Using Keepvid.com is an easy way to download videos from YouTube directly to your hard drive. Just follow these simple steps:
1.) Copy the URL of the YouTube video you wish to download from the address bar, as indicated by the arrow
2.) Go to Keepvid.com, and paste the URL for your YouTube video as indicated by the arrow. Next, you’ll want to click “DOWNLOAD” as shown with the other arrow (NOT the button with the “X” over it, this is an advertisement).
3.) Click on one of the three “Download MP4” options. After clicking “Download” in the previous screen, you’ll need to wait a few moments and you’ll soon seen this next screen. When you do, click on the file you wish to download (as shown in the box). You have the choice of a 480p standard definition file, a 720p HD file and a 1080p HD file. The 1080p file isn’t really necessary unless you plan to project the video on a big screen:
After these steps it’s simply a matter of waiting for the video to save to your hard drive. After that, you have the video to watch whenever you’d like, or have the option to upload it to a variety of different social media sites!