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Easily Download and Convert YouTube to MPEG with 2 Effective Methods

Author by Charlotte

November 2, 2018

 Are you a big fan of YouTube? Do you want to download YouTube video for offline viewing with good compatibility simultaneously? This article will give you 2 effective methods to download and convert YouTube video to MPEG without any cost. Now, downloading the recommended YouTube to MPEG converter to help you!

As the top 1 video-hosting site all around the world, there are various fascinating videos on YouTube. You can easily search and find the video resources you prefer. In the previous discussion, we have talked about how to download YouTube video and how to save audio from YouTube. And this time, I am going to tell you 2 free methods to convert YouTube to MPEG for better device compatibility! Next, following the below step-by-step tutorial to begin YouTube MPEG conversion.

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2 Simple Methods on How to Convert YouTube Video to MPEG

Method 1 – Download and Convert YouTube Video to MPEG with Free Desktop Software

If you want to find a program which can let you free but effectively download and convert YouTube videos, Free HD Video Converter Factory is the best choice! It is a multifunctional YouTube MPEG converter which can help you download and convert YouTube video and audio to 300+ formats and devices with simple clicks. For example, it can help you download and convert YouTube to MOV, MP4, AVI, etc. or convert YouTube to FLAC, OGG and so on! In addition, it also enables to add subtitles to videos, cut, trim video and audio files as well. Now, Let’s start downloading and converting YouTube videos to MPEG!

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Before start, please make sure that whether it is legal to download YouTube video/audio in your country. WonderFox does not advocate downloading video and audio from any video-hosting sites for sale, distribution and commercial purpose!

Step-by-Step Guidance on How to Convert YouTube to MPEG

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Step1: Download YouTube Video for YouTube MPEG Conversion

Launch the best YouTube MPEG converter, click “Download Video” button, then it will pop up to “Add New Download” window automatically. Go to YouTube and find the video you want to download and convert. Copy and paste the desired YouTube video URL to “Add URL” box of the YouTube video downloader and converter, and click “Analyze” button. After finishing the video URL, leave the default settings. Next, set the output path of the downloaded video, click “Download” to begin to download YouTube video.

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Step2: Set “MPG” or “MP4” as the Output Format

After done, the downloaded video will list on the program’s window automatically. Click “Output Format” button on the right side of the program, then select “MPG” or “MP4” under “Video” tab as the desired output format to convert YouTube to MPG/MP4.

Tips: MPG format is encoded with MPEG 1 and MPEG 2. MPEG 4 is one of the codecs of MP4 format. Therefore, choosing “MPG” and “MP4” as the target output format can help you convert YouTube video to MPEG.

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Step3: Start to Convert YouTube Video to MPG/MP4

Set the output destination by clicking the “Yellow File Folder” icon at the bottom of the YouTube to MPG converter. Eventually click “Run” in blue to start converting YouTube video to MPG/MP4.

You are also able to convert YouTube to WMV, MKV and extract audio from video, etc. In addition, upgrading the free version to HD Video Converter Factory Pro enables to batch convert your video and audio files, compress video size as well as many other powerful functions!

Method 2 – Download and Convert YouTube Video with YouTube to MPEG Converter Online

The second easy-to-operate way to download YouTube MPEG video is done through some online converters. is a reliable YouTube video downloader and converter which is worth a try.

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Step2: Go to YouTube, copy the video URL of the video you want. Then paste the YouTube video URL to “Paste link here” box and choose the MPEG format you want (MPG/MP4) under the drop-down list of “Format” box. Finally click “Start”.

Step3: After finished YouTube Video URL analysis, click “Download” to save YouTube MPG/MP4 file to your local hard drive.

Please be careful of online advertisements and pop-ups when you convert YouTube to MPEG online. Moreover, you need to know that online conversion is usually limited by the video size and network connection. If you prefer to use a quicker and more efficient method to download and convert YouTube video, Free HD Video Converter Factory is completely a better solution.

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MPEG-1 vs MPEG-2 vs MPEG-4

MPEG, stands for Moving Picture Expert Group, is the standard for video and audio compression and transmission. It includes 3 encoders (MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4). Then what is the difference of MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4?

MPEG-1: MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 are encoded in MPG format. MPEG-1 is an encoder which usually used for low quality on DVD video.

MPEG-2: It is an encoder and compression scheme which used for high definition videos and mainly used for digital satellite TV service like DVD and SVCD making.

MPEG-4: It is encoded in MP4 format and contains higher-efficiency video standards than MPEG-2. What’s more, MPEG-4 moves closer to computer graphic applications.

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