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Google Chrome add-on for quick downloading YouTube video

There are several methods for downloading videos from YouTube. We had covered many of them in the previous articles.

Here is an add-on for Google Chrome that makes downloading videos from YouTube much easier. Users can download YouTube video in either MP4 or FLV format just with a click.

(There is another method for downloading YouTube video directly from Google Chrome, click here to see how)

The above mentioned chrome extension allows users to download a YouTube video in either MP4 or FLV format. The required format can be selected in the extension 'options' page. (See screen shot)

The Video Downloader icon appears on pages where you are viewing a YouTube video. Clicking on this icon will download the video in the chosen format (mp4/flv).

Install YouTube video downloader for Google Chrome


  1. It seems the addon has been removed due to Google policies, I am seeing this :

    An error occurred:
    Item not found. This item may have been removed by its author.

    However, users can still get the Youtube video download functionality via the addon on unoffcial Google Chrome extension repo below :

  2. Wow that's so good!I like your post as i m using Google Chrome and its definitely the fastest one.Starting the browser is almost instant, and surfing the web is noticeably faster too. This is especially true for sites with a lot of JavaScript.A nice feature of Google Chrome is it's automatic update.

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