[Review] The Best Free and Professional Online Video Downloader – VidPaw

With more and more people searching for the best way to download online videos, there are many online video downloaders appeared. VidPaw is the one provides free but professional online download services to users around the world from more than 1,000 sites, including some popular platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, SoundCloud, etc., which only requires simple steps but provides high output quality.

To make a simple online video downloader stand out from so many competitors, VidPaw updated itself in January, 2019, becoming a more functional online downloader, and is equipped with more professional services. This review will introduce VidPaw to you in details, and the way to download online videos freely via VidPaw.


Part 1. Introduction of VidPaw

Part 2. 3 Ways to Download Online Videos with VidPaw

Part 3. VidPaw YouTube to MP3 Converter

Part 1. Introduction of VidPaw

VidPaw online video downloader allows users to download online videos in the simplest way. This amazing online video downloader also supports to download audio, video with subtitle to different formats.


  • Download Online Videos from 1,000+ Sites

VidPaw supports downloading online videos and audios from more than 1,000 sites, which includes some popular websites like YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Twitter, and so on. You can see the full list here to check if the site you want to download online videos from is contained.

  • Support 10 Languages

VidPaw supports 10 different languages, including English, Français, Español, Deutsch, Português, Italiano, русский, 日本語, 繁體中文, 简体中文. More languages are coming soon!

  • Different Output Formats for Choosing

VidPaw provides a variety of output formats and qualities for users to choose for their downloaded videos & audios.

Supported Video Formats MP4, WEBM, 3GP
Video Quality 144p, 240p, 360p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K, 8K
Supported Audio Formats M4A, WEBM, MP3
Audio Quality 64kbps, 96kbps, 128kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps


  • No Pop-up Ads or Registration Necessary

VidPaw has a clear interface with no annoying pop-up ads at all. Also, using VidPaw doesn’t require you to download any software or register an account, meaning that you can directly download videos inside a page simply.

Since YouTube has most users and rich video resources, next I’d like to introduce you 3 ways to download YouTube videos via VidPaw.

Part 2. 3 Ways to Download Online Videos with VidPaw

Way 1. Copy and Paste the Link

STEP 1. Go to YouTube and open the video page of the YouTube online video you want to download for offline stream back. Then copy its link from the address bar.

STEP 2. Open VidPaw.com in a new page and directly paste the link of the YouTube video to the frame. Then hit “Download” to load the information of the video.

STEP 3. Now the information of the YouTube video is loaded, and you can select an output format and quality for the video you are going to download. When deciding one, click “Download” to start downloading the YouTube video.

STEP 4. If a new window shows up and the video begins playing instead of downloading, right click the video and selecy “save video as…” to download it.

Way 2. Use VidPaw Extension

STEP 1. Firstly, install Tampermonkey to your browser to make sure that VidPaw extension can run more smoothly and stable. Choose the one to install according to the browser you are using now.

Google Chrome Tampermonkey

Mozilla Firefox Tampermonkey

Safari Tampermonkey

Microsoft Edge Tampermonkey

STEP 2. Click: VidPaw Extension to add VidPaw extension to the browser as well.

STEP 3. Now refresh the YouTube video page, and you will find that a VidPaw icon has been set under the video. Click the button and you can directly download YouTube videos with your favorite format.

Way 3. Change YouTube Video’s URL

STEP 1. Open the page of YouTube video.

STEP 2. Change the URL of the YouTube video into “www.youtubepaw.com/XXXX.”

STEP 3. Hit Enter key and directly select output format for the YouTube video. Then download it.

Part 3. VidPaw YouTube to MP3 Converter

If you don’t want to download the whole YouTube videos, and only want an audio file in order to save more space, VidPaw also provides a YouTube to MP3 Converter to you. Just like VidPaw online video downloader, this YouTube to MP3 Convert offers high output quality (up to 320kbps) for users to save YouTube videos in MP3 format. The steps to use VidPaw YouTube to MP3 Converter is also easy.

STEP 1. Copy the URL of the YouTube video you want to convert into MP3 format.

STEP 2. Go to VidPaw YouTube to MP3 Converter, and paste the URL into the frame bar. Then click “Convert”.

STEP 3. When the information of the YouTube video is loaded, click the “Download” button to save the YouTube video in MP3 format for offline listening.

Except for online video downloader and YouTube to MP3 Converter, you can also search and stream online videos on VidPaw directly. It is just like how you watch videos on YouTube. By the way, VidPaw APK for Android is now on the way too. What are you waiting for? Enjoy the high-quality download services provided by VidPaw!

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