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Free content conversion software

4K Video Downloader is a free software that converts content into video, audio, and picture files. By copy and pasting links into the software, users can obtain desired downloads to their devices. These files can be customized and optimized to the selected mediums for the downloads, resolution quality, format, and subtitles for the video to include.

Safely download and convert content

Alternative sites that do not require a software download to convert videos have the risk of having harmful pop-ups ads, and of being illegal. 4K Video Downloader allows users an ad-free experience to safely convert a single video or a playlist of multiple videos into virus-free files. If users desire to parse multiple videos in a succinct amount of time, then 4K Video Downloader is a reliable resource.

While YTD Video Downloader is another video download application option, only the paid version can download multiple videos at once, and the software is only available for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Given that the free version of 4K Video Downloader can process multiple videos at once promotes the practicality of the application above the YTD Video Downloader.

The free 4K Downloader offers options to download videos into files from an extensive list of websites and applications: Dailymotion, Facebook, Flickr, MetaCafe, Soundcloud, Tumblr, Twitch, Vimeo, VEVO, Vine, and YouTube. The free video downloader parses streaming sessions from gaming platforms: Twitch and YouTube Gaming.

4K Video Downloader converts 3D videos into files for devices. To enable the 3D feature, users can choose the 3D icon within the formats option. 4K videos download to accurately interact with 360-degree content; users can place the mouse on areas of the video they wish to explore to see the panoramic and 360-degree views.

Download 4K Video Downloader on the Apple macOS, Microsoft Windows, or Ubuntu operating systems. Users can transfer the files that have been converted and downloaded to iPhone, iPad, Android, Galaxy Edge, HD TV, and other devices. Video and audio files can be directly transferred into iTunes.

A myriad of conversion options

Whether users are downloading the 4k Video Downloader for PC, Mac, or Linux devices, the software is available to convert videos, videos to audio, Instagram pictures, and pictures into slideshows. The application reigns the ability to include 4k in the name because of the software’s commitment to converting content into files with high resolution.

While the downloading opportunities with 4K Video Downloader are abundant, easy, and safe, the free application can only support downloads with a maximum of 24 videos or audio pieces. If users pay for the software, then they are able to exceed that numerical limit to download any playlist they please. What will not change between the free and paid versions of the application is the inability to place a standard on the amount of time needed to download content. 

The most popular parsing options involve YouTube videos; to convert YouTube links into video and audio files, users can simply copy and paste websites’ URL links into the 4K Video Downloader application to export the video into the software and initiate the conversion.

Before the conversion begins, the application will prompt users to decide between medium, quality, format, and subtitle options. Within the format options are MP3 and MP4. The subtitle options include English, Deutsch, Nederlands, and many more. The 4K Video Downloader is an excellent option for content creators, teachers, and anyone else that desires to include subtitles on video files.

Unlike the video conversion websites, the 4K Downloader free download features the ability for users to convert a playlist of multiple videos into files. The process of parsing multiple videos is almost identical to the single video download experience. To convert multiple videos at one time into the software, copy and paste the URL of the chosen playlist on YouTube instead of the single video link.

Upon the export and download of the video and audio files, users can organize their inventory of loaded data by clicking on the ‘Option’ button to the left side of the individual records. From that list, the users can choose to play, show in folder, copy the link, open the link in the browser, paste the link, remove the file, or remove all the files.

Integration with other services

The 4K Video Downloader functions with SoundCloud music links. Following the same copy and paste process as the YouTube video download process, users can parse songs and playlists from SoundCloud to their devices. Many SoundCloud songs are not available on iTunes and Spotify, which makes this feature a game-changer.

Smart Mode within the 4K Video Downloader allows users to automatically convert YouTube videos into downloads. Similarly, users can download 4K Video Downloader’s Instagram software to systematically save pictures and videos from their Instagram accounts, other Instagram accounts, or determined hashtags.

The services that the 4K Video download offers extends further into images to create slideshow experiences. To create customized memorabilia, users can source pictures for the slideshow from Instagram or the users’ devices to be paired with music and effects.

Within the 4K Video Downloader software is the in-app proxy set-up feature, which accesses the rights to allow high-resolution downloads of content that is inaccessible to specific regions. This allows users to legally parse content that is blocked by certain countries.

A safe and user-friendly downloader

The 4K Video Downloader offers a paid version to users which allows them to download playlists with more than 24 videos and subscribe to YouTube channels. The free version has essentially everything users need: the ability to download videos, audio, and pictures from sources and links; intricate 3D and 360-degree downloading features; multiple files at once; customized content with subtitles effects, transitions, and music all in a virus- and ad-free environment.

The free video downloader has consistent updates to maintain the user-friendly and innovative platform’s popularity. The updates correspond with the macOS, Windows, and Ubuntu operating systems.


  • Ad-free
  • Virus-free
  • User-friendly
  • Include subtitles in videos
  • Download multiple videos at once
  • Access to content that is considered inaccessible in certain regions


  • Undefined download time
  • Playlists have a limit on the number of videos

Also available in other platforms

Program available in other languages

4k Video Downloader for PC

  • Free

  • In English
  • V
  • 4.2


User reviews about 4k Video Downloader

  • Gisa Muller

    by Gisa Muller

    Does NOT work properly 30% of the time! I often get video downloads with audio only or videos where the audio ends after some minutes. The long More

  • M K S

    by M K S

    I have the paid version of the 4K downloader. (Version in Windows 10 - 64 bit). It cannot create the .srt file. But in their website, it i More



    Because 4k Video Downloader is can be trusted. 4k Video Downloader also easy to use.

  • vasanth kumar

    by vasanth kumar

    i did not find any problem so far, downloading was amazing and awesome, i liked it.

  • Moses Adriano

    by Moses Adriano

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  • ahmad amjad

    by ahmad amjad

    hi iam ahmad awant to see 4k thank yuo for help me becaose i very want to this program


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