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How to Download YouTube Links

YouTube is a popular streaming video site in which people can find videos of various kinds. But it doesn’t provide an easy way for people to download the videos. If you have a closer look on the link of the YouTube video, you will find that it is not the direct address of the video itself. So you cannot save the videos by simply right click and select “Save Target As”. However, you may ask, is there a good way to download videos just with this link? The answer is yes. Here is a powerful YouTube link downloader you can use-- Wondershare AllMyTube (AllMyTube for Mac).

This software can analyze the YouTube video link and then gets the video downloaded. The following will be a detailed tutorial on how to use this YouTube video link downloader.

Method 1: Download YouTube links one by one

This method provides you a way to simply copy a video link then paste into the program to download a video.

Step 1: Install the YouTube link downloader

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Download the software by clicking the above image icons according to the operating systems of your computer. After installation, launch the program right away.

Step 2: Find and Download YouTube links

Launch your browser (IE, Firefox or Chrome), and find videos you want to download on YouTube.com. Right click the video to copy its link and then click the “Paste URL” button on the main interface of the program which will start analyzing and then download. In this way, you don’t have to play the video each time.
Note: By default, the program can download 5 videos simultaneously. And if you want to download 10 videos at one time, you can select “Main menu”>”preferences”>”Download”>”Task number”.

YouTube link downloader

Method 2: Download YouTube links in Batch

Sometimes, you have many videos displayed in a playlist or a channel to download. Of course, you can download one by one according to the first method. But if you need a faster way, you can turn to this method to download videos with a simple click of “Download All”. 

Step 1: Install the YouTube link downloader

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Download the program for Mac and install it. Run it right after it finishes installing.

Step 2: Download YouTube links in batch

Launch your browser (IE, Firefox or Chrome), find the videos in a playlist or a channel. Take playlist as an example, when you open a playlist, you can see a grey “Download All” button on the top.

ouTube video link download

Click the “Download All” button, the program will start to analyze the links right away. After it finishes analyzing, a popped-up window will appear, which includes all the videos you can download. Then you can select the videos you really like to download.

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You can choose either of the above two methods that works best for you to download YouTube links. After the videos are downloaded, you can play the videos by double click the videos in the “Downloaded” category. You can also convert the videos by clicking “Convert” on the right of the video downloaded to your portable devices. In that way, you can enjoy your videos anywhere and anytime.

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