Offline playback of YouTube videos facilitates smoother viewing, compared with online watching. It can be achieved by downloading the videos from YouTube.
There are many tools for YouTube video downloading out there, including free online services. But you may find many of them set a limit on download file size or length.
Seldom do online video downloaders support YouTube playlist downloads. Even if they do, some fail to deliver an expected download speed.
A fast and free YouTube playlist downloader would be a nice alternative. And WinX YouTube Downloader heads the list.
WinX YouTube Downloader is a stand-alone desktop YouTube downloader compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista computers. This program lets you flawlessly download selected or all videos from a YouTube playlist/channel in bulk.
And the downloading speed is ultrafast because of its built-in Multi-thread and Multicast techs. It is 100 per cent free and clean without any bundles or plug-ins that may be harmful to your computer.
To get the whole YouTube video list downloaded, all you need to do is copy and paste the URL to WinX YouTube Downloader. This software will auto analyze and grab all the videos in the YouTube playlist. The video output formats range from MP4, FLV, WebM, 3GP, etc.
You can check below for a detailed guide on how to download YouTube playlist videos in HQ MP4 with WinX YouTube Downloader.
How to Download Selected or All Videos from a YouTube Playlist in High Quality MP4
To begin with, you can download and install WinX YouTube Downloader on your Windows 10/8/7/Vista PC from its official site. The whole installation process only costs a few seconds. Follow the instruction below to easily download YouTube video playlist for free.
Step 1 - Copy and paste YouTube playlist URL
After you launch WinX YouTube Downloader, click "Add Url" button at the top-left on the main interface.
Open YouTube official site from your browser, find and play the YouTube playlist you'd like to download. Copy the YouTube video URL and paste it to the address bar of WinX YouTube Downloader. Then click "Analyze" icon.
Step 2 - Select output format and quality
A few seconds later, all the videos from the YouTube playlist or channel are listed in the left column. You can click each video and its available formats, resolutions, sizes are listed in the right column.
MP4 is top recommended since most devices and players support MP4 and can smoothly play MP4 videos. You can also select a desired resolution like 8K (7680×4320), 4K (3840 × 2160), 1080p (1920x1080), 720p (1280x720), 640x360, etc. based on your need.
If you want to download the entire playlist from YouTube, click "Select All" and "Download Full Playlist". Alternatively, you can download partial videos from a YouTube playlist by ticking one or several videos and clicking "Download Selected Videos".
Step 3 - Download playlist from YouTube
You can see all the selected videos are added into the downloading queue.
Optionally, click "Browse" to specify a destination folder to save the downloaded videos, or leave it alone and the default output folder will auto pop up once the downloading process is completed.
Finally, hit "Download now" button to start free downloads. All the selected videos from a YouTube playlist can be saved to your computer hard drive all at once. Then you can watch the downloaded HQ MP4 YouTube videos offline on your PC or mobile wherever you go.
WinX Free YouTube Downloader Review
1. Intuitive design and easy operation. This top free YouTube downloader allows novice users to download YouTube video, music, playlist or channel in high quality MP4.
2. Fast and stable. It runs stably to download single/several videos/the whole video playlist from YouTube at 5-8x real time faster speed. A 5-minute HD YouTube music video can be downloaded within 30 seconds.
3. Support 600+ sites. Aside from YouTube, WinX YouTube Downloader also enables users to download videos/songs from Dailymotion, Vimeo, Vevo, SoundCloud and 600+ sites.
4. Support up to 8K resolution. It is capable of downloading any resolution video from YouTube and other video sites with original quality, incl. 8K/4K UHD, 1080p/720p HD, 3D, VR, etc.
5. Record YouTube live video. You can add YouTube live streaming video into WinX YouTube Downloader, and click "Start Recording" button to record YouTube live in high quality MP4.
6. 100% free and clean. This free YouTube playlist downloader is completely free and clean, with no ads, malware or virus at all. You could rest assured to download and use it.
WinX YouTube Downloader also has an advanced version. It allows you to convert YouTube video to MP3, transcode videos, edit videos, and convert DVDs, record computer/iOS screen. The support of Nvidia CUDA/NVENC, Intel QSV and AMD powered hardware acceleration makes it one of the fastest video processing software packages.