Video Downloader Ultimate supports downloading videos from YouTube
With more than 500 hours uploaded to YouTube every minute in May 2019 (Statista, Feb 19, 2021), YouTube is one of the biggest and very popular online video platform offering a broad range of content (educational and gaming videos, movies, video clips…). If while browsing YouTube you find a video that you want to download in order to e.g., watch it again offline later or to enhance your video collection on your PC, we ask you to read first YouTube’s Terms of Service. Please also bear in mind that downloading copyrighted videos might not be legal if you didn’t get the permission from the content owner. So please always make sure that the video you would like to download belongs to the public domain, or that the copyright owner has given the permission to download the work.
YouTube Downloading Features
Download standard videos from YouTube
Video Downloader Ultimate can download most videos from YouTube as mp4 or webm as mkv file.
Download high resolution videos from YouTube
Video Downloader Ultimate can download 720p, 1080p, 4k and even 8k videos from YouTube. For those videos streams the software downloads audio and video in separate files and automatically muxed them together to one file.
Download YouTube playlists
Download an entire YouTube playlist at once or just selected entries to create your own YouTube video collection that you can watch later with or without internet connection.
Download 3D videos from Youtube
Some videos are available as 3D videos. There's a different view for the left and the right eye combined in one file. Video Downloader Ultimate can download these files. You can play the videos e.g. on your smartphone with Google Cardboard or with any VR headset.
Download VR 180 and VR 360 degree videos from Youtube
Some videos are available as VR video. VR videos are filmed of an entire 180 or 360 degrees at the same time. In contrast to regular videos, VR videos especially in combination with 3D provide an immersive, interactive experience. Video Downloader Ultimate can download these files. You can play the videos e.g. on your smartphone with Google Cardboard or with any VR headset.
Download subtitles from Youtube
For some videos subtitles are available on YouTube. Video Downloader Ultimate can download these subtitles and save it as xml, txt or srt file.
Download music videos from Youtube and convert them to MP3
There are many music clips YouTube. Of course you can download the video but you can also download the music only and save it as MP3 on your harddisc.
Download live streams from Youtube
There are live streams on YouTube. You can specify the duration and download the video.
VDU works with
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows 11
- We recommend a fast internet connection to download the videos
If you have a question please refer to our FAQ.