Want to save your favorite Youtube video for later use or maybe some video editing? You’d need a way to download youtube videos to your PC or Mac. Below are 15 different ways to easily download the video in several output formats like MP4, FLV or MOV for example.

Some are free, some are paid, some are Windows-only, but there are also web-based tools that work on any OS as long as you have a browser. Have a look!

15 SaveTubeVideo (removed from list due to malware in current version)

Price: Free

OS: Windows-only

14 Applian Replay Media Catcher 4

Price: €29.95 (free trial available)

OS: Windows-only

13 Free Youtube Downloader

Price: Free

OS: Windows-only

12 VDownloader

Price: Free or paid version ($39)

OS: Windows-only

11 Media Converter

Price: 5 free downloads/conversions

OS: Any, it’s web-based

10 Orbit Downloader

Price: Free

OS: Windows-only

9 My Video Downloader

Price: $29.99

OS: Windows-only

8 Zamzar.com

Price: Free

OS:  Any, it’s web-based

7 SV Creation GetTube

Price: Free

OS: Mac OSX-only

6 1-Click Youtube Video Download (Firefox plugin)

Price: Free

OS: any (Firefox browser plugin)

5 DETURL.com

Price: Free

OS: any (web-based)
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4 VIXY.net

Price: Free

OS: any (web-based)

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3 KeepVid

Price: Free

OS: any (web-based)

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2 Clip Converter

Price: Free

OS: any (web-based)

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1 YTD Youtube Download

Price: Free / Premium at $22.90/year

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