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How to Download HD Videos from YouTube for Extremely High-definition Enjoyment?

Author by Cooper

Updated on Dec 31, 2020

HD videos provide us with a better viewing experience and we can view them online as soon as we connect to the Internet. Similarly, when we coming to a bad Internet connection, it’s really annoying to wait for the video buffering unless you downscale the video resolution and quality. Pre-downloading these videos may assist you to solve this problem. So how to download HD Videos from YouTube? In the following content, I am going to introduce two reliable methods to you. Install the powerful HD video downloader first for preparation and next, read on for the detailed tutorials.

Nowadays, YouTube provides us with increasingly high-definition videos, including anime movies, music videos, documentary films and so forth. At the same time, as the high-resolution devices are popular, we prefer to play HD videos on these devices. But in special circumstances, we may want to download these HD videos for watching later or on the go. So how to download HD Videos from YouTube? Read on, there are two easy and useful methods listed for solving the problem with ease.

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Part 1. Acclaimed Professional HD Videos Downloader from YouTube

When it comes to downloading HD videos from YouTube, the methods recommended are usually two, i.e. using desktop downloaders and online downloaders. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is one of the well-acclaimed YouTube downloaders with a clear interface and easy operations for downloading a single video, downloading playlists and even downloading the whole channel. There is the tutorial on how to download YouTube videos in HD Video Converter Factory Pro. Follow it now.

User Guideline on How to Download YouTube HD Videos

Copy and paste the video URL

Before start, please install WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Proinstall WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro

Step 1. Copy and Paste the Video URL

Visit YouTube, find the video you want to download. Click the address bar, copy the URL of the video by Ctrl + C or right-click. Run HD Video Converter Factory Pro. In the main interface, click Downloader first. Then click New Download in the left-top corner of the new pop-up window. Press the Paste and Analyze button to build a new download.

How to download HD videos from YouTube

Step 2. Select a Download Option

After the analysis is finished, you can see several download options, including video and audio-only versions. Choose one video download option in 720p or the higher 1080p, 2K and 4K. By the way, if you would like to download YouTube video to M4A, click the corresponding audio-only download option. The professional YouTube downloader further allows you to download YouTube playlist and channel in batches and YouTube subtitles.

How to download YouTube videos in HD

Step 3. Download and Save HD Videos

As you have confirmed the download option, click the Ok button on the bottom of the download dialog and back to the main interface of the downloader. Lastly, click the inverted triangle button to nominate the output path and press the Download All button to start downloading.

Here is all content in the tutorial about how to download HD videos from YouTube by using the advanced desktop downloader. Additionally, it further allows you to download videos from Facebook and other similar video sharing sites, such as Dailymotion, Vimeo, Twitter, Vevo, etc.

Parts 2. Convenient Online HD Video Downloader

If you do not want to install any third-party downloader, there are also some well-known online YouTube downloaders. These online downloaders do well in downloading YouTube videos, but when coming to HD or higher quality video downloads, many online downloaders seem to do nothing. For example, the HD video downloaded via some online downloaders does not contain audio track, and some online downloaders actually do not support downloading videos in 1080p and higher resolution, etc. After my attempts on various online downloaders, savefrom becomes the next role I want to introduce to you. Now, learn the tutorial and try to download HD videos via the online downloader.

How to Download YouTube Videos in HD via Savefrom

Modify the URLModify the URL

Step 1. Not like most downloaders, you do not need to copy and paste the video URL. Just modify the URL after you open the video, add "ss" to the video URL in front of "youtube". For example, modify the URL into

YouTube Video Download HDYouTube Video Download HD

Step 2. After you have modified the URL and entered the new page. Don't rush to click the download button, which will lead you to download a desktop application.

Watch clearly, you can see another download button that named with low quality under the former. Click it and a new download window will pop up.

YouTubeChoose a download optionChoose a download option

Step 3. Hit the inverted triangle to select a 720p download option on the new page. Lastly, click the green download button to start downloading HD videos.

Now, you have learned two tutorials on how to download HD videos from YouTube. Parenthetically, please remember not to download these videos for any commercial profit.


When coming to YouTube HD videos download, many people would like to download the video via convenient online downloaders first. But I am sure that you know the quality difference between 1080p and 720p, even though the variance sounds a bit little. The 1080p video provides you with quite a better watching experience. Why not download the best video resources with the help of the professional YouTube URL downloader?

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