Feature Focus: How to Download Playlists (From YouTube, SoundCloud, Vimeo, etc.)


In this post, we’ll show you exactly how to download YouTube playlists using VDownloader.

The best part?

We’ll demonstrate step-by-step how you can use the same process to batch download playlists from all your favorite video and music-sharing platforms.

YouTube, SoundCloud, Vimeo...you name it, we’ll help you download from it.

Let’s go!

To avoid copyright infringement, you may need to obtain permission from the copyright holder, unless the video is already marked with a copyright-free license, such as Creative Commons.


Contents


How to Download YouTube Playlists

Watch the video or follow the step-by-step guide to batch download YouTube playlists!


Step 1: Download VDownloader for Windows or Mac

Click on the button below for an instant free download or visit our Discover Plus page to find out more about our paid plans.

Once the download and set-up are complete, open the VDownloader application to view your dashboard.

Step 2: Copy and paste the URL or click on the YouTube icon

Click on the YouTube icon or use VDownloader’s in-built browser to search for your favorite YouTube playlist/channel.

Alternatively, copy and paste the URL into the search bar. Press ‘Enter’ and skip to Step 4.


Step 3: Locate your YouTube playlist/channel

By using the YouTube search bar within VDownloader’s in-built browser, you can locate your playlist or channel.


Otherwise, scroll down and choose from your ‘Recommended’/’Favorites’ list or access playlists directly from a channel.



Step 4: Choose the file type and download quality

Click on the drop-down list in the top-right corner and choose from a range of file types and download qualities.

Only want to download the playlist as audio? No problem, simply change the format to MP3 or any format of choice.

Step 5: Click Download

Click the big blue ‘Download’ button…


And voila!

How to Download SoundCloud Playlists

Watch the video or follow our step-by-step guide to download your favorite SoundCloud playlists!


Step 1: Launch VDownloader

Download VDownloader for free and launch the application. Alternatively, find out more about our paid plans here.

Step 2: Copy and paste the URL or click on the SoundCloud icon

Click on the SoundCloud icon or use VDownloader’s in-built browser to search for your favorite SoundCloud playlist/channel.

Otherwise, copy and paste the URL into the search bar and press ‘Enter’. Skip to Step 4.

Step 3: Locate your SoundCloud playlist/channel

By using the SoundCloud search bar within VDownloader’s in-built browser, you can locate your playlist or channel.

Alternatively, scroll down and locate it via ‘Trending’, ‘Favorite’, or ‘Recommended’ Playlists.

Step 4: Choose the file type and download quality

Click on the drop-down list in the top-right corner and choose from a range of file types and download qualities. You can change the format to MP3, MP4, WAV, etc.

Step 5: Click Download

Click the big blue ‘Download’ button…


Bob’s your uncle!

How to Download Vimeo Playlists (Showcases)

Follow our step-by-step guide to download your favorite Vimeo playlists!

Step 1: Download VDownloader for Windows or Mac

Download VDownloader for free by clicking on the button below or Discover Plus to unlock premium features, including unlimited playlist downloads and our unique scheduling function.

You’ll be able to view your dashboard after the download and set-up are complete.

Step 2: Copy and paste the URL or click on the Vimeo icon

Click on the Vimeo icon or use VDownloader’s in-built browser to search for your favorite Vimeo Showcase.

Alternatively, copy and paste the URL into the search bar. Press ‘Enter’ and skip to Step 4.

Step 3: Locate your Vimeo Showcase

By using the Vimeo search bar within VDownloader’s in-built browser, you can locate your playlist.

Otherwise, scroll down and choose from your ‘Recommended’/’Favorites’ list or access playlists directly from a channel.


Choose the profile.

Select the ‘Showcase’ category.

Pick your favorite Showcase.

Step 4: Choose the file type and download quality

Click on the drop-down list in the top-right corner and choose from a range of file types and download qualities.


Only want to download the playlist as an MP3? No problem, simply change the format to your audio format of choice.

Step 5: Click Download

Click the big blue ‘Download’ button…

Lo and behold!