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How to Download Online Video in Windows 8

The newest Microsoft's operating system – Windows 8 brings lots of amazing features. If you have upgraded to Windows 8 and want to download online video in Windows 8, don't miss this video downloader for Windows 8.

The recommended program is Aimersoft YouTube Downloader, an all-in-one video downloader and converter that's fully compatible with Windows 8. With its help, you can effortlessly download online videos from more than 100 video sharing websites like YouTube, Hulu, Google Videos, VEVO, Facebook, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Vimeo and etc. to your local computer. Moreover, the embedded high definition media player enables you to watch your favorite videos the moment they are downloaded.

Besides, this program empowers you to convert downloaded video to virtually any popular video/audio formats like MP4, MOV, M4V, WMV, AVI, MP3, WMA, transforming them to fit different devices or players. Just download it now and follow the steps below to download videos in Windows 8 with ease.

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How to capture videos in Windows 8

This program also works well in Mac OS. Mac users please download and install YouTube Downloader for Mac and then follow the same steps to rip online videos.

1Find target video

After running the program, you need to launch the browser and go to the video sharing website to locate the video you want to download. Alternatively, you can visit the site through the built-in browser. Simply click "Online Video" menu on the top the interface and input the web address.

Search videos

Note: Before downloading, you'd better set the destination folder for output profile. Click the "Arrow" button on the top right corner of the interface, then select "Preferences" > "Location" to specify the folders.

2Download your favorite videos

You have two ways to download streaming videos in Windows 8:

  • Click the "Download" button that appears on top of the video to add the video to the download queue;
  • Copy the video's URL in the browser and then click "+Paste URL" on the top left corner of the program to start downloading.

Download videos in Windows 8

The software will then start downloading the video you've selected. The downloading progress will show under "Downloading" tab. You can download multiple videos at a time to speed up the whole downloading.

3Convert the downloaded video to any format you want

Once the video has been downloaded, it will appear under “Downloaded” tab. And a "Convert" button will display beside each video clip. You can click it to choose a proper output video/audio format in the pop-up window. Then hit "OK" to activate conversion process. Just wait for the conversion to be done and that's all.

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