You might find many YouTube videos appear on many other video sites with only a video URL. In this case, a best directly YouTube downloader and converter can help you to download video from YouTube URL.
But the most direct and easy way is to use a URL video downloader to download any videos from URL without opening the videos or nevigate to the video-sharing sites. That's true! Download video from URL link is the easiest way that you capture the video you find on YouTube and convert it to your desired format so you can use it on your iPhone, iPad or iPod device. Here is the solution for you.
The Fastest and Easiest URL Video Downloader
iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac (or iSkysoft iTube Studio for Windows) is such a video downloader from url that allows you to download video from any wensite URL. It automatically detects videos when you are playing them on your browser like Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari (Mac Version). You just copy the URL and click the "Paste URL" in the program, and this URL downloader will does the rest for your. Another simple way to download video from URL is that you can drag and drop the video URL to the URL video downloader, and the downloader will immediately start downloading your video.
- You can download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Myspace and 10,000+ other sites.
- Convert videos to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, WMV, MP3, etc. And presets for any devices.
- You can download video with just the Download button or the video URL at 3X faster speed in high quality.
- Easily organize the downloaded videos and desktop videos. Play the video with built-in player.
How to Copy and Paste URL to Download Online Video
Now taking the Mac version of iSkysoft iTube Studio for example, I will show you how to download YouTube video from URL on Mac, and convert to device compatible format as you want. For iSkysoft URL Video Downloader for Mac, you can download videos on Mac 10.12 macOS Sierra, 10.11 EL Capitan, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, and the lower.
Step 1. Open iSkysoft URL Video Downloader for Mac
Download and install this URL movie downloader. Afterwards, you're ready to save video from any URL of the supported sites. You're recommended to close the running browser before installation.
Step 2. Copy and paste URL to download video on Mac
This URL video downloader for Mac provides you with 3 ways to download video from URL:
1) Copy and paste URL;
2) Drag and drop URL icon to the dock icon;
3)Click the "Download" button on the page.
Personally, I prefer "Copy and paste URL" method to the others. You can just copy URL from the site or from the address bar of your browser and activate the URL downloader to click the "Paste URL" button at the top left corner. You'll see the video is added to the downloading queue.
Alternatively, you can click the video URL to open the video with your browser, and you will see a "Download" button on the video window. Simply click the button to download the video.
Step 3. Convert video to other formats (Optional)
The video will be downloaded to FLV or MP4 format. To convert the downloaded video, in the "Download" menu click the "Add to Convert List" icon for each video on the "Downloaded" tab.
Then you should open the "Convert" menu and choose the video and click "Convert" icon on the right corner of your video. In the dialog that appears, choose the format you want to convert to.
With iSkysoft URL Video Downloader, it's easy to download video from URL within your browser. If necessary, iSkysoft URL Converter can convert videos for use on your device directly like iPhone, iPad, or iPod. Of course, you can play it on your computer later, or whenever you want. Downloading video using url lets you benefits from watching video with no ads, no buffering and without Internet required.
iSkysoft takes it a step further and enable free YouTube URL video downloader. You can take that favorite YouTube video with you wherever you do on whatever device you happen to have. This URL video downloader for Mac (macOS Sierra) downloads video from any supported URL and in a few clicks - without unnecessary settings.
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