7 Chrome extensions to download videos from any web page

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Downloading videos from any website is something that generally requires third-party programs. The bad news is that most of these programs are paid or have some kind of limitation. The solution in these cases is to resort to external extensions. Today there are dozens of Google Chrome extensions to download videos from any web page . Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo ... This time we have collected some of these extensions to install in the Google browser.

tuexperto.com stands out from downloading content protected by copyright. From this article we urge you to download only free access content or personal content shared on networks.

index of contents

  • Video Downloader Professional
  • Video DownloadHelper
  • Wise Video Saver
  • vGet Extension
  • VLC Video Downloader
  • Video Downloader Plus
  • Video Downloader for Chrome
  • What if I want to download YouTube videos?

Video Downloader Professional

Probably the most popular Google Chrome extension for downloading videos from the Internet. At the time of writing Video Downloader Professional with over 3 million downloads and over 200,000 positive reviews .

This extension allows us to content from pages such as Vimeo, Dailymotion or Facebook. Its operation is really simple: the page will detect the original video file and then show some download options , as well as the final weight of the file in question and the video format. It supports the download of high resolution videos. In contrast, its algorithm is not always capable of detecting files, possibly due to the data protection policies of the different web pages.

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Video DownloadHelper

Known for its version of Mozilla Firefox, Video DownloadHelper is compatible with most web pages today. Facebook, Streamcloud, VK, Instagram, Twitter ... Likewise, the extension adds a series of additional functions, such as the possibility of creating playlists or selecting the final quality of the video , which we can download in MP4 format.

It also allows us to download several files at the same time and create a blacklist so that the advertising of the videos is automatically removed . Of course, it is completely free.

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Wise Video Saver

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An extension for Google Chrome focused on downloading videos on several of the most popular social networks of 2020. Facebook, VK, Instagram… Unlike other extensions, Wise Video Saver allows us to select the video format and even transform the videos in sound files . MP3, M4A, MP4, M4V, MOV, AVI, WMV and so on.

Beyond the functions that we have just mentioned, the most remarkable thing about this extension is that it is compatible with the download of large files . Also with the download of high resolution videos.

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vGet Extension

This extension is part of the vGet extension conglomerate developed by Manuel Braun. Together with vGet Cast, it is capable of downloading the videos from any web page and transferring them to a television using DLNA technology .

Unfortunately, YouTube is not supported due to the recent platform policy update. As for the rest of the pages, the extension does not usually present problems. In fact, it is compatible with any website that has an integrated HTML5-based player . For the rest, it allows us to select the final quality of the video, as well as the type of format. MP4, WebM, OGV ...

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VLC Video Downloader

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Despite the fact that its name suggests otherwise, the truth is that this extension has nothing to do with the VLC media player . Its only function is to download videos from any web page that hosts videos on its server.

Like vGet Extension , it does not have the ability to download YouTube videos due to the recent policy update. Perhaps its greatest advantage is that it allows you to select the video format. FLV, MP4, AVI, ASF, MPEG ... And yes, it supports downloading high resolution videos, at least for the moment.

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Video Downloader Plus

Another extension that comes with the promise of downloading videos from most web pages in different formats. MP4, MOV, AVI, ASF, MPG ... With more than 7 million downloads behind it , the number of favorable opinions exceeds 17,000 at this very moment.

As usual, it is not compatible with YouTube for the reasons mentioned above. Outside of this platform, the developer claims to be able to download videos from 99% of internet video hosts .

As if this weren't enough, the extension is capable of detecting ads to remove them from the final video files. It also allows us to know the weight of the file before downloading it to our computer.

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Video Downloader for Chrome

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We reached the last extension with this proposal from Downloader, the company in charge of its development. Again the extension is oriented to download files from any page that contains videos on your server. In addition, it is compatible with other extensions to block advertising, such as Adblock, Adblock Plus, uBlock or Adblocker . For some time, however, some users have reported that the extension does not detect websites well, making it impossible to download files from third-party pages.

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What if I want to download YouTube videos?

Google has banned all the extensions of its store that allowed the download of YouTube videos. For this purpose we are forced to resort to external pages or to specialized programs. We have compiled some of these pages to download any video on the platform, although most have limitations in the download or quality of the files .

  • iTubeGo
  • Keepvid
  • Savefrom
  • Download YouTube
  • Notube

Again, we urge you to download only free-to-air content or self-created videos. Under no circumstances do we recommend downloading content protected by copyright.