Fastest YouTube Downloaders For Any Device in 2020

Download YouTube video without any app online

You do not need any app just open website and put your YouTube url inside.
Copy your YouTube URL and open one of this websites: (max video quality – 4K).
KeepVid (max video quality with sound – 1 080p, without sound – 4K). (max video quality — 1 080p).
noTube (max video quality — 1 080p). (max video quality with sound – 1 080p, without sound – 4K).
VDyoutube (max video quality with sound – 720p, without sound – 4K).

After openning website copy your YouTube link in the special place, choose quality and format of the output file, push download button and wait a little bit for the magic to happen)).

If you’ve got iPhone or iPad use Safari browser. Other browsers on Apple devices can work incorrectly while downloading files. Also make sure that you use iOS 13 or newer and iPadOS.

Download YouTube with Chrome Extension

After you install one of the Chrome extensions you will see “Download” button under your YouTube videos:

YouTube Converter Chrome Extension

Unfortunately, Google is against YouTube video downloads. That’s why extenstions are frequently deleted from official Chrome Web Store and from other browsers as well. You can circumvent this by installing extensions from other sources.

One of the best plugins for downloading YouTube video is YouTube Video Downloader. It allows you to donwload videos in 4K quality and works in Chrome, Opera, UC, Vivaldi.

To install YouTube Video Downloader: open its website, choose your browser and press “How to install”. Video instruction will guide you through the rest of the process.

Another good extension is y2mate. It allows you to download videos in Firefox or Google Chrome with 1080p video quality. To install y2mate plugin – go to the website, download plugin and follow instructions.

Free and Fast YouTube to MP4 Converter

You can also these plugins if it’s ok for you to download video in 720p quality:

Easy Youtube Video Downloader Express from Dishita (Firefox) helper (Opera) 
Skyload (Opera) 

Apps to Download YouTube Video

If you want to download YouTube videos with the maximum speed use apps like ClipGrab and 4K Video Downloader. Most of the time such apps work faster than online services or extensions but video quality is limited to 1080p.

Fastest YouTube To MP3 Converter

To use any of these programs just put the link to desired YouTube video, choose video quality and press “Download” button.

ClipGrab and 4K Video Downloader are available for Windows, macOS and Linux. Clipgrab offers you to download antivirus software while instalation – refuse if you do not want to. Meanwhile 4K Video Downloader have got paid version which allows you to save YouTube playlists and multiple videos from any channel.

ClipGrab →
4K Video Downloader →

Download YouTube video to Android phone with an app

There are no suitable apps in Google Play because of the copyright issues. Anyway you can download and install some app right from its developer’s website. 

Remember that Google Play is not responsible for the apps that are downloaded from other sources. They can harm your device or lead to blockage of your Google account!

If you want to take some risk – install any of this apps (you need to just open the website from your mobile device, download installer and run it):

Videoder →
Snaptube →
InsTube →

If the browser during installation says that you’ve got no permissions – go to “Options” and grant it. If there is no such question – go to the “Options” of your device then look for some “Security” menu and let your phone install apps from outside sources.

Apps for Android are free but show you Ads. Their functionality is nearly identical and they work like this:
– find desired video through the inside search option
– press “Download” button
– choose video quality
– wait while video is downloading

Fastest YouTube Downloader

All three apps can download video in quality up to 4K but if the quality is higher than 1080p then InsTube will download without sound.