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How to download from YouTube on Mac OS

Wondershare YouTube downloader for Mac is a very practical and easy to use tool designed for Mac OS users to download and convert YouTube videos.

* Free download YouTube video to local computer, and archive Youtube video files on your Mac OS X.
* Convert YouTube video to iPod, iPhone, PSP, Apple TV, Zune, Pocket PC.. for Mac users.
* Batch convert Youtube video files or local FLV files.


How to download videos from YouTube for Mac

Part1. Launch the YouTube Downloader for Mac
Part2. Download YouTube Videos
Part3. Convert YouTube Videos

Part 1: Launch Program

Open the Mac YouTube Downloader. When you are asked if you want to turn the Sniffer on, click Yes to turn it on.

If this is the first time that you launch the program, you will see a pop-up window asking you to input the password of your Mac login account. This is very important for the program’s Sniffer function. You follow the steps specified on the pop-up window below:

Part2 : Download YouTube Videos

Go to YouTube website and open the pages of the videos you want to download. The program will detect the URL and automatically start downloading a video when it starts to play. From the source list, you can find the status of each file. See the figure below:

If you want to find the downloaded files, you can click the Open button to go to the directory where the downloaded files are saved.

Part3: Convert YouTube Videos

If you want to convert any of the completed files, you can select them and click the Convert button. Then you will see the window below:

Select the output format from the “Format Preset” drop-down list for the selected files, click the Browse button to specify a location to save the converted files, and click OK to start conversion.
The conversion status of each file can be found under the “Conversion” tab, see the figure below:

If you want to find the converted files, you can click the Open button to go to the directory where the downloaded files are saved.

After the conversion, you can just put the converted files to your iPod, iPhone, PSP, Apple TV or PS3 etc. and enjoy your favorite YouTube videos on the move!