Hyper for YouTube: Download & Watch YouTube Videos From Windows 8’s Modern UI

Tim Brookes 06-06-2013

YouTube is still the number one destination for the majority of the web’s video, a fact that’s hardly surprising considering what is available for free. Content producers can upload as much as they like, opt-in to advertising in order to monetize content The YouTube Guide: From Watching to Production Want to get the most out of YouTube? This Youtube guide is for you. This guide goes over everything you need to know about YouTube, whether you're an enthusiast or a budding director. Read More and build loyal followings among the service’s dedicated community. Hyper is an app for Windows 8 users that allows the viewing and downloading of YouTube videos from the Modern UI How To Quickly & Easily Disable The Metro User Interface In Windows 8 One of the most striking things about Windows 8 – beyond the Metro user interface – is the lack of a traditional Start menu in favour of tiles. However with a desktop view available for... Read More .

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In addition to being able to watch and rate videos in standard definition, 720p and 1080p, users can specify to save the video in these qualities too. By connecting a Google account, it’s possible to sign in to access subscriptions, playlists, likes and favourites from the app which integrates seamlessly with the new Windows 8 desktop.

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To search, simply launch Hyper and start typing. Hyper allows you to watch videos, such as music videos, in the background or using the Windows 8 snap view which allows you to pin a playing video on one side of the screen.

Users can even download multiple videos at once in differing qualities, with Toast notifications to signify completed downloads. Being a modern app, Hyper for YouTube works on both Windows 8 or RT.


  • Watch and download YouTube videos from your Windows 8 or RT desktop.
  • Save standard defintion, 720p and 1080p quality video.
  • Subscribe, like, watch playlists, rate videos.
  • Pin the app to the side of your screen or leave videos running in the background.

Download Hyper for YouTube at the Windows Store [No Longer Available]

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  1. Jeanette Bethel
    March 20, 2016 at 2:10 am

    I downloaded a video. Where can I find it?

  2. sravan
    February 28, 2016 at 12:02 pm

    How to copy the downloaded file into another drive?

  3. sukanta
    November 20, 2015 at 10:53 am

    can I copy or cut the file into another drive?

  4. kishorechhetri
    April 6, 2015 at 12:58 am

    how its download this download manager pls tell me

    • sukanta
      November 20, 2015 at 10:56 am

      you can download and install HYPER FOR YOUTUBE directly from Windows Store for free though having in-app purchase.

  5. Anindra
    December 17, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    Is there anything similar to that for Windows 7, if you're aware?

  6. Kevin Guite
    June 6, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    Does it work with Window 7 also? Just curious...........!!