YouTube recording on Mac OS X, ie video and audio, is an extremely simple operation and we will show you in a few basic steps. Our tutorial is built on unparalleled efficiency and simplicity. This is the Airy utility we invite you to try.
Save YouTube to Mac: Paste URL
Once installed, run Airy for Mac OS X, which is waiting for your YouTube link. It clearly states that just pasting the link in the top window to do the right thing.
Of course, you will access Youtube and copy the link you are interested in from the address bar of your web browser, audio or audio-video only, regardless. Then glue it as shown below.
Record YouTube on Mac: Download audio or video
By default, Airy chooses the best video or audio format on its own. In our example, it will be mp4 in 1080p. Of course, you can choose lower video resolutions or just the audio track of the mp3 video.
Click the Download button, in red, you can’t miss it. Media items will go directly to the Downloads folder on your Mac.
If you want to change the destination folder, click Airy Preferences and specify another.
Save YouTube to Mac – Done!
After a few seconds, the video is repatriated immediately. You are free to view it on Mac, transfer it to iPhone / iPad….
There are certainly many alternatives to the Airy program, but it has one big advantage: it is the easiest to use. For more information, if you want to convert your YouTube videos to other video formats (AVI, MPEG, WMV, DivX, MP4, H.264, RM, RMVB, MOV, XviD, 3GP, 3G2, FLV, MKV, VOB, DAT) or audio (M4A, MP3, AC3, AAC, WMA, WAV, OGG), consider our tutorial How to convert a video on Mac in 3 steps.