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What features does the YouTube Downloader SmartTube have?

  1. YouTube videos can be easily downloaded as audio or video files
  2. Get rid of annoying advertisement
  3. Turn off disturbing annotations
  4. Which software allows me to hide YouTube ads?
  5. Can I decide which ads will be hidden and which displayed?
  6. What is a YouTube Downloader and how does it work on YouTube?
  7. Why should I download the SmartTube YouTube Converter?
  8. For what can I use a YouTube Downloader?
  9. How can I download YouTube videos?
  10. How can I download music for free from YouTube?
  11. Do videos or audio files lose quality when I download them?
  12. Where do I find a free YouTube Downloader? Where can I download this software?
  13. What are the benefits of a YouTube Downloader?
  14. Which browser is the SmartTube YouTube Downloader available for?
  15. Can I use the SmartTube YouTube Downloader with every browser?
  16. How do I install the SmartTube YouTube Downloader?
  17. In which formats can I save music and videos?
  18. Is it legal to download videos from YouTube?
Video or audio download in different formats with SmartTube

YouTube videos can be easily downloaded as audio or video files

SmartTube appears as a little red icon in the address bar from your browser and changes its color to red while you’re browsing the YouTube website. With just one click you can open the SmartTube menu, below the YouTube video and choose in which format you want to download the whole video or if you only want to convert the audio file from the video

YouTube Video with advertisements and the SmartTube Settings

Get rid of annoying advertisement

SmartTube includes a video downloader which is able to block the advertisement that is shown before and throughout a YouTube video. That also includes text advertisement that is part of the most YouTube videos. With its whitelist functionality, the add-on allows you to exclude channels that should not be blocked from the adblocker, so that you can allow reasonable advertisement.

Annotations on a YouTube video

Turn off disturbing annotations

SmartTube is compatible with all current adblockers and extensions, which interact with YouTube. Furthermore the YouTube Downloader stops annoying annotations and info cards with link references from showing up.

Which software allows me to hide YouTube ads?

With the aid of SmartTube you can reliable hide advertisement that is displayed while watching a YouTube video. If you activate the adblock functionality you can even block banner, text advertisement and comments as well as ads that are played as a commercial break.

Can I decide which ads will be hidden and which displayed?

Yes! With SmartTube you can easily exclude channels or YouTuber’s from the adblocker by using the whitelist functionality. Basically not every type of advertisement is disturbing. For example if you want to support your favourite YouTuber who is generating his earnings with this advertisement, so that he can continue making the videos you love.

What is a YouTube Downloader and how does it work on YouTube?

A converter is a software that helps you to convert a file format into another format. You can simply export a file in another format instead of using the one that it has been saved in. SmartTube works as a YouTube Downloader and a Converter. SmartTube will download and convert the video simultaneously into the desired format no matter if you just want the audio or the video file. There are many reasons for converting the original file into another format. For example you have to convert a file if the carrier medium like a smartphone, iPod or MP3-Player is not compatible with the original format or the converted format is using less storage but still has consistently good quality.

Why should I download the SmartTube YouTube Converter?

SmartTube is a free video download manager for the biggest and most successful video platform in the world – YouTube! Although we always keep our phone or tablet handy, we experience situations in the everyday life in which we would like to play videos or music playlists offline without straining our data volume. SmartTube is the best solution for this situation and also for many more. The add-on is your free download manager to download the best YouTube videos, save them and convert them into the right format for other devices.

What can I use a YouTube Downloader for?

A YouTube Downloader is used for downloading videos and songs from the biggest media database in the world and convert them into another format for different storage media and player. Googles own video platform and the many YouTubers provide new content on a daily basis which makes the range grow more and more.

How can I download YouTube videos?

After downloading and installing the add-on, you can find SmartTube as a small icon in the address bar of your browser. While surfing other websites the icon stays transparent – if you’re surfing on the YouTube website which includes a video, the icon will immediately turn red and a Menu will appear below the video. Just one click on the icon opens the download menu which allows you to decide which format you would like to use for saving the file on your computer. It’s your decision if you would like to download the entire video or just extract the audio file from the video.

How can I download music for free from YouTube?

It’s really easy to obtain music from YouTube. Once you have installed SmartTube in your browser you can use the service for free to download videos as audio files, within a single click and It will automatically extract the highest quality audio from the file.

Do videos or audio files lose quality when I download them?

It’s actually correct that audio and video files can possibly lose quality after downloading them. This correlates with the conversion of a YouTube video into another format. However, this is virtually unnoticeable for the user.

For example, if you transform a downloaded YouTube video into a MP3 format, the converter compresses the content and separates the audio track from the video track to save storage. This can result in minimal quality degradation in favor of the virtually unlimited compatibility with music and video players and the associated memory space savings.

Where do I find a free YouTube Downloader? Where can I download this software?

All you need to use the unlimited video range of YouTube is here at SmartTube. The YouTube Downloader is available as a free extension for your browser. You only have to click the download button on the top right corner and you can start downloading SmartTube.

What are the benefits of a YouTube Downloader?

With over a billion regular users and a daily playback of several hundred million hours of video material, YouTube constitutes the world’s largest video collection – an unlimited video database. The convenient YouTube Downloader SmartTube supplies their services for free and without commercial break. With SmartTube you can use the video and audio file on the go even without an existing internet connection.

For which browser is the SmartTube YouTube Downloader available?

SmartTube is initially only available as an add-on for Mozilla Firefox, but it will be available for Opera and other internet browsers in the future.

Can I use the SmartTube YouTube Downloader with every browser?

In the future SmartTube will be available as an extension for other browser, too. Until then, the popular browser Mozilla Firefox will support the features of the YouTube Downloader.

How do I install the SmartTube YouTube Downloader?

With only a few clicks the SmartTube add-on embeds into the address bar of your browser and is ready-to-use in no time. All you have to do is to click the download button in the menu, bellow the video and the download will start. This is all you need to do so you can start to download your favorite videos from YouTube and convert them in the desired format.

In which formats can I save music and videos?

SmartTube enables you to save videos and audio files in different formats. Besides the well-known MP3 audio format that fits and is compatible with almost every data storage device, you can choose the WebM format which is a container format that is especially used for the web and is also usable for audio and video files. Additionally, SmartTube supports the MP4, M4A, FLV and 3GP format and many more to save the downloaded videos for example on a smartphone or for the web.

Is it legal to download videos from YouTube?

Downloading videos or soundtracks from YouTube is legal if you only download the file for private use. The reason for this assumption already proceed from the YouTube website which delivers no reference that they are supplying content in an illegal way. Even if YouTube is declaring in their general terms and conditions that it’s undesired to download the content, this regulation only takes effect for users that are signed in. That means: As long as you aren’t signed in with your YouTube account, this paragraph is trivial. Moreover you can assume that YouTube is deleting videos that have been uploaded illegitimately with copyrighted material. Wherefore criminal acts can’t be done by the user.

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