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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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How to Free Download YouTube Videos on Mac [3 Steps Only!]

Add YouTube Video

Step 1: Copy & paste the YouTube video URL, hit "Analyze" and leave MacX YouTube Downloader to do the rest for you.

Select Output Format/Quality

Step 2: Choose the desired YouTube video resolution, format, codec and file size, then click OK to move on.

Hit Download Now

Step 3: Hit "Download Now" button. The free YouTube downloader for Mac will finish downloading videos on Mac in secs.

Features Comparison
(among Pro versions)

YouTube Downloader


Advanced Pro Version
MacX Video Converter Pro


All-in-one Package
DVD Video Converter Pro Pack


Download Videos from YouTube

One-click download YouTube videos with fast speed & original quality

Convert Downloaded Videos

Convert YouTube videos to MP4, H.264, MPEG, MOV, AVI, WMV etc

Convert YouTube to MP3

Convert the downloaded YouTube video to MP3 audio file

Transfer Videos to Mobiles

Convert HD & SD videos, transfer videos to iPhone iPad Android

Record & Edit Video

Screen Recorder, Video Recorder, Photo Slideshow Maker, Video Editor

DVD to Mainstream Videos

Rip DVD Movie to MP4, H.264, MOV, FLV, MPEG, M4V, AVI, QT etc.

Support All Protected DVDs

Update constantly to decrypt all the latest copy-protected DVDs

DVD to Hot Devices

Convert DVD for playing on Apple Android Microsoft and other devices

Free Update & Risk Free Purchase

Free Lifetime Upgrade and 30-day Money Back Guarantee

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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 (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.

Batch Downloading

The YouTube downloader for Mac is equipped with multi-threading and batch downloading technology to speed up the downloading process dramatically. Time is saving for you to do other work.

Detect the YouTube Video Automatically

It automatically detects the YouTube video opened in browse. You don't need to copy and paste the URL manually. Leave everything to MacX YouTube Downloader. It will finish the video downloading in a few clicks.

Auto Add MP4 to iTunes Library

This free YouTube video downloader also gives you the capability of automatically adding the output MP4 videos to iTunes Library for transferring to iPhone, iPad, iPod or any other further use.

Extract Pictures from YouTube video

It not only works as a handy YouTube video downloader, but also an excellent assistance for you to take snapshot from your favorite videos 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 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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Editors' Reviews

I must say that I have been extremely happy with the free YouTube downloader for Mac. It met all my expectations in helping me download videos from YouTube. It is a fast, consistent, and reliable program. And most of all, the YouTube videos downloaded by the program are crisp!!

- Michael

I have to admit your MacX YouTube Downloader offers comfortable interface that gets all youtube videos downloaded on my Macbook as easy as possible. Just add the video to the program, specify the desired format and resolution, and click Download button. It becomes a daily tool for me to download videos from YouTube.

- Allan

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