Serving as the biggest video streaming site, YouTube devotes itself to granting better and better view experience to continuously add greater video quality modes from SD at a resolution of 320×240 pixels to HD (720P/1080P), UHD (4K/8K) as well as introduce 60fps for HD videos to be compatible with high-end graphic cards. YouTube maniacs feel content with vivid images of HD contents, while high bandwidth requirement of online playback prevent a part of visitors from watching YouTube HD videos in a smooth way, especially when using mobile data. It is highly recommended to download YouTube HD to computer and portable devices for better viewing 720P/1080P videos with no interruptions at all. Following, a competent YouTube HD downloader and in-depth how-to guide will be shared with you.
No.1 YouTube HD Download Software
There is no option for users to download a video from YouTube, which urges many developers to push out professional programs ranging from plug-ins (DownloadHelper), web downloaders (ClipConverter) and desktop software to meet the needs of YouTube download. Compared with the former two kinds of applications, we believe that desktop software can give a stable performance on YouTube HD download task without server (not working/down) and security problem.
WinX YouTube Downloader is a critically acclaimed tool boasting its feature to fast download 720P/1080P HD, 4K/8K/3D (if there is source) videos at 60fps from YouTube and deliver lossless image/audio quality. As a versatile online video downloader for Windows 10/8(.1/)/7/XP and lower, it can also free download various videos, movies, TV shows, MV, sports, news etc, from YouTube similar sites, such as Vimeo, Dailymotion, Facebook, Instagram, Vevo, MTV and so on. This YouTube HD downloader is 100% clean and safe which will never stealthily install third-party adware, spyware or malicious things on your computer.
How to Free Download YouTube 720P/1080P HD Videos
Please download and install WinX YouTube Downloader on PC. Then, the following guide can lead you to download YouTube HD videos in a few clicks. If you are a Mac user, please switch to MacX YouTube Downloader.
Step 1: Launch WinX YouTube Downloader and hit +link-shaped button to access video analysis window. Open YouTube and search the video you want to download. Certainly, the video should have a HD version. Then, copy and paste its URL to address textbox of pop-up window.
Step 2: Hit Analyze button to access to video information, including title, duration and versions varying from resolution, format, size and code. Depending on your demands, check 720P or 1080P option in MP4 or other format. Click OK.
Step 3: Click Browse button to set target folder and hit Download button to start the YouTube HD video download process.