Monday, September 2, 2013
Two methods for Youtube Fans to convert youtube video to mp4
Do you wish to enjoy your favorite YouTube videos later or when you don't have any access to the Internet?
Have you ever come across some hilarious or adorable YouTube video and wish to add it to your personal collection?
Most of popular devices, video software and online video website support mp4 video format. And if the youtube video files could be converted to mp4, we could enjoy anywhere and anytime.
The MPEG refers to Motion Pictures Expert Group who is responsible for setting the industry standards regarding digital audio and video. The MP4 is a container format, allowing a combination of audio, video, subtitles and still images to be held in the one single file. It also allows for advanced content such as 3D graphics, menus and user interactivity.
How to convert youtube to mp4?
Method 1: Download YouTube Videos as MP4
An Firefox extension that adds direct links to download YouTube videos as MP4 and FLV. It has a simple interface and it downloads videos directly from YouTube. The extension integrates with YouTube's interface and adds a download button below the player.
Here are the formats you can download using this extension:
* MP4 360p (480x270, 480x360) - all videos are available in this format. Use it if you want to play videos on an old mobile phone (iPhone 3GS, HTC Desire, Samsung Galaxy S2) or to save space.
* MP4 720p (1280x720) - HD format, available for an increasing number of videos. Use this format if you want to play higher quality videos on a tablet, laptop or a phone with HD display (Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Nexus) or almost HD display (iPhone 4/4S/5).
* MP4 1080p (1920x1080) - Full HD format, available for less videos than MP4 720p. Use this format to watch videos on a Full HD TV, a high resolution monitor, high resolution tablet (iPad 4, Nexus 10) or Full HD phone (Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One)
* MP4 4K (up to 4096p) - HD format, available for a few videos.
* just in case you need it, you can also download the highest-quality FLV version available: FLV 240p (426x240), FLV 360p (640x360) or FLV 480p (640x480, 854x480).
Notes:if YouTube updated, it will be no longer working. And the developer need to update this tool and also you need to update for downloading youtube to mp4.
Method 2: Youtube to mp4 Video Converter
Xinfire video converter is an ideal YouTube to MP4 converter to convert YouTube videos to MP4 files with ease. With it, you can freely download and convert YouTube videos to MP4 for better playback on your iPhone5, iPad Mini, Kindle Fire, Galaxy S3, and etc. You can download this YouTube to MP4 Video Converter for free and install it on your PC for free trial. It can convert YouTube to MP4 with only a few steps. If you are Mac users and need to convert YouTube to MP4 on Mac (Snow Leopard, os x Lion included), you can turn to Xinfire Video Converter for Mac for help.
How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP4 Files
1. Load and Add YouTube Videos to the YouTube to MP4 Converter
You could add your youtube video files, or paste a youtube video url to download youtube video.
2. Choose MP4 as the Output Format
It not only support mp4, also could convert youtube videos to all popular video formats(avi, mov, mkv, wmv, mpg, 3gp...) and devices(iphone 5, ipad, tablet, smartphone, psp...)
3. Convert YouTube to MP4
Click "Start" and the videos will be converted from YouTube to MP4 automatically.
Also if you want to import YouTube to QuickTime to play, you could convert youtube to mov and transform .mov file to QuickTime.