As a world-famous platform in the news industry, CNN is designed to offer continuously updated news to audience around the world. However, on the premise of profit and copyright protection, CNN does not provide users with the option to download news video for free so that many users tend to use third-party CNN video downloaders. Given most of them are trustless and unreliable, so today we would like to share a powerful program which supports to download CNN videos with subtitle and high definiation – VideoSolo Inovideo and other three CNN news video downloaders for free.

How to Download CNN Video with Subtitle in High Quality (Recommended)

VideoSolo Inovideo is a video downloader now supports downloading video from 1000+ popular video sites with high output quality and fast speed, including CNN platform. In this program, you can save Internet videos to MP4 and MP3 format and their subtitle in VTT format. Thanks to the latest kernel and algorithm, you can use it to download all kinds of videos in batches with ultra-quality. Next, we will take how to download CNN video as an example to let you know the use.

Step 1. Install & Register CNN Video Downloader

At first, according your system type, download the program from above download button. After installation, please launch it and then you can see the clean main interface of the program.

Main Interface of CNN Video Downloader

Step 2. Copy CNN Video Link from the Platform

Select one of your interesting CNN news videos and copy the video link from that page.

Copy CNN Video Link

Step 3. Input the Video Link into CNN Video Dwonloader

Then go back to the main interface of Inovideo and paste the URL address. After finishing, please click the “Analyze” button.

Paste YouTube Video Link

Step 4. Choose Output format

After analyzing, the main interface will pop up a window where you can select the output format: MP4 for video and MP3 for Audio. Please choose the output format and quality you need (the best video graphic or its resolution depends on video genesis in the platform), then click “Download” button finally.

The subtitle download is also available in the latest Inovideo. If the original video provides subtitles, Inovideo can also detect and provide to download the subtitles you need.

Notice: WebM is only available on Windows version. Subsequent updates will support more formats.

Choose Output Format

Step 5. Finish Downloading CNN Videos

Next, the CNN news video will start downloading for you automatically and you just need to wait until it finishes. When the downloading process finished, you can go to "Finished" tab to check the downloaded video by clicking “Open Folder” button.

Finish Downloading

Bonus Tips – 3 CNN Video Downloaders for Free

In 2021, you can find many programs which offer the same kind service for free or charge. Each coin has two sides, each program has its own pros and cons as well. Now, let us see three popular CNN video downloaders for free from the internet:


TubeOffline is one of the most popular and light-weighted website downloaders for free. Users only need to use the URL from the CNN News Videos to achieve downloading. It can also work on any operating system with browsers. However, considering this is an online program for free, the functions that users can use is quite limited.

First, the options for high-resolution download (like 2K, 4K, 8K) are unavailable.

Second, the time will come around 3 to 5 minutes in the process of download.

Third, there are many visible advertisements on the download page. Some invisible advertisement will pop out during the running. These advertisements, most of them are fake or fraudulent.


Leawo Prof Media

Leawo Prof Media is one of the most popular desktop applications that could be used to download and save CNN news videos. Differ from other free applications or programs in the same kind, Leawo Prof Media can be operated through Mac OS and Windows. In addition, it can also provide free downloadable video in high quality even includes HD, 4K and 3D format, which most of the free downloaders can not offer. Most importantly, under the help of built-in format conversion program in Leawo Prof Media, user can easily convert videos to more than 150 formats by One-Click.

However, the disadvantage remains. Some crash or error problems might appear during the processing of running. If problems take place, please get ready to restart the software or even the whole computer. Sometimes, due to the network connection, Leawo Prof Media may fail to extract video during the running. You can refresh the page or restart the application

Leawo Prof Media


YMP4 is an online CNN downloader that make it possible to download CNN news video into MP4 or MP3 format for users. To face the demand of watching news videos on a large screen device, it supports downloading news videos in 1080p resolution. At the same time, YMP4 also has a browser extension version for Chrome, which allow users to save CNN videos even without leaving the main tab.

But for its cons, it is unfriendly for people who cannot stand advertisements. Because it will always redirect you to a different tab whenever you click something on its page. Sometimes, some fake or fraudulent advertising websites will pop up automatically during the process of running.


Overall, compared with the download methods for free but not good at stability or with a large scale of advertisements, VideoSolo Inovideo has the best comprehensive performance. Thanks to the fast speed, reliable stability and practical functions, users could get the best experience when using.

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