How can I download YouTube videos and save them on my computer?
With ClipGrab, it is very easy to save any video from YouTube and other video sites like Vimeo on your computer.
This tutorial shows you how to download YouTube videos on your PC or Mac.
Step 1: Install ClipGrab
First of all, you need to install ClipGrab. ClipGrab is a 100 % free and easy to use YouTube downloader and available for Windows, Mac and Linux. Click on the button to initiate the download.
Step 2: Copy the video link
After you have successfully set up ClipGrab, you can launch the program.
Now you need to copy the web address of the video that you want to download. In order to do that, mark the link to the video in the address bar of your browser and hit Ctrl+C (or Cmd+C if you are on a Mac).
Step 3: Insert the video link in ClipGrab
After copying the link, switch to the ClipGrab window. In the “Downloads” tab, insert the copied link into the input field. You can do this by hitting Ctl+V (or Cmd+V if you are on a Mac).
ClipGrab will now gather all necessary information about the video and you can proceed to the next step.
Step 4: Select download format and quality
Before you start the download, you can now decide in which quality and which output format you want to save the video.
Just select the desired format from the “Format” select box and do the same for the video quality with the “Quality” select box.
You can learn more about the output formats provided by ClipGrab in the FAQ article about the supported formats.
Step 5: Grab that clip!
All you have to do now is to click on the “Grab this clip!” button. You will be asked to select a file name and the download will start just after that.