FREE Windows 8 App to Get YouTube

If you need to download YouTube on Windows 8 or 8.1 PC, go for FREE Windows 8 Youtube video downloader by Freemake. It works perfectly on Windows 8 and 8.1 desktops and laptops. Save YouTube media files in AVI, MKV, MP4, FLV, WebM and other formats and watch on your Win 8 PC. Stable software performance guaranteed.
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Quick summary:
1. Get free YouTube downloader for Windows 8
2. Prepare URLs you want to download on Win 8
3. Copy and paste YouTube links in the freeware
4. Select format and quality
5. Save YouTube video on Windows 8

Follow the steps below to download YouTube on Windows 8 and 8.1:


Get free YouTube downloader for Windows 8

Download Freemake app for Win 8 from the official software page. The installer comes in two versions. An online version requires a stable Internet connection during the installation process. A full file version can be installed without the connection. Please note that your desktop or laptop must be connected to the Web while downloading YouTube video to Windows 8.

Choose a type of the installation file that you need and install YouTube to Win8 downloading tool. The process is fast and simple and doesn’t require any tech knowledge from you. You only need to follow the steps and click the “Next” button all the time.

Copy URLs to download on Win 8

Open YouTube website and copy the link of a video. You may use any Windows 8 supported browser for that. If you have many links for grabbing, you can add them all to a Word document or Notepad file.

Keep in mind that in case your files are private, you will need to insert your login data into the freeware to prove that you have a right to access the videos.

Paste YouTube links

Now run Windows 8 YouTube Video Downloader. Click the “Paste URL” button to add your link.

The free software for Windows 8 can process YouTube files one by one or in batch letting you choose quality and format for each file.

Select format and quality

Select a format (MP4, WebM, 3GP). When you add a link, there will appear a new window with output video choices. You need to choose a resolution (4k, Full HD, HD, or other). Each option shows an estimated video size and audio track quality. The options are filtered by quality. The best one comes first.

If you plan to watch a file on your Windows 8 or 8.1 PC only, we recommend scrolling to the bottom of the window and choose “Convert to AVI” option. It is a universal format accepted by all types of PCs.

Save YouTube videos on Windows 8

Select a folder for the new video. By default, on Windows 8 the files will be downloaded to My videos folder.

Finally, click the "Download" button to start the process and download videos on your Windows 8 machine. It will appear on your hard drive in a couple of moments depending on your PC capacity.