How to Download Youtube Videos on Windows 10 with Free Software

I love Youtube since I can download many tutorial for my kids 🙂 . After recent upgrade to Windows 10 I need simple but free way to download youtube videos.

Finally I found good one, this software really fast and well maintained after free price of course.

Here my steps to download youtube videos on my Windows 10 :

Install Chocolatey

Open cmd command (with admin privileges as seen on the picture) :

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Copy paste this command  (for latest command refer to chocolatey install) :

@powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command “iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(‘https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1’))” && SET “PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin”

Follow the screen till finished

Install Youtube Downloader Software

Reopen command prompt (admin) and type :

choco install youtube-dl

Download Youtube single video

Create directory where you wanna save the video (lets say c:\youtube) and I want to download

Open cmd (command prompt) and type :

youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zerjlg2yQWM

note : don’t forget to change the youtube video url

and hit Enter

Download Youtube Play List

Open cmd (command prompt) and type :

youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCdM9ZXqSuET-o6JPKeuRlC8DsUJxFrmY

note : don’t forget to change youtube video list url

and hit Enter

Limit bandwidth speed

Add –limit-rate=50k to the command, like this one :

youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCdM9ZXqSuET-o6JPKeuRlC8DsUJxFrmY –limit-rate=50k

that command will download all videos on playlist with limited bandwidth (50k)

Upgrade Youtube Video Downloader

Open command prompt (admin) and type :

youtube-dl update youtube-dl

example process update :

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.10586]
(c) 2015 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>choco update youtube-dl
Chocolatey v0.10.0

DEPRECATION NOTICE – choco update is deprecated and will be removed or
replaced in version 1.0.0 with something that performs the functions
of updating package indexes. Please use `choco upgrade` instead.
Upgrading the following packages:
youtube-dl
By upgrading you accept licenses for the packages.

You have youtube-dl v2016.09.03 installed. Version 2016.09.04.1 is available based on your source(s).

youtube-dl v2016.09.04.1 [Approved]
The package youtube-dl wants to run ‘chocolateyInstall.ps1’.
Note: If you don’t run this script, the installation will fail.
Note: To confirm automatically next time, use ‘-y’ or consider setting
‘allowGlobalConfirmation’. Run ‘choco feature -h’ for more details.
Do you want to run the script?([Y]es/[N]o/[P]rint): Y

Downloading youtube-dl
from ‘https://yt-dl.org/downloads/2016.09.04.1/youtube-dl.exe’
Progress: 1% – Saving 84.58 KB of 7.14 MB (86607/7490211)

 

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