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How to Download YouTube Video on Mac OS X at Fast Speed

It used to be as easy as a pie to download videos from YouTube on Mac computer. But that is no longer the case as Google had removed the download option from the context menu on the YouTube video player. Does this mean you have been left with no choice but to cease? Can you again save YouTube videos on Mac's hard drive for playback when you leave your network behind? The answer is yes! This guide will tell you how to download YouTube video on Mac in a fraction of seconds.

To accomplish this task, the first thing you will need is a professional YouTube downloader for Mac. Among the arsenal of these Mac programs, MacX Video Converter Pro happens to have a YouTube downloader built-in and stands out for its rich features, easiness, fastness and high quality. It delivers a super fast solution to save videos from YouTube on Mac, including YouTube HD videos in 720P, 1080p, 4K UHD and even the hottest 360 degree video download. What's more, this tool has a knack of doing it within half a minute only.

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Best downloader for Mac (El Capitan supported) to free download any SD/HD/4K UHD videos movies music from YouTube and 300 more online sites to iPhone iPad Android.

More strikingly, it also aids Mac users to convert YouTube video to MP4, AVI, FLV, MOV, WMV, etc for playback on iPhone, iPad, Android, etc offline. Below is the step-by-step guide.

How to Download YouTube Video on Mac with Best Mac YouTube Downloader

Get this YouTube downloader for Mac first. Then go and hit the "YouTube" button on the main interface and the download window will pop up automatically as follows.

How to Download YouTube Video on Mac

Step 1: When you find a YouTube video, copy the target YouTube video address, paste it to the address bar and click "analyze" to load the YouTube video details in the software. Alternatively, you can click "paste & analyze" button to automatically detect the YouTube video opened in browse.

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Step 2: Click "Browse" button to specify an output folder on your computer to save the output files.

Step 3: Hit "Download Now" to start processing and you can enjoy YouTube videos on Mac in seconds.

Tips: You can hit "Auto add to convert list" for further YouTube video conversion. After finishing downloading YouTube videos on Mac, close the YouTube Downloader window, and the downloaded YouTube video will be automatically added to the conversion list.

How to Download YouTube Video on Mac

This software easily solves the problem of how to download YouTube videos on Mac, with top quality and fast speed. Furthermore, it goes the extra mile for YouTube downloading on Mac: when entering main interface, you are also allowed to convert downloaded YouTube video to iPhone X/8/7/6/6 Plus/5s/5c/4, iPad Air/mini, Samsung, HTC, etc for watching on the move or transfer the YouTube video to iMovie, Final Cut Pro, etc for editing as you like.

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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.

Author: Bertha Miller | Updated on Dec 10, 2018

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