Backup, Download Google Videos On Computer & Upload To Youtube

Google videos has been discontinued as a service by google, From April 29, 2011 videos uploaded to Google Video will no longer be available for playback as the service is shutting down, so its time to backup all these videos and upload it to some other service like youtube, dailymotion.

Now as you head on to google videos uploaded videos page, you will see the link to download your uploaded videos, Please note, this download button for saving Google videos will be disabled by May 13, 2011

Method 1

Procedure To Download Already Uploaded Google Videos

1. Open this page [ you will need to login with your google account ]

2. Now for any video which you want to download click the download video link located on the right of the video as shown in the screenshot below.


Method 2

Just in case if you don’t see the download link you can modify the URL to get the download option to work. Just hover over the link “Edit Video Info” and copy the CID from the URL into the following link.

Copy all of the CIDs and then create a nice set of download links for your videos.

Method 3

Use Youtube-DL is a simple Python application that runs on the command line.

Run the command to install Youtube-DL is something like

python youtube-dl -t google-video-url

You can run this application in Windows, Unix, etc. In Windows you will need to install the Python libraries to make the application executable. This option should only be used by those who understand how Python programming works.

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