YTD Video Downloader

Downloads software for YouTube and other streaming sites

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  • Category Download Managers
  • Version 4.8.3.0
  • Works under Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows 2000
  • Language English
  • License Free
  • Program by BienneSoft

YTD Video Downloader is a popular video downloader for YouTube and other video-sharing services.

YTD Video Downloader is a fast, stable and simple way to download your favorite videos from YouTube. Once downloaded, you now have access to these videos offline and don’t have to worry about the video being removed or having its permissions changed. Many YouTube downloaders only support YouTube, which can be frustrating, but this program supports a wide range of different sites and can even work with a number of video-sharing services that the developers didn’t specifically account for.

The user interface is simple yet effective. You’ll have to browse YouTube elsewhere, and when you come across a video you want, simply copy and paste that URL into the program. YTD Video Downloader will automatically detect the URL and begin downloading it. The program can handle concurrent downloads, which lets you take advantage of a fast Internet connection, and it supports batches. It will automatically add new URLs to batches, and you can manipulate batches as the program is working.

YTD Video Downloader supports up to 1080p resolution, and by default, it will download a video at its native resolution, which will be the maximum available. You can also set image quality. Many HD videos don’t need that quality, and you can save a lot of space on disk by letting the program lower it. Downloading is fast and, on average, takes about one minute per three minutes of video even at 1080p.

The program will download videos to MP4 by default. You also have the option of converting. In that case, YTD Video Downloader will convert the file after it finishes downloading. In addition to MP4, it supports the Windows Media format and formats for Apple devices like iPhone and iPad. This also takes about one minute per three minutes of video, so if you downloaded a five-minute video into WMA format, that would take about three and half minutes overall. The program can also convert files concurrently, which lets you take advantage of a fast, multicore CPU.

YTD Video Downloader does have a basic built-in video player, or you can set a preferred external video player that it will use instead. Videos are available without the use of the program as well, of course. The program does request to install some unnecessary software during installation, but nothing is checked by default, so if you happen to skip through it, nothing extra will be installed.

Pros

  • Feature-rich YouTube downloader
  • Fast downloading
  • Supports batches

Cons

  • Some features limited in free version
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