A piece of freeware that I have used for at least 10 years is “aTube Catcher”, which will not only download to your hard drive but also in many different formats (avi, wmv, mp4 etc).
This same software can also burn to DVD so that the disc will play in any DVD player. The software allows the user to select PAL (as here in Aussie) or NTSC (as in the USA).
This software is a prime example of the expertise of freeware developers and deserves the attention of any home user wishing to process any media file be it audio or video.
The home page of aTube Catcher is
Well worth a look. Brom in Australia
This is in response to Yvonne who wants to download youtube videos. There is a free software to do just that. It’s a free youtube downloader and converter.
You can download it here: https://clipgrab.org
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