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MDC YouTube Downloader


Want to insert YouTube videos in your posts and allow visitors to download them? MDC YouTube Downloader allows visitors to download YouTube videos directly from your WordPress site.

This Plugin comes with 2 shortcodes a shortcode, [youtube_downloader_form] and [youtube_downloader]. You can use YouTube icon to generate shortcode in TinyMCE editor.


  • [youtube_downloader_form] generates a form. Copy a URL of any YouTube video, paste it in the form and click Download. You’ll then get a list of download links of available video formats.
  • [youtube_downloader] can be used to insert a downloadable video into your posts/pages. You provide a video URL or ID and it will generate download link(s) of this video for your visitors.

Pro Version

Click here to get this magic tool:


  • Configure page
  • Shortcode icon in TinyMCE editor.
  • Insert a downloader form to allow visitors to download a YouTube video they wish.
  • Insert a YouTube video directly in your post and allow visitors to download it.
  • Customization in shortcode pop-up.
  • Downloader form output.
  • Download links generated.


  1. Upload the mdc-youtube-downloader folder and its contents to your wp-contents/plugins directory.
  2. Activate in the Plugins menu.
  3. Configure from WordPress admin area.
  4. Add shortcode [youtube_downloader_form] in your post, page, widget on in a template file; if you wish!


8. Februar 2017.
This plugin is good enough. But, it’d be great if there is an option to get video url from post content and generate download link. Thanks anyway.
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Contributors & Developers

“MDC YouTube Downloader” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



v3.0.0 (4 December, 2015)

  • [new] AJAX enabled.
  • [remove] Toggle mode removed
  • [fix] Invalid video id bug fixed