YouTube Song Downloader is a lightweight app that helps you download audio and video files from YouTube*. It has a standard interface that is easy to use, coupled with an array of functional options to configure.
Getting started with the app is very easy; simply enter the artist or song title in the search box and you receive the results from the YouTube portal. From here, you have a number of options to choose from; download the video or extract the audio stream. You can also preview the clip from the ‘Search’ panel in popup window as well. The app lets you play, pause, or stop the current video or audio selection, alter the volume, and switch to a full screen mode as well.
Key Features include:
- Album search.
- Locates the highest quality version available.
- Supports various formats, including .MP3 .OGG .FLV .AVI and .MP4.
- Preview files.
- Song search.
The app is quite configurable, with options to change a number of settings, including changing the video format, audio format, MP3 quality and altering the directory to save the output file to. From the main panel of the app you can open the target location, view a list of the selected items, search for entire albums, remove the items, and grab both the video and audio streams for your chosen items.
A great feature of YouTube Song Downloader is that it is able to grab multiple items simultaneously, and yet still provides good output results. It doesn’t consume a massive amount of system resources, but that does depends on the computer.
Overall, YouTube Song Downloader is good at what it does. It has some useful tools and a simple, straightforward layout that can be navigated by users of all levels of expertise.
*There are some lLimitations is the free version of the software.