Free Video Downloader

A Step-by-step Guide of How to Use Free Video Downloader

How to Download Video

You will learn how to use Free Video Downloader for Windows to download video from YouTube for completely free.


Download from Web Browser or Built-in Browser

After installing Free Video Downloader, you can download YouTube video right from your web browser using the integrated download button. Now a built-in browser lets you directly download video in the program interface.

In-software Download


Two Ways to Download YouTube Video

Free Video Downloader provides you with 2 ways to download online video.

1) Download Button: Every time when you hang your mouse over the video player, iSkysoft Free Youtube Downloader automatically detects the video and catches the video so you can simply click the Download button at the top left corner of the video player.

Online Video Downloader

2) Copy and Paste: Just copy the URL of a video and click the Paste URL button on the main interface of Free Youtube Downloader. Your video will be downloaded soon.

You're able to download up to 10 videos simultaneously depending on the setting in Preferences. For downloading multiple videos, you can set Shutdown, Sleep or Exit Program on the downloader. When the download is completed, your computer will automatically be in relevant state.

Note: Free YouTube Downloader doesn't feature video conversion. To convert the downloaded video, you need to upgrade to 2-in-1 downloader and converter - iTube Studio.

How to Play Video

Play and manage videos in iTube Studio

In Downloaded tab, you can watch the video with iSkysoft iTube Player by double clicking the item bar. If you like this player, you can also set it as your default player to play the selected format of videos.

iSkysoft iTube Player is a standalone media player that supports playback of all popular video audio formats. You can also play a folder and online video via URL. A playlist is also included.


Free YouTube Downloader is also a video manager. It's easy to play and manage your own FLV/MP4/WebM videos easily. To do so, go to Downloaded tab and right click to bring up a menu and choose Import to locate video files you want to import.

Note: If you need to convert downloaded videos for your portable players like iPhone (iPhone 5 included), iPad, iPod, etc., or convert to any other video&audio formats, check out iTube Studio.

How to Configure

Various settings are available to enhance your download experience. To make settings, click the menu at the top right corder and select Preferences. Below are the detailed settings.

free video downloader settings

General: Make settings to program running and update.

Download: Repair download plugin and change settings for downloading behaviors, for example, how many videos can be downloaded at the same time and automatically resume unfinished tasks on startup.

Location: Specify the default folders to save downloaded YouTube videos.

free video downloader settings


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