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Re: Has anyone noticed trouble downloading videos on YouTube?

JDoors Jun 26, 2012 7:18 AM
Posted in group: YouTube Help Forum
From YouTube Help search:
Downloading YouTube videos
In general, downloading videos from YouTube is not supported. There are two instances when downloading is offered.

Click to Buy option

We are currently testing an option with a small group of partners, giving them the ability to permit downloading of their videos downloads for free or for a small fee paid through Google Checkout. For more information, please visit our Help Center entry about partner video downloads.

Download your own videos to MP4

  1. Sign into your account.
  2. Click on the Account link in the top right hand corner of your screen.
  3. Under My Videos click Uploaded Videos.
  4. Find the video you'd like to download and click the "Download to MP4" button.