Top KeepVid Alternatives for Mac

Olga Weis

KeepVid is a popular online service that lets you download videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo and other similar websites. Even though KeepVid has been a number one choice for video downloading, sometimes it just doesn't work out. For example it is not responsive sometimes for a couple of hours, sometimes for a couple of days. It is frustrating and makes you wondering how to download those videos on time, right when you want it.

Mac KeepVid alternative is a great solution for someone who is tired of relying solely on KeepVid. It is not an easy task to find a KeepVid alternative on Mac as there is a lot of non-sense ads on the web. Here you can find the top Mac KeepVid alternative apps that have been thoroughly researched and studied.

1. Top KeepVid Alternative - Software solution

The reliable number one app is Elmedia Player PRO that is not just a player, even though it is an awesome player! It can easily download online videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Vevo, Facebook, Dailymotion and other video hosting websites. This app will impress you with how much more stable it is than KeepVid. It is ad-free and safe to use.

It’s also compatible with macOS Sierra.

Keep in mind that with Elmedia Player PRO you also get to:

  • Download videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, etc.
  • Make screenshots of movie moments.
  • Download videos from any other website.
  • Convert Flash Projectors to SWF.
  • Enjoy flexible audio settings.
  • Stream videos and music via AirPlay.

In case you prefer YouTube downloading and don't need anything else, then have a look at Airy app. This one is a very basic YouTube downloader. The nice thing is it can also extract MP3 from YouTube videos. It can download the complete YouTube playlists and channels.

How to get YouTube videos with Airy:

  1. Open the app after you downloaded it.
  2. Select the YouTube video to download. Paste the YouTube link in Airy and choose the needed format from the list. Click Download button.
  3. Wait for a couple of moments for video to download. Note that free Airy allows first 2 downloads, then if you want more, you'll need to purchase a license.

2. Online solution

If you are a fan of online services and KeepVid lets you down for some reason, try other online alternatives. For example, is very similar to KeepVid and can download video in several different formats. The steps are also the same as in KeepVid:

  1. Open the website:
  2. Look at the offered options for downloading your video. You can choose to download it in MP3 or MP4 for instance.
  3. Paste the video link into the corresponding box.
  4. Choose your option and click Continue and then Start.

3. Top KeepVid Alternative - Browser Extensions

Some browsers offer extensions to help you get the online videos to your hard drive. Let's have a look at the extensions offered for the most popular web browsers.

YouTube5 is a downloader for the Safari. It can replace the default YouTube player and will improve the video experience by implementing some useful features, including volume control, the ability to change resolutions, and more.

Download the videos by simply clicking on the desired resolution shown in the player.

YouTube Video Downloader is an extension for Chrome browser.

To download a YouTube video look for the "Download" button under the video whenever you are on the web page with that video. Click the "Download" button and you'll see all available formats to download in, then choose the format you need and save the video. Very easy! This extension can convert a YouTube video to MP3sound, but only supports video clips that are shorter than 20 minutes.

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Airy for Mac

Requirements: OS X 10.7+ , 17.34MB size
Version 3.4.193 (5th Mar, 2018) Release notes