How to Convert YouTube Links to MP4

By converting the YouTube links to MP4, you can watch YouTube videos on any portable device without being connected to the internet. If this is what you want, check out this guide to convert the YouTube link to MP4.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Dec 08, 2023

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Do you want to watch YouTube videos when there is no internet connection? Or do you want to watch high-resolution YouTube videos without buffering? If you do, just download videos to your device. Thus, you can watch them whenever you want and wherever you are. Well, do you know how to convert YouTube links to MP4? 

Whether you know it or not, this guide will introduce some helpful ways to download YouTube videos to MP4.

Disclaimer: Downloading or converting YouTube videos without the content owner's permission violates YouTube's Terms of Service. So, it's advisable to check whether the content creator allows download. Also, you need to cite the original or source if you want to reuse these videos for non-personal use.

Way 1. Convert YouTube Links to MP4 Using EaseUS Video Downloader

If you want a quick, safe, and stable way to convert YouTube links to MP4, this computer-based video downloader program - EaseUS Video Downloader, can meet your needs. This program is super easy to use and supports various video-streaming websites, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more. You can download one or multiple YouTube videos in 4K, 1080P, 720P, and 360P, and if needed, you can convert these YouTube videos to MP3

Another good thing about this program is that you can download a whole YouTube playlist and channel, which is great if you plan to consistently download videos from YouTube or download many videos to make your playlists.

To convert YouTube links to MP4:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Video Downloader, put the URL of the YouTube video into the address bar, and then click "Search."

Download YouTube video - 1

Step 2. The video downloader will parse teh video URL. Check whether it is the target video and then click "Download."

Download YouTube video - 2

Step 3. Select the format and quality you need and click "Download" to start converting the YouTube video to MP4.

Download YouTube video - 3

Step 4. Wait for the downloading process to finish. Afterward, you can check the video by clicking "Open."

Download YouTube video - 4

Disclaimer: EaseUS does not advocate saving any copyrighted content from YouTube for commercial or other illegal intentions. Before you download videos, you'd better check whether it's legal to download YouTube videos.

Way 2. Convert YouTube Links to MP4 Using Ymp4

Another convenient option to convert YouTube links to MP4 is to use this online converter - Ymp4. It allows you to convert YouTube videos to MP4 in high quality. If needed, you can download audio files separately. It is pretty simple to use - you can complete the whole conversion process on a page without any program. These great features make it an ideal option for users who just want to convert one or two videos and don't want to install any program on their computer.

Though such a website brings you a lot of conveniences, it also comes with some problems, such as webpage crashes, internet disconnection, computer viruses, etc. If you don't want to face these problems, you'd better use some safer options instead. While if you insist on this website, you can follow these steps to convert YouTube links to MP4.

Step 1. Open the Ymp4 website on your computer.

Step 2. Copy and paste the YouTube link of the video you want to convert to MP4 in the box. 

Step 3. Hit the "Go" button.

Step 4. Click the "Download Video" button to save your video. 

Step 5. Then, you can select the resolution of the video you want to download and hit "Download."

YMP4 Downloader

Way 3. Convert YouTube Links to MP4 Using an Extension

The final way to convert the YouTube link to MP4 is to use the Addoncrop YouTube downloader. It is specially designed to download videos from YouTube or convert YouTube videos to MP3. The process of using this tool is straightforward. All you need is to install this extension. After that, the YouTube video downloader extension will automatically add a Download button below the video you're playing. You can click this button to save your wanted videos. 

Here are the detailed steps. 

Step 1. Add YouTube Video Downloader to your Chrome.

Step 2. Go to YouTube and open the video you wish to download.

Step 3. Then, you'll see a Download button below the video you're playing.

Step 4. Click this button, and it will show you available formats in which you can download your desired video.

Step 5. Select a required format and save the video onto your system.


In Conclusion

Those are all ways to convert YouTube links to MP4. You can choose any one of these ways to save your wanted videos. Of the three ways, the first way is my most recommended one because it offers more conversion options. While if you prefer some convenient methods, the latter two are more advisable.

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