YTD Video Downloader

YTD Video Downloader

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 3830 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.8.7
  • Total Downloads:
    142,688,626
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 26, 2014
  • Price:
    Free; paid upgrade available
  • File Size:
    102.35KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    267,372
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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YTD Video Downloader downloads YouTube videos onto your hard drive. This is a very useful feature if you ever want to view a video offline or convert it into a format that can be stored on a mobile device.

Pros

Quick conversions: In our tests, YTD Video Downloader's free version took no time to convert our videos.

Mobile format conversion: If you want to take your files with you after you've downloaded them, this program also converts files to a variety of formats that work well with mobile devices, such as iPads.

Intuitive interface: The YTD Video Downloader interface is very easy to navigate.

Cons

Overselling: The app is riddled with ads and buttons that sing the praises of the paid version. This is slightly annoying, especially considering the free version works so well that it's unlikely many people would want to upgrade.

Bottom Line

If you want to store your favorite YouTube videos for offline viewing, YTD Video Downloader is an excellent choice. Even if you're new to this type of activity, you should have no problem understanding how to use this app.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.0

    out of 6 votes

    • 5 star 2
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 2
  • All Versions

    3.5

    out of 3830 votes

    • 5 star 1405
    • 4 star 976
    • 3 star 387
    • 2 star 196
    • 1 star 866
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1 stars

"Stay away. Full of adware (read for alternatives)"

December 19, 2014  |  By enkanvaq

 |  Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

Pros

Downloads youtube videos.

Cons

Full of viruses/spyware. It was a pain to remove all this stuff from my PC.

Summary

Stay away. Pay a few bucks and get ********** or ********

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4 stars

"Watch out - has adware"

December 12, 2014  |  By justintimejustinnj

 |  Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

Pros

I've been using YTD Video Downloader for several years. The pro version has a built -in converter which is fast and produces a high quality output. YTD works on more sites than any other download I've found.

Cons

I'm a little surprised download.com would endorse this software as safe and ad free.; The free version does contain adware, it can be removed by using adwcleaner and the program will function without it. The docs say if you but the pro version, you won't get the ad software, I bought the pro version, and adwcleaner will still detect a PUP in the program data folder.

I was putting up with this annoyance because I couldn't (and still haven't) found a better application than YTD Video Downloader.

When I first got YTD Video Downloader they were updating it almost weekly to keep up with the ever changing technology, now there are a few sites that YTD doesn't work on, and there hasn't been an update in many months.

Summary

I resent the subscription method of paying for the pro version, I prefer to buy my software outright, then if I want major upgrades, I'm willing to pay for them. However this new trend toward requiring users to pay yearly fees or have the software revert to the trial version is a scam to keep billing my PayPal account, because most of us never notice the small charges, and we don't bother to cancel subscriptions.

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5 stars

"Nice and useful app!"

December 12, 2014  |  By Lanotilus

 |  Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

Pros

Before this app I never knew I can save my favorite videos from youtube and other websites.
Now I use it every day and for me it works like a charm.

Cons

Nothing i can think of.

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2 stars

"Comes with bundled crapware and shows up as malware."

December 11, 2014

 |  Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

Pros

It does what it says.

Cons

The crapware is horrible to remove, though you can bypass it. They count on people not looking when installing and just clicking next next next...

Summary

Read each page of the installer, bypass the ****** bundled software and you're good. Fast click through the installer and have fun cleaning the crap from your machine.

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1 stars

"Program ok, adware VERY bad"

December 01, 2014  |  By Paladin045

 |  Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

Pros

The program works as advertised. It'll download and convert pretty much anything from YouTube. How is such a good program free? See below.

Cons

According to the Terms of Service, installing any of the adware essentially sells your soul to Spigot Inc. To put it in a nutshell, you give them the legal right to blackmail you with any indiscretions you make from the time you put their software on your computer, and even after you uninstall said software if you miss any of their trackers. They'll also give that information to any of their partners whenever they want, because who needs privacy?

You also waive your right to any sort of legal recourse in at least three different ways, and confirm that you expressly desire them to spam you via telephone, mail, email, social media, and any other way they can think of.

Summary

This is a decent piece of software paired with some of the slimiest Terms of Service I've ever seen. Don't install this, it's not worth it.

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5 stars

"YTD is best software for download videos!!"

November 27, 2014  |  By katya2014

 |  Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

Pros

It's fastest, secure, easy to work.... all of a good program!!!

Cons

I have not to say against YTD!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.8.7
Recording 60 fps videos now possible.
General
Publisher GreenTree Applications
Publisher web site http://youtubedownload.altervista.org/
Release Date November 26, 2014
Date Added November 26, 2014
Version 4.8.7
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements Adobe Flash Player 9
Download Information
File Size 102.35KB
File Name YTDSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 142,688,626
Downloads Last Week 267,372
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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