Top 12 YouTube Playlist Downloader for Free Download

Want to download the whole YouTube playlist for offline watching? To do this, you need a YouTube playlist downloader. You might find several YouTube playlist downloader online programs allowing you to download playlists from your Chrome, Firefox or Safari briwser. And some YouTube downloader playlist tools may support Mac, Windows or Ubuntu OS. Since the list of playlist downloaders is long, it would be advisable to analyze both free YouTube playlist downloader and premium versions, and get that which suits your needs. Here we help you to pick up the best one.

Part 1. Top 12 YouTube Playlist Downloader for Mac and Windows

1. iSkysoft iTube Studio - Free YouTube Playlist Downloader

Download All Videos from a YouTube Playlist in 1 Click

With a simple and good-looking interface, you can use iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac (or iSkysoft iTube Studio for Windows) to easily download the videos, playlists, channels and user contents from YouTube to your computer for free. It is by far the most complete and easy YouTube playlist downloader for Mac and Windows. It enables you a Download All button to download the whole YouTube playlist easily. And you can directly download YouTube playlist to MP3. View more features:

  • Download any YouTube videos, YouTube 4K UHD, YouTube VEVO for free.
  • 1 click download the whole YouTube playlist, channel and category from browser.
  • Download videos from Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, and 10,000 more other sites.
  • Convert the videos into other formats or extract their audio, and even use presets for your favorite devices.

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2. XYDownloader (Mac & Windows)

XYDownloader is an easy yet powerful video downloader that enables you to download YouTube playlist in 1 click. It can detect the YouTube video and enable a Download or Download all button to download the video(s) at super fast speed. XYDownloader supports a wide range video sharing-sites, you can download funny, tech, educ, porn videos and more from 1000+ sites. The built-in video browser allows you directly go to the video sites and x-rated video sites to watch and download videos.

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3. Free YouTube Download (Windows)

If you are a Windows user, looking for a lightweight application to download playlists or single videos from YouTube, this is your lucky day. DVDvideosoft Free YouTube Downloader will help you going through the basics, supporting batch download even from categories and also conversion to other video formats. The only thing missing is that you need a different application in case you want to extract audio from the videos. Other than that, it will get you out of trouble most of the time (with a few ads here and there).

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4. Free Video Downloader (Windows)

Another free application for Windows users, only this one also supports device presets and audio extraction. While not being as lightweight as our last competitor, it does provide several goodies that make it a little more complete. Once again, you can use this application on your PC for free, since it is ad-supported, meaning it will display some banners as you use it to download your videos or playlists from YouTube and other services.

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5. Any Video Converter (Mac & Windows)

Along with the video conversion as its main feature, this software will also allow you to download playlists and individual videos from YouTube and many other sites. You can even edit the videos and export them to other formats or extract the audio. And even when there are different pricing options, the free version can be a very good option on both Mac and Windows.

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6. Direct Video Downloader (Windows)

While keeping it all easy and simple, this application can be good enough to download big playlists or channels from YouTube, extract their audio or even convert them into a format that fits your device. The big but is the fact that, again this is freeware that will display third party ads and is only available for Windows.

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7. Allavsoft (Mac)

This is one of the highly used video downloader for Mac. It has the ability to download unlimited playlist from YouTube channels and customize the video into various formats such as MP4, FLV, AVI, MP3 and many others. It is suitable for Mac OS X 10.5 and above. With this YouTube Playlist Downloader, you can as well use it on other video sharing websites such as Yahoo, MySpace, Dailymotion or CBS.

  • The video downloader gets the full video content from a playlist
  • The video quality can be set from low to HD
  • Captures video content from any website page through the video playlist link or URL
  • Secure

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8. MediaHuman Downloader (Mac)

This YouTube playlist downloader by MediaHuman is useful application for those following YouTube channels for favorite videos. It has the ability to download any video format and length.

  • Supports multiple video qualities up to 4K
  • You can download complete playlist from any channel
  • Supports iTunes
  • Supports other video sharing websites
  • Simultaneous video downloads
  • Can extract audio from video, and save it as MP3
  • Automatic clipboard video monitoring
  • Multi-lingual interface support
  • 100% Drag and drop to the doc Mac icon

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9. 4K Video Downloader (Mac & Windows)

4K YouTube video downloader allows users to download playlists of all types including audio, video and subtitles from YouTube channels in high quality. The program performance depend on your computer’s specs and connection speed. Apart from Mac, the downloader is also available for windows OS.

  • Ability to download entire YouTube channel and playlist and save them in different formats
  • Video can be downloaded and save in HD 1080p, 720p or 4K
  • The control panel has an advanced download option for subtitles, where you can select to embed video file to watch on the Mac
  • Has a 3D format feature through a special icon on the menu options, available when streaming live shows in 3D
  • Automatic video link detection ability for easier YouTube video embedding
  • Available for all type of OS

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10. Aimersoft YouTube Downloder for Mac (Mac & Windows)

This application can download any playlist completely and videos from YouTube channels. With an built-in video converter, you can batch the list of all videos and convert them all to other media formats before saving the media album. Besides YouTube, it supports other video sharing websites such as Hulu, Vimeo, Facebook, Metacafe and Dailymotion.

  • 30X video conversion speed
  • Easy to use

aimersoft youtube downloder for mac

11. YouTube Playlist Downloader for Chrome

Since 2014, Google blocked all YouTube Downloader addons on Chrome. But since then, there are few available Chrome YouTube Downloaders. A good example is the YouTube By Link software downloader. It automatically detects when your are browsing a video page, and offers you the option to download the video by a single click. It simply behave similar to Google Chrome extension.

How to Use


Step 1: Download and install the software from the website link - YouTube Playlist Downloader for Chrome.

Step 2: Open the software and browse YouTube to access your favorite channel or playlist.

Step 3: A small notification will open and offer the option to download the playlist. Choose between the available options for Download the video or Music. Once clicked on, the download starts immediately.

youtube playlist downloader for chrome

12. YouTube Playlist Downloader for Firefox

It is not easy getting a reliable method to download full YouTube playlist using Firefox. ByTubeD is one of the bulk YouTube playlist downloader available for free. Although the original software developer for ByTubeD discontinued the program, it has been an open source at GitHub and the development of the same is ongoing from other developers in the community.

How to Use

Step 1: Download and install the application from the website - YouTube Playlist Downloader for Firefox.

Step 2: ByTubeD will be installed on your Firefox as Addon.

Step 3: Restart your browser and open YouTube playlist you would like to download.

Step 4: Right click and you will see a drop down menu where ByTubeD will be one of the YouTube Downloader listed. It automatically detects the video on the webpage and downloads it after you click on the application icon from the menu.

youtube playlist downloader for firefox

Part 2: How to Download All Videos from a YouTube Playlist on Mac in One Click

iSkysoft iTube Studio - YouTube Playlist Downloader

To download YouTube playlist videos at once, first download iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac (or iSkysoft iTube Studio for Windows). And then follow the below guide to start downloading.

Step 1. Open iSkysoft YouTube Playlist Downloader for Mac

After downloaded this YouTube playlist downloader, set it up by clicking the downloaded .dmg file and drag and drop iSkysoft iTube Studio to the Applications folder. This way, a "Download" button will be added to all YouTube playlist so you can select "Playlist" option to download all videos from a YouTube playlist at one go.

launch the youtube playlist downloader

Step 2. One Click to Download All Video from A YouTube Playlist

Now open the YouTube playlist you want to download videos from, and find the "Download" button under the playlist name. Click "Playlist" option and a dialog will open, in which select the videos you want to download. By default, all videos will be selected. After selecting the videos and choosing video quality, click the "Download" button to open YouTube playlist downloader and download your selected videos immediately.

download all button

Alternative you can download the whole YouTube playlist with URL. You're able to drag and drop a YouTube playlist URL to the playlist downloader to download all included videos in this YouTube playlist. Or you can copy the YouTube playlist URL from your browser address bar, then try to click "Paste URL" > "Download playlist" button in "Download" tab.

select videos from youtube playlist

Step 3. Start Downloading All Video from a YouTube Playlist

Depending on your settings, this YouTube playlist downloader will start downloading up to 8 videos at the same time (pause others if there are more than 8 videos in a YouTube playlist). When one is complete, another one will start automatically.

With iSkysoft iTube Studio, you can also convert the downloaded video to any video/audio format, like MP4, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, etc. Just go to the Downloaded tab and click the Convert button to go.

downloading youtube playlist

YouTube doesn't provide the download service of their videos. With iSkysoft iTube Studio, not only can you download YouTube video to your computer, but download all videos from a YouTube playlist in one click. It's the best YouTube playlist downloader you can find on the market. It saves big time, rather than copy and paste playlist link one by one. Think about you want to download 100 hundreds YouTube videos from a YouTube playlist. Oh my God! iSkysoft YouTube Playlist Downloader is a lifesaver. Get it now.

Video Tutorial on How to Download YouTube Playlist Videos

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Jan 17,2017 10:41 am / Posted by to Download YouTube

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