To download YouTube videos without having to install any program, follow these steps: Sign in to YouTube, find the video you want and play it, so you can get the URL of the video. Then, go to Force Download page, click on the "Download Youtube" section and paste the URL of the video in the field provided (blue box) and click on GO
Select the format you need to download the video:
You shall get a popup window asking you to subcribe for free to the service or to continue with conversion process.
Wait while for the conversion process to end and the click on the Download buttom. In the window that appears click on Save and then select the folder where the video will be saved. Please wait while the video is downloaded and ready to be played on your favorite media player (VLC recommended)!
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