YouTube doesn’t have a download option for its videos, so you are dependent on third party apps for that. It becomes harder still if you are a Mac user as are a very few YouTube downloader available online. The main reason is that not many companies make Mac compatible software.
Here is a list of top few applications that you can use to download from YouTube:
- Airy: Airy is a YouTube video downloader for Mac. It saves the video from YouTube to your Mac and so whenever you want you can play it. The best thing is that if you don’t have an internet connection you can still play those files as they are already saved in your system. Even if the video is taken off from the YouTube you can still play them on your system. You can also select the format in which you want the file to be downloaded like MP4, FLV, and 3GP. Airy has Full HD and 4K Ultra HD videos. It can also download a whole playlist and can also load the cover of the album.
- MacX YouTube Downloader: If you want to download videos from YouTube, MyVideo, Vimeo, Facebook, Veve and other video sources, you can use MacX YouTube Downloader. It can download from youtube mac any video with any resolution. One problem with this app is that if your internet speed is slow it cannot download as fast and downloading may take a whole lot of time.
- Apowersoft Video Downloader for Mac: This app allows you to download files from YouTube, MyVideo, Facebook, and Vimeo even in high resolution. You can also convert videos in file formats supported by iPod, IPad, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Touch, Kindle Fire, PSP, HTC One etc. It also downloads the entire playlist from YouTube.
- YouTube Hunter: This app can download videos from YouTube and Vimeo. It can also sort or list videos according to most popular, most viewed, etc.