Let’s learn step by step How to Download the entire YouTube Playlist with three simple methods.

Method 1: Through VLC Media Player

  • Begin by opening the VLC media player and choose Media from the top list.
  • Then choose the Network Stream option.
  • Go to YouTube and open the playlist you want to download. Copy the playlist URL from YouTube.

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  • Paste the URL into the Network Stream box and tap on Play.

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  • Afterward, choose Tools and Codec Information. You will see that the first video is still playing in the background.
  • Next, copy the data in the Location box found at the bottom.
  • Then you have to paste the location data into a browser tab and click Enter. The video must now play in your browser.
  • Lastly, right-click on the browser window and choose Save As option from it. Your desired playlist will download.

Note: This procedure will download all the videos in the playlist in turn. You will need to perform Steps 4-7 for each track, and that’s it you successfully download all videos from YouTube playlist.

Method 2: By Using the 4K Video Downloader App

If you are not interested in using VLC media player, there is another option as well to download the whole playlist – by using any one of the apps available online. One such app is 4K Downloader App.

  • First, download and install the 4K Video Downloader app. The app works for – Windows, macOS, and Linux.
  • Go to YouTube and open the playlist you want to download.
  • Copy the playlist URL from the browser.
  • Then you click ‘Paste Link’ button at the top right corner in the 4K Video Downloader app to paste the URL you copied.

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  • Next, you have to click ‘Download Playlist’ option to download the whole playlist from YouTube.
  • Wait for a while as the app prepares all the data about the YouTube playlist.
  • You can choose a quality type from the download window and then click the ‘Download’ YouTube dialogue box.
  • Lastly, wait until all the files from the playlist downloads, and you are done!

Method 3: Use YouTube Playlist Website

One more option is using directly using a website – YouTube Playlist that will also do precisely what other methods did, i.e. to download all videos from YouTube playlist.

  • Go to the YouTube Playlist site and click the title Download YouTube. If prompted you do not need to download any software from there.
  • Then go to the YouTube playlist and copy its URL.

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  • Paste that URL into the center box and click Enter.
  • You can also choose the audio format you need.
  • Wait for a moment to allow the website to collect the playlist data. You would see it load underneath the blue box showing the number of videos in the playlist.
  • Finally, hit the green download button which you will find next to every track.