"How can I download VODs from Twitch for free?" "Is there any way to download past broadcasts from Twitch?" If you download videos from Twitch.tv, you can watch the past streams anywhere anytime and you can download VODs for editing. No worry! Here we will introduce you to the easiest way to download Twitch videos on Mac (macOS Sierra) and Windows.
The Best Way to Download Videos from Twitch on Mac (macOS Sierra) and Windows
iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac (or iSkysoft iTube Studio for Windows) is the highly recommended video downloader to download and watch Twitch videos offline. This video gadget enables you to download videos from more than 10,000+ video-sharing sites including Twitch, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Vevo, NY Times, YouTube and many others. It supports http, rtmr, rtmps and rtmpt and download of YouTube 4K ultra high definition videos as well as YouTube videos to MP3. It has 3X faster download speed and you can stop or continue to download video anytime you want.
Why Choose This Twitch Video Downloader:
- 1 click download online videos and music from 10, 000 more sites.
- Allow batch video download and you can schedule for batch download.
- Convert around 153 media formats that include formatting for iPhones, iPods, iPads, Android and Windows Phones, PSP and XBOX 360.
- The application comes with a built in player to allow playing of different media formats and live streaming.
- Can record videos from any unable to download video sites, incuding Hulu, Netflix, and more.
Steps to download Twitch videos on Mac
Step 1. Install the Twitch video downloader
To download live-streaming videos using iSkysoft iTube Studio, you have to make sure first that it is downloaded and installed it properly in your computer. Once you have it installed, all you need to do is launch it and go to the main interface. Now you have 3 method to download videos from Twitch.
Step 2. Start downloading Twitch videos
Download Twitch video on Mac in 1 click. When you play your chosen Twitch video, a “Download” button will appear at the top left corner of the video window. Once you clicke on the download button, a drop down list for video resolution will appear and you can set it for your video. The program will then load the video and will start the download.
Download Twitch video by copying URL. An alternate way of downloading videos would be to copy and paste the video URL into the program by clicking the “Paste URL” button. This powerful video downloader will process the download immediately.
Download Twitch video by dragging URL. The simplest way is to directly drag and drop the Twitch video URL to the program main interface. And the download will start.
Step 3. Convert Twitch video to any format
To transfer videos you have downloaded to your mobile devices, you have to convert them for optimum format. To convert these videos, just go to the “Downloaded” tab and select the video you want. And click the "Add to Convert List" to add the videos to the "Convert" menu.
Open the "Convert" menu and click on the “Convert” button on the right. A dialog box will pop up allowing you to choose which video format you want. You may also choose the name of the device as the output format.
More Tips about Twitch
Twitch.tv or Twitch was introduced in June of 2011 as a spin-off of Justin.tv, one of the biggest live streaming video platforms online. Twitch, a platform designed primarily for video game-related content, game-related talk shows, and electronic-sports tournaments, personal streams of individual players and users or play-trough’s of video games by actual users and players. Twitch does not focus on walkthroughs – giving instructions on how to play a game, but it's more on giving a live commentary while the game is on. This has become a very popular form for gaming videos. When it was launched, Twitch was labeled as the largest video-gaming broadcast network in the world. The content of the site can be viewed live online or on demand.
Twitch also has music-oriented content and it actually streamed a performance of Video Games Live from San Diego and broadcasted a live performance from electronic dance act Steve Aoki in a night club in Ibiza on July 2014. Twitch officially launched a category for music streaming in January 2015. This includes music production activities and radio shows. It also announced on March 2015 that it will be the new official live streaming partner of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami.