IF you are looking for ways to download youtube shorts then you are at the right place. The YouTube Shorts is a short form video service provided by the giant search engine called Google. This service was recently added to the streaming platform in order to allow young creators to shoot and upload their short comedy skits and dance routines of 60 seconds or less.
It is being said, that the YouTube Shorts download feature for offline viewing is not supported yet. The videos also consumes data every time you stream the content on the platform.
Since, the YouTube Shorts can be downloaded by using the third-party apps and websites which is completely free but it is illegal. Just like the YouTube videos download, downloading Shorts videos can deprive the content creators of making money.
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However, we have stated the ways for how to download YouTube Shorts video on your mobile phones for offline viewing.
HOW TO DOWNLOAD VIDEOS FROM YOUTUBE SHORTS:-
DOWNLOAD OWN YOUTUBE SHORTS:-
In order to download your own YouTube Shorts video, the user will need to open the YouTube Studio on their PC and Log in with the YouTube account where their video is posted.
Then click on the Content tab which is present on the left side where all of your videos (regular and Shorts) will show up. Then just hover your mouse over the video which you want to download and click on the three dot icon and choose the Download option from the menu to download your video. So this was one of the ways to download youtube shorts for your own videos but it won’t work for others video so up next we have discussed the ways to download youtube shorts of other users,
DOWNLOAD OTHER’S YOUTUBE SHORTS VIDEOS:-
Since the YouTube offers a native way to download their regular videos that work for Shorts as well which means that such videos can be viewed offline, but when they are opened inside the YouTube app only.
The videos are not downloaded in your phone’s gallery so you cannot view or share them outside the YouTube. Since, a workaround exists which allows you to download Shorts and watch it later without the internet. Below are the following steps to download Shorts for offline viewing:
- First of all open the Shorts video which you want to download.
- Then tap on the channel name at the bottom of the video. After few second you will be taken to the screen where you will see videos published by the channel so gain click on the channel name.
- Click on the Videos tab and search the Shorts video which you want to download and then just click on the three dot icon next to the video and choose download video.
- The second way to open the Shorts video is like a normal video is to tap on the music icon at the bottom of the Shorts video and then click on the arrow icon next to the video title.
The selected video will open like normal YouTube videos so click on the Download button under the video.
This method may come in handy if the video is using an original video. Then you will only find one video under the music label.
- If you want to view the downloaded videos, then pen the YouTube app and tap on the Library tab present at the bottom. After doing this just tap on Downloads and you will find the videos you have downloaded.
DOWNLOAD VIDEOS USING YOUTUBE SHORTS DOWNLOADERS:-
If the users want to download the YouTube Shorts video in their phone’s gallery on either Android or iPhone platform, then they can take the help of YouTube video by downloading the websites.
When there are dedicated websites which allows you to download Shorts, still you can also use the websites that can download regular YouTube videos. Below are few steps to download the YouTube shorts video on Android and iOS platform by using this method:
- First open the Shorts video in which you are interested in downloading then tap on the Share icon and choose the Copy link from the menu present at the application.
- Then open the link https://en.savefrom.net/1-youtube-video-downloader-7/ in the browser on your phone or PC and paste the copied link in the available box and tap on the button which is present next to the box.
- Then just scroll down and tap on the Download button and also if you want to change the video resolution then you have to tap on the arrow next to the download button and select the resolution according to your choice.
- In the Android platform, the video will start downloading automatically and will be saved in your phone’s gallery.
- In the iPhone you only have to tap on the Download button in the pop-up menu to start the process of downloading and after few minutes you will find the downloaded video in the Files app.
- Lastly, the users needs to open the Files app and navigate directly to the Downloads folder, open the video and hit on the Share button followed by the save video if you want to view the video byusing the Apple Photos app.
Except, all the above mentioned website, you can also use the following websites as well:
However, for some reason, you are unable to download the videos using the above steps on iPhone, then the Documents by Readdle app may serve the purpose.
So launch the browser present inside the Documents by Readdle app and open any one of the above mentioned websites, paste the video link, and download the video. The downloaded video will show up in the Documents app automatically so simply drag or move the video to the Photos app.
DOWNLOAD YOUTUBE SHORTS USING OPEN-SOURCE APPLICATIONS:-
If the users want to download the Instagram Reels or other videos, then they can easily install an app from Play Store or App Store.
Although, the same cannot be done for YouTube Shorts but thankfully, there is an open-source video downloader apps like the New Pipe which exists and can be used to download videos from the YouTube Shorts.
The ways for downloading the application are:-
- Firstly, install the New Pipe APK from the official website and then you will be asked to grant permission to install apps from all unknown sources so just click on allow it.
- Once you have installed, then open the app and tap on the search icon at the top and paste the link to the Shorts video. Finally, when you can get it as it is shown in step 1 of the above method then just press the Enter key.
At last, I want to conclude that if you like any of the ways to download youtube shorts then do tell us about your experience or else if you know any other ways to download youtube shorts then you can also inform us by mentioning these ways to download youtube shorts in the comment box mentioned below.