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The Ultimate Video Downloader and Converter

Download Online Videos on Mac

This Mac video downloader allows you to download online videos in 3 easy ways. You can download videos with the browser plugin in your own browser Safari, Firefox and Chrome, or download videos with the built-in browser. Another easy way to download videos is to copy and paste the video URL. Follow the below guide to download your favorite videos.

1.Download YouTube Videos with Extension Add-on in Safari, Firefox and Chrome

Step 1. Install iTube extension in browser

For Safari and Firefox users, the iTube extension will be installed in your browser directly once you have installed the video downloader. You can go to Preferences > Extensions to check and install or uninstall the extension. And then you can directly download videos in Safari and Firefox.

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For Chrome users, you need to install the iTube extension manually. You can follow the full guide to install iTube extension to Chrome. After that, you are able to download online videos in Chrome browser directly.

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Step 2. Download YouTube videos on Mac in high quality

Launch Safari, Chrome or Firefox, and go to YouTube.com. The “Download” button will show up at the top left corner of the video when it is detected on the webpage. You can click the “Download” button and let the YouTube download wizard do the rest for you.

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For Chrome users, the "Download" button will appear under the video window. You can also directly click the button to add the videos to download queue.

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2.Download Videos from URL

You can also copy the video URL of the video page, and click the “Paste URL” button in the primary window to download the video from URL immediately. iTube Studio for Mac supports to download multiple videos in batch, just input all the URLs of your favorite video and download them together!

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3.Download Videos with Built-in Browser

Alternatively, you can download videos on Mac with the built-in browser.

Step 1. Go to the "Online" tab and you can open the video site like YouTube directly.

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Step 2. Open the video you want to download and you will see a "Download" button under the video window. Simply click the "Download" button and start downloading videos on your Mac.

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