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YouTube to Mac Converter: Download and Convert YouTube FLV, F4V, WebM to Mac format

Convert and Download YouTube to Mac MOV, MP4, M4V to Edit or Play YouTube on Mac

September 12th 2012 by Bigasoft Support

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Overview

Usually we play YouTube on Mac online by via of web browser like Safari, Firefox or Opera. In this way, we must install Adobe Flash Player and ensure high speed of internet connection. Even so, we often fail to play YouTube on Mac: often get blank screen, choppy frames or fuzzy video.

To solve "can't play YouTube video or audio on Mac online", a recommended solution is to download YouTube to Mac as well as convert YouTube to Mac compatible format so as to play YouTube offline on Mac. Bigasoft Video Downloader Pro for Mac is just the right YouTube to Mac Converter and Downloader software! It can fast download as well as convert YouTube video to Mac supported video format like MP4, MOV, M4V format; it even enables to download and convert YouTube video to Mac supported audio format including MP3, M4A, AIFF, AAC and etc. Then it is just easy to: play YouTube on Mac QuickTime or iTunes, edit YouTube on Mac Final Cut Pro X/Final Cut Pro/Final Cut Express/iMovie; transfer YouTube to iPod/iPhone/iPad for playback on the go.

How to Convert and Download YouTube to Mac?

The following is a step by step guide on how to download as well as convert YouTube to Mac format with the help of the powerful YouTube to Mac Downloader and Converter - Bigasoft Video Downloader Pro for Mac.

With this guide, you can achieve:

  • Convert and download YouTube to Mac to play YouTube offline on Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard or Tiger
  • Convert and download all kinds of YouTube video in WebM, H.264, F4V and FLV to Mac supported video format to play YouTube video on Mac media player like QuickTime, iTunes, and etc
  • Convert and download YouTube music video to Mac compatible audio format to only play YouTube audio on Mac iTunes or QuickTime
  • Convert and download YouTube to Mac as well as iOS supported format to transfer YouTube movies or songs to iPad, iPhone, iPod to play YouTube files on the go
  • Convert and download YouTube files to Mac and Apple TV compatible format to sync the downloaded and converted YouTube to Apple TV by via of iTunes
  • Convert and download YouTube video to Mac to edit YouTube on Mac iMovie, FCE, FCP or FCP X
  • Convert and download video or audio files from other popular video sites to Mac like Vimeo to Mac, MTV to Mac, BBC to Mac, Google Videos to Mac, Dailymotion to Mac, Facebook to Mac, Metacafe to Mac, eHow to Mac and etc

Preparation: Run YouTube to Mac Converter and Downloader

Free download the professional YouTube to Mac Converter and Downloader - Bigasoft Video Downloader Pro for Mac, install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

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YouTube to Mac Converter and Downloader


Step 1 Copy and Paste URL

Copy the URL of the YouTube video that you want to download and convert from the file browser, the URL will be automatically pasted to the URL field of Bigasoft Video Downloader Pro for Mac.

How to Convert and Download YouTube to Mac

Step 2 Set destination folder

Click the "Save Folder" button to browse and select which folder you want the downloaded and converted video to be saved to.

Step 3 Set output video or audio format

Make sure that the "Automatically Convert to" option is checked, and then click the drop-down menu to the right side of the "Automatically Convert to" to set desired output video or audio format:

  • To play YouTube video on Mac QuickTime or iTunes, select MP4 or MOV as output video format from the "General Video" category
  • To only extract audio from YouTube music video to Mac, select MP3, M4A, AC3 or AIFF as the output audio format from the "General Audio" category.
  • To download YouTube to Mac so as to sync YouTube to iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, select preferable output format from the presetting category for iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV.
  • To edit YouTube on Mac FCP X, FCP, FCE or iMovie, select DV or Apple ProRes MOV as output format from the "General Video" category.

Step 4 Convert and download YouTube to Mac

Click the "Download" button to start and finish converting and downloading YouTube video or audio to Mac, the original YouTube file and the converted YouTube file will automatically appear in the destination folder.

Conclusion

After download and convert YouTube to Mac format, simply play YouTube on Mac media player like QuickTime/iTunes or sync the converted YouTube video/audio to iPod, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV by via of iTunes or edit YouTube on Mac iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X. Wait no more, just free download the professional YouTube to Mac Converter and Downloader to successfully play YouTube anywhere and anytime.

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