5 easy ways to download YouTube HD videos

Download HD YouTube videos is exciting, whether it is music videos, Tutorials, animations, video wallpaper, educational or other else, Here is the easiest way to download youtube videos in HD. and play it offline.

Download Youtube video without software

did you know that you can download youtube videos without add-on or without installing any software like IDM or youtube downloader. here it the list where you can refer on how to download.

Method 1 – Download YouTube videos via adding “SS”

This method is the fastest and easiest way to download videos in YouTube, I was using this since 2010 and until now, it’s stable and working!.

  1. Just add “ss” to the video URL, after the www. and before youtube.com and launch to download option:Original URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUsoVlDFqZgURL with ss: https://www.ssyoutube.com/watch?v=NUsoVlDFqZg
  2. Click on the arrow down to select video format.
    save youtube video
  3. Click Download to start saving the video.

Method 2 – Download YouTube videos via adding “magic”

This method is the best alternative from the above tutorial, but this has a new feature which you can download video as mp3.

  1. Just insert the word “magic” between “you” and “tube” in the URL of the video you want to download.
    Original URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUsoVlDFqZgURL with magic: https://www.youmagictube.com/watch?v=NUsoVlDFqZg
  2. Press “Enter” button to launch.
  3. In the download page, click on “Download Video” button
    Your download will start automatically.

Method 3 – Download YouTube videos via adding “pp”

Another cool method is using a pp trick, this has additional feature where you can download and convert videos online in different format, mp4, mp3, Audio, webm and other.

  1. Copy YouTube video url you want to download.
  2. Insert “pp” after the word “youtube” in the link to download videos and mp3 files.
    Original URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUsoVlDFqZgURL with pp: https://www.youtubepp.com/watch?v=NUsoVlDFqZg
  3. Press enter to launch into download links
  4. select converted format you need and click download.

Download HD/4k YouTube videos with software

The advantage of using software is you cand download the HD 1080p format from YouTube. The above tutorial usually doesn’t support 1080p videos to download not as clear as the original videos. below is the best way to download HD format.

Method 1 using 4k video downloader

with 4K Video Downloader, you can download YouTube Videos in Highest quality, you can also convert into Mp3 and you can download YouTube playlist.

  1. Download and install the 4K Video Downloader application. It’s available for macOS, Windows and Linux.
  2. Copy the video URL or Playlist URL from your browser.
  3. Open 4K Video Downloader application and click ‘Paste link’.
  4. If it is Playlist,
    Then you need to press ‘Download Playlist’ in order to download the whole playlist.
    Else if single videos,
    Select a quality type in the download window and press ‘Download’ button.
    download 1080p clip

Method 2 using Internet Download Manager

IDM is the fastest Downloader app so far in windows, and it is also the best app to download youtube videos.

  1. Downlaod and install IDM
  2. Just play any videos in your browser and the Download this video button will show, just click on it and click start download.

How if the start download not working?

  1. Assuming that you already installed IDM. Browse IDMGCExt.crx file.
    usually found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager.
  2. Drag  IDMGCExt.crx  into google chrome and it will automatically install the extension.
  3. Restart your browser and start playing the video again.


Above tutorial is idea of the author and no affiliation, it is tested by me and Im still using it until now and decided to write in order to answer my friends who keep asking “bro, how to download YouTube video?”…. this is the answer guys, I hope no more further question :D. If something is not clear, you can comment below or contact us.

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