How to Download YouTube Videos In Ubuntu and Other Linux Distributions in 3 Easy Ways

3 Easiest ways to download YouTube videos

YouTube is popular video site and some time we watch a video and instantly like that video.We want to Download YouTube Videos  that particular video. You are working on a project and you need video for reference. Whatever is your reason is, this article is going to help you to achieve you sole goal which is downloading YouTube video instantly.

We research on the tools for downloading YouTube videos and found 3 of them very easy. These tools are available on all Linux distributions. The installation method described in this article mainly for Ubuntu but these tools can be installed on all the Linux distributions.

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1- Clip Grab

Clip Grab is very easy to use tool. Downloading videos with clip grab is just few clicks. Just copy your video’s URL and paste in Clip Grab selection your video setting like Quality and format and hit on Grab this clip button Downloading start.



sudo add-apt-repository ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install clipgrab


sudo apt-get remove clipgrab
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa

2- 4 K Video Downloader

It is work like clip grab just copy the video url and paste in add URL and downloading will start.

4K Video Downloader

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3. youtube-dl

3. youtube-dl

Don’t panic just because youtube-dl is a command line tool. It is extremely easy to use and provides a number of configuration option. For simple usage, you can use a command in terminal like “youtube-dl URL” and it will download the YouTube video with default configuration. Downloaded files by default are stored in Home directory.


sudo apt-get install youtube-dl

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I have search and find the easiest tools. so what is your favorite. let me know it the comment section bellow