How to Play YouTube Videos Offline – on PC, Mac and Portable Devices

YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can upload and share videos with people all over the world. On YouTube, you can find whatever videos you want; from funny to scary videos, movie trailer, cooking lesson, learning courses, how-to guide and much more. This article will show you how to download a YouTube video so that you can watch them offline.

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Download online videos
Download all kinds of streaming videos from online sites. To name some of the video sites: YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion and others.

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Various ways to download
Download videos through a Download button or you can copy the video url and click the Paste URL button.

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Convert videos to many formats
There are many format options when you click the Convert button on the right of the video item in the library.

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Find the downloaded videos in the library and double click them to play.

How to Download YouTube Videos to Play Offline with Wondershare AllMyTube

Step 1. Install the Wondershare AllMyTube

Download and install this program on your computer. Remember to choose the right version.

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Step 2. Download YouTube videos offline

This program automatically detects the playing videos on YouTube and other video sharing sites when you surfing on web. Just click the Download button showing on the top-right corner of the playing video, select the video quality that you want to download, you can easily download YouTube offline (usually in an FLV format) onto your computer or transfer it on your mobile Phone.

You can also copy the url of the video and click the Paste URL button on the primary window. This will add the video to the downloading queue in the same way.

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Step 3. Convert YouTube videos to play on portable devices

Go to the Finished library to double click the videos to play. If you need to play on portable devices, first convert the videos to compatible formats. Click the Convert button on the right and select a format. Click OK to get the video converted.

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