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March 13, 2013

[Tutorial] How To Download YouTube Videos with VLC Player

You come across this amazing Youtube video but how can you get it and watch it even when you're offline? We list a few simple steps for "downloading" Youtube videos. Credits from this youtube tutorial.
  1. Copy the URL of the Youtube video.
  2. Open VLC player, click on Media tab and click on Open Network Stream.
  3. Select the Network tab and in the box paste the URL, then click Play.
  4. Once the video starts loading, click on Tools tab and then Codec Information
  5. At the bottom of the window should be a box labelled Location. Highlight and copy all the text inside the box (ctrl-a + ctrl-c).
  6. Open a new tab in your web browser and paste all the text you copied into the URL bar and press enter.
  7. Go to Options button of your web browser and select Save Page As.  Save the file as a .FLV file.
  8. Enjoy your video again and again even when you're offline!