Download TV series episodes on Mac to watch offline

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TV shows are equal rivals to the movies these days. Game of Thrones, The Big Bang Theory and the Walking Dead are the most watched ones. And even though all shows are accessible online now, there are moments when you need to download TV series on Mac and watch them even without Internet connection. The best part is it is very easy to do with the right app.

Those of you, who want to watch favorite online shows being offline - take a look at VideoDuke, an app that allows downloading any online videos on your Mac within several clicks.

1. VideoDuke: the best app for downloading
TV shows

It’s time to answer all those that ask themselves how to download TV shows on Mac. VideoDuke is the solution to all your problems when it comes to downloading TV shows on a Mac. We like to back up our affirmations with facts so here is why:

  1. It allows video downloads from over 100 top video streaming websites including the most popular ones such as YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo or Flickr.
  2. It delivers the possibility of downloading videos from social media networks like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
  3. It comes with two download modes - simple and advanced. Simple gives you fast and seamless download functions while Advanced offers you the option to also download other resources from the website you are visiting.
  4. You can use VideoDuke to extract MP3 files from YouTube videos and also download the entire videos with their subtitles.
  5. VideoDuke offers the option of bookmarking your favorite websites so that you can easily get back and download the content you liked.
  6. You can integrate VideoDuke with any browser and that will add a download button on the most popular websites listed above.

2. How to download TV shows from
Youtube on Mac?

You are watching a great TV show on YouTube and you wish you like to save it on your Mac for offline viewing? Download TV shows on Mac using VideoDuke and you will never need another software. Here is how to use VideoDuke to download all your favorite episodes on Mac:

  1. Download the VideoDuke installation pack and install it on your Mac.
  2. Open the app and click on YouTube on the main screen.
  3. Look for the TV show you wish to download without leaving the VideoDuke interface.
  4. After you located the TV show for download, VideoDuke will start preparing it for download. Clicking on the ‘Video’ tab will open the list of available videos, choose the format and start downloading.

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The steps described until now will guide you through downloading TV shows from YouTube directly through VideoDuke’s interface. However, if you already have the URL for the TV show you want to download, you can simply paste it in the search bar and hit Enter. The download will be prepared automatically by the app and all you have to do is choose the resolution before downloading.

In both situations, your TV show will be downloaded into the default folder for VideoDuke downloads ( Downloads -> VideoDuke). If you wish to change that, you can do so by accessing the VideoDuke preference and then Save downloaded files to.

If the video you are downloading includes subtitles or captions, VideoDuke will also grab the subtitles along with the video. VideoDuke goes as far as allowing you to download entire playlists and YouTube channels. All you have to do is select the desired quality and then start downloading.

3. Downloading TV shows from
Dailymotion on Mac

Dailymotion is a very popular media streaming service and there are a lot of users wondering how to download TV series on Mac from Dailymotion. In case you haven’t already guessed it, the answer comes from VideoDuke once again. Here’s how you can download your favorite shows:

  1. Download the software and install it on your Mac OS X.
  2. Launch VideoDuke and on the main screen select Dailymotion.
  3. Start looking for the TV show you wish to download. You will see that VideoDuke transorms into a browser so that you can search directly in its interface.
  4. After you picked the TV show you want to download, the software will start the preparation for download. Click on the ‘Video’ tab to see the downloads that are possible and make sure to first choose the resolution before finally pressing download.

These steps cover the situation in which you do not have the video URL and you need to look for it. However, if you already have the link for the TV show you wish to download, you can directly paste it in VideoDuke and your download will be prepared immediately.

In both cases, the TV shows you download will be automatically saved in the default folder ( Downloads -> VideoDuke). If you wish to download to a different location, you can change the destination of the video by accessing the preferences -> Save downloaded files to

4. An easy way to get Vimeo TV shows on Mac

Besides YouTube and Dailymotion, VideoDuke can be used to get TV shows from Vimeo as well. Here are the familiar steps you should follow to download TV series on Mac from Vimeo using VideoDuke:

  1. Download and install the VideoDuke software on your personal Mac.
  2. Open the application and select ‘Vimeo’ from the first screen you see.
  3. While in the app, you will be able to navigate through Vimeo to locate the video you wish to download.
  4. After you find it, VideoDuke will start preparing the download and if you go to the ‘Video’ tab you will see the download button. Do not press ‘ Download ‘ before you choose the desired format and resolution.

These steps apply for the situation in which you need to get the video you wish to download. In case you thought ahead and already got the URL, you can directly paste it in VideoDulke to start the download. You will still need to choose the resolution first, however, you save a lot of time.

In both situations, the selected video will be saved in the default Downloads folder of VideoDuke, namely Downloads ->VideoDuke. For changing the folder and downloading the videos to a different one, access the preferences menu and click on Save downloaded files to.

5. How to download TV shows from
any other site?

Just in case your favourite TV show is not found on any of the websites presented above, there is no reason to be worried. You can still use VideoDuke to get everything on your Mac:

  1. The first step is to install VideoDuke on your Mac after downloading it.
  2. Open the desired website in your browser and copy the URL.
  3. Insert the URL into the search field of VideoDuke and your show will be prepared for download.
  4. Choose the format and prefered resolution and click download to start the process.
  5. Your TV show will be saved in the following location: Downloads ->VideoDuke. If you want to save it somewhere else, you can modify the address in the preferences menu by clicking on Save downloaded files to.

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