[2021 Guide] How to Download 720p/1080p YouTube Videos

By Wilson Kendal | Updated on Jan 7, 2021

How to Download 720p/1080p YouTube Videos

When we want to stream videos online, the first platform that would come into your mind is YouTube, one of the world's largest video streaming platform today. Except for providing a comprehensive video library for reaching any types of videos, YouTube also offers high-quality options to stream videos online.

YouTube Premium, a subscription service launched by YouTube, also offers the ability for subscribers to download YouTube videos in YouTube app on iOS/Android for playing back offline. But what about desktop and web platform users? Any there any way for them to download 720p/1080p YouTube videos offline? Well, actually, there is one of the best YouTube video downloader that can bring you efficient help. Keep on reading!

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A Professional YouTube Downloader of 2021

YouTube Premium brings convenient video downloading service for YouTube app users on iOS/Android devices. But for desktop users, to download 720p/1080p YouTube videos for playing offline, you need a professional third-party tool to help. Hence we bring VideoHunter to you.

VideoHunter offers brilliant features for handling YouTube video downloading. Its superior performance can highly cater to users' needs in downloading high-quality YouTubue videos. It also supports to download YouTube playlist and video subtitles. So you can make the YouTube video offline enjoyment process to be much simpler and more efficient.

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How to Download 720p/1080p Videos from YouTube

VideoHunter brings easy-to-use and direct function to download YouTube videos in optional quality such as 720p and 1080p for offline playback. Here is the tutorial on how to use it.

NOTE: VideoHunter only detects and provides the resolutions offered by the original video. So if the original video offers 720p and 1080p resolutions, you can download it with VideoHunter.

STEP 1. After you complete installing VideoHunter to your computer, launch the program and go to "Downloader" inside it.

STEP 2. When you copy the URL of the YouTube video from its web platform, navigate to VideoHunter and paste the URL into the provided input box, then, hit the "Analyze" icon.

Paste Video URL from YouTube to VideoHunter

NOTE: You can change the output folder for saving the downloaded YouTube video before hitting the "Analyze" button in the "Output" section in the bottom of the interface.

Change Download Path

STEP 3. After VideoHunter offers the downloading choices to you, select MP4 and it will offer 720p, 1080p or even higher resolutions for you to save the YouTube video offline. Just select your desired option and hit the "Download" icon to start downloading the video offline.

Select High Resolution Download Video

NOTE: The merging process of video in 1080p or higher resolutions requires longer time to complete. Please make sure your Internet connection is reliable and wait for it patiently.

Limitations of VideoHunter Free Trial

VideoHunter offers free version for users to try its full feature before buying the software. But there are some limitations set for the free trial:
1. Users can only download 10 HD videos using free trial.
2. The free trial is only available for 15 days.

If you need to break these limitations, you need to subscribe for its premium plan, which provides 4 options to you:
* 1-month plan (1 device): $14.95
* 1-year plan (1 device): $19.95
* Lifemtime single plan (1 device): $29.95
* Lifetime family plan (5 devices): $49.95

When you pay for the plan, you will get a license code sent to your email address (the one you used for purchasing the product). After launch the program, directly enter your email and license code into the registration window and complete the activation. Then you can use the registered program immediately.

VideoHunter Register Window

VideoHunter is a good option if you need to download YouTube videos on desktop in 720p/1080p. It works smoothly and can perform with stable and speedy performance. The best part of this program is its ability to download YouTube playlist, which also save your time. Try its free version now!

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