There are many free programs that are able to download videos from YouTube and other video sharing sites. Generally, if you want to watch YouTube videos on your iPhone/iPad, you can watch from Safari, Chrome or the YouTube app by Google. If you want to watch YouTube, Vimeo videos offline, you will have to download YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo videos etc first and convert YouTube to iPhone/iPad/iPod compatible video formats, MP4 or M4V and move the converted file to via iTunes or its alternatives.
The question is, is there a program that is able to download, convert and transfer YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vimeo videos etc directly to iPhone/iPad/iPod for watching offline? Yes, and here we go.
YouTube Downloader and iOS/Android Transferer
The new version of Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate makes downloading, converting and transferring YouTube videos to iPhone/iPad within just a few mouse clicks. Comparing with other alternatives, this is the unique feature-download videos in batch from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vine, Vimeo, Instagram, and other 1000+ sites and convert or transfer directly into iOS devices within the program.
Wondershare UniConverter, whose old name is Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, is fully compatible with the latest operating systems from both Microsoft and Apple, including Windows 10, macOS High Sierra and Mojave. You are able to have a free trial via the below buttons:
As one of my main YouTube and other online video downloader, Wondershare is able to meet all my needs of downloading long YouTube videos, downloading whole YouTube channel and downloading 360-degree videos.
Besides, as the name suggests, Wondershare is able to convert and transfer your downloaded YouTube videos to both iOS and Android devices! Let’s see how it works for us.
Download YouTube Dailymotion Vimeo Videos
Please follow the above button to download and install Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate and follow my guide below to download YouTube videos as well as videos from other video-sharing sites like Vimeo, Dailymotion, Facebook etc.
Before we download an online video, we will always have to locate video in our browser and copy the URL.
The example here is the new MV Delicate from my favorite singer Taylor Swift.
Step 1. Download
Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is an all-in-one video converter, downloader, burner, and transferer. Convert option comes first and we need to go Download tab for YouTube, Facebook etc video downloading.
Step 2. Paste URL
Click Paste URL in the program and Wondershare will automatically analyze the link. With just a few seconds, you will be presented the below window to choose the video format and resolution for downloading.
Step 3. Download
Choose your preferred format and resolution and hit the Download button to start downloading YouTube to iPhone.
Transfer YouTube to iPhone/iPad
After downloading, go Finished tab, right-click the YouTube video and select “Add to Transfer List”
Connects your iPhone/iPad to your computer and go Transfer tab. Wondershare will automatically connect your iOS device to the program. Click Transfer or Transfer all to start transferring the downloaded YouTube videos to iPhone/iPad/iPod.
Tips on YouTube to iPhone/iPad Downloading/Transfering
You will probably notice Wondershare transfer any video to iPhone/iPad after you download the YouTube video. Actually, if the video is not compatible with iPhone, iPad or iPod, Wondershare automatically converts the video for you. However, you may notice there is a Download-and-Convert option. Enable it and choose the profile for your specific iOS device and you are able to customize the parameters you like.
Enable Fast Download Mode here to increase the speed of YouTube downloading by up to 200%: