How Do I Download A Purchased or Free Movie from YouTube?

If you want to download a paid or free movie for the offline watch, you can try the solutions provided in this article.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Jul 24, 2023

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If you are going to have a long journey on a train or airplane, you can download a movie to your PC or phone in advance so that you can enjoy watching it offline during the boring trip. If you are wondering if you can download a purchased movie from YouTube, you will find the answer in this article. We will explain ways to download both purchased and free movies from YouTube.

Part 1. Download Purchased YouTube Movies 

The first way to download movies from YouTube is using the download option inside the application. If you purchase a movie from YouTube, you can download it to your devices for offline watching. The process is easy. Let's check out how to purchase and download YouTube movies.

Purchase YouTube movies on PC

Step 1. Open the YouTube website with a browser on your PC. 

Step 2. Search the movie you want to download and purchase. Filter the searching results by choosing "Movie" in "FILTER" to get the desired result fast. 

Step 3. You will see the blue "BUY OR RENT" button, click on it and choose the purchase option. Then complete the payment to finish the purchase.

Then you can check the purchased movie in YouTube > Library > Your movies > PURCHASED to find the purchased movie.

Download the purchased movie from YouTube for offline watch

On your mobile device, you can download the purchased movies to your device for offline watch. Check the steps below.

Step 1. Open the YouTube app on your mobile device. Ensure you log in with the account you made the purchase. Locate your purchased movies in the path: YouTube > Library > Your movies > PURCHASED.

Step 2. Tap the movie you want to download for offline watching. Tap the download button and select the video quality you want to keep. Tap the "Download" option to save it to your mobile device.

Step 3. Then the downloading will start. After it is completed, you can watch the purchased YouTube movie on your mobile devices without the Internet.

Purchase and download YouTube movies

Part 2. Download YouTube Movies without Purchasing 

If you don't want to purchase a movie from YouTube, or the movie you want to watch is not a paid one on YouTube, we have got you another way. If somebody or brands upload a movie, you can use a third-party application to download the free movie from YouTube to Windows or Mac. Besides using a third-party video or movie downloader, there are some other options for you, like online video downloaders or plugins. While considering the potential risk and stability, a desktop video downloader from a decent company will be the preferred choice. 

EaseUS Video Downloader is a video downloader for PC, helping you to save videos to PC from the Internet. It can download free movies uploaded to YouTube and also download long YouTube videos to MP4 and MP3. As an excellent video downloader, EaseUS Video Downloader can:

  • Download YouTube videos to PC, no matter how long the video is;
  • Save videos over 1,000 video sharing sites;
  • Download music from sites like SoundCloud;
  • Convert videos to mp3;

EaseUS Video Downloader can also help download an entire YouTube playlist and convert the YouTube playlist. It supports downloading content from YouTube well. Now let's come to the detailed steps to download free YouTube movies.

Step 1. Launch the YouTube Video Downloader, go to "Downloader," and click "Add URLs."

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 1

Step 2. Paste the address of the YouTube video into the box and click "Confirm."

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 2

Step 3. Select a format and quality you prefer and click "Download" to start downloading the YouTube video to your computer.

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 3

Step 4. Wait for the downloading process to finish and then click "Open" to check the YouTube video.

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 4

Disclaimer: This guide is compiled for personal fair use ONLY. EaseUS is in no way collaborated or affiliated with YouTube and never advocates any copyright infringement action. The end-user should be solely responsible for their behavior.


Here are the two best ways for you to download movies from YouTube. After downloading the movie to your device, you can watch it anywhere without considering the network connection. With the second method, you can not only download movies from YouTube, but also download video and audio from other video-sharing sites, like Dailymotion, Vimeo, and SoundCloud.

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