How To Download YouTube Videos Online On Linux Without Java

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Downloading videos from YouTube or Vimeo is not a big task. There are plenty of websites that let you download You Tube videos by using the URL of a video. It goes all well, until you are using Linux (Ubuntu to be precise). What kind of problem, you ask? Well, Java is the answer here.

Most of these websites are using Java to download the videos from YouTube or Vimeo or any such other sites. But you may face difficulties because on Ubuntu, Java is not installed by default. There are two ways, either install Java on Ubuntu or use another tool that does not use Java.

Download YouTube Videos Without Java:

Lets see how can you download videos without installing Java. Follow the steps below:

  • Go to your desired video in You Tube or any other such website.
  • Copy the URL of the video
  • Go to and paste the URL of the video. Click on Download. It will show a screen like this and from the right hand side options, you can choose the quality of video to be downloaded.
    Download Videos Without Java
  • That’s it. Enjoy :)

If you find that there is limit on the file size while downloading YouTube videos, you can use 4K Video Downloader in Ubuntu to download videos.