How to Use Tenorshare Free YouTube Downloader?

Tenorshare Free YouTube Downloader is the best free YouTube downloader that enables you to download YouTube videos, HD YouTube videos to view offline. It can automatically detect any YouTube video and allow you to download your favorite ones though various ways. Then you can watch videos anywhere offline.

How to Free Download YouTube Videos

Below is the step-by-step guide on how to use Tenorshare Free YouTube Downloader to download YouTube videos for completely free.

Step 1. Download and Install Free YouTube Downloader

Download Free YouTube Downloader on your Windows computer and then double-click the .exe file to install it. After installation, lunch this software.

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Step 2. Start to Download YouTube Videos

Tenorshare Free YouTube Downloader helps you download YouTube videos from the inbuilt YouTube browser. It also supports YouTube downloading by pasting video's URL from web browsers including IE, Firefox and Chrome.

You have 2 options to free download YouTube videos.

Option 1. Download Button: use the inbuilt browser by selecting the "Online Videos" tab on the interface to find and open the target YouTube videos. Then this program will automatically detect the video and show you a "Download" button above the top-right corner of the video screen. Click the button and Tenorshare Free YouTube Downloader will start to download it immediately.

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Option 2. Copy and Paste URL: you can find a target YouTube video from the inbuilt browser or from the "Big 3" web browsers (IE, Firefox and Chrome). Then copy the URL of the YouTube video and click the "Paste URL" button on the main interface of the Free YouTube Downloader. Then the video will be downloaded.

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Note: You are allowed to download multiple YouTube videos simultaneously. Go to How to Customize Settings for free Downloading YouTube Videos to make the settings.

How to Play & Manage Downloaded YouTube Vides or Local Videos

To watch the downloaded YouTube videos, double-click the video you like in the Downloaded tab. Then the inbuilt HD media player of Tenorshare Free YouTube Downloader will pop up in front to play the video.

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To play & manage local videos, go to Downloaded tab, right-click to bring up a menu and click "Import" to locate video files on your computer. Alternatively, you can just drag the local video from your computer to this software.

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How to Customize Settings for free Downloading YouTube Videos

Customizable settings make this Free YouTube Downloader work just like what you want. To make settings, click the menu at the top right corner and select "Preferences". Then settings box pops up.

General: Adjust settings related to download controls and updates.

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

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

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