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Old Apr 18, 2013, 04:39 PM   #1
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Best Way to Download a YouTube video?

What's the best and easiest way to download a Youtube video
on a Mac ? I'd like to find a good app that can do this...
not one that has adware built in to it.

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Old Apr 18, 2013, 04:42 PM   #2
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ClipGrab perhaps?
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Old Apr 18, 2013, 04:55 PM   #3
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Thanks! I'll take a look at that one.

Any other good options ?
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Old Apr 18, 2013, 07:42 PM   #4
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If you install the Click-to-Flash or Click-to-Plugin extension, they both offer a right-click option to download the video while you're viewing it. It is a very seamless mp4 download. Set your playback resolution (360, 720, etc) before you download.
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Any other good options?
JDownloader.
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Old Apr 19, 2013, 04:55 AM   #6
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www.keepvid.com works well for me.
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Old Apr 19, 2013, 02:25 PM   #7
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Thanks!

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Henry AZ : Do you have a link to download
the Click-to-Flash or Click-to-Plugin extension ?

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Thanks!

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Old Apr 26, 2013, 03:43 AM   #9
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Thanks, seems like a jungle out there for Youtube download apps,
Why can't anyone make something good and well known. ?
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Old Apr 26, 2013, 03:49 AM   #10
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Thanks, seems like a jungle out there for Youtube download apps,
Why can't anyone make something good and well known. ?
ClipGrab and KeepVid are well known and I think, ClipGrab is quite good (simple, effective, no adds, regularly updated).

But I guess you look for the eierlegende Wollmichsau.
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Old Apr 26, 2013, 08:41 AM   #11
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Thanks, seems like a jungle out there for Youtube download apps,
Why can't anyone make something good and well known. ?
ClipGrab is very goooooood

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Old Apr 26, 2013, 08:58 AM   #12
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I use Savefrom.net (helper). Seems to work fine. Are all these the same? Or are there differences I should be aware of?
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I use and swear by Good Old Youtube Downloader plugin for Firefox. Nothing simpler out there.
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If you use FireFox as your browser there are a few plugins that do a good job downloading YouTube videos.
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