How to Download YouTube Video in MKV Format

Looking for a way to download YouTube video in MKV format? Check this article to learn how to.

To easily download a YouTube video, you need a YouTube video download software. The search for the best YouTube converter/downloader most likely ends with Brorsoft Videomate. This YouTube video downloader can free download/convert YouTube and 300+ sites videos to common digital formats to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MP3, FLA, AAC and more. 

– Free download movies, TV shows, videos, music in 4K/1080p/720p from YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, BBC and other 300+ sites.
– Convert YouTube video to MKV, MP4, MP3, FLV, AVI, MOV etc for iPhone X/8/7/7 Plus, iPad Air 2/Mini 4, Samsung Galaxy S8/Note 5 more with 180+ readymade profiles.
– Convert SD/HD videos (4K included) to YouTube supported video format, resolution, codec, etc.
– Customize YouTube videos by trimming to suit YouTube supported file size and duration, watermark adding, special effects adding.
– It gives the opportunity to share the video into different portable that they can carry along.
– Works seamlessly on Mac (High Sierra) and Windows (10).

1. Search the videos you like on YouTube

After running Brorsoft Videomate, you then need to open your web browser (Firefox, Chrome or Safari) and land on YouTube to search for the videos you want to download.

2. Download YouTube videos with a few simple clicks

Head to “Download” interface in Brorsoft Videomate, and press “Ctrl/Command + V” to paste the video URL to the field, and click “+” by the end of the address bar to load video one by one. Wait minutes for loading. When finished, click Open to locate the downloaded files.

3. Convert YouTube to compatible format

If your YouTube source are in MKV, you can just keep the original format. If the source videos are in others formats, switch to “Convert” Window in Brorsoft Videomate, load the YouTube files to it. Click Format, then you can choose MKV in “Video” under the “Format” category.


Tip: If you like, click on “Settings” and you could easily set bitrate, frame rate, codec, channels, sample rate, etc to adjust parameters that affect video quality and file size for the video you prefer. Keep in mind bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

4. Start the conversion

The last step is to click the “Start” button to start converting your videos. You can follow the conversion progress from the pop-up window. When the conversion finishes, click Open to the downloaded/converted YouTube MKV files.

Related Guides:
How to Compress MKV for YouTube, Vimeo Uploading
Convert YouTube MKV to MP4 with Original Quality
How to Upload Large MKV File onto YouTube
How to Upload H.265 MKV to YouTube for Sharing Widely

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