Author Topic: Avast web browser doesn't download videos on youtube  (Read 1454 times)

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Offline jorge catolico

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Avast web browser doesn't download videos on youtube
« on: January 16, 2020, 02:31:27 AM »
Hello

I have seen this past couple of days like 95% of the videos don't have a download icon on youtube, for some videos I even tried atube catcher and Torch browser, same result. I am starting to think that youtube is starting to unilaterally block downloads, as if it were their videos and not the creator's,...


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Re: Avast web browser doesn't download videos on youtube
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2020, 01:14:26 PM »

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Re: Avast web browser doesn't download videos on youtube
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2020, 02:00:51 PM »
Unfortunately since the last update (rollback) to version 19.8.2393 (build 19.8.4257.549)
The video down loader no longer works.
We've already been advised that updates may not happen till Feb.
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Re: Avast web browser doesn't download videos on youtube
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2020, 03:31:49 PM »
Okay good to know, so we can expect it to work again in February? Would be nice to get that download option back.
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Re: Avast web browser doesn't download videos on youtube
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2020, 07:11:35 PM »
Okay good to know, so we can expect it to work again in February? Would be nice to get that download option back.
I installed the following today to tide me over till the problem is fixed.
https://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/download-youtube-videos-on-windows-10/
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Re: Avast web browser doesn't download videos on youtube
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2020, 10:38:17 AM »
Hello  Simon J.!

We had new release of VDL on Thursday (16.01)
Could you please try to update the extension? new version is 2.0.48

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