Best YouTube Movie Converter- Download and Convert YouTube Movies to MP4, 3GP More

Posted by Olivia Quinn to Video Converter, Movie Converter | Last Updated on Dec 20, 2018

YouTube has a massive movie library from big Hollywood studios to rent, purchase and free stream. No matter which option, you're allowed to watch YouTube movies on the site with internet available. But more often, you may want to download YouTube movies MP4 to watch on mobiles offline. When the topic of playing YouTube movies on devices, there's a side subject that must be broached: format incompatibility. So which is the best YouTube movie converter that can free download and convert YouTube movie to MP4/3GP/AVI etc for iPhone, iPad or Android?

YouTube Movie Formats: mov, mpeg4, mp4, avi, wmv, mpegs, flv, 3gpp, webm

Best YouTube Movie Converter Free Download [100% Safe]

To download and convert YouTube movies/videos to MP4, 3GP, MP3, iPhone, Android, iTunes etc, MacX Video Converter Pro is your best choice. Get the two-in-one YouTube full movie converter free download, it will:

* Get videos, TV shows, music videos, mp3, FULL movies free download from YouTube, FaceBook, Vevo, Vimeo, Dailymotion and 300 more sites;
* Convert downloaded YouTube movies to MP4, 3GP, MP3, AVI, 200 more video formats (as well as convert YouTube to DVD files for burnning) for iPhone, iPad, Android, iTunes, iMovie and 350 more profiles;
* Download and convert YouTube movie videos in 4K UHD, HD 1080P, 720P, SD and VR 360 with any codecs (including ultra HD codec AVC H.265); * Guarantee No.1 fast YouTube movie converting speed with QSV hardware acceleration tech and hyper-threading tech.
* Keep highest quality (nearly 98% quality reserved) after the YouTube movie conversion by taking advantage of High Quality Engine and De-interlacing tech.

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[User Guide] How to Download & Convert YouTube Movies to MP4, MP3, 3GP etc

First of all, free download the YouTube movie converter on computer, Mac version or Windows version based on your system.

Users Rating:
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.12 Sierra, Windows 98 - Win 10

Step 1: Enter into YouTube Movie Download Page
After the YouTube movie converter free download, launch it. Click the "YouTube URL" button on the top bar to enter into the page to download YouTube movies.

how to download and convert youtube videos

Step 2: Copy & Paste URL of the YouTube Movies
Click the URL icon and a window will pop up asking you to enter into the URL of the YouTube movie to download and convert. After you copy and paste the URL into the box, click "analyze" to load the movie. After that, select the resolution and format you'd like to download.

Step 3: Add to Convert List
You can leave it to download YouTube movies as MP4 if the original movie has that codec, or if you need to convert downloaded YouTube movies, check the box of "Auto add to convert list". Then set the destination to save the converted YouTube movie video.

Step 4: Start to Download YouTube Movies
After the above steps, click the "Download Now" button to start the download. It will free download YouTube movies, TV shows, videos in 4K UHD or HD as is.

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Step 5: Convert YouTube Movies
After the YouTube movie downloader & converter finishes the download part, it will automatically enter into the conversion page. Here you can freely convert YouTube movie to MP4, MP3, 3GP, DVD, 200+ formats and 350+ devices.

Tips 1: There are options available to further edit the downloaded YouTube movies, like watermark adding, trimming, cropping, adjust video settings etc.
Tips 2: Check the Hardware Encoder on the right lower part of the interface, and it will apply hardware acceleration tech to speed up the conversion. (e.g., YouTube movie to MP4 conversion is 16x faster with the QSV tech applied)

Step 6: Start Converting YouTube Movies Downloaded
After all the settings properly selected, click "RUN" button and start the YouTube movie conversion.

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More info on YouTube Movie Conversion

After the YouTube movie full download, you may need to convert YouTube movie to MP4, YouTube to MP3, AVI, 3GP or other formats. Below is a simple explanation of the basic formats you may need.

* For mobiles (iPhone, Android, Windows etc): select MP4 with H.264 codec, it has the widest compatibility, good quality and reasonable file size for mobiles storage; or simply select the specific profile from the list, it almost has every popular device included;
* For DVDs: if you're converting YouTube movies to DVD, select NTSC DVD or PAL DVD based on where you live (for UK, Europe, Australia, etc, PAL system; for Japan, USA and Canada, convert YouTube movies to DVD NTSC system);
* For iTunes, iMovie: MOV is the best format supported by all Apple products; besides, there are perfect settings for iTunes, iMovie, Movie Maker in the list.

Specification Review on the Best YouTube Movie Converter

It is understood that Speaking of web video/movie download, there are many choices, paid or free, online or desktop. Here we have the famous helpers that may help user download YouTube movies to MP4, MPEG, 3gp, avi etc. Below the key features are explained in detail to explore deeper into the reason that MacX solution is selected as the best YouTube movie downloader & converter. The conclusion is based on a series of internal tests.

The contestants include YTD Video Downloader, Savefrom.net, ClipConverter.cc, MacX YouTube Downloader.

# YouTube Movie Download Option

But not all of them will download web movies as is. For example, when you download YouTube movies in 4K/HD resolution with YTD Video Downloader, Keepvid or Savefrom.net for later converting, they will automatically decrease the resolution from 4K to 1080P or 720P. While many other doesn't support full YouTube movies download, like ClipConverter.cc, which will ask you to download full movies from iTunes or Amazon.

MacX Video Converter Pro is one of the rare few movie downloaders that fully support YouTube movie download in full-length 4K UHD, HD 1080p/720p, vr or SD with original quality. Below are the supported sites of each YouTube movie downloader & converter.

YouTube

FaceBook

Vimeo

Dailymotion

Others

MacX Video Converter Pro

Y

Y

Y

Y

300 more

MacX YouTube Downloader

Y

Y

Y

Y

300 more

YTD Video Downloader

Y

Y

Y

Y

60 more

Savefrom.net

Y

Y

Y

Y

35 more

ClipConverter.cc.

Y

N

Y

Y

A few, Metacafe, Sevenload, SoundCloud, Veoh, MySpace, MyVideo

# Formats You Can Convert YouTube Movies to

YouTube movies come in different formats, be it mov, mpeg4, mp4, avi etc. Many cases we simply need to convert YouTube movies into MP4, 3GP, MOV, AVI etc for iPhone, iTunes, iMovie, Movie Maker, or DVD. It's important that the YouTube movie converter can turn the movie into the formats and resolutions you needed.

In comparison, MacX Video Converter Pro has the richest output formats, followed by YTD Video Downloader and ClipConverter.cc, which also provide basic converting options. Savefrom.net and MacX YouTube Downloader can download YouTube movies in different formats/resolutions, but offers no converting feature.

Supported Resolution

Download Formats

Convert Formats

MacX Video Converter Pro

8K, 4K 2160p, 2k 1440p, 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p

MP4, WebM, FLV, YouTube HD

200+ formats and 350+ profiles

MacX YouTube Downloader

8K, 4K 2160p, 2k 1440p, 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p

MP4, WebM, FLV, YouTube HD

N

YTD Video Downloader

1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p

MP4, WebM

WMV, AVI, MP3, iPhone and more

Savefrom.net

1080p (video only), 720p, 480p, 360p

FLV, MP4, 3GP, WebM, M4A

N

ClipConverter.cc.

4K 2160p, 2k 1440p, 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p

MP4, 3GP

8 video and audio formats

# YouTube Movie Download & Convert Speed

As for the YouTube movie download part, MacX solution keeps a speed which almost double that of other converters. Hovering between 1500 kb/s to 1600 kb/s, it takes 1min32s to download a 1080P movie trailer, comparing with 568.4kb/s for YTD, 443.42kb/s for Savefrom.net and 604.25kb/s for Clip.

The speed differences become apparent when it comes to converting YouTube movies downloaded. With QSV hardware acceleration tech enabled, MacX Video Converter Pro stands out from the competition with a converting speed at 110fps, a speed that's 5x faster than most other video converters.

Fastest YouTube movie converter free download

Verdict: Besides MacX Video Converter Pro, there are tools that may give you different options for YouTube movie download and convert, to name a few:
WEB: GenYoutube, Keepvid, Yoo Download
DESTKTOP: aTube Catcher, Free YouTube to MP3 Converter, Free Studio
We understand that each of them will address specific converting requirement. Here MacX Video Converter Pro stands as a more comprehensive YouTube movie converter. Simply put, if you download and convert web movies a lot, MacX is one of your best choices. If you don't do it often and want nothing to clutter your computer, the web-based solution will fit you.

Author: Olivia Quinn | Updated on Dec 20, 2018

MacX Video Converter Pro - Best YouTube Movie Converter for Mac/Win

Free download the best YouTube movie converter - MacX Video Converter Pro to easily download and convert YouTube movie videos in 4K UHD, HD 1080P, 720P, SD and VR 360 with any codecs in No.1 fast YouTube movie converting speed.

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