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How to download YouTube video to iPod, iPhone, PSP for free

Many friends ask me how to download videos from YouTube, Myspace, or Google Video to iPod Nano. Videos come from those websites are streaming videos. You need special software to download steaming videos. Today I take YouTube video for example, write a guide about how to download YouTube video to computer and transfer YouTube video to iPod Nano, provide three methods:

1. With free online flv converter
2. With firfox
3. With Youtube Mate(Downloader + Player + Converter, all in one, also can download Youtube Video to iPod Classic, iPod Touch, iPhone, Zune, PSP,Mobile Phone,Apple TV)

My guide is also fit for other stream video websites as follow video list

1. With free online flv converter
Step 1 : Open this website: http://vixy.net/. It's a free online FLV converter.
Step 2 : Then go to YouTube http://www.youtube.com/ and find a video that you loved. Copy the URL that in the Red box. Like this format: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdUUx5FdySs

Stpe 3 : Paste your video file URL to the input box (figure as follow), choose the right format you want. If you want to edit the video, AVI is a good choice. And MP4 is fit for iPod Nano. This online converter also can convert YouTube video to MP3 for iPod Nano. Then wait for the conversion.

Step 4 : When the conversion finished, we got the download link of the output video. Click the download link to download the video and save in your computer, remember where you save it in. Then transfer the converted limewire video to iPod Nano with these steps:
1). Open iTunes and click "File" to add your converted limewire videos to iTunes library.
2). Plug in your iPod Nano to computer, then iTunes will detect your iPod Nano as a device.
3). Select your iPod Nano on the left panel of iTunes, click "Movies" tab, check the videos you want to sync and click "Apply", done.

You also can try this online converter, http://keepvid.com/ , very easy to use, just the same as above, copy the URL to the address box, then download the video and sync it to iPod Nano.

2. With Firefox
If you have Firefox browser or you are Mac user, you can follow these steps.
Step 1 : Install the videodownloader extension. This is a free plug-in for Firefox. It enables you capture streaming video from website. Here is the free download link: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/2390

Step2 : After installing videodownloader, restart Firefox. In the bottom right, you'll see a little box. Go to the video you want to download, double click that little box, and select download link. Then you could download the YouTube video you want.

You have to rename the file extension from "html" to "flv" when you save the link. (Make sure your computer is show file extension). After you download the flv video, then download Cucusoft iPod Movie/ Video Converter, install and run it. then Import the flv video into Cucusoft iPod Movie/Video Converter and start the conversion (the default setting works well). Then sync the converted video to iPod Nano.

3. With Youtube Mate
Step 1 :
Download and install Cucusoft YouTube Mate.
Step 2 : Download YouTube videos.

Click the "download" button. A dialog pops up and put the video URL in the "video URL" text. Finally click "OK" button. In a short while the video will be downloaded.

Step 3: Click the "…"button to select the output of your videos and then click the "convert" button to start the conversion. In a short while it will be finished.

Tips: Put the downloaded and converted videos on iPod/PSP/iPhone

(1) For iPod/iPhone
You can upload the videos to the iTunes and then put it onto your iPod/iPhone.

(2) For PSP
You should create a new file named MP_ROOT under the root directory and then create a file named 100MNV01 under the MP_ROOT file. Put your video in the 100MNV01 files and you can enjoy your video on PSP.