Almost 60% of Internet users spend their most of the time on streaming video content on different sites. When talking about video streaming, YouTube is the biggest platform where tons of videos are uploaded every single day. An average of 400 hours of video content is freshly uploaded on YouTube every single minute. By the time, you’ll finish reading this post, a lot of videos will be freshly added on their platform.
Also, after YouTube, there are a lot more different video streaming sites like Dailymotion, Vimeo, Twitch, etc. where people spend their time to watch videos regularly. Facebook has already a video streaming feature where people upload their videos to share with the global audience.
Now if you don’t have a fast internet connection, you may face many problems while streaming these videos online. Or if you want to re-stream the videos again, it’ll again buffer you a lot. Problems may be different for you, but here is a single solution for it all. You can easily capture or download and save these videos so that you can watch it offline whenever you want. Most importantly, buffering free. Wondering how you can do that so? Don’t worry, here I’m mentioning some of the best ways to save or download streaming videos on your computer.
#1 How to Save or Download Online Streaming Videos
There are a lot of ways by which you can easily capture and download videos on your computer to watch them offline. Here I’ll suggest you some best ways and tools by using which you can easily enjoy your favorite video content offline. Let’s begin with our first method.
#1 Browser Extensions
#1 Video DownloadHelper
Video DownloadHelper is probably the best browser extension which allows you to easily download and watch videos offline. Even using it is so simple, if you regularly want to save or download music videos, funny videos, educational videos, etc. This is the best browser extension which will help you to do so on a single click. You just need to install this extension on your Chrome or Firefox web browser.
#2 Video Downloader Professional
Video Downloader Professional is yet another amazing video downloading browser extension. It has some extra features like it allows you to create a video list so that you can easily stream those videos again without searching for the video link. It easily creates a collection of videos so you can resume streaming whenever you want. Also, you can download the videos to your computer on a single click.
#2 Video Downloader
#1 4K Video Downloader
4K Video Downloader is an easy tool which helps to download any online video easily. All you need to do is copy the link of the video and paste it inside this amazing tool. You can select the quality of the video and also other features like captions. You can even subscribe to any youtube channel and set it to auto-download once any video is uploaded to that channel.
#1 Freemake Video Downloader
Freemake Video Downloader is amongst the popular tools as of now. Most of the people prefer using this tool for downloading videos from popular video streaming sites. There’s no need to spend a single penny for this tool. It is completely free and you can easily download and use it. It serves you with a bunch of different settings while downloading videos to your computer. Even you’re allowed to choose the video format you want. You can even download in MP3 format if you just need the audio file. This helps you to download music songs also. You just need to copy and paste the URL of the video inside this tool. Next, it automatically serves you with the offline video on your computer.
I personally believe this is the best online tool which helps to easily download any online video. It only supports big platform URL’s like from YouTube, Facebook or Dailymotion. But you can try for any site if it works or not. This tool is just like the software, all you need to do is copy the video URL and paste it inside this online tool. You can select the Video Quality and then just click on that tiny download button. Bam! your downloading has started. The downloading speed depends upon the speed of your Internet connection.
This is yet another amazing tool in trend nowadays. It allows you to download any YouTube video by pasting the URL of that video inside the small box. It gives you another feature to search for any youtube video inside the tool itself. You don’t need to copy the URL and then paste it. You can also search for any youtube video and just tap on your desired video, to begin with, the downloading process. You might face some problems while downloading music videos by using this tool. In that case, try using the other tool which I’ve mentioned above.
#4 Screen Recorders
#1 Open Broadcaster Software
Some video publishing sites don’t allow users to download their content by any means. In that case, screen recorders are taken in use to capture and record the videos by streaming them on the Internet. Yeah, you need high-speed connection so that it doesn’t buffer in between the streaming. But once the video stream is recorded, you can easily watch it whenever you want on your computer.
It is also used to record Live Streaming videos so that you can watch it again even if the Live video is removed by the user. Open Broadcaster Software is one of the best screen recorders which can record high-quality streaming videos. Also, it is completely free of cost.
CamStudio is an amazing video recording tool which gives you a lot of different settings for recording the screen. Don’t worry, it’s completely free of cost. It gives you options whether you want to capture the whole screen, any specific part or any specific window on the screen. Also, there is another cool feature which allows you to follow your mouse cursor. If you want you can even record your own voice along with the screen. If you’re looking for a good screen capturing tool, give it a try then.
#2 Final Words
These are the best tools and software if you want to download or record online streaming videos. You can use any of these methods to easily download your desired videos from the Internet. Whether you want to install a browser add-on or download software, the choice is all yours. All above-mentioned tools are the best. Also, I personally recommend you to use the SaveFrom.net online tool to easily download videos at a single click. But if you want extra features, you can go with other mentioned tools and software.