Follow these Download Video YouTube Easy Instructions to download a video from your YouTube account.
First, click on your little round icon in the top right corner of your screen when you are on YouTube.
Navigate to Creator Studio in the menu.
If you have any videos you want to download click on Video Manager in the left hand menu.
Navigate to the page that has the video you want to download.
Click the check box next to the video you want to download.
You will see a down arrow beside the edit button. Click it and select Download MP4 from the menu.
Choose the location where you want to save the video. I created a new folder called YouTube Back Up so I could find the files easily.
Then click the Save button to finish saving the file to your computer.
Continue the process to keep saving more videos that you want to have a copy saved from YouTube.
Saving a backup is important especially if you need to delete a video from YouTube and don’t want to lose your content. If you need to learn how to delete a video from YouTube CLICK HERE to get easy step by step instructions.
Terminal Video Downloads
You can also download videos via terminal on a Mac or Linux system. Here are 2 videos to help you with that.