Using Video Abductor is extremely easy! In the tutorial below, we highlight some of the key features of the App. If you have any additional questions and or concerns about Video Abductor please feel free to send us an email to

Step 1.
After the installation is complete, an icon will appear on your Desktop, double click this icon to start Video Abductor.


Step 2.
The Video Abductor App will start and appear on the right hand side of your screen. When the icon is shaded out, you do not have a YouTube link copied for downloading. When the icon is in full colour, an appropriate YouTube link is copied to your clipboard and the video can be downloaded.


Step 3.
Right click on the Video Abductor logo to adjust your desired Settings. You can select MP3 (Audio only) or MP4 (Video & Audio), adjust your video download location, and move the Video Abductor App up or down, or to the left hand side of your screen.


Step 4.
Navigate to YouTube to select your clip of choice.


Step 5.
Copy the YouTube URL or Right click on the video you want to download and select the option “Copy Link Address”.

youtube copy link

Step 6.
Once an appropriate YouTube link is copied, the Video Abductor icon will change from the shaded out icon to a full colour Video Abductor icon. Click on the full colour Video Abductor icon and your audio or video file will begin downloading.

ready to download

Step 7.
The Video Abductor icon will change to a downloading icon while your file is being downloaded. Once the download is complete, the icon will flash as a Red Checkmark and your file will appear on your Desktop or your selected downloads location.

ready to download

The file is now saved on your desktop or your selected downloads location! We hope you enjoy using Video Abductor and if you have any additional questions and or concerns please feel free to contact us directly at

Happy downloading!

– Video Abductor Team

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