Introduction: How to Download Youtube Videos

This instructable will show you how to download a youtube video with the lest amount of hassel

Step 1: Copy...

find the video you want to download and click it as if you were going to watch it(you can watch it if you want) and copy the url

Step 2: ...Paste

open a new window and go to, there will be a text box paste the url in the text box and click download

Step 3: Download

next scroll down about a quarter the way and click the second green download hyper link the link sould say next to it (get_video.mp4 - High Quality)

Step 4: Import

now find the mpg4 file (it should be on your desktop) go to itunes and import it it is compatible with ipods


IamRV. (author)2015-01-06

Hi there !

Want to download your favorite youtube videos ? Checkout this video. The method explained works pretty fast and just requires you to type in 'ss'. (No softwares)

cowboy750 (author)2009-04-13

I did what you instructed and I did get the video! However I could not get the sound. Do u have any ideas what I did wrong? Let know. Thanks, ra

vyncynt (author)cowboy7502009-09-23

is it like that all the time, that was once i did not get a video at all. you might want to try firefox's download helper add-on.

Dread_Neck (author)vyncynt2010-11-10

I used Google chrome. It worked fine and dandy.

karmakid732 (author)cowboy7502009-04-14

that happened to me to the first time except the sound wasnt timed right idk try downloading the video again i guess check your sound options

Dread_Neck (author)2010-11-01


hamrc (author)2009-04-17

never mind i thought this was for a psp

karmakid732 (author)hamrc2009-04-18

i could probably work for the psp too if the psp supports mpg4

hamrc (author)2009-04-17

i was about to make a instructable about that but i found yours.

lemonie (author)2009-04-10

Well, it does work. L

vyncynt (author)lemonie2009-04-15

great tool