While there are quite a few software tools and apps available that let someone download videos from YouTube for offline watching, from now on you really don’t need them anymore if you are looking to download your own videos from YouTube. Today I’ll try to show you how to download your own YouTube Videos in their original resolution without any software tools or apps. Hope so, you’ll be benefited.
In order to download your own uploaded YouTube Video(s) without any software tools or apps, simply head over to www.google.com/takeout/ and login to your Google account. Remember, Google Takeout is brought to you by The Data Liberation Front.
After that, you’ll see the following the image.
Now you just need to click the Create Archive button and Google will start creating a zipped archived with all the videos that you have ever uploaded in YouTube. Once the process is complete, you will see a following scenario like this.
Now, just click the Downloads tab to grab the actual files. Be noted, if the archive is large, Google Takeout will split them into individual files of 2 GB each.
The very negative side of this thing is you have to download the entire archives because there’s no option to download individual video in high resolution. But, if you want to download a specific individual videos from your YouTube account, you can do so from your Video Manager. Under the Edit dropdown menu next to each video, you’ll find a ‘Download MP4’ option. Be noted, This will let you to download 2 videos in an hour and won’t work if you add an audio track.
What do you think about YouTube’s limitations on downloads of your own videos? Do you think you’ll be using Google Takeout to download your files? Don’t forget to tell us thoughts on this initiation.
Source : Google Operating System Blog