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Free YouTube Downloader supports downloading YouTube videos in to a range of multimedia formats including mp4, mp3, flv and 3gp. Videos can be downloaded in a range of qualities, from the standard 480p and 720p to higher definitions such as 1080p, 4K and 8K.
By using multi-threaded download acceleration technology, YouTube videos downloaded with Free YouTube Downloader complete up to five times faster than those downloaded with your normal web browser.
Furthermore, you can convert existing files on your computer to popular media formats such as mp4, mp3 or mkv to play on iPhones, iPads and Android devices. Free YouTube Downloader also allows you to 'trim' downloaded MP3s: this comes in handy when you want to cut out a specific section of the video or song you have downloaded.
What's new in this version:
Version 2015.12.24 improved support for downloading 4K, 8K and 1440p YouTube videos. Also fixed minor bugs with the installer.