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Full Guide about How to Save YouTube Videos

YouTube is one of the most popular video-sharing website. There are tens of thousands of video files; you might want to save YouTube video to computer for watching offline. As the restrictions to download videos from YouTube, it is more and more difficult to get files from YouTube directly now.

Save Youtube Videos

What should you do as for the case? When you need to save YouTube videos, you can also try to record YouTube video on PC or Mac. It should be an alternative method to download YouTube files. When you use some professional methods, you can also save videos in high quality.

Just read the article to get more information about how to save YouTube videos with ease.

Part 1: How to download YouTube video to computer

When it comes to saving YouTube videos to computer, the best and easiest method is to download them. On account of there is no direct way to download a YouTube video, you can apply a video converting program.

Here you are highly recommended to use Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate, which is one of the best and most powerful video converting tools among the market.

As an intelligent media converter, Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate offers a wide variety of solutions for you to download, convert, enhance as well as edit any videos in more than 1000 formats.

To sum up, you are able to easily download a YouTube video with Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate.

Key Features:

  • Save YouTube video to computer, or convert them to iOS devices, Android devices, USB flash drives and external hard drivers easily.
  • Save videos from Instagram, Facebook, Vevo, Dailymotion, etc.
  • Support a multiple of video formats, such as MP4, MOV, MTS, AVI, WMV, MP3 and intelligently convert them to compatible ones.
  • You are allowed to open, and convert YouTube videos with simple clicks after downloading.
  • Edit downloaded YouTube video like remove watermark from video, rotate sideways videos, etc.
  • Change downloaded video files, like add or remove video subtitle, etc.
  • Change downloaded audio track of the video file, like delete audio from video, add background music, etc.

Now let’s start learning how to save YouTube videos to computer through downloading:

Step 1: Download Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate

Download Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate on your computer, and install it by following the instructions. You can find this converting tool on its official website, and choose a suitable vision from Windows or Mac.


Step 2: Find the desired YouTube video

Navigate to YouTube site, find and locate a YouTube video that you are going to save to PC, and then copy the URL of this selected video.

Copy Url

Step 3: Paste the YouTube video address

Go back to Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate, and tap on "Download" option on the top bar. And then paste the address of this selected YouTube video to the URL box. After that, you can click the “Analyze” button to start analyzing the YouTube video.

Analyze Youtube Music Video

Step 4: Start the copying process

Select a proper resolution to download YouTube file to computer. At the end, simply hit on the "OK" button to download and save the YouTube video to your computer.

That is done! Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate also enables you to download multiple YouTube videos in batch process. After its successful downloading, you are able to edit the YouTube video files freely with its built-in editing features.

If you are looking for more downloading tools as well as downloading methods to save YouTube videos to computer, you are suggested to visit YouTube MP3 MP4 downloader.

Part 2: How to record a YouTube video on PC/ Mac/ iPhone

Besides the downloading way mentioned above, you are also able to save a YouTube video on your computer through recording method. And Apeaksoft Screen Recorder should be a good choice for you to take into consideration. Apeaksoft Screen Recorder is a professional tool to record any video/ audio and capture screen on your Windows or Mac computer. That is to say, this excellent video screen recording software can help you easily save your wanted YouTube video on your computer or iPhone.

Key Features:

  • Any online video on YouTube, DailyMotion, and other video-sharing website can be recorded by this screencast software.
  • No other plugs or Javascipt to trigger the process when recording a YouTube video on your PC, Mac or iPhone.
  • Provide powerful and advanced features to help you record and customize the selected YouTube video.

And follow the next tips to record a video from YouTube to your PC:

Step 1: Download Screen Recorder

First of all, what you need is to download and install Apeaksoft Screen Recorder on your computer, and then choose "Screen Recorder" and get into the "Record Video and Audio" window.

Screen Recorder Main Interface

Step 2: Draw the capture frame over the video

On YouTube website, find a YouTube video that you want to save to computer. Then draw the capture frame of Screen Recorder over the video and adjust the frame size. Here you are also allowed to select the full screen mode or customized screen size, set the length of the recording and so on.

Preview Video

Step 3: Record the YouTube video

Next hit on the "REC" button to start the recording process. You can click Cancel, Pause, or Stop button to control the recording. And the YouTube video will be saved to your computer in MKV format by default.


Step 4: Save the YouTube video

In addition, you are able to cut the recording video if you think the opening and ending of the video is too redundant. At last, click the "Save" button to keep it on your local PC, or share it to your tablets or cell phone.

This tutorial only offers instructions for save YouTube videos by recording it to PC with Apeaksoft Screen Recorder.


This passage is an ultimate guidance about how to save YouTube videos to computer. You can learn two different solutions to help you watch the YouTube videos without an Internet connection: one is the downloading method, and another is recording way. Both of these two solutions are easy to use and require little technical skill.

Have you managed to save your interested YouTube videos? Please share your experience and problems in the comment.

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