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[Tutorial] How to Download and Convert YouTube Videos to MP3 MP4 AVI

Nowadays, video websites are getting increasingly popular among people, offering people rich resource of videos, including Music Videos, Sports, News, Movies, Funny Videos, TV Shows, etc. And YouTube is among the top popular video sites.

Why Are YouTube Downloaders Needed?

There are many occasions you may want to download and convert YouTube videos to save them on your computer.
1. Play YouTube contents on media player: You may need a YouTube converter to save videos from YouTube and make them watchable on your QuickTime, Windows Media player, etc that are compatible with specific formats.
2. Customize YouTube clips: There are times you want to personalize the videos you downloaded from YouTube with iMovie or Final Cut Pro.
3. Watch YouTube videos on mobile: Maybe to have the videos you downloaded from YouTube viewable on your iPhone iPad or other mobile devices is a solid reason to find a good YouTube downloader and converter.
4. Upload video to YouTube: YouTube is the place where you can share videos to people. What if you have some recordings shot by camcorders, digital cameras, webcams, photos or more. But the unsupported format and large file size are stumbling blocks to the uploading. So a YouTube video converter is a must-have.

Why MacX Video Converter Pro Is the Best YouTube Video Downloader and Converter

MacX Video Converter Pro is a software designed to download, encode, edit video, make photo slideshow, record screen, etc. It makes it easier for users to download and convert YouTube video to MP4, MOV, FLV, WMV, AVI, etc on Mac with 16X faster speed and no quality loss. Serving as a professional YouTube downloader, MacX Video Converter Pro is capable of downloading videos from YouTube and converting to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, etc for DVD creation or playback on mobile devices. With the help of YouTube Video Download Engine, users will achieve a superfast solution and no more than 30 seconds will be taken to download a music video from YouTube. It offers users the best all-in-one solution to convert and download videos from YouTube that no video transcoder else could surpass.

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In-Depth YouTube Video Downloader Review

This YouTube video downloader is recommended due to its wide site and device support, along with excellent download, record and edit features. Here we list some basic and most essential elements of the tools proven to be the best.

URL supported:
The YouTube video downloader and converter can download online videos from YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Vevo, and 1000+ other mainstream video sites.

Support 4K UHD:
It can even download YouTube 4K videos, Blu ray 3D movies, TV shows, etc; Compress video for YouTube and output the large 4K YouTube video in smaller sized MP4, FLV, WMV, with no noticeable quality degradation.

Download YouTube to format:
YouTube to video: encode YouTube to MOV, MP4, FLV, WMV, WebM, MKV, AVI, MTS, M2TS, MPEG4, H264, H265, AVCHD, MOD, etc.
YouTube to audio: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, ALAC, etc.
YouTube to devices: iPhone x/8/7/Plus, iPhone 6S/6/5S/5, iPad Pro, Samsung Galaxy S9, HTC, Windows Phones, PS4, Surface, Google (New) Nexsus 7, etc.

Fast YouTube download/convert speed:
It is proven to be faster than other YouTube video downloader software such as YTD downloader, 4K video downloader, etc. This is because it features multi-core CPU that allows you to take full advantages of CPU cores, up to 8, to accelerate the YouTube video downloading speed maximally. Internal test shows that it takes less than 30 seconds to download a musci video on YouTube.

How to Download and Convert YouTube Videos on PC and Mac

Download YouTube Videos

Free download this YouTube video downloader and converter on Mac. You can also go to its Windows version to download videos from YouTube on Windows. This program is 100% safe and free from virus, adware or spyware. The detailed steps to download and convert YouTube videos are as follows:

Step 1: Click the button "YouTube", and you will see the window below. Put the target YouTube video address in the address bar and click the button "analyze". Or you may click the button "paste & analyze" to let the software detect the YouTube video automatically.

Step 2: Choose the YouTube video resolution, size, codec and format. It supports downloading 4K UHD videos and 1080p HD video from YouTube with no quality loss.

Step 3:Then click button "Browse" to choose the target output folder. Click "Download Now" and start downloading HD videos from YouTube.

Convert YouTube Videos into Other Formats

Step 4: Click the button "Auto add to convert" and the software will then work as a YouTube movie converter to encode your media files automatically.

1. Trim video: If you just want to convert a segment of the YouTube video file, you can take advantages of its video trimming feature and drag the sliders to set the start and end times and crop YouTube videos.
2. Change the video effect: It you need to lower the resolution, reduce file size, etc, you can change the video settings, e.g. resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. But you shall keep in mind, big reduction of resolution and bit rate will result in blurry image, though this shrink the YouTube file size.
3. Take picture: If you want to save a specific image when viewing the video, you can click Snapshot button to store the pic in png.

MacX Video Converter Pro offers a perfect balance between video quality and processing speed. It makes the process 16x faster with 98% quality reserved. If you want to transfer the YouTube videos to your portable device, MacX Video Converter Pro is, undoubtedly, your best choice. Besides, Windows version is also available.

Notice:The software developer 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 3, 2018

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