How to Use YouTube Downloader for Mac
YouTube Downloader for Mac is a handy tool for Mac users to download the videos from YouTube or other video-sharing websites and convert them to the format you need for your device. If you are fanny with watching YouTube videos, why not download them to watch on your iPod/iPhone on the go? This step-by-step guide will show you how to download YouTube videos and convert them for your iPod/iPhone with YouTube Downloader for Mac.
Part 1: How to Download YouTube videos
After you launch the program, a window will pop up to ask for the password of your Mac login account. Just insert the password to make sure the Sniffer Function works properly. And keep the sniffer open while this program is working.
Step 1: Browse www.youtube.com or other video-sharing website like Google Video, Yahoo!Video, Reuters.com, Metacafe, MySpace Video, Vimeo, Gofish, Break. Once you open the online video webpage, this program will automatically detect the video and download it when it starts to play.
Step 2: Since this program supports batch downloading, you can download multiple files at the same time by opening multiple web pages.
Step 3: The thumbnails of all downloaded files will be on the Source List. And there are five buttons at the bottom of the interface to help you manage the files like "Start to download", "Stop download", "Delete", "Rename" and "Open".
Tips: Clicking "Play" before the conversion or watching your local FLV files.You can turn this YouTube Downloader for Mac into a FLV Player by previewing the downloaded YouTube video.
Part 2: How to Download YouTube playlists and channels
Step 1: Run this YouTube Downloader for Mac and visit YouTube with Safari or Chrome. Browse your favorite channels or playlists. If you want to download personal playlist or private channel, you need to login your YouTube account first.
Step 2: Click the pop-up Download button and choose "Playlist". Tick the videos that you want to download from the video list designate your desired video quality. When all settings are done, click Download button to begin batch download immediately.
Part 3: How to Convert YouTube Vides
Simply select the file you want to convert and click the "Convert" button to convert the selected file. And select a proper output format from the drop-down list of "Format Preset" and choose an output folder, and then click "OK" to start the conversion.
Tips:If you want to directly save YouTube videos as a certain format, just turn on the “Download then Convert” button on top of the program’s window. Choose your desire format and click OK to settle the settings.