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How to Download HD Videos from YouTube?

Author by Cooper

Updated on Aug 10, 2023

Looking for how to download HD videos from YouTube? You're in the right post. Here, I'll introduce two working methods for downloading YouTube videos in HD so that you can transfer them to your iPhone, iPad, etc. for later viewing. Now, install the best YouTube HD video downloader and read on:

Disclaimer: This following guide is demonstrated for instructional purposes only. It is illegal to download YouTube copyrighted materials without the copyright holder's consent. WonderFox does not approve of copyright infringement in any way. The end-users should be solely responsible for their own behaviors.

YouTube offers many high-definition videos, including anime movies, music videos, documentaries, and more. But sometimes it is not convenient to watch high-definition videos online due to a bad network or not having enough time. Therefore, you may want to download these HD videos to watch later or on the go. So how to download HD videos from YouTube? Don't worry. This article provides two simple and practical methods, please read on.

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Part 1. Simple and Professional HD Videos Downloader from YouTube

When it comes to downloading HD videos from YouTube, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is one of the best YouTube downloaders that can help you easily download individual videos, entire playlists, or even entire channels in HD quality. Below is the tutorial on how to download YouTube HD videos using the software.

User Guideline on How to Download YouTube HD Videos

Copy and paste the video URL

Before start, please download and installdownload and install WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro

Step 1. Copy and Paste the Video URL

Visit YouTube and find the video you want to download. Click the address bar and copy the URL of the video by Ctrl + C or right-click. Run WonderFox 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 playlists and channels and YouTube subtitles.

How to download YouTube videos in HD

Step 3. Download and Save HD Videos

Click the Ok button on the bottom of the download dialog and back to the main interface of the downloader. Lastly, click the ▼ button to set the output path and press the Download All button to download YouTube videos in HD quality.

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, Dailymotion, 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 as for 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, is the best YouTube HD video downloader online 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.

Find 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 it comes to YouTube HD video download, many people will think of downloading videos through online downloaders. But in my experience, the desktop software is more stable and secure, and the offline YouTube downloader introduced in this article can download higher quality YouTube videos. Click the button below to download the software to have a try.

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