Download videos from Facebook to Mac is so easy when you get the right way! The tool you need is this Facebook Video Downloader (also named as iTube Studio). I have tried many video downloaders, and this one supports Facebook videos greatly. And it runs smoothly on my Macbook Air.
Here are some advantages of the Facebook Video Downloader
- One Click to download Facebook videos.
- Compatible with all types of Web browsers including Safari, Firefox, Chrome, IE.
- Not only a Video Downloader, but also a Video Converter. Convert Facebook video to AVI MP4 WMV MKV for editing or burning to DVD, etc.
Now, let’s start the guide to download Facebook videos to your Mac.
Step1. Install Facebook Video Downloader
After you download the Facebook Video Downloader installer to your Mac. Double click it, check out the browser option you often use, e.g. Safari, Firefox, Chrome during the install process.. Launch it and you will see the software interface as follow:
Step2.Download Facebook Videos
My favorite web browser is Safari. So I will take Safari as sample in this guide. The operation steps for Firefox or Chrome are the same.
Open Safari and go to facebook.com, login your account and go to Photo category, you will see Facebook videos by click the ‘videos‘ link of ‘See All‘. And you will see a Download button in the top right corner of the video.
Click the “Download” button to add the Facebook video to downloading queue. This app supports batch download, you can download up to 20 Facebook videos at a time. When Facebook videos are downloaded, you could find them in the Library window.
Tips: The downloaded Facebook videos are in FLV format. If you want to put them on portable devices like iPod, Mobile phone, Tablet. You can use the Video Converter built-in to convert the Facebook videos to the right format like AVI or MP4. Just switch to Library and check the boxes in front of Facebook videos you want to convert. Then click Convert button to select an output format, that’s all.
For more details about download Facebook videos, here is a video tutorial on YouTube for you:
Yosemite is the best Mac OS X nowadays, it’s available on apple.com . You can upgrade your Mac to Yosemite for free now! But it’s pity that the old method to download YouTube video on Mavericks is not work on Yosemite. If you want to upgrade to Yosemite and keep downloading YouTube video, this step by step guide will help you.
The tool I recommend to you is this YouTube Downloader for Mac. It’s compatible with all Mac OS X including Yosemite.
Step1. Download and install the YouTube Downloader. And then launch it and you’ll see the simple but easy to navigate interface of the software.
Step2. Open YouTube website in your internet browser. Search for the video you want to download. Play the video and once it is playing, you will see a Download button is going to show up when you hover on the top right corner of your video screen. Click that Download button and the download will begin.
Another way of downloading the video is with URL. Copy the URL of the video that you want to download from the address bar of your internet browser and paste it on your YouTube downloader. And that’s it! Just wait for a few minutes for the download to finish. It may take a few minutes depending on the size of the video you are trying to download.
Step3. The downloaded YouTube video is in FLV format, if you want to put them on iPod, iPhone or portable player. You have to convert the FLV video to MP4 video. You just need to locate the video in your Downloaded library and you can see the convert button is on the right corner of the video. Just click it and choose an MP4 as output format and click the convert button and it’s done. You can also convert the YouTube video to AVI for burning to DVD, or convert YouTube to WMV for editing on Windows Movie Maker.
Pandora is free personalized internet radio. Music fans can find and share awesome music on Pandora. If you are a music lover, you can download and save Pandora songs to your portable player like iPhone, iPod, Creative, MP3/MP4 player. The songs are free, so you can save money from purchasing songs on iTunes store or Amazon. And here is a step by step guide will show you how to download Pandora music to PC and Mac.
The software you need is this Audio recorder (also named Allmymusic). It’s not only supports Pandora, but also supports other websites like YouTube, Spotify, Napster, Rhapsody, Yahoo Music, iTunes Radio, Deezer, BBC Radio, AOL. The audio recorder is available on both Windows and Mac, I will take the Mac version as example in this guide.
Step1. Download the Audio Recorder to your computer, Just follow the on-screen instructions to finish installation.
Step2. Launch the Audio Recovery and hit the Record button at the top left corner. Go to Pandora website and play the music you want to download. The Audio Recorder will detect the audio and start to record automatically.
Step3. The Audio recovery will do all things for you automatically, it will split tracks and remove ads, you can go away to take a coffer. The music will be saved in MP3 format in default, it’s compatible with iTunes and Windows Media Player. If you want to change the format, please go to the top menu bar and select Preferences, in the Format tab, choose an preset from the Output Preset drop-down menu.
Step4. Click the pause button when you finish the record. Go to the Library tab, you will find all the music you recorded. Done.
Dailymotion is a good YouTube alternative, you can upload and share videos with it online. And there are many cool and funny videos on Dailymotion like Music Videos, TV shows, Movie, Animation, Podcast and so on. When you found a good video, you may want to save it to your computer, and this step by step guide will show you how to download Dailymotion video. Even you are new to Mac, you can follow this guide to manage the job.
The tool you need is this Mac Online Video Downloader, I have tried many apps to download Dailymotion video, and this one works fairly well. It’s easy to use and it’s compatible with all Mac OS even the Maverick. Now, let’s start the guide.
Step1. Download and install the Mac Online Video Downloader, open the Safari browser, go to dailymotion.com and find the video you want to download to Mac.
Step2. Play the video, the app will analytic the dailymotion video and show a ‘Download’ button on the top of the video. Click it, the downlading process will be started automatically. This app supports batch downloading, you can download several dailymotion videos at the same time. Tha’t all, it couldn’t be easier to download dailymotion video to Mac like that. More important, the software is free to download video, you just need to pay for it if you need to convert the video.