YouTube Downloader (UDL Helper)

YouTube Downloader (UDL Helper)

Download music and videos from YouTube, Instagram, Supported MP3, MP4, WEBM. Screenshot button for online video players.

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What is YouTube Downloader (UDL Helper)?

YouTube Downloader (UDL Helper) is a robust Edge extension that allows users to download MP3 and MP4 files from YouTube, Instagram, and It can also convert videos to MP3 format and capture screenshots from online videos. The add-on also enables downloading of YouTube Shorts and provides different resolution options for downloads. The extension also comes with a sleek design compatible with both light and dark YouTube themes and provides features to rename downloads to human-readable formats.

Stats date:
Rating: 4.60 (300)
Version: (Last updated: 2023-07-19)
Creation date: 2022-06-24
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
Host permissions:
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 9.39M
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

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UDL Helper is a powerful downloader for YouTube. In most cases, you can download a MP3 or MP4 file with one click, otherwise, please, follow the link to uniDownloader website and use UDL Client software (Windows only). In addition to regular videos, you can download Shorts with no extra tools. The extension also supports downloading videos from other social media services: Instagram and Odnoklassniki.

You are able to extract music from videos, thus UDL Helper is a powerful online video to MP3 converter: YouTube to MP3 converter, Instagram to MP3 converter, Odnoklassniki to MP3 converter.

The extension can be used to take screenshots from online videos: it adds a screenshot button to YouTube and Odnoklassniki players. Also it adds a button to save photos easily from Instagram gallery.

Most extension features are universal for any video service, but some features are service-specific. See details on UDL Helper’s page. Extension features for YouTube are listed below.

Download YouTube video: – in MP4 format with sound (*); – with normal and high frame rates (e.g. 60 fps);

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Easy to use
  • Ability to download videos in various formats and resolutions
  • Fast download speed
  • Occasional malfunctions requiring reinstallation
  • Interferes with other YouTube features
  • Error on MacOS Ventura when downloading certain types of videos
Most mentioned
  • Fast and efficient
  • Ability to download in various video formats and resolutions
  • User friendly interface
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Risk impact

YouTube Downloader (UDL Helper) is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install YouTube Downloader (UDL Helper) if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

YouTube Downloader (UDL Helper) is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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