Certainly, it received many positive reviews from experienced YouTube users, for example, "it is very handy, simple and terribly fast, covering a lot of formats", "You did a great job by making this. Now I can download one of my favorite video in HD MP4 format!"
As is known to all, YouTube Video and Audio Downloader is a Firefox add-ons which is adopted to download YouTube videos in all available formats including FLV, MP4, WebM and 3GP. It allows users to free download 4K UHD & 1080P/720P videos and extract audio from YouTube video with original quality. It sounds like great, right?
YouTube Video Audio Downloader Not Working Problem
However, everything has two sides. Downloader for YouTube video audio is not as easy as it claims. To some people, fluently downloading YouTube videos in different formats becomes pretty hard.
Don't like other add-ons, YouTube audio and video downloader can't be directly used to download video with intact audio file. After installing this plug-in, user will find most of video formats aren't desirable which don't contain any audio file. Later, you will be asked to install and configure FFmpeg if you want to download the original video file with both video and audio. That is to say, some additional installation work should be done. For some computer newbie, they may spend much time to do a research about what is FFmpeg and whether is it safe or not.
Second, more and more youtube offline downloader users begin to complain that it doesn't seem to work in the latest version of Firefox and can't find the download button any more on YouTube after Firefox was updated. It looks like the update speed of Firefox is far beyond YouTube video extension. Thus, the situation of no download button will constantly bother you.
In addition to the former two bigger questions, the other users also have various different puzzles, such as "This YouTube 4K video downloader can't detect YouTube 4K or HD videos often.", "It frequently opens new page and asks about something when working and I would not recommend it to my friends.", etc. Because of suchlike failed experience, many people turn to alternative to YouTube video audio downloader.
Best YouTube Video and Audio Downloader Alternative to Download YouTube 1080P/720P Videos
Since many browser add-ons/plug-ins have limitations on downloading YouTube videos, users are highly recommended to figure out the third party YouTube video audio download tool. Fortunately, MacX YouTube Downloader can easily tackle the problem related to video download. Unlike YouTube download plug-ins, add-ons or extensions, this program is an independent downloading tool which is able to download YouTube video audio in Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE or Opera. Without any ads, malware or virus, this YouTube video and audio downloader Chrome/Firefox/Safari is capable of quickly downloading YouTube videos of different resolution and format, no matter common YouTube videos or HD videos in 4K Ultra HD, 1080P or 720P, FLV, MP4, WebM and 3GP.
Steps to Free Download YouTube Video and Audio
Step 1: After YouTube video downloader free download finishing, launch it and open Firefox or Chrome web browser to find out your desired YouTube video. Then copy and paste this URL to the main interface of Mac YouTube downloader. Click "analyze" to load the video information.
Step 2:Choose video format, resolution and file size as you want. You are allowed to save the downloaded videos in formats like FLV, MP4, WebM.
Step 3: Specify a destination folder to save the target video file by clicking "Browse".
Step 4: Click "Download Now" to download YouTube videos in Firefox/Chrome/Safari.
Note: If you want to play the downloaded YouTube videos on your iPad iPhone Android and more, you are suggested to resort to a powerful video converting program: MacX Video Converter Pro. This Mac video converter can enable you to freely convert any video to over 180 video formats and 14 popular audio formats on Mac OS X (Yosemite/El Capitan included) to be compatible with iPad iPhone and Android devices, such as FLV to AVI, MP4 to MP3, WebM to MP4, etc.
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.