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How to Convert YouTube to MKV with Ease

Jane Zhou updated on Mar 24, 2021 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

YouTube is one of the biggest social media sites. On YouTube platform, you can watch all kinds of videos, including exciting movies, music videos, TV shows, and some other contents. However, you are just allowed to watch them online. If you want to watch these videos offline, you can download and convert it to MKV or other video formats. 

In the above situation, if you want to convert YouTube to MKV, you need a professional converter. To satisfy your needs, here we will introduce you 4 great YouTube to MKV converter tools.

How to Convert YouTube to MKV on Windows 

When it comes to converting YouTube to MKV, EaseUS Video Editor is a fantastic program that you can't miss. It is popular and has good reputations these days. 

With a simple interface, this software is friendly to both beginners and pros. You can easily use this YouTube video converter to turn YouTube clips into MKV, MP4, MP3, or other formats, as it supports almost all popular video and audio formats.

Apart from that, this video editor and converter offers numerous editing tools, including cropping, cutting, trimming, splitting, rotating, and many more. It also allows you to enhance your videos' look with a great collection of video filters and overlay effects

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Here, we offer you detailed tutorials about converting YouTube video to MKV on Windows 10

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Video Editor, then choose the right aspect ratio according to your needs.

Choose aspect ratio

Step 2. Select and import the video to the library. Once done, right-click the clip in the "Media".Select "Add to Project" to load the video to the timeline. 

add project to the timeline

Step 3. If you would like to edit the file, right-click it and select "Edit". Here you can apply special effects, adjust the speed, enhance contrast, add saturation, or make other adjustments.

edit youtube video

Step 4. When finished, simply go to the toolbar and select the "Export" option. You'll be offered different options to save the project. Select your desired one and export the converted video.  

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How to Convert YouTube Video to MKV on Mac

4K Video Downloader is a wonderful YouTube to MKV converter. It allows you to download videos, playlists, and subtitles from YouTube and other video sites in quality. With this software, you can save full channels from YouTube in high quality and various video formats, like MP4 and MKV. Then you can enjoy your videos anywhere, any time when offline.

Steps to convert YouTube to MKV with 4K Video Downloader:

Step 1. Download and install 4K Video Downloader.

Step 2. Find the YouTube video that you want to convert on YouTube. Copy the link from the browser.

Copy YouTube video URL

Step 3. Launch 4K Video Downloader and click the "Paste URL" button.

Step 4. Select the MKV format and adjust the needed quality, then it will start converting YouTube video. Once done, you can open the folder to find your downloaded files.

Convert YouTube to MKV

How to Turn YouTube Video to MKV Online for Free

There are many online YouTube to MKV converters that you can use. To save your time and energy on searching for online tools, we will show you the top 2 converters in this part. 

1. Fastconverter

Fastconverter is an online YouTube video converter. It allows you to search and download free YouTube HD videos or sound recordings without restrictions. In addition, it also offers high quality, strong download performance, and various output formats, including MP4, MKV, M4A, WebM, and MP3. If you have a list of your favorite videos and want to download them, you just need to paste YouTube URL of each video on the search box and download it.

Convert YouTube to MKV with Fastconverter

Key features:

  • No registration required
  • Support batch conversion
  • Allow you to adjust the output quality from 144p to 2160p
  • Compatible with all browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera browser

2. Ytbto

Ytbto is known as the best and fast YouTube to MKV video converter. There are many quality features behind its popularity. You can download the YouTube video by pasting a URL, and it will be ready in a few seconds and then download the video quickly. After converting a video, you will get multiple video options. You can choose any form from the given different format, quality, and size. 

Convert YouTube to MKV with Ytbto

Key features:

  • Easy to use
  • Provide high-quality video formats such as 720p, 1080p, etc.
  • No registration or subscription needed
  • No annoying ads in the conversion process
  • Update frequently

★ Bonus Tip: How to Download a YouTube Video on PC.

Downloading a YouTube video may be a little difficult for you without any tools. To make it easier for you to download a YouTube video, we recommend a free YouTube video downloader - EaseUS MobiMover. It enables you to download videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, and many other video sites or social networks to your PC.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover, go to "Video Downloader", and choose to download YouTube videos to your computer.

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 1

Step 2. Copy the URL of the YouTube video, paste it into the bar, and then tap the "Download" button. 

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 2

Step 3. Then MobiMover will quickly analyze the URL and download the YouTube video to your computer. When it has finished, you can find the video in the selected folder on your computer and enjoy it offline.

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 3


On this page, you have learned four easy methods to convert YouTube to MKV. The above software, including offline and online tools, can always meet your needs. Make sure to choose the best one according to your situation.

If you want to convert Youtube to MKV and edit the file at the same time, you can't miss EaseUS Video Editor. With its help, you can complete the conversion within a few simple clicks. Also, it offers you a lot of basic and advanced video editing tools to easily and quickly modify your videos. This versatile video editor is worth trying.

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