Legal Way to Download Your mp4 Videos from YouTube

by on July 19th, 2009

There are many online tools and converters for downloading YouTube Videos as mp4 for watching offline but you do not need those anymore for downloading High Quality mp4 videos from YouTube.

Download MP4 Videos from YouTube

YouTube now allows all video publishers to export their own video clips from YouTube in MPEG-4 (MP4) format. You can directly play these downloaded videos in iPod or other video players without conversion. To download any of your own videos from YouTube follow this procedure:

  • Go to My Videos
  • Uploaded Videos
  • Look for the “Download MP4” button next to your video clips
  • Click that and your uploaded video will start to download immediately


This method is useful for offline backup of your videos or if you are planning to move videos from YouTube to another video hosting service but don’t have access to the source video files.