Written by Kaylee Wood | Last updated: April 24, 2020
Youku is a leading vide sharing website in China which consists of a huge date base of the latest TV shows, movies and TV variety programs both inside and outside of China. Such a mega-rich video/movie hosting website attracts millions of movie lovers internationally to watch and download Youku videos, but in order to download Youku video from this site, you have to register and install Youku client software. That's why you need a free Youku downloader – 5KPlayer to skip this step and download unlimited Youku videos without restrictions.
[Warning] YouTube music & copyright-protected contents are not supported for download.
No need to register, no need to download additional Youku software, 5KPlayer is an ultimate Youku downloader that helps you to free download MP4, MKV, AVI Youku videos with ease. This Youku downloader not only downloads Youku videos but also supports downloading videos from another 300+ sites including YouTube.
Youku is like a Chinese YouTube site where you can stream and download videos, movies, music video. But for Chinese users, it's better than YouTube because it doesn't have so strict copy-protection and allows users to free download the most up-to-date TV shows, Hollywood movies, Bollywood movies, etc. Has won the lawsuit involved in Acfun and Storm Codec, Youku is no doubt in the position of King of Chinese video streaming industry.
Youku is so popular, but why can't I download Youku videos?
Youku videos can only be viewed in Chinese mainland, it's the same like why you can't view YouTube videos in China mainland. Every time you open a video on Youku, it will notify you "Sorry, this video can only be streamed within China Mainland". In that case, you have to use a VPN or install Unlock Youku extension from you Chrome store. Alternatively, you can download Youku videos with the best Youku downloader – 5KPlayer, watching Youku videos offline, and then you don't have to worry how to watch Youku videos.
As a matter of fact, Youku is also shut off from America, but it does not mean that you cannot download Youku videos with this Youku downloader. 5KPlayer is a powerful Youku downloader which has the ability to analyze Youku video URL and then extract the video in MP4, FLV, AVI, MKV, MOV, 3GP, etc. With the advanced and safe free download engine, Youku videos can be completely downloaded within a considerably short time. And it remains the originally quality of video.
In addition to download Youku videos, this Youku downloader also supports to download YouTube videos, download Facebook, Vevo, Vine videos without efforts. Moreover, no need a third-party video player, this Youku downloader can play the downloaded Youku videos directly.
Step 1: Free download and launch 5KPlayer this superb Youku downloader on your Mac or PC.
Step 2: Copy the URL of the Youku movie or Youku video you want to download on Youku.com.
Step 3: Click YouTube button in the main interface of this Youku downloader and come to the Youku video downloading window.
Step 4: Paste the URL of the Youku video by click "Paste URL & Analyze", and then click Download to start download this Youku video with the fast Youku downloader.
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