DownTube for Windows 8
DownTube for Windows 8 is a lightweight software application built specifically for Windows 8 users in order to help them watch videos on YouTube directly from their screen, as well as download the clips and save them to MP4 file format or extract the audio streams and save them to MP3 file format.
Plus, the program comes packed with a built-in library that allows you to watch different types of movies and access a wide range of online TV channels.
The tool sports a clean and intuitive layout that allows you to perform search operations on YouTube, view the downloaded items, which are displayed in a separate panel, as well as share links.
Downloading and playing options
DownTube for Windows 8 gives you the possibility to watch YouTube videos, check the most popular, discussed, or top rated clips, and view videos that are organized into different categories, such as Entertainment, Film and Animation, Animals, Science and Technology, Travel and Events, Comedy, Sports, and others.
What’s more, you can play, pause, or stop the current video selection, alter the volume, switch to a full screen mode, as well as seek for a position in the video streams.
You can also choose between various online TV channels, which are sorted by country, watch videos, which are grouped by genre (e.g. Action, Horror, Animation, Drama, Comedy), create a list with favorite items, watch HD movies, receive popup notifications at the end of the downloading task, as well as edit the MP3 metadata (title, artist, album).
To sum things up, DownTube for Windows 8 comes packed with a handy set of features for helping you watch and download YouTube videos. Thanks to its intuitive layout, it is suitable for rookies and professionals alike.