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YouTube Downloader Chrome: Download Any YouTube Video

Karolina Miller
Karolina Miller

Karolina Miller is an editor for VC Studio. From video/audio downloading to DVD creating and converting, she knows them all. And she likes sharing her thought and solution about multimedia.

As it known to all, Google Chrome has overtook Mozilla Firefox browser and Internet Explorer to be the first most popular browser worldwide. And you may often watch videos especially on YouTube with Google Chrome, but always get annoyed due to slow internet connection. How about download these wonderful video on your computer? However YouTube doesn't offer video download option natively. Is there an effective and direct method to download YouTube video via Chrome? Today, we will introduce two Google Chrome YouTube downloaders that can help you download YouTube videos easily in Chrome. Hope you can find the one you like.

Method 1 Download YouTube with Chrome Extension

Chrome YouTube downloader is a Chrome extension which empowers you to download videos from YouTube. Also, you are able to choose different resolution and video formats to output video. It is a lightweight and easy-to-use extension to download video from youtube.

Step 1. Install the YouTube downloader extension

Go to Chrome YouTube downloader page. Then download the ZIP file and get the .crx file from the ZIP file. Now you need to click on the "Settings" icon locate on the toolbar of Google Chrome. Choose "Tools" > "Extension" to drag and drop the .crx file to install this extension on Chrome.

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Step 2. Download YouTube Video

Open YouTube website and play any video you wish to download. A Download button will appear under the video screen. Just click the button to bring a drop-down list with different options of format and resolution. Choose the one you prefer and then download process will begin immediately.

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One thing you should know is that this extension won't work 100% of the time due to the YouTube's strict policy and guidelines. You will come across some bugs which can make the Chrome YouTube downloader unstable and even unusable. But you can go for another professional method and have a try.

Method 2 Download YouTube with YouTube Downloader Plug-in

If you are looking for a YouTube video downloader to avoid problems we mentioned above, we will highly recommend another powerful Chrome YouTube downloader called AllMyTube. This program will automatically add a download extension to chrome after installation. So you are able to download YouTube video with one click and AllMyTube will manage the download process for you to save your time. As it has a professional technical support team, it provides smooth video downloading experience with safe, fast and stable performance.

AllMyTube – Best Chrome YouTube downloader

AllMyTube is one of the best Chrome YouTube downloader which helps you download YouTube video easily via a Chrome plug-in.

Step 1. Install Professional YouTube Downloader

Click on the above download icon to download and install AllMyTube on your Mac. Once finished the installation, launch the program to get ready for downloading YouTube video. If you are a Windows users, go for the Firefox to download because the YouTube downloader extension of Chrome is only available on Mac.

Main Interface

Step 2. Check the Extension to Chrome

You can check whether the YouTube downloader extension of this program has been installed well via "Main Menu" > "Preference" > "Extensions" > "Google Extension". Usually, it will be added while install the program. If not, click the "Install" to add the extension to Chrome.

Check the Extension

Step 3. Download the YouTube Video

Use Google Browser to play your YouTube videos. As long as you open the video, this professional YouTube downloader will detect the video and you will find a floating download button on the upper right corner of the video. Now click on the button to select the video resolution you like, then AllMyTube will download the YouTube video for you automatically.

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Step 4. More Download Way

This professional YouTube downloader also provides other two ways to download YouTube video. One is clicking the "Record Video" to record the online video while another is copying and pasting the URL of the video to download video.

More Download Method

If you just need a simple YouTube video downloader, the Chrome YouTube downloader is enough to meet you demand. But for making the download process perfect, you maybe need AllMyTube to help you download YouTube video with Chrome. It also can download videos from many other sites such as Facebook, Metacafe, BBC and NBC. Besides, you can seek for assistance from online tool like VipPaw, it's a free website and allows you to download video from not only YouTube but also FaceBook without limitation. That is to say, it lets you download videos as many as you want and you don't need to register an account. But the disadvantage is no editing function provided when you use online tool. So, how to make a choice? It all depends on your requirement of the video.

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