How to Download from Youtube for Free

by braniac

Sick of waiting for youtube videos to load? Wish you could just download them once and keep watching? This is simple to do and the best thing is that it's FREE! Learn how to download youtube videos easily with a free internet website.

Step 1

Open up your youtube video. Do not use copyrighted videos; only download your own videos or the videos that you have permission to use, such as friends. Use these videos for private use only- really, you wouldn't want anyone stealing from you.

Step 2

Go to http://keepvid.com/ and use their free non-downloable toolbar to download the video. It only takes a few minutes and is worth it to back up your files. This is a free program, there are many programs that download videos for you that cost money, this will save you time and money.

You may need to install a program such as quicktime to watch the videos. Mediaplayer and Itunes may work if your video is in the correct format.


  • Many youtube videos have copyrights, do your research, do not assume just because it is on youtube that it is not copyrighted.
  • These videos can be played with itunes but will not transfer to your ipod unless they are in the correct format.

Items you will need

  • Computer

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