How to record a Youtube video with VLC?

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How to record a Youtube video with VLC?

In this article you will learn how to record a Youtube video with VLC.
  • Open VLC.
  • Click on Media > Open a Network Stream.
  • Copy the URL of the Youtube video in the "Please enter a network URL" and click on Play.

  • Back to the video playback screen, click on View > Advanced Controls.
  • The Record button is now available.
  • Click on Record to save the video to your HDD.

Note that: You can also use the Record option to record a specific section of a movie!
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