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How to Download Youku Videos on Windows/Mac

Youku.com is largest video sharing site in China and is serving more than 85 million videos each day, including Hollywood movies, music video and many other home-made videos. You can upload videos for sharing online or download Youku videos onto your hard-drive so that you can watch them anytime you like. It's easy to download videos from Youku by taking advantage of Aimersoft YouTube Downloader.

This Youku video downloader runs well on Windows (Windows 8) and supports batch downloading to save your time. You can manage and play the downloaded videos without any hassles. Mac users who are seeking for fast Youku video downloader can have a try on Aimersoft Youku Downloader for Mac that can help to download and convert any online videos with ease on Mac (Mavericks).

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Steps to download and convert Youku videos

Here is the step-by-step guide on how to download videos from Youku or some other video websites.

1Choose the Youku videos you want

Run the program after successfully installing it on your computer. Land on Youku.com by using Chrome, Safari or Firefox to select the Youku videos you like. Play the selected videos online as usual. The built-in web browser of Windows version also allows you to visit Youku.com within the application.

2 Download videos with a click

As you can see in the right upper corner of the video play windows, there is a pop-up Download button. Simply click on it and the Youku video you are watching will be downloaded automatically.

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Tips: To download a Youku video, you can also copy the video URL and click the Paste URL button on the top left corner of the program's interface. In addition, Mac users can directly drag and drop the video URL to the downloader's interface to start the downloading process.

3 Convert the downloaded Youku videos

You will get the videos in a few minutes. If you want to enjoy the downloaded Youku videos on your mobile devices while the video format is not compatible with, one solution is to convert Youku videos to your gadgets supported format.

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After successfully downloading the videos, turn to the Finished tab and choose the video you want to convert. Then click the Convert button on the right side of the video you selected. Choose an output format according to your needs from the Output Format option. Note that there are optimized presets for different devices.

Below is the video tutorial on how to download Youku videos on Mac:

Downloading and converting Youku videos are easy, right? Take Aimersoft youku downloader to use right away!

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