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Want to download a clip from
YouTube to your Android device?
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How to Download YouTube Video on Android Device

Found a great clip on YouTube? Save it on your droid phone or tablet and enjoy it any time you want – even if you don’t have an Internet connection. Don’t know where to find the best YouTube video downloader for Android or info on how to transfer videos to your gadget? We can help! Try Movavi Screen Capture Studio – a top-notch screen recorder for various needs. To transfer YouTube videos to Android, you need your computer connected to the Internet and a USB cable to connect your smartphone or tablet to the computer.

Once you have your hardware organized, just download the appropriate version of the program and follow these steps to learn how to download YouTube videos for Android.

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Step 1: Install YouTube Converter for Android

Run the program file. The onscreen guides will help you manage the setup process. The YouTube downloader for Android will be installed in a few minutes.

Step 2: Prepare the Program

Step 2 - Start using Movavi's YouTube video downloader for Android device

On Windows, run Movavi Screen Capture Studio and choose Capture screen in the launcher window. On Mac, the program will start in the screen recording mode by default. Go to YouTube and open the clip you’d like to capture for your Android. Adjust the yellow frame on your screen to the appropriate size for the video.

Step 3: Capture the Video

Step 3 - Click the button to capture YouTube videos to Android device

Click the REC button and then hit Play on YouTube. The YouTube ripper will start capturing video 5 seconds after you click REC. To stop the recording at any time, press F10 on your keyboard if you use Windows. If you are a Mac user, press ⌥ ⌘ 2.

Step 4: Save the Video

Step 4 - Edit or just save YouTube videos to your Android device

After you finish capturing the video from your screen, you’ll see a preview window. Click Play to see how the video looks. Want to make some changes? Click the Edit button and you’ll be taken to the built-in video editing app, where you can easily trim your recording, add transitions, overlay music, and take advantage of a whole range of other editing and enhancement tools.

Don’t need to edit the clip? Go straight to saving your YouTube video for Android. Open the Save as list and choose Devices. Go to the Android category, and pick the appropriate size preset for your device. You can also find the right preset by clicking on the brand name of your device.

By the way, you'll also find there a great choice of presets for other mobile devices such as Samsung and Sony phones and tablets; Sony PlayStation; HTC, LG, and Nexus phones, and many more.

Once that’s done, click the Save button. The program will convert your clip and save it to the Movavi Library folder. After the conversion is complete, the folder will open automatically to let you save your YouTube video to the Android device for later viewing.

YouTube capture for Android is easy with Movavi Screen Capture Studio! Record your favorite videos, transfer them to your Android device and watch YouTube offline!

Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Capture Studio does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.

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