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How to Download YouTube Videos in 3GP Format on Mac

When you want to watch many wonderful videos of movies, music, TV shows, news, and more, YouTube is definitely the best source. You may ask: Can I download 3GP YouTube videos so to watch all the downloaded files on mobile phone? The answer is surely yes. If you are using a Mac, you will need an easy-to-use Mac YouTube downloader.  Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac is a great choice. Read on to get some tips on how to download YouTube videos in 3GP format with this software.

First, lets’ see what is 3GP. 3GP is a video file format for mobile phones. Today, most of the latest mobile phones have 3GPP/3GPP2 capabilities to capture and playback content. These 3rd Generation standards provide a uniform delivery of ultra-rich multimedia on newly developed broadband mobile networks to the latest wireless devices with multimedia capabilities.

Well, when you are ready to download YouTube videos to 3GP, Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac will allow you to do so easily and quickly. You can not only get videos from YouTube, but also other popular sharing websites like Hulu, Dailymotion, VEVO and more. After downloading the videos successfully, you would also have the option to convert them to different formats apart from 3GP. If you want, you could also use the YouTube downloader to extract audio from the videos that you download and save the files as M4A, MP3, WAV or MKA. To download and convert YouTube videos to 3GP format on Windows-based computer, Aimersoft YouTube Downloader is a good choice.

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How to download YouTube videos as 3GP on Mac step by step

1Specify 3GP as the target format

Start by downloading and installing the YouTube downloader to your Mac. Run the downloader and switch on the "Download then Convert" button. Choose 3GP as the desired YouTube downloaded file format. Click OK to go on next step.

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2 Choose the YouTube video you want

Open the browser to visit the YouTube site in search of the desired videos. Play the videos to ensure that everything is right for watching before downloading. (Chrome, Safari and Firefox are all in the support list.)

3 Download YouTube video to 3GP with a click

Once you point the mouse on the play window, you will see a Download button pop up. All you have to do is click this button for an automatic download.

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This downloader offers other options for you to complete the task to download 3GP YouTube videos easily:

a. Drag and drop the URL for the video directly to the downloader’s interface;

b. Copy the URL and Paste it to the program by clicking Paste URL button.

Follow these tips above, download YouTube videos 3GP format is not a problem anymore. It’s also worth mentioning that the Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac comes with built-in video player that you can use to watch your downloaded videos directly without hassle.

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