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YouTube for Windows 10: Everything You Need to Know


How to Download YouTube Videos on Windows 10 and 11




YouTube is one of the most popular video-sharing platforms in the world, with billions of hours of content available for streaming. However, sometimes you may want to download YouTube videos on your Windows PC for offline viewing, saving data, creating backups, or other purposes. In this article, we will show you how to download YouTube videos on Windows 10 and 11 using two methods: installing the YouTube app or using a web browser.


Why Download YouTube Videos?




There are many reasons why you may want to download YouTube videos on your Windows PC. Some of them are:




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  • You can watch your favorite videos offline without an internet connection.



  • You can save data and bandwidth by downloading videos when you have access to a Wi-Fi network.



  • You can create backups of your own videos or videos that you like in case they get deleted or removed from YouTube.



  • You can edit, remix, or use downloaded videos for your own projects, as long as you respect the copyright laws and fair use guidelines.



  • You can enjoy better video and audio quality by choosing the optimal format and resolution for your device.



How to Install YouTube App on Windows 10 and 11




One way to download YouTube videos on your Windows PC is to install the YouTube app that is designed for Xbox. This app can also run on any PC with a Windows 10 or Windows 11 operating system. The installation process is relatively easy and requires an additional step to download the app package from the Microsoft Store using a third-party website. Here are the steps to follow:


Download the app package from Microsoft Store using AdGuard website




  • Open the on Microsoft Store and copy the URL from the address bar.



  • Open the and paste the URL in the box.



  • Select "Retail" from the drop-down menu on the right, select "URL (link)" from the drop-down menu on the left, and then click on the checkbox.



  • A list of downloads will appear. Right-click on the link ending with .appx for your respective Windows platform (32-bit or 64-bit), and then click "Copy link address" from the context menu.



  • Paste the link in your web browser's address bar and press Enter. This will download the .appx file to your computer.



Install the app package using PowerShell commands




  • Open PowerShell as an administrator by pressing Windows + X keys and selecting "Windows PowerShell (Admin)" from the menu.



  • Navigate to the folder where you downloaded the .appx file using cd command. For example, if you downloaded it in your Downloads folder, type cd Downloads and press Enter.



  • Type Add -AppxPackage .\YouTube_1.0.0.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe.appx and press Enter. This will install the app package on your computer.



  • Close PowerShell and go to your Start menu. You should see the YouTube app icon there.



Launch the YouTube app and sign in with your Google account




  • Click on the YouTube app icon to launch it. You will see a welcome screen with a sign-in button.



  • Click on the sign-in button and follow the instructions to sign in with your Google account. You may need to enter a code that is displayed on the app screen on your web browser.



  • Once you are signed in, you can access your YouTube account, subscriptions, playlists, history, and more.



How to Download YouTube Videos Using the YouTube App




Now that you have installed and launched the YouTube app on your Windows PC, you can start downloading YouTube videos using the app. Here are the steps to follow:


Search for the video you want to download




  • Use the search bar at the top of the app screen to type in the keywords or phrases related to the video you want to download.



  • Press Enter or click on the magnifying glass icon to see the search results.



  • Browse through the results and click on the video that matches your criteria.



Click on the download button below the video player




  • After clicking on the video, you will see a download button below the video player. It looks like a downward arrow with a line under it.



  • Click on the download button and wait for a few seconds. A pop-up window will appear with some options.



Choose the video quality and download location




  • In the pop-up window, you can choose the video quality from low, medium, or high. The higher the quality, the larger the file size and the longer the download time.



  • You can also choose the download location by clicking on the browse button and selecting a folder on your computer where you want to save the video file.



  • Click on the OK button to start downloading the video.



Manage your downloaded videos in the library section




  • You can check the progress of your downloads by clicking on the library icon at the bottom of the app screen. It looks like a bookshelf with books on it.



  • In the library section, you can see all your downloaded videos under the downloads tab. You can also sort them by name, date, or size.



  • You can play, delete, or share your downloaded videos by right-clicking on them and choosing an option from the context menu.



How to Download YouTube Videos Using a Web Browser




If you don't want to install the YouTube app on your Windows PC, you can still download YouTube videos using a web browser. However, this method requires using a third-party website that can convert and download YouTube videos for you. Here are the steps to follow:


Open your preferred web browser and go to YouTube website




  • Open your preferred web browser (such as Chrome, Firefox, Edge, etc.) and go to .



  • Search for the video you want to download using the search bar at the top of the website.



  • Select the video that matches your criteria and click on it to open it.



Copy the URL of the video you want to download




  • Once the video is open, look at the address bar of your web browser and copy the URL of the video. It should start with followed by some letters and numbers.



  • You can copy the URL by selecting it with your mouse and pressing Ctrl + C keys, or by right-clicking on it and choosing "Copy" from the context menu.



Go to a YouTube video downloader website like 9convert.com




  • Open a new tab in your web browser and go to a YouTube video downloader website. There are many websites that offer this service, but we will use as an example.



  • On the homepage of 9convert.com, you will see a box where you can paste the URL of the video you want to download.



  • Paste the URL by pressing Ctrl + V keys, or by right-clicking on the box and choosing "Paste" from the context menu.



Paste the URL and choose the output format and quality




  • After pasting the URL, click on the "Convert" button next to the box. This will start processing the video and show you some options for downloading it.



  • You can choose the output format and quality of the video from the drop-down menus below the box. The output format can be MP4, MP3, WEBM, or M4A. The quality can be 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p, or higher depending on the original video.



  • You can also see the file size and duration of the video for each option. Choose the one that suits your needs and preferences.



Click on the download button and save the video file on your computer




  • After choosing the output format and quality, click on the "Download" button below it. This will open a new tab with a preview of the video and a download link.



  • Right-click on the download link and choose "Save link as" from the context menu. This will open a dialog box where you can choose a folder on your computer where you want to save the video file.



  • Click on the "Save" button to start downloading the video file to your computer.



Conclusion




In this article, we have shown you how to download YouTube videos on Windows 10 and 11 using two methods: installing the YouTube app or using a web browser. Both methods are easy and effective, but they have some pros and cons. The YouTube app allows you to download videos directly from the app interface, but it requires an additional step to install it on your PC. The web browser method allows you to download videos from any website that offers this service, but it may not support all formats and qualities. You can choose the method that works best for you depending on your situation and preferences.


We hope you found this article helpful and informative. If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to leave a comment below. Happy downloading!


Frequently Asked Questions




  • Q: Is it legal to download YouTube videos?



  • A: It depends on how you use them. Downloading YouTube videos for personal use is generally allowed, as long as you respect the terms of service of YouTube and the rights of the content creators. However, downloading YouTube videos for commercial use or distributing them without permission is illegal and may result in legal consequences.



  • Q: How can I download YouTube videos faster?



  • A: You can download YouTube videos faster by choosing a lower quality or format option, using a faster internet connection, closing other tabs or programs that may slow down your browser or computer, or using a download manager software that can accelerate downloads.



  • Q: How can I download YouTube videos on my smartphone or tablet?



A: You can download YouTube videos on your smartphone or tablet by using the official YouTube app or other apps that allow you to do so. So


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