How to Convert YouTube to MPEG (Windows 8 included)
As is known to all, Most of YouTube videos are FLV videos. The format is hard for us to transfer YouTube files among a variety of platforms and devices. So usually, we choose to convert YouTube to MPEG format for wider uses and more convenient transfer. If you're thinking of how to convert YouTube videos to MPEG videos now (Windows 8 included), consider it done.
Here, you can not only learn how to convert YouTube to MPEG, but also know how to easily download YouTube videos to your computer for free. All what you need is just a smart all-in-one app— AllMyTube for Win ( AllMyTube for Mac) . Download and install this powerful YouTube to MPEG converter on your computer. The Mac and Windows version of this app are both available here.
Next, I'll shows you the YouTube video download and video conversion on the basis of Win platform. Just learn what you want from the corresponding part. For Mac users, you can also refer to this guide. Because the steps are very similar. (Or go to User Guide of AllMyTube for Mac )
Part I. How to download YouTube videos for free?
Step 1: Find and play your wanted YouTube videos with Firefox, IE, or Chrome browser.
Step 2: You have two optional ways to download YouTube videos:
- Launch this app. After a while, it'll automatically detect the playing videos, with a floating Download icon at the top of the video. Just click the Download button to download YouTube video.
- Run this app. Copy the URL of the playing video and then go to its main menu, you can select "Downloaded">"+Paste URL" button.
You can see the download progress bar in the downloading list. When the download process is finished, you can find the downloaded video in its library. With this app, you can get YouTube videos for free.
Step 3: (Optional) Import YouTube videos to this YouTube to MPEG converter
This app also allows you to import your local YouTube FLV files to perform video conversion. In the "Downloaded" Library, you can right click a blank area in the left pane and choose "Import" to import the FLV videos stored on Pc to the program to convert to any formats.
Step 4: Open the output format list and choose MPEG
In this app's library, select the video items you want to convert and click the "Convert" button at the lower-right side to open its output format window. Here, you can go to "Format">"MPEG" as the output format.
When the conversion is done, you can find the converted MPEG files in the output folder, according to the output path you set.
You can check out the following video tutorial to learn to download YouTube videos to MPEG.