How To Download Part Of A YouTube Video

You might be downloading YouTube videos on Windows and Mac for a long time now, but do you realize that even if you like a certain portion only, you need to download the whole video. Well, this is not required anymore as you will be learning how to download part of a YouTube video through this article.

Moreover, downloading the full-length videos also occupies a huge space of your system without any need. So let’s not waste your system’s space and use a smart tool to serve your need for downloading a portion of YouTube video.

Download Part of Youtube Video In Simple steps

Method 1: Using Tweakshot Screen Capture Tool

Tweakshot is a powerful tool that can not only capture a window, region or whole screen but also can capture video while the screen is running at its pace. So let’s learn how can you cut part of YouTube video effortlessly.

Step 1: Download Tweakshot screen capture tool on your Windows PC.

Step 2: Open the YouTube video whose part you want to capture, and run it to the section from where it needs to be recorded.

Step 3: Choose the fifth option from the right or ‘Capture Video’ section from the tool.

Download Part Of A YouTube Video

Step 4: Choose the settings according to you, video configuration along with whether you want to record audio or not. Click ‘Record’.

How To Download Part Of A YouTube video

Step 5: Here, you can see that I have selected a region, places the video from where I want to record and Tweakshot starts working on the count of 3..2..1.

download small part of video

Step 6: At the end, when you press ‘Stop’, Tweakshot will ask you whether you want to save the video or not. Press Yes to save the video and it can be played in most of the video players on Windows.

Method 2: Using Online Video Cutters

There is an advantage of using online video cutters that they can be used by Windows and Mac users at the same time. Make sure that some of the online video cutter websites are rigged with malicious links, better make yourself aware of the best anti-malware software and stay safe.

For example, YTcutter is one such website that can download part of YouTube videos without a second thought.

Using Online Video Cutters

Just post your link in the URL section beside, and click ‘Start’. As you click it, the left panel comes with a section where current time running is being shown. Now, you can add time at ‘start’ and ‘end’. Preview the section and choose how you want to download it amongst options like video, gif animation, audio file or screenshot. Cool, right?

Using Online Video Cutters tools

Another example is Kapwing. Here, you can paste the URL in the space available. But before that, make sure that you right-click on the YouTube video, and select ‘Copy video URL at current time’.


Now post this video URL on the Kapwing website, and click ‘Get started.’

video trimmer

Once the video uploads, you can find all the editing tools in one place. From the option of ‘Trim’, you will be able to cut the parts of the video and finally download it. This is how you can download part of the YouTube video.


You must have got that it is pretty much simple to download a specific part of the YouTube video. If you ask our opinion amidst the above options, we will choose Tweakshot screen capture tool because of its reliability and powerful backup for other functions as well.

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  • comment_avtar
    Justin Roberts
    I have a good experience with it. Actually it is what I was searching for. There were so many videos which I wanted to download from youtube which I was unable to do. But because of this article it’s all possible. Thanks

    4 years ago
    • comment_avtar
      Akanksha Soni
      Glad we could help you Justin. Keep reading and following Systweak blogs!

      4 years ago

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