After reading this article, you will know how to download any video from any site using URL. You can use the method to download videos to your Mac, Windows PC, iPhone, iPad, or Android phone with ease. (Guarantee: No Ads, No Plugins)
- Why Do You Need to Download Online Videos
- Why Online URL Video Downloader Is Not Recommended
- How to Download Any Video from Any Site Using URL (No Ads, No Plugins)
Why Do You Need to Download Online Videos
Watching a video online is a common form of personal entertainment for most of us. We always watch videos on video sites like YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion or social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. At one time or another, we may want to download the video we like for offline watching, for video editing, or just for collection.
However, most of the websites don't allow us to save the videos directly. Commonly, you need to pay for the membership to get permission to save the videos to local or there is no download button available. That's why you need a professional URL video downloader to download any video from any site using URL. There are mainly two kinds of tools you can use: URL video downloader online or video downloader app.
Why It Is Not Recommended to 'Download Any Video from Any Site Using URL Online'
Most of us prefer an online video downloader to a video download app because we think it is more convenient. No app needed, we can download any video from any website using the URL online via a browser like Chrome and Firefox. But an online video downloader is not what we expect it to be. Actually, there are some unignorable problems with free video downloaders online.
Here are some of the ISSUES I encountered when I tried to save videos from YouTube with online video downloaders:
- After parsing the link, the website said it didn't find the media files.
- After I clicked the "Download" button, I was redirected to another page that required me to download a video downloader app.
- After I pasted the URL and clicked "Download", I was redirected to a shopping website.
- The online video downloader took a long time to analyze the video address and then reported: "Failed to analyze video links!"
Honestly, my experience of using these online services is bad and it's highly likely for you to encounter the same issues. Given that, I'd like to recommend you try the safe and fast video downloader which allows you to download any video from any site using URL without such tricks.
How to Download Any Video from Any Site Using URL for
Supported devices: Mac/PC, iPhone/iPad, Android phones
You may know EaseUS MobiMover as an iOS data transfer software tool, but it also works as a handy video downloader to help you download online videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Metacafe, and many other sites to your computer or iPhone/iPad.
Let's download a video from YouTube to have a try.
To download any video from any site using URL:
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer, run EaseUS MobiMover, and go to "Video Downloader". Choose your iPhone as the target device to save downloaded YouTube videos.
Step 2. Copy the URL of the YouTube video, paste it into the bar, and then tap the "Download" button.
Step 3. Then MobiMover will quickly analyze the URL and download the YouTube video. When it has finished, you can click on the phone icon next the video to push it to your iPhone. Then, you can find the video in TV > Library > Movies on your device.
As you can see, you can directly download videos from websites like YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and more to your computer to mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad. What to do if you want to download videos to Android phones? Only several extra steps are needed.
To download videos to your Android phone with the URL video downloader:
Step 1. Follow the steps above to download a video online to your computer.
Step 2. Connect your Android phone to the computer.
Step 3. When a prompt appears on your device, click "Transfer files" to continue.
Step 4. Go to find and copy your favorite videos you just downloaded on your computer.
Step 5. Go to "This PC" > [your device] > "Internal shared storage" > "DCIM" > "Camera" and paste the video in this folder.
Step 6. Now you can check and watch the video on the "Gallery" app on your Android phone.
That's it! Isn't it easy? Just by pasting the link of the video and clicking "Download", you can start downloading videos with high quality to watch offline whenever you want. Don't hesitate to give it a try!
The Bottom Line
Unlike using some free online video downloaders, you can use EaseUS MobiMover to save videos from websites to your computer, iPhone/iPad, or Android without seeing any ads or installing plugins. There are some of the advantages of EaseUS MobiMover:
- More compatible: It can be installed on Windows/Mac devices to download videos to iPhone/iPad and computer directly.
- More capable: It allows you to save videos in diverse formats from any popular websites and supports videos in high resolution like 720p, 1080p, or even 4K.
- More reliable: It is released by EaseUS, an international leading software company in data backup, data recovery, and disk management fields.
- Multifunctional: It is not only a video downloader but also an iPhone data transfer. You can easily send the downloaded videos to iPhone with it.
Follow the guide to download any video online from any website using URL and enjoy them freely.
*The videos downloaded will be saved in the MP4 format by default.
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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.
Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management. Myra is open-minded and likes both extensive and intensive reading. Other than reading and writing, she is also fond of mobile games and K-pop stars.
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