YouTube Downloader 2.0

YouTube Downloader 2.0

Download videos, audio, photos and captions from Youtube and other sites containing a youtube player in one click!

YouTube Downloader 2.0
What is YouTube Downloader 2.0?
The 'YouTube Downloader 2.0' Firefox add-on facilitates effortless downloading of videos (in formats from 144p to 720p), audio tracks and captions from YouTube and other sites supported by a YouTube player. It provides convenience with options for separate audio downloads, video without audio, and saving previews in JPEG format. A comfortable, redesigned interface makes it even simpler to use. The new update introduces video subtitle download, available in HTML format with UTF-8 encoding.
Merlin
Stats
By: Vikingus
Rating: 3.24 (38)
Version: 3.1 (Last updated: 2024-02-12)
Creation date: 2019-02-05
Weekly download count: 244
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • tabs
  • storage
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 95.55K
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Merlin
Summary
  • Getting links to download videos from Youtube and other sites containing a youtube player in 3GP and MP4 formats and resolutions from 144p to 720p.
  • Ability to download only videos without audio content (144 p2K) encoded in MP4 or WEBM format
  • You can also download the audio track separately (MP4, VORBIS, OPUS)
  • Save the preview in JPEG format with a width of 90 to 720 pixels
  • NEW! Download video subtitles (if available) in HTML format and UTF-8 encoding (only in the online version)
  • NEW! Improved and user-friendly interface that allows you to get the necessary links in one click

The extension collects the following personal data: tab.url. For more information, see the privacy policy http://filfucker.ru/youtube/policies.html

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Able to download videos that other popular downloaders couldn't handle
  • Functional for saving videos for later viewing
Cons
  • Requests authorization for a suspicious site (filefucker.ru)
  • Some users report it eventually inserts dangerous code from the author's website
  • Doesn't download videos; issues with compatibility on third party sites
  • Only downloads the thumbnail, not the actual video content
  • Called useless by a user ('Хрень')
Most mentioned
  • Security concerns with suspicious permissions and potential for dangerous code
  • Issues with functionality and performance, such as not downloading videos correctly or at all
  • The disparity between positive and negative reviews, with hints of fake reviews
Recent reviews
Great
by REIKO, 2024-01-08
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Safety
Risk impact

YouTube Downloader 2.0 is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install YouTube Downloader 2.0 if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

YouTube Downloader 2.0 is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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