Suggestion: Downloading videos for offline viewing, perhaps as an option for premium members

Created by Ugbug on March 10, 2015, 10:35 p.m.
  • Hi everyone,

    up until recently I have been able to download Tested videos via a couple of different apps on my iphone. This is great as I have an hour or so commute on the train and I do not want to be using my phone data for downloading video if I can avoid it, and also my trip includes a blackspot where 4G/3G drops out completely.

    Recently I noticed the apps no longer work for downloading youtube videos, so I can no longer download Tested videos to watch on my trip to/from work. However, as premium videos are not hosted on youtube, they still download fine.

    Clearly youtube has cracked down on apps downloading videos.

    I would therefore like to make a suggestion that premium members get access to an alternative (non youtube) link to allow us to download videos on our phones.

    I hope Norm and Will read this as I think it would be a good perk to encourage people to become premium members but probably wouldn't cost much to impliment (or at least I assume so).

    Alternatively, if anyone knows any workarounds to downloading youtube videos on IOS please respond, though all the tips I've found online no longer work.

  • @Ugbug: I'm a android user so don't know of any iOS apps that could do that but this site does a great job at giving you tons of options, audio only too for those podcasts.

    http://en.savefrom.net/


  • That sounds great.

    I always download videos with this way: http://www.videoconverterfactory.com/tips/grab-youtube-video.html

    It asks me to copy the downloaded videos to my phone for playback but allows to download several videos simultaneously, which takes less time than downloading videos with online apps.