Free YouTube Downloader for Mac

Tutorial for Mac

This free YouTube Video Downloader downloads videos from YouTube in MP4 and MKV formats with various output quality, including 4K, HD 1080p, HD 720p, SD 480p, and more. Let's look at how to free download video and audio files from YouTube on Mac.

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How to Free Download Video & Music from YouTube on Mac

Step 1

Download YouTube Video Downloader on Mac

Download and install YouTube Video Downloader on Mac, then launch this Free YouTube Video Downloader after the install finished.

main interface
Step 2

Customize the output preference

Click on the "Setting" button in the upper-right comer to open the setting window, in the prompt window, you can select the video quality and output folder. You can also set up the proxy to break the geographical restrictions, when needed, to download the YouTube videos that are blocked in your region.

Step 3

Copy & paste the video URL or search for the video

Navigate to the YouTube web browser to find the video or music you need to download, then copy and paste the video URL in the search field. Or you can find a video, a song you want to download using the search bar: input a video/song name, artist, uploader, album title and hit the Enter button on your keyboard.

copy and paste url

The YouTube Video Downloader searches the video, music, or playlist and lists the possible versions, then you can preview the video. In the track view area, you can click on the download button, and there is a prompt that indicates you selecting the download format like MP4, MKV, WEBM, or M4A, and download quality as 4K, 1080p, 720p, 480p, and more.

choose output format and quality
Step 4

Start downloading videos and songs from YouTube

Click on the "Download" button to download videos or songs from YouTube. The YouTube Downloader automatically saves online videos or songs in the output folder you selected.

start downloading youtube videos

After the downloading is completed, navigate to the "Library" to check the downloaded YouTube videos or songs.

download history

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