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How to Download Videos from the Internet in Mac/Windows

It seems that everyone is uploading and sharing videos from the Internet video sharing sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, VEVO, Hulu, Dailymotion, Break, Metacafe, Veoh and tons of other similar websites. Are you one of them? If so, chances are that you want to download videos from Internet so that you can watch them offline, edit them in video editing programs, play them on portable media players, etc.

There are many ways to download videos from the Internet and here the easiest one is introduced: using a desktop application to download videos off the Internet in just a few mouse clicks. The app recommended is Aimersoft Video Downloader for Mac. With it, you can fast strip video from the Internet without any hassles following the intuitive interface on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included).

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How to download Internet videos effortlessly

Install the program and you're ready to download any Internet video from online in just a few mouse clicks. Here the detailed guide to use this program (here the screenshots of video downloader for Mac are used):

Surf on the Internet and search to find the video you want to capture. Then you can download it in the following 3 ways:

1> Click the Download button that appears on the top right corner of the video to directly save the Internet video to your computer.

2> Drag the video URL from your web browser to the program to grab the video.

3> Copy the video URL address and click Paste URL to let the software convert URL to video.

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Tips: Since batching downloading is supported (you can download up to 8 videos at the same time), you can search for multiple Internet videos you'd like to save and download them simultaneously.

See, you've downloaded the video clips from the Internet without any hassles. In fact, this smart downloading tool can give you more surprises:

1> It offers a video player that allows you to play FLV, MP4 and WebM video files, full-screen playback supported.

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2> Another great feature of this program is that it can convert the downloaded Internet videos to any regular video formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, AVI, etc. and can even extract MP3, WAV, etc. audio files from videos. Furthermore, video presets for portable media players like iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, Xbox 360, Android and more are provided, enabling you to convert Internet video to fit your device.

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All in all, with this video downloader, you can not only grab Internet videos from popular online video sharing sites, but also convert your video for play anywhere you like. Why not try it now?

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More about downloading videos from the Internet:

Some free web services also lets you save Internet videos with ease (especially YouTube videos). Famous free online video downloaders include ClipNapper, ZAMZAR, KeepVid, Vixy and Savid. But these services sometimes don't work for some websites. And there are also some adds-on that allows you to download online videos within your web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer). You can search them in the Brower adds-on center and find the suitable one.

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