Step1. Open this website: http://vixy.net/ .It's a free online FLV converter.
Step2. Then go to YouTube http://www.youtube.com and find a video that you loved. Copy the URL that in the Red box. Like this format: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdUUx5FdySs
Step3. Paste your video file URL to the input box (figure as follow), choose the right format you want. If you want to edit the video, AVI is a good choice. And MP4 is fit for iPod, PSP, Zune, Apple TV and other MP4 players. This online converter also can rip audio to MP3. Then wait for the conversion.
Step4. When the conversion finished, we got the download link of the output video. Click the download link to download the video and save in your computer, remember where you save it in. Done.
2. With Firefox
If you have Firefox browser, you can follow these steps.
Step1. Install the videodownloader extension. This is a plug-in for Firefox. It enables you capture streaming video from website. Here is the Download link: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/2390
Step2. After installing videodownloader, restart Firefox. In the bottom right, you'll see a little box. Go to the video you want to download, double click that little box, and select download link. Then you could download the streaming video you want. (Note, you have to rename the file extension from html to flv)
You have to rename the file extension from html to flv when you save the link. (Make sure your compute is show file extension)
3. How to transfer youtube video to iPod?
For iPod: if your download youtube video already is MP4 video, drag it to your iTunes library (or click iTunes "file" -> "add files to library"), plug in your iPod to computer, and then click iTunes "file" -> "sync iPod", and then the free youtube video will be transfered to iPod automatically. If your downloaded youtube is not MP4 video, you have to convert it to iPod format, take a look at this free iPod converter, it embeds an iPod manager that can convert and transfer youtube video to iPod directly without iTunes, here is a step by step guide about it: http://www.aimersoft.com/tutorial/ipod-video-converter.html
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