week 15,424
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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