But, that's not all you know.
YouTube really give you the option to download a video legally. Yes, if you are using YouTube app then you could do this safely.
This method only works if you are using your android smartphone. Then you will be able to see the 'Download' option beneath that video.
You can easily play the videos anytime without an internet connection if you have downloaded those in your YouTube app.
So, how can you actually do this?
You just need to complete few steps to download a video in your YouTube mobile app to watch it later. Just follow the given step-by-step guide below-
Download YouTube Videos Online (without Software)If you are using Android device and having YouTube app logged in to Gmail account, then you can do that using that YouTube app. Also, you can select video quality on the app for downloading from 144p to 1080p if available.
Just complete the steps which are given below-
At first, open the YouTube app and search for the video you want to download and watch offline.
Then select and play the video and below the video, you will see 'Download' option. Now from video quality, you have set the quality which you want to download (144p to 1080p).
Now press the 'Download' button to download the video.
Once it is completed, it will show the notification.
Now go to 'Library' on YouTube app and click on 'Downloads'.
There all your downloaded videos will be available and now those are ready to play offline.
Note: This is the safe way to download and watch a YouTube video. But, this method had some downsides also.
i) Not all videos are eligible to download using the app.
ii) You have to play the video using YouTube app. There is no other video player can work in this case.
iii) If you logged out from the app the videos will not be available.
iv) If you clear cache for the YouTube app, all downloaded videos will be removed.
These are the simple issues for this method. If you can consider these sides, the app is really user-friendly and can perform best for the downloading purpose.