How to install 4K Video Downloader in Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will learn How to install 4K Video Downloader in Ubuntu 18.04. 4K video downloader allows you to download videos, playlists, channels and subtitles from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and another high-quality video. The 4K video downloader application was initially developed by Open Media LLC and released under the freemium license. This is a great lightweight app and cross-platform application that is available for major operating systems. Linux, Microsoft Windows, mac os.

How to install 4K Video Downloader in Ubuntu 18.04

How to install 4K Video Downloader in Ubuntu 18.04

Follow the below steps to install 4k video downloader in Ubuntu 18.04:

Before starting the installation of 4K Video Downloader let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 18.04 using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic InRelease
Err:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic Release
Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Ign:3 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/alessandro-strada/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:5 http://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable InRelease

After updating the packages & repositories now we have to download the 4K Video Downloader from its official website. Hence to download the same use the below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ wget https://dl.4kdownload.com/app/4kvideodownloader_4.5.0-1_amd64.deb
--2019-02-24 20:44:08-- https://dl.4kdownload.com/app/4kvideodownloader_4.5.0-1_amd64.deb
Resolving dl.4kdownload.com (dl.4kdownload.com)... 2a03:90c0:9997::9997, 92.223.116.254
Connecting to dl.4kdownload.com (dl.4kdownload.com)|2a03:90c0:9997::9997|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 21995772 (21M) [application/x-debian-package]
Saving to: ‘4kvideodownloader_4.5.0-1_amd64.deb’

4kvideodownloader_4 100%[===================>] 20.98M 2.18MB/s in 15s

2019-02-24 20:44:24 (1.36 MB/s) - ‘4kvideodownloader_4.5.0-1_amd64.deb’ saved [21995772/21995772]

As you can see below I have already downloaded the 4K Video Downloader .deb package. Refer to the output below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ ls -l 4kvideodownloader_4.5.0-1_amd64.deb
-rw-r--r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 21995772 Jan 25 22:32 4kvideodownloader_4.5.0-1_amd64.deb

Now we are ready to install 4K Video Downloader package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -i 4kvideodownloader_4.5.0-1_amd64.deb
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Selecting previously unselected package 4kvideodownloader.
(Reading database ... 194675 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack 4kvideodownloader_4.5.0-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking 4kvideodownloader (4.5-0) ...
Setting up 4kvideodownloader (4.5-0) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...

As you can see above we have successfully installed the 4k video downloader package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.

elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l 4kvideodownloader   
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                                 Version                 Architecture            Description
+++-====================================-=======================-=======================-=============================================================================
ii  4kvideodownloader                    4.5-1                   amd64                   Download online video

Now type the command 4kvideodownloader at the shell prompt to open the application. See the following commands.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ 4kvideodownloader
How to install 4K Video Downloader in Ubuntu 18.04

4k video downloader

You can also open the 4k video downloader application graphically using Search your Ubuntu Applications box. Refer to the snapshot below.

How to install 4K Video Downloader in Ubuntu 18.04

4K Video Downloader

Also Read- How To Install YouTube DL GUI Video Downloader App On Ubuntu 18.04

How To Uninstall 4K Video Downloader in Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reasons, if you don’t like 4K Video Downloader and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r 4kvideodownloader
(Reading database ... 194851 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing 4kvideodownloader (4.5-0) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...

Also Read- How To Install Deluge BitTorrent Client In Ubuntu 18.04

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to install 4K Video Downloader in Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

Mangesh Dhulap

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