By Cherry / Last Updated October 26, 2015

Backup YouTube videos

Many users kept their YouTube videos on their computers in the download files. There are many reasons for why users intend to back them up to other space.

● To prevent the videos damaging or losing, back them up is an effective way. If there is something wrong with the original file, you still have the copy one.

● As a large file, videos occupy a lot of storage space of computer, many users try to move them to other partition so that they can save a lot of space.

● People may backup the YouTube videos to an external hard drive or USB flash drive so that they can make a portable video to play on any computers.

To backup YouTube videos, a backup software is necessary. There are many software can backup files for Windows operating system. Well then, how to backup YouTube videos for Windows 10?

Backup YouTube videos with AOMEI Backupper

AOMEI Backupper is a powerful backup software for Windows users. The free edition AOMEI Backupper Standard is designed for almost all the Windows PC users: not only Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1, but also the latest Windows 10. It can backup&restore system, partition, disk, files and folders; clone system, partition, disk. Besides, it has many other utilities such as File Sync, PXE Boot Tool, Create Bootable Media, etc.

How to backup YouTube videos with AOMEI Backupper freeware? Let’s see the specific steps.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper Standard. Install and launch it. Click File Backup under the Backup tab.

File Backup

Step2. Then, you will move to the file backup interface. Here needs two steps. First, you need to select the YouTube video(s) you want to backup by clicking Add File at the “Step1”. Then, click “Step2” to select the destination space where you would like to store the video(s) in. You can back it up to the other local space, or an external hard drive, you can even backup to NAS.

Backup Files


You may have noticed that there are two options on the bottom of this window, Backup Options and Schedule.

There are three tabs in Backup Options, General, Compression, Splitting. You can write a comment for your current operation at the General tab. Once you need to find it, a unique comment could help you distinguish it from others. The Compression is for you to choose the compression level for a backup. The higher level will make a smaller image file, but the backup time is longer. Splitting specifies the way of splitting a large image file into multiple smaller image files during the process of backup.

The Schedule provides you a way to backup automatically. You can choose to backup daily, weekly, monthly at the General tab, and choose a way to perform the schedules backup as full, incremental, or differential backup at the Advanced tab.

Step3. After all those settings of file backup finishing, click Start Backup to launch this progress. When the progress reaches 100%, click Finish to exit.

In addition, backup YouTube video or other files freely with AOMEI Backupper could be very easy and simple. It can keep the data safe and run without interrupting your job.