When you have found some interesting videos online, you may want to save the videos from websites to your computer. How to download online videos to PC and Mac computers? We will share with you an easy to use video downloader for PC and Mac so you can use it to grab any videos you like offline for free from popular websites, such as Yahoo, AOL, YouTube, Vimeo and up to 100 websites.
Download & Record streaming videos using AllMyTube
AllMyTube is a cross-platform video downloader. The trial version allows users to download two videos for free. Play the video in your web browser, Safari, IE, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Opera. Copy the link URL from the browser address bar. Paste the URL to the video downloader. Once the video has been downloaded to your PC or Mac, you can also use this downloader to convert it to any other formats you like. The video downloader even has the built-in transfer tool to help users send the downloaded videos from computer to mobile devices.
Download failed? Record it.
Alternatively you can also use AllMyTube to record online movies. Go to the Record tab from the left pane to record video from any websites. Install the virtual sound card from AllMyTube > Install Virtual Sound Card on your Mac, you will then be able to record internal sound from your Mac system other than Microphone. This will help users record online videos with best sound quality.
Download Online Videos to PC and Mac using Video Converter
Video Converter Ultimate is an all-in-one media tool that can convert videos, convert audios, edit audio and video, download online videos, record screen, burn DVD, transfer videos, and so on. You can use the trial version to download up to 5 videos for free.
Step 1. Create video downloading task
Find the video you like to download on any website, then copy the URL address of the video from the address bar of your web browser, such as IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc. Run the installed video downloader on your computer, switch to the Download tab from the top of the video software. Click Paste URL button from the top left corner, you will then get a pop-up dialogue where you can paste the URL to the video, select a folder on your computer to save the video and optionally choose an output video format.
You do not have to select the output video format from above screen. By default the video downloader software will download the videos offline as they are in original format. Only if you know the video content source will not be compatible with your video player or device you like to play the video on, you can select the proper output video foramt, so the web video will be downloaded and converted at the same time. If you did not do so, you can also convert the video later using this video program.
Tips: This is an all-in-one video converter, it can convert any videos to any formats you like, burn DVD movies, download web videos, caste videos to TV or any other devices supported UPnP/DLNA. For example, it can convert videos to iPhone in just two steps. If you are a Samsung user, it can help you convert any videos to Samsung devices.
Step 2. Download web videos offline
When you have added the source video to the downloader, click the OK button to confirm the new video downloading job, the video downloader tool will analyze your video URL and download it offline immediately.
Step 3. Manage downloaded videos
All downloaded videos can be found in the Finished tab within the video downloader. You can right click on a video clip to play the video, convert video to other format, burn video to DVD, open the output folder which the video is saved and transfer the video to other devices, like smartphones, TV sets, tablets, play video with video players, edit video with video editors, etc. This video tool has so many useful features, it is the ultimate video converting and editing solution for your home media entertainment.
Update Apr 2019: this article was originally publish in Apr 2015 and has since been updated. in this update, we added the new online video downloader for Windows and Mac, AllMyTube.