iTube HD Video Downloader

Download Full HD Videos from More Than 10,000 Video Sharing Sites.

How to Download Videos with iTube HD Video Downloader

This powerful video downloader allows you to download online videos in 3 easy ways. You can download videos with the browser plugin in your own browser Safari, Firefox and Chrome, or download videos with the built-in browser. Another easy way to download videos is to copy and paste the video URL. Follow the below guide to download your favorite videos.

Part 1: 3 Ways to Download Online Videos

Method 1: Download YouTube Videos with Extension Add-on in Safari, Firefox and Chrome

Step 1 Install iTube extension in browser

For Safari and Firefox users, the iTube extension will be installed in your browser directly once you have installed the video downloader. You can go to Preferences > Extensions to check and install or uninstall the extension. And then you can directly download videos in Safari and Firefox.

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For Chrome users, you need to install the iTube extension manually. You can follow the full guide to install iTube extension to Chrome. After that, you are able to download online videos in Chrome browser directly.

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Step 2 Download YouTube videos on Mac in high quality

Launch Safari, Chrome or Firefox, and go to The “Download” button will show up at the top left corner of the video when it is detected on the webpage. You can click the “Download” button and let the YouTube download wizard do the rest for you.

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For Chrome users, the "Download" button will appear under the video window. You can also directly click the button to add the videos to download queue.

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Method 2: Download Videos from URL

You can also copy the video URL of the video page, and click the “Paste URL” button in the primary window to download the video from URL immediately. iTube HD Video Downloader supports to download multiple videos in batch, just input all the URLs of your favorite video and download them together!

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Method 3: Download Videos with Built-in Browser

Alternatively, you can download videos on Mac with the built-in browser.

Step 1. Go to the "Online" tab and you can open the video site like YouTube directly.

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Step 2. Open the video you want to download and you will see a "Download" button under the video window. Simply click the "Download" button and start downloading videos on your Mac.

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Part 2: Batch Download Videos

How to Batch Download Videos

iTube HD Video Downloader supports batch downloading. You can let this app run background to do the task of downloading and conversion, and watch more cool videos on YouTube. Add new tasks to the download queue with a single click. You can add downloading task one by one manually or just input multiple URLs together to the Paste URL blank.

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How to Use Task Scheduler:

If you have added multiple videos to download queue and want to leave your Mac on to download videos, you can let your Mac shut down automatically when the download is finished. To do so, you can click the clock icon at the bottom toolbar, and then select Shut Down or Sleep.

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Part 3: Download HD Videos

iTube HD Video Downloader helps you to download HD videos from YouTube and other sites. There are multiple video resolution options for you to choose, including 2160P, 1440P, 1080P, etc.

Step 1. Click the "iTube HD Video Downloader" and open the "Preferences" windows to set the download video resolutions.

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Step 2. In the pop-up "Preferences" window, click the “Download” tab and you will see “Desired YouTube video quality”. Now click the arrow to show the video resolution list. You can set the video download in 2160P, 1440P, 1080P, 720P, 480P, 360P, and 240P.

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Part 4: Download HD Videos

Want to lock your downloaded videos with a password? iTube HD Video Downloader can help you achieve the private downloading with Private Mode!

1. How to Turn on the Private Mode

Locate to the lock icon in the top bar of iTube HD Video Downloader interface, click the icon and set a password for your Private Mode. You can also opt for setting like "Do not show thumbnails of private videos", "save private videos as hidden". To turn off the Private Mode, click the lock icon again and input your password to unlock the Private List.

Notes: iTube HD Video Downloader can analyze the URL of the videos, thus add almost all the private videos to Private List automatically.

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2. How to Play Private Videos in Downloaded Tab

Switch to the Downloaded tab and you will see a Private List for all the downloaded private videos, click and type in password to unlock the folder. Then click the thumbnail in the display bar to play the video, or add the private videos to Transfer List or Conversion List by the corresponding icon beside.

Tip: In order to fully protect your download information, you will not find the downloaded videos of Private List in your local folder with the Private Mode turned on. If you want to view the downloaded private videos in your local folder, just turn off the Private Mode.

Part 5: Download Cloud Storage

Besides downloading videos from 10,000+ online video sharing sites, iTube HD Video Downloader also makes it possible to download media files from sharing links of online cloud storage such as Google Drive, Dropbox, One Drive,, etc.

1. Get the Sharing Link from Online Cloud Storage

To download media files like videos, movies, music songs from sharing link of cloud storage backup providers, you need nothing but a URL address for the media file with iTube HD Video Downloader! Once got the sharing link, just copy the URL address and open iTube HD Video Downloader.

2. How to Download from Cloud Storage

Go to the main interface of iTube HD Video Downloader, then click the "Paste URL" button on top left. The video downloader will automatically paste the URL into the blank, and start to download the media file within seconds, which would be great help saving your time if you don't want to sign in your storage account.

Notes: For the moment iTube HD Video Downloader only supports to download videos and music songs from the cloud storage providers, please stay tuned for our updates in other file formats.

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