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How to View YouTube Videos Offline by Downloading Them

As the most popular video sharing site, YouTube provides millions of great videos for online viewing. Yeah, it's marvelous but you need to have the internet connection. Then, have you ever thought about viewing YouTube videos offline on your Mac, PC, Android tablets, iPad, iPhone and more? Believe it or not, actually you can do that. Now let's have a look at how to play and watch YouTube videos offline everywhere you like.

The truth is you can download and keep YouTube videos on your computer so as to view them offline. With a versatile YouTube Downloader and Converter, you can download YouTube videos and save them as MP4, MOV, WMV, FLV, AVI, etc. for play anywhere on your computer. In this way, you can play YouTube videos offline smoothly. For Mac users, Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac lets you save YouTube videos for watching offline on Mac OS X (Mavericks included). Now just download the program and check out the easy steps to download YouTube videos for offline viewing.

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How to download YouTube videos for offline viewing on Windows/Mac

Note that here the screenshots of YouTube Downloader for Win (Windows 8 included) are used to show you how to easily finish your task. The way to do that on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you've got the right version.

1Find target video on YouTube

If you are using Windows version, you can click the Online Video button on the top of the program to open the built-in web browser. First, open your web browser (Safari, Firefox or Chrome) and go to youtube.com. Browse and search the video you want to keep for offline enjoyment. (Besides YouTube, this downloader can also save videos from other video websites like Hulu, Vimeo, Metacafe, Megavideo, LiveLeak, Facebook and more.)

If you are using Windows version, you can click the Online Video button on the top of the program to open the built-in web browser.

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2Download videos from YouTube

Then play the video and you'll find a Download button appearing on the top right corner of the video window when you move your mouse there.

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And now you're ready to download the video for offline viewing in the following 3 ways:

1> Click the Download button to save the video immediately.

2> Copy the video URL address and click Paste URL to add the video URL to the downloading list.

3> Directly drag the video URL from the web browser to the program to save the video to your local hard drive. (For Mac version)

3Convert the downloaded videos

It won't take much time to finish the downloading. In a while, you can find all the downloaded videos under the Finished tab. To watch YouTube video clips offline anywhere you like, you can then convert the downloaded videos to the format you need by clicking the Convert button.

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As you see, popular video/audio format and video presets for Android devices, Apple products, game consoles, etc are provided for your choice. That means you can watch YouTube videos offline on Android, iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, Xbox 360 and virtually anywhere you like. Simply choose an output format and click OK to start conversion.

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When the conversion completes, you can then view and play the YouTube videos offline. Just enjoy the video files!

Below is a video tutorial on how to download YouTube videos for offline viewing:

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