There is a wealth of outstanding content on Youtube and all of the other video sites online. Sometimes I like to download movies for trips, or training videos when I want to cut out distractions.
I found the solution; on Github of all places! Youtube-dl is a simple command line executable you can use to download video quickly, with ease. It supports hundreds of websites with video content. Here’s how to use it on Windows.
How To Download Videos
First, we need to download the latest version of youtube-dl from Github. This link will always produce the latest version of youtube-dl, directly from Github:
I suggest saving it in your “Videos” folder, located within your user folder. You can find your user folder on your desktop. It’s the folder with your name. There is a “Videos” folder already located there, by default.