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Google Chrome - The YouTube Downloader extension

November 2015

[Google Chrome] The YouTube Downloader extension

The easiest way to download video from Youtube for people using Google Chrome as a Web browser, is to download the extension Chrome YouTube Downloader and install it.

This extension will insert a download button in the YouTube page, allowing you easily download your favorite videos on the fly.

If you do not have Google Chrome, you must first download and install it:
Official site

Download and install Chrome YouTube Downloader

  • Open Google Chrome
  • Go to this page
  • Click on "Add to Chrome"
  • You will get a warning message, simply click on "Continue"
  • In the window that opens click "Install"

  • You see a message indicating that the extension has now installed

Downloading your videos

  • Once the extension installed:
  • Go to YouTube and play the video you want to download.
  • A new "Download button" has been added (below the player, next to the Embed button).
  • Several download options are available, choose to your convenience.

  • The video is downloaded as any regular download performed on Google Chrome.
    • Note that: to read these video better have VLC installed on your PC!

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Original article published by Carlos-vialfa. Translated by deri58.
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