Basically i am going to teach you how to add youtube video's to your ipod in 4 simple steps.

downloads you will need

Mediastore FLV Player (optional)

Free video to ipod converter (Manditory)

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Step 1: Download Video

Go to youtube and go to the movie you want to download go to the address bar and copy that link then go to www.videodownloadx.com which is a free online service which allows you to download youtube videos by pasting that link into the download bar then close the ad that will appear. Then look down below for a loading sign or a picture of the video then click download. I would download it to the desktop.Then the download will start.

Step 2: Rename

ok so when your download finishes you will have this thing called get_video or something. anyway rename it to be whatever you want and make sure you put.flv after the name so (e.g. xxxxxx.flv)

Step 3: Convert

Now this is where that free video to ipod converter comes in handy.Open it up and click input file, then click on your video and then simply click convert, then there it is, on the desktop you will find the video in mpeg4 format.if you click on it quicktime should open up and it should play your video. and if you keep that flv video you can play it with the mediastore flv player program simply by dragging and dropping the video on it.

Step 4: Actually Putting It on the Ipod

If you have it (probablly) open itunes and go to File>import and then look for that video in the mpeg4 format, click on it then it should be imported into itunes and then drag and drop the file into your ipod.

Step 5: And Your Finished

Thanks for looking! Please comment after you've read it and tell me what you think!
<p>I like to use flvto.biz to download videos from YouTube while it also allows me to save <a href="http://acethinker.com/youtube-downloader/youtube-to-mov.html" rel="nofollow">YouTube videos in MOV</a> formats. I could enjoy videos downloaded via this tool on my iPod with no problem.</p>
<p>I always use total <a href="http://www.etinysoft.com/total-video-converter-hd.html" rel="nofollow">video converter for mac</a> to convert my video files to ipod. This app is very powerful and owns intuitive interface</p>
<p>I used Total <a href="http://www.etinysoft.com/total-video-downloader-mac.html" rel="nofollow">Video Download for Mac </a>to download videos with just one-click. And convert these videos to ipod/iphone with a free video converter</p><p>Copy the video URL and play the video, you can use this App to download any online video easily and fast!</p>
or, you can just go to http://www.youtube-mp3.org/ and put the url in, then download, it and it will turn into mp3, i even downloaded a song from there while on ipod and still works.
it wont let me go to www.videodownloadx.com&nbsp; because i have to take sum quiz thing and it costs like 10$
nice<br />
or just download with <a rel="nofollow" href="http://file2hd.com/">http://file2hd.com/</a> to get it to mpeg4 no converting needed<br/>
you can go to <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.keepvid.com">http://www.keepvid.com</a> and download them in .flv and mp4<br/>
Good Stuff thanks
Do you know how to do the same thing but with some music files from other site you can stream?
No problem, In fact thank YOU! -Sk8erdude
so much better than vixy.net Thanks for the instructable
doesnt work for me :(
cool i'll give it a try
HEy will the coverter put wmm files on my ipod
I use convertyoutube.com it doesn't need any download but it takes time before each conversion
but it costs
is this illegal?
it is legal because when you agree to youtubes policy you give up your rights to copyright so now the public domain can copy it.
No, it is perfectly legal i've downloaded many youtube videos. it's safe.
but you could get music videos and add them to your ipod when they are usually $2.00 (on itunes) so wouldnt that be illegal?
ya it's still legal unless you go to a huge movie theaterand play it (basically it's ok for personal use)
ok thanks =D<br/>
it is legal as long as you dont download enything copywrighted if you do its infingement but noone cares anyway
But iTunes is missing a lot of videos, too, so...
how come this worked the first time I tried it , but won't work now? I just get a pop-up that tells me my video is unrecognized....
Yeah!! It worked!! Thank you, thank you, thank you! I'm an oldster, not a techie, new to all this, and yet I could make this work! You rock!
thx man you rock too
if you go to <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.vixy.net">vixy.net</a> they have a coverter that you can download. it's a one step conversion process and takes about 15 seconds a video. it seems much simpler than this one.<br/>
I tried that, and it did not work. That's why I'm here.
what don't you get?
Wow that's kool
thanks for telling me (must eliminate competition)...Just kidding well i'm glad you liked my instructable -sk8erdude
Wow, thanks a load bro. I'm glad this works. I got that 'example' video you did on the thing, too. Nice. Good job
thx i'm glad you liked it
umm theres no audio? what went wrong?
do you have your ipod on mute? mabe your headphones died maybe your video doesn't have any what video did you add if not there was probablly an error in the converting maybe you should try again if this doesn't help sorry
its cool i think i figured it out<br/><br/>same thing happens when you have a movie and you convert it to mp4 in iTunes--deletes sound in an effort to make you download video's from them.<br/><br/>i just download The Pretender video by Foo Fighters and it had no audio on my computer, everything was plugged in okay because i played another song wiht Quicktime that i already had and i could hear it...oh well<br/><br/>just go to www.zamzar.com you dont have to download anything <sup>_</sup><br/><br/>thank you very much for this instructable this worked except for the audio bit for me<br/>
Well I'm glad it worked out for you and thanks for commenting anyway!
This is the ultimate showdown of ultimate destiny, good guys bad guys and explosions as far as the eye can see... lol I love Lemon Demon
I heard there is a sequel coming out for that
thats sweet
Does this work with other systems such as creative labs zen products?
sk8erdude I guess I didn't clarify my question. I also have a desktop and XP as the operating system. My mp3 players are Creative Lab products, Zen Vision M and Zen V Plus. They have capabilities to upload videos, but I've never tried it or know what to do.
it should work i dont know i've only got an ipod video sorry
it also depends on what video format your's takes
I'm not sure sorry i've got windows xp and a full sized computer
Theres also a website called <a rel="nofollow" href="http://vixy.net">vixy.net</a> that dose all of this but it takes a while sometimes, and some times it doesn't work. But this works just as well.<br/>
plus it's really fast!!

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