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How to Download Music/Videos from YouTube on Mac OS X (Mavericks)

YouTube is an incredibly popular source for video hosting and sharing. Anyone can upload and share videos they have created on this site. You may have noticed that there are a wide range of music labels on YouTube which enables you to sharing the latest music videos. What if you want to listen to a song but can’t find a way to download music from YouTube? Well, here is how you can get YouTube music on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion and the latest OS X 10.9 Mavericks) with ease by making use of Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac.

Only with a few simple clicks, you can download and save tons of songs from YouTube without any hassles. Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac makes it easy to grab and store YouTube music videos to playback or share with friends. After downloading, you can freely extract songs from YouTube videos and save as MP3, M4A, WAV or MKA format. This YouTube music downloader also contains the ability to directly download music from YouTube to MP3 or your chosen format, which saves you a lot of time and makes music download quick enough.

By the way, if you want to download YouTube music on Windows-based computer, Aimersoft YouTube Downloader is a good choice. It can download and convert any YouTube music videos without any hassles in Windows (Windows 8).

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Steps to download splendid music from YouTube on Mac OS X (Mavericks)

Download and install Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac. And follow the step by step guidance below to grab music from YouTube with ease.

1Search for the music you like

Launch YouTube music downloader and visit YouTube with Safari or Chrome. To find out your favorite songs, please head to the Music page. This page shows you the current top music and also provides quick access to some other most popular music videos of the moment. Choose the one you like and play it.

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2 Download music with a click

There will pop-up a Download button on the right top of the video play window, click it and the video you are watching will be downloaded automatically. You can also download YouTube songs by simply copy-and-past or drag-and-drop the video URL.

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If you want to directly download YouTube music as audio format, please turn on "Download then Convert" button to set up the target audio format and output folder in advance.

Tips: Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac supports download music videos and video playlist from YouTube as well as various other video sharing sites like Hulu, Vimeo, Dailymotion and more.

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Top websites for watching music videos

Apart from YouTube, there are a lot of websites provides free streaming music videos now. Here are some best websites that offer music-oriented content. Enjoy the best music and broaden your music horizons now!

1. Vimeo

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Vimeo is a social site that offers good music videos, on which you can listen to music from a particular artist or band or get access to music sorted in different ways. Its social networking feature lets you easily share your favorite videos with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, Myspace and more.


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VEVO is a personalized music video and music entertainment platform which created by Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Abu Dhabi Media. It takes music videos from all over the internet and lets you create your own playlists of all your favorite music videos. The "HD Only" option offered by VEVO also makes it possible to watch music videos in the highest definition.

3. Yahoo Music

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Getting free music videos that are trending, new and popular on Yahoo! Music is easy. At Yahoo! Music, you’ll find their Top 100 music videos list which is a great way to discover new bands and artists. The editorial team has pick out manually a recommended music video section for you.

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