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How to Put YouTube Videos on Flash Drive

Updated July 19, 2017

Flash drives are small, external USB storage devices. They can be connected to any computer that has USB ports. The most common use of a flash drive is to transport files from one computer to another. Any type of file can be stored on a flash drive as long as the space permits it. For example, you can download a video from YouTube and save the file onto your flash drive.

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  1. Go to the YouTube video you want to save. Right-click the address bar, click "Select All," right-click the address bar again and choose "Copy."

  2. Go to keepvid.com.

  3. Paste the URL of the YouTube video you just copied into the URL field next to the Download button. Click the "Download" button.

  4. Select the format you want to save the file as. Save the file to your desktop.

  5. Connect the flash drive to an available USB port on your computer.

  6. Click the Windows "Start" button and select "Computer."

  7. Double-click your removable disc -- the name of the drive will vary. This will open the root directory of the flash drive.

  8. Drag your recently saved video to the root directory of the flash drive.

  9. Tip

    Other similar websites capable of saving YouTube video include savetube.com, savevideodownload.com and saveyoutube.com.

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About the Author

Chappy Sinclair has been writing professionally since 2006. He has been able to share his gaming and computer-related impressions and opinions on a national scale with published submissions in "PC Gamer Magazine" and "Maximum PC." Sinclair is currently studying for an aeronautical degree in navigation and avionics at the American Academy of Aeronautics.

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