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4K Video Downloader Error: Can't Parse/Download Videos YouTube [Fixed]

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4K Video Downloader, as a famous video download tool, lets users freely download videos from YouTube or so on Windows, macOS and Ubuntu. That being said, recently, users reflect that various errors pop up instead of the video parsing. Errors include but not limited to: can't parse the link, can't download video, crash, etc. If you are unfortunately suffering from the issues, the below part is specifically designed to solve these errors with simple yet straightforward solutions.

Updated: recently, a major problem occurs to 4K video downloader. That is too slow download speed because of bandwidth throttling by YouTube.

[Part 1] How to Solve 4K Video Downloader Error: Can't Download Videos from Other Sites

4K Video Downloader, Great application! I use it often. But it doesn't seem to be recognizing DailyMotion videos.    -from JLoveBomb
It was not able to download videos from other websites than Youtube.    -from Rassel Mitrofanov

4K Video Downloader boasts itself of being able to free download videos from YouTube, as well as Vimeo, SoundCloud, Flickr, Facebook and DailyMotion (from its official site). But the truth is that it isn't instantly updated to catch up the latest video site algorithm and lets you down when it comes to download videos from Dailymotion, Facebook, or other online video sites.

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[Part 2] How to Solve 4K Video Downloader Error: Can't Parse Any Video Link

why my 4k video downloader can't parse any link ? plz help me      -from faranak

4K Video Downloader parse video error

Solutions:
1. Uninstall 4K Video Downloader & reinstall it. Or unload the latest version & instal older version.
2. Check your firewall and antivirus settings, which, to some extent, might relate to the error: can't parse video URL.
3. Reboot your computer and start again. Remember run as administrator.
4. Set up intensity on safe mode in Preferences in case of being affected by YouTube IP ban.
5. Check if there is any conflicting program running, like video accelerator, web browser add-ons, etc.
6. For YouTube playlist download users, you need to make sure the YouTube playlist "Public" rather than "Private" setting. And in free version, only 25 videos are allowed to download from each playlist.
7. Keep pasting tons of video URLs until you unlock the "newbie" badge for downloading a certain number of videos.

solve 4K Video Downloader parse link error 8. Click "Smart Mode" to change the save location, which is required to have enough space to store the downloaded file size and numbers.
9. Still in the "Smart Mode", set the video quality to "Original" instead of "Highest quality" (4K Ultra HD or higher), for some videos might have no such high quality and they'll have problems.
10. YouTube constantly updates its video algorithm. If the tool doesn't instantly catch up YouTube update frequency, it will fail to parse the video link. At this point, an alternative, best 4K video downloader without downloading error does a much better job than it, which continually updates its video download feature to keep up with each algorithm renewal so that it can successfully parse the video link and download videos without any trouble.

[Part 3] How to Fix 4K Video Downloader Not Working: Can't Download Video from YouTube

Whatever video I tried to download from youtube I get the message "error:can't download". I paid for this application just to let me download youtube videos. now the last days I can't use it anymore. I download again the latest version and nothing happens, again the same error for every video I tried to download.    -from George

Solutions:
1. Use your antivirus program to check if there are some malware, spyware hidden.
2. Check whether the software is installed properly or not.
3. Perhaps there just certain YouTube videos can't be downloaded, not all of them. So use another YouTube URL link to try again (some YouTube videos with price label for rent or purchase can't be downloaded, cuz they are copyright protected).
4. See if your hard drive has enough space to save the downloaded YouTube files. If not, delete some unwanted files to free up space.
5. Once again, 4K Video Downloader might haven't instantly updated to catch up the latest YouTube algorithm so as to lead to the YouTube video download task failure. Best 4K video movie download & play tips can rescue your from such predicament, downloading YouTube 4K videos with whatever format and whatever resolution in a flash.

5. Once again, 4K Video Downloader might haven't instantly updated to catch up the latest YouTube algorithm so as to lead to the YouTube video download task failure. Best 4K video movie download & play tips can rescue your from such predicament, downloading YouTube 4K videos with whatever format and whatever resolution in a flash.

Notice: MacXDVD Software doesn't advocate any reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast or sell any content for any other purposes without prior written permission of YouTube or the respective licensors of the content. Please refer to YouTube terms of service before doing so.

Author: Bertha Miller | Updated on Aug 14, 2020

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