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How to Download YouTube 4K UHD/1080P/720P Video on Mavericks Effortlessly

Attributing to its fast performance and energy efficiency, the OS X 10.9 Mavericks/Yosemite/El Capitan/Sierra/Mojave woo many video buffs. However, the compatible issue still plagues many YouTube users who have updated their Mac OS to Mavericks and later as they cannot download YouTube video on Mavericks. So if you are sweating over finding a feasible solution to download music videos, movie soundtracks from YouTube on Mac Mavericks without an error, here is the right answer.

Way 1: Download YouTube Video on Mavericks & later (Mojave incl.) Using Safari Extension

Despite there is no activity windows with Safari in Mavericks, grabbing video from YouTube on Mac Mavericks/El Capitan is still achievable with the assistance of a safari extension in Mavericks/El Capitan like YouTube5 or using the free desktop app ClipGrab or MacTubes. You can just install the safari extension, click to open it, open safari preferences and click install. Once installed check that it's enabled before quitting safari and reopening to use the extension. When you watch a YouTube video you'll see a download button near the bottom of the video, click on that and you'll be able to choose the both the quality and format.

The Safari Extension, on one hand, works well under Mavericks or later macOS, on the other hand, possibly slows Safari, however. Worse still, YouTube downloading always fails with ClipGrab and MacTube. So another option to save YouTube video on Mavericks/El Capitan/Sierra/Mojave you can count for is to employ a professional YouTube downloader that is compatible with Mavericks.

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Way 2: Find a Professional YouTube Downloader for Mavericks (macOS 10.10/11/12/13)

There are a slew of YouTube grabbers available for the lower OS X versions only instead of Mavericks-compatible version. As a result, problems like "YouTube Downloader not working on Mavericks" occur. Fortunately, such problem can be resolved as long as you have MacX YouTube Downloader in hand. It works as a professional YouTube Downloader for Mavericks and later (Mojave), capable of free downloading 360 degree VR video/4K/1080P/720P YouTube video on Mavericks without going error. And armed with advanced tech, this reliable YouTube video downloader can also let you save YouTube vidoes in batch within mins only and later playback YouTube vidoe with built-in video player. Well, no further ado, let's go straight to the business. Below is the detailed guide on how to save YouTube HD video offline on Mac Mavericks.

Step 1: Free download this Mac YouTube downloader on your Mavericks and later. Launch it and then copy the URL of the video page and open this free YouTube downloading program. Then paste the URL and click "analyze" to load the YouTube video details. Or click "paste & analyze" button to automatically detect the YouTube video clip opened in browse.

Download YouTube videos on Mac Mavericks

Step 2: Choose video format, resolution and file size you desire.

Step 3: Click "Browse" button to specify an output folder on your computer to save the output files.

Save videos from YouTube on Mac

Step 4: Hit "Download Now" to start downloading videos movies from YouTube on macOS 10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12/10.13 for free.

Breaking news: for those who seek for a versatile free video downloader with as many as possible video sites supported, you ought not to miss the freeware, for it now gets a great boost in online video site supports. That means you can apply it to download videos from Vimeo, YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Vevo, Myspace, Metacafe, and another 300+ video sharing sites with whatever format and resolution on Mac Mavericks and later (Mojave incl.). Astonishing news, right? Get it or you will feel regretful.

Tips: The advanced version of this free YouTube downloader for macOS 10.9 and later, dubbed video downloader for Mac, enables to not only download YouTube video on Mavericks but also convert YouTube video to iPad Air, iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4 with Retina Display, iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/Plus/6s/6/SE/5s, Samsung Galaxy S9/Note 8, Nokia, convert Facebook video to MP3, etc with 98% quality and world's fastest speed (5X faster speed than any video converters).

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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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