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5 Useful Google Chrome Video Downloaders to Grab Videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc.

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Updated on Mar 15, 2024

To save videos from the internet, many Chrome users prefer to use a video downloader Chrome extension for convenience & simplicity. So in this article, we have handpicked 5 reliable Google Chrome video downloaders. You can use them to download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other websites in a breeze.

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Searching on the Google Chrome web store, you can find a huge array of options for downloading online videos. But some of them only supports a few websites and the one you want to download videos from might not be on the list. Besides, all the video downloader Chrome extensions in the web store don't support YouTube because of Google Web Store Policies and Developer Program Policies. It would be a frustrating thing that you have installed dozens of extensions on your browser yet none of them would work. Thus, to save your time in looking for a suitable Google Chrome video downloader, we have singled out 5 easy-to-use, useful and well-remarkable Chrome download video extensions from the internet.

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5 Good Video Downloader Chrome Extensions

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1. Flash Video Downloader (Down)

Flash Video Downloader is an easy extension for Chrome download video. With this tool, you're able to download audio files and videos in any high definition. Once you install it on your Chrome browser, there will be a gray down arrow button on the toolbar. The button will turn blue when you open a page where there is a downloadable video. Then you just need to hit the button, choose a resolution and size you need and click on the Download icon to save the video to your device. In the Options window, you can select 3GP to download Facebook videos and change other download settings. We have tested this extension on main-streaming video sharing sites and it works pretty well. However, Flash Video Downloader doesn't support YouTube video download.

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2. Video Downloader Professional

Video Downloader Professional is the best video downloader for Chrome, commented by many editors. You can use it to save videos in different resolutions and play videos on your TV via Google Chromecast. Add the extension on Google Chrome and the Video Downloader Professional icon will appear on the toolbar bar. When there is a video that can be downloaded, the icon will become green. Hit the icon, choose a download option and download the video. Another extra feature is that you can add videos from supported websites into your video list so you can play these videos without opening the original page next time. It also doesn't allow you to save YouTube videos.

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3. helper (Down)

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It's a powerful video downloader extension for not only Google Chrome, but also Firefox, Opera, Safari and other browsers. You can use it to download videos in different qualities from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, VK,, and more sites directly, and also convert video to MP3. The official website gives detailed instructions on adding helper to Google Chrome, which is easy to handle. After you install the plug-in successfully, will add a download button on the video player page, which will help you download videos with one click away. Unfortunately, it's no longer available in the United States due to copyright issues.

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4. YouTube Video Downloader

Are you looking for a specialized YouTube video downloader Chrome extension? This tool will be a perfect choice! It is capable of downloading YouTube MP4, FLV, WEBM, 3GP videos in 720P and 1080P without installing any additional tool. Moreover, it allows you to cut and convert YouTube to MP3. But the installation process is a little circuitous. You need to download a zip file first. Then unzip the file to get a how-to install video tutorial. Follow the guide to add the YouTube downloader to Chrome and it will add a download button under the YouTube videos you open. Furthermore, this Google Chrome video downloader has many other features including dash video and audio downloads, capture screenshots, embedded videos download, etc.

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5. Video Downloader for Facebook

The handy Facebook video downloader extension makes it easier than ever to capture videos from Facebook. Just go to the Google Chrome web store and add this plug-in to your browser. Next time you open a Facebook video page, there will be a Download button on the top right corner. Click on it and save any Facebook to your computer. Although it's not full-featured, it can fully meet people's demands of saving Facebook videos any time they want without hiccups.

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There is hardly any Google Chrome video downloader that supports all websites. Some of the video downloader Chrome extensions focus on only a few specified websites. Extensions from the Google Chrome web store are the most well-known examples and they are not capable of downloading videos from YouTube. Besides, Chrome extension can't help you download higher definition videos like 4K or 8K unless you make use of a third-party tool, and YouTube Video Downloader is such a case, which will direct you to another tool when you try to download 4K or 8K videos.

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Step 1. Open the Desktop Google Chrome Video Downloader

Launch HD Video Converter Factory Pro and navigate to the Downloader section. Then hit "+ New Download" on the top left.

Step 2. Copy the Video URL, Paste and Analyze It

Find the video you want to download and copy its address. Here we take a 4k 60FPS video from YouTube as an example. After copying the URL of the video, go back to the software and click on "Paste and Analyze".

Step 3. Choose Video Resolution and Format

It will quickly analyze the video and display all resolutions, formats, and sizes. Choose one you need.

Step 4. Download Google Video  

Hit OK > Download All to start the download process. After the download, it will prompt you to open the output folder. Click on OK to check the video you just downloaded. Then you can change the video to other formats you need in the Converter module.

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This article has introduced 5 best Google Chrome video downloaders for your reference, and also shows you an all-round video downloader to capture desired videos. If you think this article is useful, please share it with more friends.

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