The fastest and easiest way to download YouTube MP4 is using SS in the video URL. When you add SS to YouTube video URL you can easily download the video to your computer and smartphone.
The way YouTube is designed, you cannot download YouTube MP4 from the website, but with the help of en.savefrom.com website using ss in the video URL, you can simply download any video from YouTube and also, adding savefrom.net before any video URL you can easily download video from any website.
While we’ll describe a various way to download YouTube MP4 in this article using various browsers plugin we’d also share with you the fastest means that can be used to download YouTube MP4 adding ss to the YouTube video URL to change the URL and redirected to a standalone website, savefrom.net to download either the video or download the video as MP3.
Meanwhile, you cannot convert a video to MP4 using ss YouTube website once the video length is more than 2 hours but here we’ve shared a trick on how to download YouTube MP4 and videos whose length is longer than 2 hours. In fact, even if the video length is 10 hours you can use the technique to download it.
Check out this guide on how to convert YouTube video whose length is longer than 2 hours
How to Download YouTube MP4 Using SS YouTube Trick
This process is far better than other websites to download MP4 from YouTube website. Some other approaches require you to copy the video URL and paste it into a column provided either in your chosen website like savefrom.net, listentoyoutube.com,youtube2mp3.com, and many others.
However, here you will only need to change the video URL by adding “ss” before the video to change the video URL before you will be taken to a download page.
1. Open any browser and YouTube video sharing website
2. Search for the MP4 you want to download using YouTube search box
3. Click to play the video and add “ss” before YouTube in the video URL and click enter button
4. You will be taken to a new website with an integrated button to download the video as MP4 or as HD MP3
5. Click the download button to start downloading the video.
This is the simplest trick I ever used to download YouTube MP4 changing the video URL. There are other approaches different from this but it requires browsers extension like Save From net helper plugin and video downloader professional.
How to Save YouTube MP4 Using Savefrom Helper Plugin
This approach is simple and easy to use but it requires adding a new browser’s plugin to your phone. For Google Chrome users, you need to install SaveFrom Google Chrome helper, for Mozilla you need to download SaveFrom Mozilla helper plugin, for Safari browser you need to install SaveFrom helper for Safari.
However, here in this post, I will share with you how to save YouTube MP4 to your computer without changing the video URL.
1. Download and install SaveFrom helper extension for your browser
2. Open a new tab and visit YouTube video website and search for the video you want to download
3. Scroll down and click the download button added by SaveFrom helper for your browser
This procedure will download the YouTube video to your computer download folder. Meanwhile, this approach only works for Windows and Mac. While you can download YouTube video by changing the video URL following the previous approach.
How to Download YouTube MP4 with Copy and Paste Procedure
This process is less stressful and is effective. With just copy and paste on both computer and smartphone you can download YouTube video and save it to your mobile. Here is the freshest procedure to save YouTube MP4 to an offline storage device.
1. Open any browser and visit YouTube to search for the video you want to download
2. Copy the video URL from the address bar
3. Open a new tab and visit www.savefrom.net online video downloader website and video converter website and paste the video URL
4. The website will sync the video from YouTube and integrate a download button
5. Clik the download button to start downloading the video to your device storage.
These are the fastest and popular ways I have used in the past that are currently working to download YouTube MP4 and save it to your computer or phone.