AllMyTube for Mac is an all-in-one app, which features as a professional online video downloader and a powerful video converter. It enables you to download videos from hot video sharing websites, like YouTube, Facebook, Metacafe, Vimeo, etc. and convert the downloaded videos to almost all popular video formats. Besides, AllMyTube for Mac is also a video player and manager. The built-in video player allows you to enjoy FLV, MP4, WebM videos on Mac cozily. The Library helps you manage videos orderly.
When installation is finished, just run the program and you'll see the following screen:
Part One: How to download videos from video sharing websites
1. Find the video you want to download
Launch Safari, Chrome or Firefox, then go to the video sharing website and find the video you want to download. Open the video and play it. When you play the video, a download button will automatically appear on the upper right of the playing video.
2. Adopt one of the following ways to download the online video
a) Press the download icon which has already appeared in the top right corner of the video.
b) Copy the video URL in the address bar, and then click the "Paste URL" button.
c) Directly drag and drop the URL to the Dock icon or the interface of the YouTube Video Downloader.
See, that's it! You've made it! Now you can directly enjoy the video you've downloaded without having to access to the Internet.
Note: You can watch more fantastic videos on the websites by leaving the online video downloader running in the background. When you find another wonderful video, you can download it in the same way.
Part Two: How to download YouTube video playlist
1. Find the video playlist you want to download
Go to YouTube.com and find a YouTube list you want to download. Videos from YouTube Channel, Music/Movie Category, Artist's Playlist, User's personal page are all supported. When you find a video playlist, you'll see a "Download All" button just beside it. Click it to start bulk downloading.
Alternatively, you can just open a video that you want to download. If it belongs to a video playlist, this smart app will automatically show a "Playlist" option when you click the "Download" button. Select this option to grab all of your favorite videos in one click.
2. Start YouTube playlist video downloading
In the pop up window that appears, you'll see all the videos in the playlist have been auto fetched. Select all or some of them as per your needs, then click Download to start batch YouTube downloading.
Part Three: How to convert the downloaded video to other formats
After you've downloaded piles of videos, you might need to convert these videos to other formats for convenient playback on some portable devices. Here is how.
1. Find the video you want to convert
You need to enter into the "Downloaded" interface. You can find all downloaded videos with the detailed information like video size, format and resolution. And the converting process is also taking place here. Just select the video you want to convert and click the corresponding "Convert" button.
2. Choose your desired video format
After you click the "Convert" button, there will be a pop up window asking you to choose the target video format. Here, you can also check out the option of "Open the directory after the process is completed" or "Export the converted files to iTunes if possible". The formats and devices are well categorized. You can very easily find what you need. After that, click "OK".
Tips: If you wish to download and convert videos spontaneously, switch to the "Download then Convert" in the upper right corner, and then select an output format in the pop-up window and hit "OK". The program will set your selection as default (you could alter at any time), and the subsequent videos will be downloaded and automatically converted to the default format.
Part Four: How to manage and play Downloaded and existing videos
The "Downloaded" Library enables you to add existing FLV, MP4, WebM videos from your computer to the Library. Just right click one video to pop up a submenu, and then select "Import" option.
What's more, you can set new names for your videos, so that you can find them easily when you need them. Alternatively, you can rearrange videos according to your intended order by a simple drag-and-drop. This app can automatically arrange videos by name, date, length and size.
The YouTube video downloader is also a video player. The built-in player enables you to watch the videos in FLV, MP4, and WebM formats cozily on Mac if you double-click the video in the Library.