The official Youtube app allows us to save videos offline but sometimes it’s not enough. There are times when we want to download our own videos for editing or doing some modifications. The Google Play Store also doesn’t have any official Youtube Downloader.
So, In these cases, you can use various third-party apps for downloading videos from Youtube and many other popular video sharing websites. Here, I have shared 5 Best Video downloading Apps For Android which you can use to download videos from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other popular website that you can Imagine.
As I said, there are no youtube downloading apps available in the play store. So, before you proceed, you need to allow app installation from unknown sources. So, go to Settings -> Security. Now, tap on Unknown sources, a warning will pop up. tap OK.
Disclaimer: Using third-party services to download Youtube videos is against their terms. Youtube’s Terms of service clearly mention that you should not download any content unless a download button or link is shown by YouTube on the Service for that content. In simple words, don’t use any of the apps below to download videos which you don’t own. Only use them to download your own videos or the one which comes with Creative Commons Reusable License.
Best Video Downloader Apps For Android
Videoder is an awesome video downloading an app for Android. It allows you to download videos from more than 20+ websites like Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Talking about Youtube, you can stream videos as well as download them in all formats and quality available. The best thing I loved about this app is its user-interface (UI). Everything looks so clean and manageable that you won’t face any problem in using this app.
Not only videos, but you can also download or stream music from youtube, SoundCloud, VK for absolutely free. You can download music in mp3 and m4a formats with Videoder.
Videoder comes with tonnes of features and options including fast downloading (creating multiple connections), beautiful themes and night mode. You can download this app from its official website (link is given below). The app comes with ads which can be removed after buying Videoder premium plugin.
How to Download YouTube Videos on Android Using Videoder?
- Launch Videoder and open Youtube.
- Search for any video.
- Tap on the download button and select the download link when pops up. Here, you can choose the video format in which you to want to download.
- Alternatively, you can share a video from Youtube app to Videoder and instantly download the video after link will pop-up.
Tubemate is one of the oldest and best Video downloading app for Android. It comes with a user-friendly interface and simple options using which you can download videos from any video sharing websites. Tubemate comes with a built-in browser where you can open any website you want to download videos from.
Just like Videoder, it also offers you an option to choose the desired format and quality of the video. Tubemate also creates multiple connections (up to 4) to download the video which makes the process really fast. In this app, you will also get an option to download Youtube videos in MP3 format, but it requires you to download an additional video to MP3 converter from the Play Store.
I will recommend Tubemate to first-time users but if you were already using this, you should try Videoder once.
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How to Download Videos using TubeMate?
- Launch Tubemate and open the video-sharing website.
- Select your desired video from the search results. The app will ask you to choose the desired quality of the video.
- Now, just tap the download button and your video will start downloading soon.
- Just like the first app, you can also share a video from Youtube app to Videoder and to view the download link.
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Snaptube is a very good video downloader app for Android. It offers you an option to download videos from any popular video sharing website. As of now, it supports more than 20 websites like Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, etc. You can also download music from SoundCloud and other related websites.
Snaptube has an elegant user-interface where everything is organized by popular sites, popular videos and categories. It is also a fast Youtube video downloading app in which you can choose the quality of the video before downloading it. As its name sounds, the app was initially launched to download Youtube videos. So, you will get a search bar to perform a Youtube search directly from the home screen of the app.
You can download Snaptube app from its official website. The app comes free of cost but contains ads.
How to download YouTube videos using Snaptube?
- Launch the app and tap YouTube on its homepage.
- Search for the video using the Youtube search bar.
- Select the video and tap on the download button shown on the right side of the video.
- Finally, choose the quality and your video will start downloading.
KeepVid is a popular Video downloading app for Android devices. This app has gained so much popularity in recent years. There are many video sharing sites in the market. KeepVid learns from their website descriptions that these websites allow you to download videos and watch them offline.
KeepVid has many popular video sharing and music streaming websites on their list. You can download videos in any quality ranges from 144p to 4K. It also allows downloading Youtube as MP3 file without using any other third-party app.
You can download the app for free but it will come with ads and to remove them, you have to buy its premium version. Its website has also done a survey to know from which websites people mostly download videos. You can look at the pie chart given below to know more.
How to Download YouTube videos on Android using KeepVid?
- Launch KeepVid and open YouTube in the app.
- Now, search for the video you want to download.
- Select the video and tap on the blue download button available below the video player.
- Select the desired quality and your video will start downloading.
VidMate is also one of the best video downloader application for Android. With most of the features listed for the above apps, VidMate has an edge over others. It has a feature where users can create an encrypted space to hide the videos.
It’s considered as an easy to use and a very powerful Android tool to download any kind of videos from popular websites. It includes HD format and other low-quality settings options are also available. KeepVid is compatible with most of the video and audio sharing and streaming sites. It also allows multiple downloads at a time.
How to Download YouTube Videos on Android using VidMate?
- Launch the app and tap on the YouTube icon in the app.
- Now, Search for the video you want to download.
- Tap on the red download button appearing on the content.
- Finally, choose the desired quality and tap the Download option. That’s it.
Final Words: Best Video Downloading Apps For Android
I can understand the situations where people desperately want to download videos from popular websites. But you should always make sure to comply with Youtube’s or other website’s Terms of Service before downloading any content from them. Also, these apps are not from the play store. So, use your common sense while clicking on any pop-up or ad with a lucrative offer on these apps. This may harm your device. For more amazing content, stay tuned with Tech4Fresher.