how do i save youtube videos to my computer?

i have Download Helper, but i don't know how to use it.

i want to make a video, on windows movie maker,

using others from youtube.

but every time i try to save videos using Download Helper, when i get on Windows and click add video, the one i saved before isn't there.

so, how do i save youtube videos to my computer?

thanks =)

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  • Terry
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    Very easy for u with E.M. Youtube video download tool.

    It works very well and easy to use.

    (1)Run E.M. Youtube video download tool.

    (2)Play the video on the webpage.

    when the video start to play , it will be sniffed and downloaded automatically.

    then if u want to addd to windows movie maker, u need to convert the downloaded video to avi or wmv format that can be supported by windows movie maker.

    How to use windows movie maker?

    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/moviemake...

    If u make or edit video on windows movie maker, u need to save the video as avi format, then convert the avi video to high quality flv video with E.M. Youtube video, then upload the flv video to youtube. then u will get high quality video on youtube.

    How to save video as avi or wmv for uploading to youtube on Windows movie maker?

    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/moviemake...

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&newwindow=1&q=E...

    (1)Download youtube video fastly and easily;

    (2)Burn Youtube video to CD/VCD/SVCD/DVD disc;

    (3)It can search any flash video from many websites at the same time;

    (4)Convert flv video to any audio include mp3, wma,wav,ac3,mmf,amr,ogg,aac..., to any video formats include 3gp,avi,wmv, mpg,mpg4,asf,swf,h264,mov,jpg, that can be supported by PSP,iPod,iPhone,Apple TV video,iTune,mp3,mp4,Zune,Cellphone,Digital camera,DV,CD/DVD/VCD/SVCD.

    (5)List all cache flv video;

    (6)It can also repiar and capture RTMP video streams.

  • You can not import youtube videos into Windows Movie Maker. If you try a window will pop up saying"Windows Movie Maker can not import this file because it is in a format Windows Movie Maker doesn't understand. Windows Movie Maker can not play FLV files so you can not make a video out of FLVs.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I'm using a free flv downloader. And it's easy to use.

    You needn't get the url when downloading the vid.

    Press "start recording"

    Click in the vid you plan to download. The downloader will automatically save it to your hard disk.

    Then you can watch it with the bounded flv player.

    Here is the link.

    http://www.flvsoft.com/download_flv/

  • 1 decade ago

    EZ - How To Download and Convert a YouTube Video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ItYOLNbBeI

    Youtube thumbnail

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    YouTube flv (flash video) download sites

    http://keepvid.com/ (I like this one)

    http://www.videodl.org/

    http://youtubia.com/

    http://www.techcrunch.com/get-youtube-movie/

    convert online & then download sites (easier I guess, but much slower and often errors are common)

    http://vixy.net/

    http://www.convertdirect.com/

    http://media-convert.com/

    WinFF video converter (freeware) converts flv, wmv, avi, mov, etc

    http://www.winff.org/

    File formats supported by Windows Movie Maker

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308464

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  • 1 decade ago

    You can download RealPlayer 11 and it 'll enable you to download the video by merely placing the mouse over it.. Or else go to www.keepvid.com and paste the YouTube url in the required place.The download 'll begin instantaneously.

  • 1 decade ago

    Get realplayer. Once you have it every video you view, you just move your mouse over it and a tab pops up which gives you a download option which stores vids in a library.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    some sites may help you but can be slow ...

    this will help you... use 'zillatube'

    it is the easiest (and also the fastest) way.

    Zillatube easily download videos from Youtube... to your computer.

    It works very well - just yahoo or google search for "zillatube"

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=zillatube&btn...

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Sorry, I'm not sure. But just listen to the other people! I'm counting on them! ;)

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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