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MacX YouTube Downloader - Free Download Videos from YouTube on Mac OS (Support 300+ Online Video Sites)

MacX YouTube Downloader

Totally Free

MacX YouTube Downloader is a 100% free video downloader to download YouTube videos on Mac with fast speed.

MacX YouTube Downloader is specially designed for Mac users to not only download videos from YouTube for free but also download videos from Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Vevo, and another 300+ video sharing sites. It supports free downloading YouTube videos on Mac of different resolution and format, including common YouTube videos or HD videos in 8k/5k/4K Ultra HD, 1080P or 720P.

This free video downloader is a perfect tool for online video enthusiasts to download videos and save them into personal collections. As it keeps the spirit of simplicity while adopting advanced technology to make the video downloading process easy and fast. You are no longer struggling with bad network connection and can take favorite videos on any portable device and watch them while on the move.

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Convert 4K/ HD / SD Videos

Support 320+ video codecs to convert 4K UHD, MKV, AVCHD, M2TS, MP4, AVI, MOV videos etc.

Transfer Videos to Any Device

No.1 fast speed to convert videos to be playable on 350+ iOS/Android devices.

Edit and Record Video

Trim/crop video, add subtitle/music, record video, make photo slideshow etc.

MacX YouTube Downloader Main Features

Download All YouTube Video for Free

MacX YouTube Downloader brings Mac users an easy way to free download video from YouTube. It is capable of downloading all YouTube videos in whatever format or resolution (4K 4096p/8K included), covering MP4, WebM, FLV, even YouTube HD video.

Downloading Videos from 300+ Online Video Sites

In addition to free download YouTube videos on Mac, the online video downloader enables you to free download videos from Facebook, Vimeo, Vevo, Dailymotion, Metacafe and another 300+ video sites on Mac (OSX 10.12 macOS Sierra included). Check the whole supported video sites list.

Built-in Video Player

The built-in video player enables you to start watching any format of YouTube videos immediately while downloading video on Mac. You can watch online videos simultaneously and smoothly, no need to worry about the internet connection.

Batch Downloading

The YouTube downloader for Mac is equipped with multi-threading and batch downloading technology to speed up the downloading process dramatically. You can free download YouTube videos on Mac from the whole channel and playlist at one time. Time is saving for you to do other work.

Detect the YouTube Video Automatically

It automatically detects the YouTube video opened in Safari, Chrome, Firefox or other browsers. You don't need to copy and paste the URL manually. Leave everything to MacX YouTube Downloader. It will finish the free YouTube video downloading on Mac in a few clicks.

Auto Add MP4 to iTunes Library

This free YouTube video downloader for Mac also gives you the capability of automatically adding the output MP4 videos to iTunes Library for playback offline on iPhone (iPhone 7/Plus, iPhone SE/6S/6), iPad, iPod or any other further use.

Extract Pictures from YouTube video

MacX YouTube Downloader not only works as a handy and free Mac YouTube video downloader, but also an excellent assistance for you to take snapshot from your favorite videos in excellent quality and customize your own album.

Free, Easy, Fast and High Quality

Integrated with simply-to-use interface and advanced technology, MacX YouTube Downloader is an ideal tool for you to free download online videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc with fast speed and original quality.

System Requirements


Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.12 macOS Sierra


Intel-based Mac (32-bit or 64-bit)



Free Hard Disk

110MB free hard disk space for installation

Graphic Card

Super VGA (800×600) resolution, 16-bit graphics card or higher


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Customer Testimonials

It is hard to believe that MacX YouTube Downloader is free. It met and exceeded my expectations in helping me download videos from YouTube. It is a fast, consistent, and reliable program.

- Michael

I downloaded your MacX YouTube Downloader and I would like to thank you for such a useful yet free application. It becomes a daily tool for me to download videos from YouTube. I really like the idea of the simple design.

- Allan

Disclaimer: MacXDVD Software doesn't advocate any reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast or sell any content for any other purposes without prior written permission of YouTube or the respective licensors of the content. Please refer to YouTube terms of service before doing so.

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