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YouTube downloader for Yosemite

It's been a truism for eons that seldom or never one can serve a twofold purpose. The freshly released Mac OS X Yosemite demonstrates this well. On the one hand, the upgraded Yosemite makes you enjoy your multimedia life on Mac with much more innovations and convenience; on the other hand, it results in loads of inability to your installed software, e.g., the frequently-used YouTube downloader.

If you are also one member of the Mac Yosemite family, don't feel frustrated since new things always bring new changes. So what you need to do is to quietly think how to solve the incompatibility issue between your video downloader and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or macOS High Sierra.

Common Troubles and Solutions on Popular YouTube Downloaders for Yosemite

According to the Qs posed on the hot forums, plenty of Mac users are apt to use free YouTube video downloader, among which Savevid, Keepvid, JDownloader and DownThemAll downloader are the strong performers to download YouTube videos on macOS. Yet, when the Mac users are using them to download YouTube videos on Mac OS X Yosemite, they confront different problems. Here I will gather the common issues and correspondently give you the solutions and suggestions.

YouTube Downloader for Mac OS Yosemite

Savevid

Keepvid

JDownloader

DownThemAll

Common Problems when downloading YouTube on Yosemite/El Capitan

Savevid is a practical tool to help you fast and freely obtain video by downloading from 16 online websites from the very beginning, YouTube included. While currently, savevid supports only 11 websites and unfortunately YouTube has been ruled out. This is why Savevid not working on Yosemite.

Keepvid is unable to fetch YouTube video and generate the download link on Mac without the aid of the third party Java (Plugin). Therefore, Once Java is broken in your browser, Safari, Chrome or Firefox or Java won't allow Keepvid applet to run on your Mac Yosemite (El Capitan), you are rejected to download YouTube videos on Yosemite from keepvid.com.

JDownloader can download YouTube videos easy as 1-2-3. But it's Java-based that it's unable to perfectly blend with Mac OS Yosemite/El Capitan. Still, after installing the app, you have to download numerous add-ons for specific Eeb hosts. It will be a quite lengthy process if you have a slow connection.

DownThemAll designed for Firefox users to download YouTube on Mac 10.10 Yosemite/El Capitan but the YouTube video downloaded with DownThemAll would discard certain video data so that the video quality can not be guaranteed as good as you imagine.

Solutions Suggested

you have no choice but to seek for solid Savevid alternative to download YouTube on Mac Yosemite or higher (macOS High Sierra incl.)

To fix Keepvid Not Working bug, re-install a Java or disable Gatekeeper > Access to System Preferences > Hit Security & Privacy > Pick Anywhere in "Allow applications to be downloaded from:" option. Or resort to one solid Keepvid alternative to smoothly download YouTube on Mac Yosemite/El Capitan.

The best bet for you is to look somewhere else.

Insist on it or resort to DownThemAll alternative for YouTube, you are the lord.

Which One Tops the World of YouTube Downloader for Mac Yosemite?

Nothing is perfect! Which one on earth regarded as the best YouTube video grabber for Mac Yosemite mainly comes down to its robustness and your needs, since few people like the vulnerable yet nerve-wracking things. To liberate you from endless seeking, here humble recommends you the most solid YouTube video downloader for Mac Yosemite - MacX YouTube Downloader, which works seamlessly with your Mac (macOS Mojave incl.) to help you free download any YouTube video without any barrier just in a click away.

Assisted by Intel/Nvidia/AMD GPU HW acceleration and High Quality Engine, this highly acclaimed 100% free YouTube video downloader for Yosemite can support you to download 1080P HD YouTube video, 4K ultra HD YouTube video with intact quality and No.1 fast speed, let alone the common MP4, FLV, 3GP YouTube video. With this mighty Yosemite downloader for YouTube, you will never worry about the Mac compatibility and software robustness issues. Another stunning feature of this YouTube download freeware lies in its strong ability to download another 1000 sites beyond YouTube, including Facebook, Vevo, Vimeo etc.

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How to Download YouTube Videos on macOS?

Best YouTube downloader for Yosemite

Step 1: After free downloading and running this world-class YouTube downloader for macOS, find out the video you'd like to download. Copy the video URL, paste it to the message box and then click "analyze" to load the video details. Alternatively, you can click "paste & analyze" button and the freeware will automatically detect the YouTube video.

Step 2: Choose video format, resolution and file size that you desire to get after the download.

Free Download YouTube on Yosemite

Step 3: Press "Browse" button to specify an output folder on your computer to save the downloaded YouTube video.

Step 4: Hit "Download Now" to start to legally download video from YouTube free on Mac Yosemite or macOS High Sierra. After the downloading procedure done, you can leisurely watch YouTube video offline on your Mac Yosemite, El Capitan and macOS Sierra.

It also can download videos from Vimeo, Dailymotion, FB, Metacafe, etc. and convert Facebook video to MP3, YouTube to MP4, MP3, AAC and more.

Play YouTube Video on iOS iPhone, How to Make it?

Even though this free YouTube downloader for Yosemite can download YouTube videos in FLV, MP4, WebM, 1080P, ultra 4K on macOS Mojave, it leaves much room to satisfy your needs of playing YouTube videos on your latest mobile devices like the brand-new iPhone 7/7 Plus. Well, if you want to convert and play YouTube video on Apple iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, its higher version MacX Video Converter Pro hits the spot. This Mac video converter can easily convert the downloaded YouTube videos into the mainstream formats including MP4, M4V, MOV, AVI, WMV and more like FLV to MP4, FLV to AVI, etc with highest possible quality reserved.

Notice: 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.

Author: Bertha Miller | Updated on Dec 6, 2018

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