Download videos that you've uploaded

You can’t download other people’s YouTube videos, but you can watch videos offline in the YouTube app if you have a YouTube Premium membership. Learn more about saving videos offline with YouTube Premium.

Download your videos

You can download MP4 files of videos that you’ve uploaded to YouTube in either or 720p or 360p, depending on the video size. You can also use Google Takeout to download all the videos you've uploaded. 

  1. Using a computer, sign in to YouTube.
  2. Select your account icon and then YouTube Studio (beta).
  3. From the left panel, select the Videos tab.
  4. Hover over the video you’d like to download, and select Menu  then  Download.

Download your videos in Creator Studio Classic

  1. Using a computer, sign in to YouTube.
  2. Select your account icon  and then Creator Studio.
  3. Go to Video Manager and then Videos.
  4. Next to the video you want to download, open the drop-down menu, then select Download MP4.

Troubleshoot issues downloading your videos

You can't download your videos if:

  • Your video has been removed from YouTube.
  • Your video has copyrighted content in it.
  • Your video uses a pre-approved audio track.
  • You've already downloaded your video five times in the last 24 hours. You can only download an individual video up to five times per day. After a day has passed, you'll see the option to download the video again.
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