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How to Download Videos from YouTube with Replay Media Catcher

Download Videos from YouTube

Replay Media Catcher is the fastest, most powerful way to capture any video from YouTube and thousands of other media sites. Just run any video along with the software, and it will be downloaded back to your computer faster than real-time; 10 times faster than playback speed!

With simple drag & drop functionality, Replay Media Catcher is the easiest way to “catch” all of the YouTube videos you can get your hands on, with just one quick movement. And, lightning-fast conversions make it possible to automatically convert these videos to MP3, WMV, AVI and more popular file formats.

Check out the video below for a step-by-step guide on how to download videos from YouTube:

 

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This article was originally published January 27, 2017.

Essential YouTube Hacks for Every Video Watcher

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If you’re anything like us, you can hardly go a day without opening up YouTube to watch a video online. Plus, with the cold winter season settled in and making us want to stay warm and cozy, it’s inevitable that YouTube is in for a boost in viewership. While the popular video streaming site makes it possible to watch videos on any topic, served up by folks from all walks of life, there are still more cool things to be discovered.

Ready for the most entertaining YouTube experience of your life? Check out our top tips, tricks and hacks to help kick your viewing up a notch.

1. Create an auto-lineup of your favorites

Have a few favorite YouTubers that you binge-watch again and again? You can create a meta playlist that holds ALL of the video uploads from a single uploader (in order of upload date, chronologically). To do this, just add “&list=UL” to any video URL on YouTube.

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2. Conquer country-specific videos

Sometimes, YouTube videos can have restrictions based on geographic regions. That’s why you’ll get that “The uploader has not made this video available in your country” pop-up message when you stumble on a cool video from far away. Luckily, this trick lets you watch any video from any country.

Here’s how regular YouTube links appears: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxxx

Copy the string of characters defined by our “xxxx” example above, and paste it so that the URL is: http://www.youtube.com/v/xxxx

3. Watch in HD mode all the time

High definition is ALWAYS better, but sometimes your Internet connection can get in the way. Unlock HD mode by adding a couple of secret codes to the end of your video URL. Get stereo sound and 480×270 resolution with “&fmt=18”, or “&fmt=22” for 1280×720 resolution.

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4. Jump through age restrictions

We’re all for keeping PG-13 videos for more mature eyes only, but sometimes the age restrictions on YouTube videos can be bothersome for legal adults. Instead of signing in or clicking through to verify your age, just add “nsfw.” to the beginning of your entire video’s URL, so that it appears like this: nsfw.youtube.com

5. Hunt for all the hidden Easter eggs

Cleverly hidden in YouTube’s source code are secrets just waiting to be discovered and unlocked. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Search “Beam me up Scotty” and your results will show up like they were transported through space.
  • Repeat any video (forever!) by right-clicking on the video and selecting “Loop.”
  • Like old games? Type the numbers “1980” while your video is playing and the Missile Control game will appear.
  • An homage to the Wadsworth Constant, a meme that stated the first 30% of any video isn’t worth your time, you can enter “&wadsworth=1” at the end of a YouTube video URL and it’ll auto-skip the first 30% for you.

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6. Access unique 360-degree videos

YouTube launched their support for 360-degree videos earlier in 2016, letting users have a complete view of key videos and live events. With Chrome installed on your computer, you can rotate around and see every angle just by using your mouse. On mobile through the YouTube app, a simple screen swivel can lead you into new 360-degree journeys.

7. Download videos & turn audio files into MP3s

Take your favorite videos with you, in any file type you need! With Replay Media Catcher, you can download YouTube videos with just one quick drag-and-drop movement and automatically convert YouTube to MP3, WMV, AVI and more popular file formats.

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The Top YouTubers You Need to Follow for Gaming

Move over PewDiePie, there are hundreds of awesome up-and-coming YouTubers and channels to subscribe to for your fix of gaming-related videos. With so many incredible options nowadays, if you can sift through the madness you’ll end up with a number of well-produced, informed and expertly-written content about video games.

Luckily for gamers, we went through the best of the best, and the worst of the worst, and came up with a shortlist of some of our favorite YouTube channels for video games. With Replay Media Catcher, you can capture and record as many of the videos from these gaming YouTube channels that you could ever want on hand.

1. The Syndicate Project

The Syndicate Project has reached nearly 10 million subscribers — but it wasn’t always so big. Launched in 2010, it focused first on Halo and Call of Duty, and then expanded to include Minecraft live play, video game unboxing videos, reaction videos, and even some real-life adventure videos to keep things interesting. Of all the “popular” gaming channels out there, this one’s our favorite! Watch + record The Syndicate Project on YouTube

2. Game Grumps

Game Grumps is another Let’s Play series on YouTube starring Arin Hanson and Dan Avidan. Created in mid 2012, the channel generally puts out 3 videos a day that consist of hosts playing a game, and highlights their experiences and opinions of that game. It has since expanded to many lengthy videos that incorporate new hosts in spin-offs, including Ross O’Donovan, Barry Kramer, Suzy Berhow and Brian Wecht. Watch + record GameGrumps on YouTube

3. Rev3Games

Remember Adam Sessler? He was made famous by G4TV and its review show X-Play, which ran until 2013. Now he’s putting out awesome, personality-laden videos on his YouTube channel, Rev3Games! Also starring Tara Long, Anthony Carboni and other co-hosts, this channel has a casual, yet super entertaining style of video content that features reviews, Let’s Plays, and live streaming game play. Watch + record Rev3Games on YouTube

4. The Gaming Historian

Much like its name implies, the Gaming Historian is documentary-style web series about the history of video games. While it doesn’t have any live game play, unboxing moments or reaction videos, the YouTube show is incredibly well-edited and professional-looking, and the host does an amazing job backing up every fact or piece of trivia with solid research. Watch + record The Gaming Historian on YouTube

5. SeaNanners

SeaNanners is hosted by commentator Adam Montoya, who focuses his YouTube channel primarily on Let’s Play videos of first-person shooter games (Call of Duty), third-person adventure games (Grand Theft Auto), and other strategy-related video games (Minecraft). Because he’s so entrenched in the online gaming community, you can bet there are a ton of collaboration videos with other gaming YouTubers, as well. Watch + record SeaNanners on YouTube


With simple drag & drop functionality, Replay Media Catcher is the easiest way to save all of the YouTube videos you can get your hands on, with just one quick movement. Use Replay Media Catcher to record any YouTube video you want!

 

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Keeping Things Fresh: Replay Media Catcher Updates

It’s another great day for updates!

We’ve recently launched some great new enhancements to Replay Media Catcher for PC. Update your software at any time to take advantage of these additions and improvements.

What’s New in Replay Media Catcher:

  • Support for Periscope streams containing emoji’s in name and title
  • Support for recent IMdb changes for TV Guide and Movie Guide
  • DVR improvements for detecting flash players
  • Extraction engine 2016.07.26.2
  • DVR improvements for players hosted in iFrames
  • New additional DVR browser (Ax Browser) to support some sites.*
  • Improved Dash protocol detection
  • Improved logging performance
  • Improved RTMP detection performance
  • Updated Spanish translation
  • Signed with new Applian code signing certificate
  • Support for new YouTube m4a formats

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**There are now two DVR browser’s to choose from for users with IE 11+. The new DVR browser (Ax Browser) is the default. For users with IE 11 (or older) can access the old DVR browser (Browser Control). This can be changed in Settings.


Any questions on these recent updates? You can reach out to our Support Staff at any time!

Video of the Month: Baby Elephants Know How to Cool Off

We spend a lot of time analyzing debug logs and frequently give customers a quick video to test, which means we’re often in search of short clips that end play a vital role in the data logging process. Needless to say, we watch a lot of videos (and other types of media) and want to share them with you!


 

Summer is well on its way, and we’re definitely feeling the heat already. With hot weather (and lots more of it) on the way, we couldn’t help sharing this adorable video of a baby elephant cooling off in the afternoon.

Just makes you want to go jump in the pool, doesn’t it?

Get Replay Media Catcher to capture this adorable moment for yourself!

The Best Science & Technology Channels on YouTube Today

We’re all nerds here – there’s no shame in that. As fans of all nerd-ery (and videos!), we naturally have subscriptions to a few of the best science and technology channels YouTube has to offer.

With Replay Media Catcher, you can capture and record every one of these amazing videos from YouTube. Whether you’re all about the learning process, or just enjoy a good experiment, these channels are sure to satiate your nerdy needs!

1. Minute Physics

Visual learners and cartoon enthusiasts alike will love Minute Physics. This YouTube series utilizes a simple whiteboard, stick figures and a variety of colored pens to explain physics in an illustrated way. Previous guest stars include Neil deGrasse Tyson, Neil Turok and Max Tegmark. Watch + record Minute Physics on YouTube.

Creepy crawlers and yucky things inhabit the Earth anywhere you are. NOVA producer Anna Rothchild hosts YouTube series Gross Science, that dives into the deep, dark depths of nature to explain some of the wildest, grossest and impressive creatures found on our beautiful planet. Watch + record Gross Science on YouTube.

3. Talk Nerdy to Me

Brought to you by the geniuses at Huffington Post, Talk Nerdy to Me is a video series that explores the science behind “the mundane and the magnificent.” From how dogs became man’s best friend to autism to black holes, host Jacqueline Howard tackles each topic with an infectious enthusiasm. Watch + record Talk Nerdy to Me on YouTube.

4. Veritasium

Veritasium, hosted by Derek Muller, examines the engineering of our incredibly advanced world with both knowledge and pure silliness. Learn about the physics behind the ever-popular slinky, the science of the 6 degrees of separation theory and more. Watch + record Veritasium on YouTube.

5. The Backyard Scientist

We’ve all come across some zany experiments that have made us think “Wow, I should try that!” Well, normally you shouldn’t — luckily for you, The Backyard Scientist demonstrates these kinds of action-packed experiments so you don’t have to! Have you ever seen liquid nitrogen being tossed into a swimming pool? Watch + record The Backyard Scientist on YouTube.


Have a favorite science or technology related show we missed? Be sure to let us know!

Video of the Month: What Happens When You Toss Boiling Water into Sub-Zero Air?

We spend a lot of time analyzing debug logs and frequently give customers a quick video to test, which means we’re often in search of short clips that end play a vital role in the data logging process. Needless to say, we watch a lot of videos (and other types of media) and want to share them with you!


 

Sometimes, you just have to try something for yourself.

This month, our “video of the month” series brings you an impromptu science experiment in freezing cold Canada with seriously cool results.

Apparently, boiling hot water can often freeze faster than cold water… who knew?!

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Fresh Updates! New Fixes to Replay Media Catcher & More

Today is a good day. We’ve recently launched some great new updates and enhancements to a ton of our Applian products; Replay Media Catcher, Replay Video Capture, Replay Music and Replay Converter!

You can update your software at any time to take advantage of these additions and improvements.

Replay Media Catcher 6.0.1.8:

  • Support for “Run as soon as possible after a scheduled start is missed” in scheduler.
  • Improved Radio Station Guide, with search that now looks up Applian Radio guides as well as TuneIn.
  • Improved art image lookup, and lookup for default media player.
  • Improve startup time.
  • Fixed YouTube channel downloads by scheduler.
  • Fixed video guide to support recent Google Search changes.
  • Support for corrupt ABC radio playlists.
  • Support for new Ustream.tv protocols and recent YouTube changes.

Replay Video Capture 8.4.2:

  • Fixed scheduler – open at start and schedule multiple recordings.
  • Improved MP4 recording modes and bitrates.
  • New automatic scaling for secondary monitors (Windows 10 and 8.1).

Replay Music 7.0.1.7:

  • Improved art image lookup and lookup of default player for media.
  • Improved startup time.

Replay Converter 5.0.1.7:

  • Improved art image lookup and lookup of default player.
  • Improved startup time.

Any questions on these recent updates? You can reach out to our Support Staff at any time!

The Best, Most Amazing Commercials from Super Bowl 50

First of all… WOW, what an incredible game. But now it’s time to give it up for the expectation-exceeding commercials highlighted at the Super Bowl this year.

We couldn’t tear ourselves away from the screen for the entire championship or endless array of commercial entertainment. Lucky for us, Replay Video Capture was there to save everything, so we can re-live the best moments!

If you didn’t catch them during the live stream, just use Replay Media Catcher to download Super Bowl commercials straight from YouTube – it’s the best way to quickly snag all of the most popular highlights, or even make a mashup of funny clips.

Check out some of our favorite commercials right here:

Heinz

Amazon Echo

Pokemon

Colgate

Shock Top

Hyundai 

Snickers

 

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Dr. Wilson’s Possibly humorous Distraction – Vol. 15

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I had my laser pointer out earlier today and used it to confuse my son for a little while. When that got boring, I fired up the ‘ol YouTube and had a look at other vulnerable young animals experiencing new things in this harsh world.

I’m confident you’ll enjoy this distraction as much as I did.