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Best Video Downloader (FREE) app review: download and watch videos



If you enjoy watching videos on your iPhone or iPad but wish to have a way to keep them stored on your iDevice for easy access, then Best Video Downloader (FREE) is an app that's definitely worth a look.

What we have here is a tool that lets you download videos from just about any website. This is a free app and has no hidden costs per download, unlike other apps that perform the same function.

Let's take a closer look at this app's features.

Best Video Downloader (FREE)


Download Unlimited Videos

Best Video Downloader (FREE) is a lightweight app, taking up just 5.7 MB of space on your iPhone or iPad. This app comes with a built-in web browser, which has a beautiful user interface resembling the intuitive Safari browser, complete with history and bookmarking features along with a built-in search engine to help you locate videos of interest.

Users can download unlimited videos through this app from any website they want, in any format they want. m3u8 format for live video streaming is also available. When you begin the download, you can choose the format and the video will save within the app. Alternatively, you can also save the video to your camera roll for easy access.

Once the video starts downloading, you can browse other apps or use the web browser, while the video downloads in the background.

Download videos from around the web
Download videos from around the web

Video Player

When your videos are downloaded, you can implement a passcode protection so no one else can see what you've downloaded.

The app also features a video player with great controls as well as background support. Users can set up playlists along with shuffle and repeat modes. Alternatively, they can also fall asleep to videos using the sleep timer function.

This app is optimized for the iPhone 6 and it also features iOS 8 compatibility.

Downloads occur in the background
Downloads occur in the background

Best Video Downloader (FREE)


Pros & Cons


  • Download as many videos as you like
  • Source videos from any website
  • Download videos in the background
  • Save videos to your camera roll or keep them protected behind a passcode within the app
  • Create playlists and play videos in the background
  • In-app browser and video player


  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Create playlists
Create playlists

Final Words

Best Video Downloader (FREE) lives up to its name in its simplicity, ease of use, and effectiveness. It packs all the functions and features you could ask for in an iPhone and iPad app, and doesn’t have any fluff bulking it up, so I’d definitely recommend it to anyone who is in the market for such a utility.


Best Video Downloader (FREE)

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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.