How to download YouTube videos on Windows 10

Want to download YouTube videos on your Windows 10 PC, then look no more. This YouTube downloader saves us a lot of time while downloading videos. Want to know how? Read on this article to know more about this software.

Different people have different reasons for downloading a YouTube video like if you have a costly internet package in your house and want to watch this lengthy 1 hour long tutorial on something from YouTube, then watching it in your house can cost you some bucks. So what do you do? You find some place which provides free Wi-Fi (like a restaurant or a coffee shop), but it is sometimes not possible to watch the whole tutorial in a public place. In this situation, you can just download the whole YouTube video in HD resolution and save it to your laptop and just watch it in the comforts of your house.

There is a problem with this solution (ironic, right!). YouTube does not provide us with the option to download YouTube videos from its site. This is where YouTube downloaders come into play. There are literally tons of YouTube downloaders out there, but today I am going to introduce you to a new method of downloading YouTube videos on your Windows 10 PC/Laptop.

The main problem that exists in the YouTube downloader websites and software is that you have to manually copy the link from YouTube, and then paste it into the software for downloading the YouTube video. But YouTube HD Downloader provides you with a solution to this problem. YouTube HD downloader is actually a small browser for Windows which comes with the feature to download YouTube videos while you are scrolling through YouTube. What this means is that when you find a YouTube video that you would like to download, you can just click the download button present on the bottom-left side of the browser window and just like that you can download the video. No need to copy or paste any link anywhere.

Are you interested in his tool and want to install this browser in your PC? Then follow the steps given below to install this YouTube downloader on your Windows 10 PC.


  • First head over to YouTube HD Downloader and click the Download Now button. The setup file size is 56MB.
  • Go to your Downloads folder and open the setup file.
  • YouTube HD Downloader Setup
  • Just click through the 'Next' button and select your desired installation path.
  • YouTube HD Downloader Installation path
  • Now the installer will download some additional files to your computer.
  • After 1 or 2 minutes, the installation process will be complete and click Finish.
  • YouTube HD Downloader Installation complete

How to use YouTube HD Downloader to download YouTube videos on Windows 10

welcome screen
You can now open the software from the shortcut present in your desktop. The browser will now open up and show the welcome screen which has a button that leads to YouTube homepage or you can just type in the URL bar.

YouTube homescreen

Now just use YouTube like you normally do (Signing into your account is suggested) and when you find a video that you want to download, click the 'Download the video' button present in the bottom left side of the browser.

YouTube video download instructions

A pop-up will appear with the link auto-grabbed from the video you were playing. You can now select the video format in which you want to download it. For eg: If you want just the audio, just can select MP3 from the dropdown menu.

YT video download settings
You can choose where the video should be downloaded in your PC by clicking the browse button and choosing the destination in your Windows 10 PC. Click on Download. The download will now start and you can see its progress in the progress bar present at the bottom of the browser. A download list will also simultaneously pop-up showing more details of the download like File Path, Status, and Progress.

MP4 player in Youtube HD Downloader

Immediately after the download is finished, the folder in which the video is stored is opened, and the video will start playing automatically in an MP4 player provided by the browser (more on that later).

Features of YouTube HD Downloader

  • Really good and cool looking User Interface
  • No need to copy and paste YouTube links from a browser to another software. Download it as you watch the video.
  • Auto detects the highest quality of the selected video (720p, 1080p, and higher if available) and merges the audio and video parts together before downloading (A feature that is not available to most of the YouTube downloaders out there. They will only provide only the video file (without audio) for resolution higher than 480p)
  • Numerous output formats like MP4, MP3, AVI, WMV, FLV, WAV, etc.
  • You can download videos from other video networking sites like DailyMotion, Vimeo, Metacafe, Reddit, Digg and many more(Full list available in their site)
  • Built-in MP4 player which is really a minimal MP4 player with limited functionalities, but it really is wonderful to see that the developer has provided us with a free tool to watch the downloaded video.
    There are literally no ads in the browser or in the MP4 player. The usual YouTube ads are there, but the developer hasn't added any 3rd party ads which makes it much faster and easier to use.
  • Compatible with all major versions of Windows like Windows XP (SP3), Vista, 7/8/10 and supports both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms.


Your journey to find the best YouTube video downloader for Windows 10 ends here. I mean really why look for anything else when you have the perfect YouTube downloader right here. Check out YouTube HD Downloader.

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Guest Author: Andrew Carroll19 Jul 2019

Hi Ankit, try, and let me know what you think, is it a perfect solution or not.

Author: Webmaster20 Jul 2019 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

Hi Andrew, thanks for sharing, looks like a much better option. No software or anything, just a few clicks and the task is done.

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