Ask a question »

Google Chrome - The YouTube Downloader extension

April 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!


For unlimited offline reading, you can download this article for free in PDF format:
Google-chrome-the-youtube-downloader-extension.pdf

See also

In the same category

Original article published by Carlos-vialfa. Translated by deri58.
This document entitled « Google Chrome - The YouTube Downloader extension » from Kioskea (en.kioskea.net) is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.