Macbook Pro or Air feature a bigger 16-inch screen, brilliant Liquid Retina XDR display, and enhanced graphics for smooth video processing. All these make it the best for movie watching. However, Mac computers offers no app to free download movies to watch offline on Macbook. The world's video streaming service leader, Netflix, Popcorn Time, Showbox and the likes only provide online watching while online viewing right now often confronts network jam, app crash or auto quality degradation from HD to SD. It goes worse during the coronavirus crisis when millions of people are working from home, children are learning remotely...
How to watch HD movies on MacBook for offline smoothly? Download movies to MacBook! Google "how to download movies on MacBook", you can find no satisfying answers, except here. There are three ways to save movies to MacBook, read on and choose your favorite one.
Way 1. Download Movies on Macbook with A Movie Downloader
Millions of movies, fast download speed, that's what MacX Video Converter Pro provides. The program allows you to download free 720p/1080p full HD and 4K/8K movies from Dailymotion, Vimeo, Metacafe, moviefone.com, letv.com, and other 1000+ video movie sites. With built-in Intel/Nvidia/AMD HW acceleration tech and High Quality Engine, it downloads Bollywood Nollywood Hollywood Disney full-length movies in any resolution and format (MP4, 3GP, AVI, MKV, FLV, WMV, RMVB) at 5X faster speed and original output quality.
What's more, it thoughtfully offers you dozens of video editing features (cut, crop, merge, split, rotate, subtitle, special effects, etc.) and video conversion feature to help you customize movies and convert movies to iPhone iPad Android, game consoles supported MP4, H264, MOV, AVI, HEVC, MP3, ringtone, GIF, etc. supported formats with 420+ preset profiles.
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How to Download Free Movies on MacBook Pro/Air/iMac
It fully supports macOS Ventura and earlier. Its Windows version is compatible with Windows 11 and earlier. And the program has updated to be able to save 4K (3840 X 2160) and 8K UHD movies on Mac without stuttering. Use the following steps to download films on Macbook to watch offline.
Step 1: Free download this multi-purpose movie saver on MacBook and run it. Find the movie you wanna download and open it.
Step 2: Copy and paste the URL of the movie, movie trailer, TV shows etc. To the box frame and click "analyze" button. Choose resolution, codec, format and file size.
Step 3: Select and destination folder to save movies to MacBook Pro/Air, and click "Download Now" button to start free full movies download on your MacBook Pro or Air. Now, you can watch free downloaded movies on Macbook offline for flight, etc.
Way 2. Download Films on Macbook via Movie Download Sites
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The site is quite nifty and clean, not brimming with ads, only some pop ups. There are some features you will find useful in the free movie sites. For example, there are plenty of genres to choose from, such as comedy, thriller, action, drama, family, adult, etc. The other feature I especially like is that it offers three options, watch trailer, watch online, download. Before you save movies to Android, iPhone, MacBook Pro/Air, iPad, you can watch trailer and decide whether the movie is worth your time to capture. Detailed movie info, like plot, review, rating, file size is provided.
To free download full movie on MacBook Pro/Air for offline watching, you can just choose the movie and click the Download button. It takes some time to load the movie and most movies are in SD res, 1080p/4K resolution is not available. The movie site updates on daily basis and offers subtitles for download and watch online.
When you click to download films on Macbook, it will open another page. Don't be fooled because the site will save the movie in full length. Just make sure you go back to that same page. The trust score 70/100 are given to the movie websites with a medium to low risk.
YIFY Movies is a good place to download movies on MacBook Pro to watch offline. There are movies available in 720P, 1080P, 2160P 4k and 3D quality in small file size. You can view the details of a movie, including the genre, rating, size, length, resolutions, etc. You can start to download a movie on MacBook for flight immediately without the need to register. In fact, YTS is a peer-to-peer release group known for offering large numbers of movies as free downloads through BitTorrent.
However, as movie download is not allowed in many countries, the site suggests you to use s VPN to do it. Besides, the random redirects are quite annoying. The original website was shut down in 2015 due to legal and copyright issues. There were many mirrors, proxies, and clone sites like yts.rs, yts.mx. Just select the one that provide the move source you'd like to download on Macbook. It's hard to tell which YTS mirrors and proxies are tricky websites. We recommend you to use a VPN to watch or download films on Macbook via YIFY.
1337x Movies makes it easy to download movies for MacBook Pro offline playback. There are categories of Movie Library, TV Library, Top 100, New TVs, Anime, Music, and more. As a popular torrent sharing website, the original 1337x site provides great content shared illegally including movies, music, games, e-books, and more. The official site is shut down, and the proxy and mirror sites already included many free movies. Many of them are clean but some are designed to spread adware or even malware. Such mirror sites should be accessible from anywhere in the world.
You can choose to stream via the site, or anonymous download. In fact, the site are regularly blocked by ISPs and mirror sites spring up. Like other online movie sites, you'd better use a VPN to hide your IP. In a word, there isn't a movie site that's 100% safe. Use them carefully to download movies on Macbook for offline watching.
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DivX Crawler is highly recommended, clean, no poping ups. You can find no places like this where you can find so many movies. It adds new movies daily, you can download new Hollywood movies to MacBook now. No sign up, no subscribtion, it is a fantastic site for free movie downloads for MacBook Pro/Air/, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android. For free users, there's selection limits. Paid members have access to more new blockbusters.
The site also offers access to save free Disney movies, Hindi blockbusters and other free films from all over the world. It has great interface and it adds new movies frequently, though not daily. The site is OK to resort to download movies on MacBook Pro/Air. No register required. My hate is that it has plenty of movie links, and most of them lead me to malicious sites. I have to try every possible links to dig out the real one to download the movie on Mac, which is really annoying.
Way 3. Download Movies on Mac to Watch Offline with BitTorrent for Mac
BitTorrent I mentioned here means a BitTorrent client. Thanks to simple interface, BitTorrent for Mac is not difficult to get hang of it for novice users. It gives you access to numerous movie video files. The search box brings great convenience to find movie resources. My beef with this solution is that it downloads movies on Macbook to one folder but leaves a large number of torrent files on desktop. Sometimes, it takes half a day to save a full movie to a Mac, which is unacceptable.
How-to guide: find and download torrent files you want to your MacBook Pro/Air, open it on BitTorrent for Mac, and the client will do the left task. Note that BitTorrent Classic, the original desktop torrent client for Mac, is not compatible with macOS 10.15 Catalina and above.
Note: The downloads can be a bit slow and unstable. Most movies on MacBook you save from the sites are formatted MKV video format. They recommend VLC media player to watch these MKV movies on Mac, but the fact is VLC won't play MKV HD/4K movies on MacBook. To solve this, you need to convert the MKV movies to MP4 or other widely accepted video formats with the movie downloader for Mac, MacX Video Converter Pro, also a stunning video converter mentioned before. You don't need to sacrifice any video quality during the MKV movie conversion process.
Disclaimer: It's illegal to download copyrighted material without the written authorization of the copyright owner. We don't encourage any user to illegally download movies on Macbook. Movie fans are recommended to go to legal movie streaming sites, such as YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Amazon Prime Video, to watch movies on Macbook.