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How to Convert YouTube Video to MP4 Format on Mac

How to Convert YouTube to MP4

YouTube is a place to discover, watch, upload and share videos. It provides a large number of videos about various fields. YouTube videos can be viewed on computers or portable devices once connected to internet. But if there is no internet connection, like on a bus or a train, how do you enjoy them on your beloved devices?

As we know, not all YouTube video format are compatible with portable devices directly, such as FLV. In a bit to watch FLV YouTube videos on handheld devices, you need to convert them to your portable player supported formats at the first place, among which MP4 is the widely used one that is compatible with almost all the portable players. The step-by-step guide below is mainly about how to convert YouTube video to MP4 format on Mac OS.

How to Convert YouTube Video to MP4 on Mac

Before you go on the YouTube to MP4 conversion work, you should free download a YouTube to MP4 converter. The 100% clean MacX Video Converter Free Edition is specialized in converting YouTube videos to MP4 format on Mac OS X. It brings the simplest way to free convert YouTube video to MP4, so that you can watch YouTube video on MP4 portable players, iPad, iPod, iPhone, PSP, etc. .

YouTube to MP4 Mac

Download the Free YouTube to MP4 Converter

To convert YouTube to MP4 on Mac, downloading a free YouTube to MP4 converter - MacX Video Converter Free Edition, is the initial step. You can convert videos from YouTube to MP4 format on Mac OS and play it on iPhone iPad Android and other MP4 media player.

Free Download Video from YouTube on Mac OS X (10.5-10.12) Step by Step

Convert YouTube to MP4 Mac

Step 1 Load YouTube video
Free download the YouTube to MP4 converter, install and run it. Click the "Add Files" button to input your YouTube files. In addition, batch YouTube to MP4 Mac conversion is also supported, you can add several YouTube videos at the same time.

Step 2 Choose "to MP4" as the output format
You can choose different formats for different files in this free MP4 converter. Here we choose MP4 as output format from the format list. You can also change audio and video parameters as you wish.

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Step 3 Select the output folder
Click the "Browse" button and choose the location where you would like to save your converted MP4 files.

Step 4 Start converting YouTube to MP4 video
Click "RUN" button and then you can just go out for a walk or take a nap, and the YouTube video to MP4 conversion may have been finished when you come back. Just 4 simple mouse clicks, you can enjoy the lossless MP4 videos freely.

Convert YouTube to MP4 Both on Mac (El Capitan/macOS Sierra) and Windows (10/8/7/XP)

Yes, you can convert YouTube to MP4 free on Mac with the free YouTube to MP4 converter. But if you want to have a better experience of converting YouTube videos both on Mac and Windows, MacX Video Converter Pro comes to an obvious choice. It combines YouTube 4K, 1080P, 720p HD video downloading and converting features, assisting you to download YouTube FLV video directly to iPad, iPod, iPhone, on Mac & Windows.

How to Convert YouTube Video to MP4 iPhone iPad

As you convert YouTube to MP4 on Mac, there is the last step - transferring MP4 YouTube videos from Mac to mobile, to enjoy YouTube videos on your beloved iPhone iPad devices. MacX MediaTrans behaves as an expert to convert and transfer videos from Mac to iPhone, not only including YouTube MP4 videos, but also iPhone iPad incompatible formatted videos like MKV, WMV, M2TS, FLV, AVI etc. That is to say, even if you haven't converted YouTube videos to MP4 on Mac in advance, you still can directly convert YouTube video to iPhone iPad MP4 with MacX MediaTrans. Here easy steps to go!

Convert YouTube to MP4 iPhone iPad

Step 1: Free Download & Launch MacX MediaTrans.
Free download the 2-in-1 YouTube to MP4 converter and transfer, launch it on your Mac computer. BTW, it supports Mac OS X 10.7 or above (El Capitan/macOS Sierra incl.), iOS 7 or higher (iOS 10 incl.), iTunes 12.3 or higher.

Step 2: Convert & Transfer YouTube Videos to iPhone iPad in MP4.
Connect iPhone to Mac with a USB cable > Click "Video" icon > Click "Add Video" button to import your desired MP4 YouTube videos > Press "Sync" button to finally move YouTube MP4 to iPhone.
The YouTube to MP4 iPhone iPad conversion will be automatically achieved as you pressed down "Sync" button.

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.

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