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Free Download Manager used to be able to download HD MP4 YouTube videos, but every time I try to download a video I only get FLV files.

I've set the videos to 1080p but they are downloaded as FLV (no sizes are given by the program either).

I'm using Windows 8 32-bit with Firefox, but I also tried Internet Explorer.

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Please read How to ask questions. What operating system are you using? What is fdm? What format did you used to download in? What browser do you use? – terdon Jun 8 '13 at 19:59
I assumed you meant Free Download Manager ( – if that's not the case, please clarify. – slhck Jun 9 '13 at 8:57

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I use a more simple solution to download a video from Youtube. Just add ss to the YouTube video link-address and the download will start.

With this, your link will look like:*****

It works to download mp4 video files as well.

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It is really the simplest way! I always do so. Thanks. – user503512 Oct 5 at 14:37

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