How to download HD and Full HD video from Youtube

I’m sure you already notice that YouTube enabled high quality viewing for all users. YouTube’s HD mode will add support for viewing videos in 720p or 1080p, depending on the resolution of the original source.

If the video have 1080p quality, you just need to add [ &fmt=37 ] at back of the video URL. It will enable us to view video in 1080p mode.

How to view YouTube’s Video in Full HD mode

Video in normal mode

Add [ &fmt=37 ] at back of the video URL

Video play in HD Mode

How to download Full HD YouTube’s video to your computer?

To download Full HD YouTube’s video, you need a free tool called Youtube Downloader HD. This free tool allow us to download Full HD Video (1080p) to your computer. Besides videos can be converted to avi video format or to mp4 (compatible with iPod, iPhone).

Click following link to download these Free Tool.

Below are the screen shoot

  • Copy the YouTube’s Video URL and past it on Video URL text box
  • Click on AVI Full HD (1080p)
  • Click on Start button to start download the Video

  • If the video not in Full HD (1080p), it will automatically download the video in 720p mode or normal video quality mode

This free tools only support Windows OS. If you have others YouTube video downloaded free tool which support Mac OS X and Linux platform, please let me know.

2 thoughts on “How to download HD and Full HD video from Youtube


  1. You can try download Youtube from this website:

    http://www.tubekeeper.com/

    copy and paste youtube video page URL and paste to the site,
    it will generate download link for you (FLV, MP4-HD, 3GP).
    Facebook, Metacafe, Dailymotion, Tudou…etc video download supported too.

    You also can perform video search through the Tubekeeper Video Search Engine.

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