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The Best GetFLV Alternative to Download Online Videos on Mac

GetFLV is a web video downloading program specially designed for Windows users. You can download any online videos to your PC in a few minutes. This software supports downloading videos from hundreds of video sites and can also convert videos to your portable devices. Nevertheless, people are still looking for GetFLV alternative to download streaming videos. That’s probably because GetFLV is expensive or for the reason that it doesn’t compatible with Mac OS. This article tries to find out some representative replacements of GetFLV Mac version.

1. Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac

Well compatible with Mac OS X (Mountain Lion), Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac can download pretty much video from a variety of video sharing sites, namely YouTube, Hulu, Dailymotion, Vimeo, VEVO, Facebook and more. This GetFLV alternative can batch download YouTube videos in playlists or YouTube channels. More than that, you can directly download YouTube videos to WMV, AVI and many other format and also able to transform the downloaded videos to mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, PSP, Android smartphone, Xbox and more. This Mac YouTube downloader is also featured by its ability to extract audio from downloaded videos.

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Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac is easy to handle and only with a few simple clicks, you can save any online videos to your Mac. What you need to do is to search for the videos you want to download after running this program, and then click the pop-up Download button to begin downloading.

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2. StreamTransport (for Windows)

StreamTransport is a free application running on Windows-based computer for users to download video clips from video hosting websites like Hulu, Veoh, Yahoo Videos, CBS and many more. It can capture automatically the URL of any videos that are playing. You don’t need to enter the video URL address manually. This alternative to GetFLV can download audio online as well. The downloaded videos will be saved as FLV or MP4 format. If you want to play the videos downloaded by StreamTransport with mobile devices, you need to apply a third-party video converting tool. Another pity is that StreamTransport has no Mac version.

3. Keepvid.com (Online Downloader)

KeepVid is a good place to download videos from other sites. It can get FLV videos directly from YouTube, Google, Metacafe and more similar video sharing websites. You can grab those videos by simply copying  and pasting the video URL. The only problem is that KeepVid use Java to activate the downloading process. So you have to install this plug-in in your computer. Note that KeepVid is only for Windows users.

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There are still many kinds of alternative to GetFLV, here just mention a few. To sum up, download online videos to your PC or Mac is no longer an issue if you got the proper tools. There are a thousand Hamlets in a thousand people's eyes. Just choose the one that most suitable to your situation.

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