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Extensions to Download YouTube Videos for Chrome/Firefox/Safari

By FonePaw | Feb 15 , 2018

YouTube enjoys over billion users with videos being watched over trillions of times per month. It's undoubtedly the world's most popular video-sharing website. However, the biggest drawback is that YouTube doesn't offer a "Download" option for video lovers.

 

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If you're looking for an extension on Chrome to download YouTube videos, here are what you long for. Savefrom and Catchvideo are two of the most reliable YouTube downloaders with an easy-to-use design. Now, let's dive deeper into these extensions for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

 

SaveFrom Helper

Click here to download SaveFrom.exe. Then, follow the instruction to finish installment. The will not be a software on your Windows/Mac, but instead an extension built in your Google/Firefox/Safari browser.

 

After that, you'll be noticing a green download icon beneath any YouTube video. You're able to download video formats including MP4, WebM, and 3GP with quality ranging from 144p to 1080p. However, videos over 720p will be provided Video-only, which means there is no sound in the video.

 

Savefrom Helper

 

Drawbacks:
1. Unable to download Close Captions along.
2. Video with higher resolution can only be downloaded video-only.
3. Doesn't support to download YouTube videos as audio files.
4. Some videos are not allowed to be accessed.

 

Catchvideo Helper

To use the Catchvideo extension, you should install TamperMonkey add-on at first. Then, click Catchvideo Helper User JS and install the helper on your Chrome. When enabled, you can see a "Catchvideo DL" button.

 

When you hit the button, there are more options for you. YouTube videos are supported to be downloaded as MP4/3GP/WEBM with the resolution from 144p to 1080p. Better yet, you can download videos as audio files if you want to.

 

CatchVideo Helper

 

Drawbacks:
1. Unable to download Close Captions along.
2. Video with higher resolution can only be downloaded video-only.
3. Some videos are not allowed to be accessed.

 

Also, if you're searching for a powerful software to download YouTube videos to your computer, Video Converter Ultimate is your best choice. This hassle-free YouTube downloader enables to quickly and safely catch videos from YouTube without a hitch. What's more, you are able to convert, edit, create and play videos with this all-in-one video manager tool in hand.

 

Video Converter Ultimate

 

Are these two Chrome extensions helpful? Which YouTube Download extension is your favorite? We welcome your recommendation. If you're in trouble with using these extensions to download YouTube videos, please let me know.

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