Is there a limit to the number of times I can use the free version of 4K Video Downloader? Learn how to use the free version and alternative software.
4K Video Downloader is a software that allows you to download videos from YouTube and other video sharing sites. Although its developer is overseas, it is quite popular in Japan as well. In this article, we will introduce the free version of 4K Video Downloader for those who are not familiar with 4K Video Downloader or who are thinking of purchasing it.
Differences between the paid and free versions of 4K Video Downloader
First, let's take a look at the differences between the paid version and the free version.
Some of the things that the paid version can do better than the free version are
- You can register and download any channel you want.
- Subscribe to and download playlists of your choice
- Download subtitles attached to videos
- No ads that appear in the free version when the software is running
- You can receive future updates with a single payment.
The paid version is available in one-year and perpetual plans. The free version allows you to download a maximum of only 30 videos per day, while the paid plan allows unlimited downloads. Other detailed differences can be found on the official website.
Can I remove 4K Video Downloader's limit on the number of times I can download videos?
We think 30 videos per day is a good number, but it may not be enough if you want to download all of your favorite YouTubers' playlists, for example. It is possible to upgrade to the paid version directly from within the software, and by doing so, you can remove the limit on the number of downloads. Here are the steps to follow.
Launch 4K Video Downloader and select "Enable" on the left side of the registered channels.
When the window to activate premium features opens, enter your "License Key" in the form below.
Activated! You are now a professional!" will be displayed on the screen.
Once you have completed the above steps, the key symbol will disappear.
Alternative to 4K Video Downloader: Y2Mate Downloader
The paid version of 4K Video Downloader is available at a reasonable price, but it only allows you to download videos from free sites like YouTube. For those of you who want to download videos even from paid subscription sites, here is a downloader that is more versatile and convenient than 4K Video Downloader.
Y2Mate downloader is an all-in-one video preservation software that supports almost all distribution services.
The advantages of Y2Mate over 4K Video Downloader include
- One product can be purchased and used on any site
- Easier setup process
- More extensive pricing plans
To elaborate, a settings screen will automatically appear during downloading, and you can set all the settings such as destination, subtitles, quality, etc. from there.
If your video has subtitles, they will be detected automatically, so there is no need to set them yourself.
If you visit the official website, you will see many products for different sites, but in fact, if you download one of them, you can download videos from all sites.
In addition, you can try them out for a reasonable monthly price, as well as annual and perpetual plans. As for the free version, there is a limit to the number of videos you can download, but all other features are available as in the official version, so why not take this opportunity to give it a try?