11 Best Android Apps for Downloading Videos Online

The issue of how to download any video from the Internet fast has always been ongoing. And if 10 years ago people were striving to get videos to their laptops now the smartphones are the main concern.

Because nobody actually wants to plug in the smartphone to a computer to transfer a video anymore. We want everything to be done in one click.

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Still, downloading the video is illegal, but has it ever stopped anyone? Nowadays, probably, Netflix and YouTube are the hardest sources considering the videos downloading. But developers of the following apps managed to hack everything. So if you are brave enough to download videos from the Internet right to your Android device – get it!

YouTube Go

How many times did you wish you could use YouTube during your flight? That actually could be great but have you seen those prices for WiFi onboard? Bet that not many people are that crazy.

However, if you are flying with a low coster there are usually no screens in front of you and no WiFi on board. Still, you need to spend your time somehow. And here goes the solution.

With YouTube Go you will be able to enjoy your favorite videos even if you don’t have access to the Internet. Your favorite music videos, movies, TV shows with famous guests, DIYs – these are will be available wherever you are.

All the videos can be saved on your phone. You control the consumption of the traffic yourself, and you control which volume in your phone memory will be occupied by those videos.

It is extremely convenient – you’ve just watched a new video and now you can save it to your device! There is a preview function which helps to see the content you really like.

Saved videos can be played without buffering. And though some people are worried that apps like this can slow down your phone, in this case, it is not the truth. Moreover, the memory taken by YouTube Go is not a lot at all.



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Video Downloader

Video Downloader is an awesome manager for downloading and watching videos in your browser. The video player allows you to better recognize the content. It supports many different formats and also has several features for easy downloading.

The first thing you need to do before downloading a video from the internet is to decide which format you want to save to your device. Then a link to the desired media content is copied from the browser. Once the link is opened it will start downloading and saving the video to the selected path.

If the download is interrupted or the network is slow – you can take a couple of actions provided by the developers. That is, if the downloading hangs on some stage, you can continue the process when the connection is resumed.

After downloading, you will be able to view the downloaded files offline without an Internet connection. A built-in player is provided for this purpose. Not all similar programs can boast of this. Thus, you can even watch the content without a browser.

Video Downloader screen 1 Video Downloader screen 2


The KeepVid app is designed to download videos from YouTube, Instagram, and other media resources. About 30 different sites are available in the catalog. Save a video clip to your phone in almost any format and resolution without any restriction.

You can view videos online and share with friends in social networks or messengers. The app allows you to download many videos at once. Work in the background, you do not have to keep the tab with downloads open all the time.

You do not need to register to use the KeepVid app. It is enough to launch it, and then provide access to photos, multimedia and files on your device. The utility has an express panel with the most popular sites on it.

To download a video, you need to open it in a browser and copy the link. Then select the desired site in the app, paste the link to the video and start the download. All saved videos can be viewed in a separate tab without leaving the app.

KeepVid screen 1 KeepVid screen 2

Video Downloader & Video Saver

Just remember that before you are downloading an online video, you have to be sure no one catches you and that your country is not too strict with those who do that. Just in case, some countries consider severe fees for illegal traffic. So check everything before or you might lose your couple thousand dollars.

However, it is had to hold back from getting yourself a video with such a cool app like this – it is one of the most popular ones in this category, in fact. It works like a download manager for all types of videos from all the sources. The interface is not the easiest in usage, however, it is only because here you got more customization functions.

First of all, there is a special search bar where you can type the name of the video, and then the system will find it for you automatically, by scanning all the social networks and portals where you can download that video. After the video is found, you can click on it and choose the resolution and the format in which you would like to download it.

All Video Downloader

We all know that copypasting and spread illegally received content is bad, our society and lawyers have been talking about it for ages, but… The fact that’s what has always stayed with us. Though nowadays we seem to evolve a lot, still, we got even more progressive with getting media content illegally.

This Video Downloader utility detects, downloads, and saves shared videos directly from the internet to your android device. Right from this app you can both watch the videos and download them anonymously. So before downloading you can preview the vid, and use a great download manager to get the clip. The videos can be received in the background mode, at high speed, securely.

The app can also download large files. But watch out, the app doesn’t support the oldest versions of Android. When a download is started or completed you will get a notification. There are 2 modes for watching videos – portrait and horizontal. In order to download the video, you will have only to click on the screen button which you will find in the app.



Youku is a streaming service for movies, TV shows, cartoons, anime, entertainment, and educational videos. You can download content and watch offline. The online platform works as a streaming service.

The app has an extensive catalog of Chinese movies, TV series, comics, documentaries, entertainment shows, and so on. Smart search is provided, which allows you to quickly find the content you want.

To view content, the utility comes with a built-in player. With it you can open videos in portrait, full-screen or windowed mode.

Take screenshots and record short videos while watching it to share with friends later. Supports rewinding, downloading videos, adjusting volume, brightness, quality and playback speed. Just like in YouTube, you can slow down or speed up the broadcast.

Youku screen 1 Youku screen 2

Video Downloader app by InShot Inc.

The Video Downloader app by InShot Inc. allows you to download various videos from social networks and web resources. Before you start, you need to give the utility various permissions, including access to photos and multimedia.

The main page is a browser. There is also a small instruction on how to download the clips. At the top of the screen is the search bar, menu, settings, and tabs. Below is a list of recommended sites for download. There are three sections to work with: tab, progress and finished.

In the first you can find the browser, in the second you find active downloads, and in the third you get the downloaded files. First of all, you need to go to the page from which you intend to make the video download.

Then you should start playing the video and click on the download icon that appears. Downloaded videos can be viewed through the built-in player without leaving the app. Here, videos can be paused, rewound, and blocked.

Video Downloader app by InShot Inc. screen 1 Video Downloader app by InShot Inc. screen 2



There are many news sources which are filming interesting clips. They are posting exclusive footage that cannot be found anywhere else. If you want to be able to save those videos any time you want (maybe, you are preparing a news report yourself) then install this app.

When you launch it it will give you access to a number of web sources where you will find your videos. When you are watching that video from the app you see an icon which tells you to download a clip.

Keep in mind that all the videos are protected by the rights of their owners accordingly t=with the laws of the country of their origin and the app takes no responsibility for your actions.

Moreover, you can download videos from rare websites but you can’t download them from YouTube and Flash. This may be a disadvantage for those who expect an all-inclusive video downloader, but this app has a rather strict policy.

On the other hand, this particular downloader is getting videos without damaging the quality of those which many other downloaders are cannot be praised for.


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All Video Downloader

TEDx videos are always interesting to watch. They are bringing a lot of useful information right from the experts of the most prominent people of business. The problem is, many of those TED videos available not only on YouTube but also on the web sites of those places where they were held. And sometimes it’s problematic to get a video like this.

With this All Video Downloader you will get any video from the source you want. First, you can watch the video offline and then share it with your friends. The app has an in-built browser which you can use to watch and, prospectively, download the videos.

Each time you’ll be watching a video from this browser, you will see a pop-up icon at the bottom of the screen. Click on it to get the video. You can open any website. There are no limitations considering the downloading of videos, clean UI, many supported formats such as Mp4, Flv, Mp3, Wmv, etc.

Manipulating the downloading is easy as well. You can pause, stop, and reset the download at any moment. All the downloading happen in the background mode. In Build file manager to see and manage all downloaded videos, images, and files. If someone from your friends is using this app as well, you can share it with the download link with them.


Video downloader

This app gives you a chance to download not only videos but the music as well. Find your favorite songs from different sources and download them right to your phone. Maybe you’re making a video and you need the background music.

Many video editing apps just do not synchronize with popular music platforms and there is no other way to get a particular song except downloading it.

The app has its own built-in browser where you can surf the Internet and just download the media files you like. When you play the video on a page you will notice there is a “download” icon. Sometimes it is possible to watch the video before download, depending on a source.

The app supports such websites as Vimeo, vibox7, LiveLeak, and such formats as MP3, MP4, M4V, 3GP, and MOV, HD, and others. The speed is more than decent and you will get a video or a sing in minutes.

However, the remarkable disadvantage here is that the app doesn’t work in the background mode and if you exit the app your downloading stops and you have to start all over again.

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Tube Video Download

In the early days of YouTube, it was probably extremely easy to download videos from there. Logically, as the web portal was growing, the more and more serious enterprises, music labels and movie production studios started getting their official channels in there. So there is no surprise that nowadays YouTube is extremely concerned with the copyrights of all videos and protects its content from stealing. However, the way does exist.

The app allows you to preview the videos before the downloading and get them quickly and securely. The download manager is really helpful and makes the process adjustable and easy to manipulate. You can download both music and videos at miraculously high speed, even if we are talking about the HD quality.

How to download the video? Just find it in a web source using a browser built-in the app, press play and find a popping window on the screen. There choose a download option. Unfortunately, the app supports only MP4 and MP# formats. But we all know that now most of the videos come in MP4. Moreover, many users complain there is too much ad in this app.


Daria Sauline

Daria Sauline

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