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How to Download Videos from YouTube to iPod (iPod touch 5)

YouTube provides millions of interesting videos. And you may want to download YouTube videos to iPod so that you can enjoy the videos on your iPod touch, nano and classic on the go. As we know, videos downloaded from YouTube are usually in FLV format and also many other formats while iPod only supports MP4, M4V and MOV. In order to get YouTube videos to your iPod, you need to find a tool that can both download YouTube videos and convert YouTube videos to iPod compatible MP4, MOV or M4V files. This is where Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac comes in to the play, which can download any online videos to playback on your iPod without hassle.

Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac is a desktop application for you to download videos from YouTube and various videos sites like Hulu, Dailymotion, Vimeo, VEVO and more. No need to worry about the video format compatibility issues. This YouTube to iPod downloader can directly save YouTube videos to iPod compatible formats.With just a few clicks, you can watch YouTube videos on iPod in no time. Let‘s see how easy it is to handle this YouTube video downloader from the tutorial below. By the way, if you want to download YouTube videos to iPod on Windows-based computer, just try Aimersoft YouTube Downloader - the YouTube video converter and downloader for Windows(Windows 8).

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How to get YouTube FLV videos to iPod

The screenshots below are taken from the Mac version of YouTube Downloader. This version is compatible with Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and 10.9 (Mavericks). Please make sure you've downloaded the suitable version for your computer.

1Download YouTube videos for iPod

After runnning the program, visit YouTube website and choose the video you want to download. Play it and click the pop-up Download button to start downloading YouTube videos. The download progress will be showed in the progress bar in the window of this program.

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(Tips: You can download entire YouTube channel as well. When you enter a certain YouTube channel, you will see a Download All button. It will help to download all the videos in that channel only with one simple click.)

2Convert YouTube videos to iPod compatible format

When the videos have been downloaded, they will appear under the Downloaded menu. Click the Convert button next to the target video clip and then you can choose an output format in the pop-up window. As for iPod, you can directly select Apple and choose the model of your iPod as output video format. Then click the OK button to start converting YouTube downloaded FLV videos to iPod.

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3Sync the downloaded videos to iPod

The last step is to transfer the downloaded videos to your iPod. You can then add them to your iTunes library and sync them by connecting iPod to your computer via a USB cable. Or just set up iTunes to sync wirelessly with Wi-Fi.

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YouTube Apps for iPod (iPod touch 5)

Below are some YouTube apps for iOS for you to view YouTube videos on iPod with Wi-Fi network connection. Let’s see what they are right away.

YouTube app

YouTube app is the built-in YouTube video access for iPod users. To access your subscriptions, playlists, uploads, etc., you need to sign in your YouTube account. The voice search and query autocomplete makes video searching more easy than ever. You can upload videos, subscribe to channels, and share your like with friends.

Play Tube ($1.99)

Play Tube is a YouTube player developed for iPad/iPhone/iPod by VietMobile. You can create and manage your own playlist and easily browse 15 categories of videos. This app supports high quality videos and background play. Sharing your favorite videos with your friends via Facebook (iOS 6 only) or Twitter is also in the support list.

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