MacX YouTube Downloader

100% FREE YouTube downloader for Mac users to download video from YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and 1000+ other sites in high definition and fast speed.

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Best Free YouTube Downloader for macOS

MacX YouTube Downloader is a must-have tool for Mac users to download streaming videos and music from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Vevo, Soundcloud and 1000+ other sites, subtitles included if you want. 100% safe and clean to free download MacX YouTube Downloader to save YouTube videos of different resolutions & formats, incl. YouTube SD, HD videos in 720P, 1080P, 3D videos, even 8K/4K videos.

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Download Any YouTube Content

It works excellently for media enthusiasts to batch download movies, TV shows, popular music, funny videos, tutorials, workout videos, gameplays, cartoons, 360 degree videos, and any other content from YouTube and save them into personal collection. It is capable of downloading all YouTube live videos, playlists, channels and watch later lists in whatever format or resolution (4K 4096p/3840p/8K included), covering MP4, WebM, FLV, 3GP to better suit your device.

Download Video from 1000+ Video Sites

One of the software's greatest talents is the ability to capture videos (MP4, MKV) and audios (MP3, AAC) from over 1000 sites, be it YouTube, Break, Flickr, Facebook, Metacafe, Veoh, ESPN, MTV, Audiomack, etc. Just a click away, you can save the online videos on iMac Pro, iMac 5k/4k, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, Mac Pro/Mini, etc to watch them offline without ads. No registration, plug-ins or third-party apps needed!

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Save (MP4) Video from More Sites

  • YouTube
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Dailymotion
  • Vimeo
  • Vevo
  • Break
  • Myspace
  • Metacafe
  • Soundcloud
  • Veoh
  • MTV
  • Flickr
  • liveleak
  • bilibili
  • tumblr
  • lynda
  • imdb
  • animoto
  • Crunchyroll

Ultimate 8K 4K Video Downloader

The program also gives you the power to free download YouTube video in original quality without decoding/re-encoding and lets you grab online videos at up to 8K 4320p, 4K 2160p, 2K, 1080p or 720p high resolution for better visual enjoyment on your iPhone XS, iMac 4K/5K, iMac Pro, PS4 Pro, Xbox One S or QLED platforms at any place, without costing 7.6GB data per hour for UHD video streaming.

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  • 720p HD


Auto Detect YouTube Video

It auto detects YouTube video opened in browser. You don't need to copy and paste the URL manually. Leave everything to MacX. It will analyze YouTube format, resolution, codec, file size and finish the video downloading in a few clicks.

Batch Download YouTube Videos

With multi-threading and batch downloading tech, MacX YouTube Downloader can bulk download online (YouTube) videos in a manner that is 5X real time faster than other tools. Meanwhile it puts reasonable limits on CPU usage and network bandwidth while downloading to ensure the good running of your other tasks on macOS.

Auto Add MP4 to iTunes

Not only does the Mac YouTube video downloaderprovide you with auto detect feature, but it also offers you auto add MP4 to iTunes feature. This means it will auto import the downloaded MP4 videos to iTunes library for transferring to iPhone iPad.

How to Free Download YouTube on Mac

MacX is well-designed with an intuitive interface, which uses the vivid icons to guide you how to download YouTube (MP4) video on MacBook/iMac. Generally, the salted users can directly follow the icons and hints to download online videos without referring to user tutorial. As for the novice, you might need the below user guide to learn how to easily and fast download HD/4K videos from YouTube, Facebook and more sites.

MacX YouTube Downloader screenshot

Click "Add YouTube URL" on this program.

Paste URL and tap "analyze" to auto detect video info.

Choose format, resolution, size.

Step 3: RUN!

System Requirements
  • * Mac OS X 10.5 - macOS 10.14 Mojave
  • * RAM: 512 MB RAM|100 MB free hard disk space
  • * Graphic Card: Super VGA (800×600) resolution, 16-bit graphics card or higher

Average User Rating: ★★★★☆ 4.5/5 (based on 513votes)

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My struggle to download 4K videos on Mac is over because your software is really fast and works with virtually any video sites.

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I have been extremely happy with this software. It met all my expectations in helping me save YouTube videos on macOS, fast and reliable. Most of all, the YouTube videos downloaded are crisp!!

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MacX YouTube Downloader works perfectly for me. Easy to understand and plenty of video format options. As for cons, I have no issues. Highly recommend it.

user Allan
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Your program offers comfortable interface that gets all youtube videos downloaded on my Macbook as easy as possible. Just add the video to it, specify format and resolution, and tap Download.

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Free Download Videos from YouTube and 1000+ Sites on Mac

MacX YouTube Downloader - 100% FREE and easy-to-use YouTube downloader for Mac designed to fast download YouTube videos (4K/8K/Full HD) and music (MP3/AAC) to Mac just a click away. Support any video format/resolution and up to 1000+ video sites.

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