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Aimersoft Free YouTube Downloader for Mac

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User Guide

Part 1. How to download YouTube videos on Mac for free

Part 2. How to play and manage videos

Part 1. How to download YouTube videos on Mac for free

Download Aimersoft Free YouTube Downloader for Mac and double-click the .dmg file to install it. The main interface is as below and there are 3 ways to download YouTube videos.

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This Free Mac YouTube Downloader will automatically detect the video and a Download button will then appear on the top right side of the video play window. You can then follow the tips below to download the video.

1. Download by clicking the Download button: You can simply click the Download button to get the video to the download list and let the software do the rest for you. Note that you can select the video resolution before downloading so as to get the right one you want.

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2. Download by dragging and dropping: The third option to download video is to drag the URL to the program or to its icon and then the video will be downloaded automatically.

3. Download by entering the video URL: You can just copy the video URL in the address bar and then click Paste URL button on the interface to download the video you want.

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If you want to download all your favorite videos from YouTube playlists or channels, just visit YouTube and browse the playlists or channels that contain the video you want to download. Click the pop-up Download All button and choose the video you want. Select your desired video quality and click Download to start downloading immediately. Simple drag-and-drop or copy-and-paste the playlist or channel URL is a feasible way to download video collections.

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While downloading videos, you can let the app run in background and continue to find more videos you want. All the finished videos can be found under Downloaded.

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Note: If you'd like to have your computer automatically shut down or go into energy-saving state after the downloads complete, you can click the Clock button on the bottom left corner and select an option you prefer from the list.

Part 2. How to play and manage videos

1. Play videos

Go to Downloaded to find the downloaded videos and double click any video clip to play it with the built-in FLV player. Now you can even enjoy your files in full screen.

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2. Manage videos

This free video downloader for Mac also allows you to manage FLV, MP4 and WebM videos. Go to Downloaded tab, control-click a video item and select import to add FLV, MP4 or WebM files from your local drive. After that, you can enjoy them with the free Mac downloader.

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Tips: If you want to convert downloaded YouTube video files to iPhone, iPad, iPod or any regular video formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, AVI and more, please click the Convert button and follow the instructions to upgrade to Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac, which is more powerful than the free version and lets you download and convert videos from more video sharing sites.

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