YouTube video down load app hits higher installs despite challenges

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A free app that lets everyone download videos from YouTube and other platforms such as Facebook and Instagram has soared in recognition, despite Google's attempt to crack down on the capabilities that flout copyright laws.

Indian-based mostly Videoder claims on its web site that their app has over forty million users and supports 1,000 diverse systems, including Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, and Twitter, enabling individuals to download and save video clips and tracks for offline playing.

Here’s anything that YouTube allows for its users to do through YouTube top class – previously YouTube purple – but handiest paying purchasers are able to do it through its suite of official apps for free.

Hobby in Videoder has surged in fresh months, with Google traits revealing that extra individuals are interested within the India-primarily based company than bitcoin.

YouTube didn't respond to a request for comment about Videoder's recognition, besides the fact that children the Google-owned platform's phrases of service make it clear that the usage of third-celebration apps to down load content is not allowed.

"You compromise now not to access content material for any reason aside from your very own, non-industrial use… and totally for streaming," the phrases of a carrier state. "Streaming means a contemporaneous digital transmission of the fabric through YouTube by the use of the information superhighway to a person operated internet enabled device in such a manner that the facts are supposed for real-time viewing and never intended to be downloaded either permanently or temporarily, copied, saved, or redistributed by means of the user."

For its part, Videoder acknowledges that the provider it presents may now not be above board, stating on its "Videoder is not attainable on Google Play-store as a result of definite Google phrases and stipulations which prohibits YouTube video downloading apps for copyright challenges."

Despite no longer being available throughout the Google Play shop, the app is easily purchasable on Android and home windows throughout the Videoder web site. It is currently now not obtainable for iOS or home windows cellphone, although Videoder says iPhone and windows gadget homeowners will soon be capable to save video from YouTube without delay through the Videoder website.