How to download Metacafe videos on Mac?

Anna Brooks
Metacafe video downloader

Download and play Metacafe videos with Elmedia Player PRO

Metacafe is a well-known video hosting website with the content meant for everyone. You can watch the videos hosted there online, but sometimes you may really need to save Metacafe videos on your Mac in order to access them even when there is no Internet connection available.

Metacafe video downloader
Metacafe video downloader for Mac

Download Elmedia Player

Elmedia Player PRO is exactly what you need in such cases - an ultimate Mac Metacafe downloader! Additionally you can download videos from other video sites. Elmedia Player PRO offers built-in web browser, which is very convenient for browsing through Metacafe videos and choosing those you like and want to download. Later you can play all your downloaded videos in Elmedia Player PRO, because it's also a great media player for Mac with wide range of supported formats.

Here are the steps showing how to download Metacafe videos:

1. Download and install Elmedia Player
Download the setup file of Metacafe downloader for Mac from this webpage and install Elmedia Player by dragging the APP file to the Applications folder. Now launch the app.

Install Elmedia Player
Drag the APP file onto the Applications folder

2. Activate PRO version on your Mac
In player's menu click "Activate PRO version" and insert the activation code received after you purchased Elmedia Player PRO. Then click OK and PRO version will be activated. No need to restart the application or computer.

Activate Elmedia player
Activate Elmedia Player PRO

3. Useful tips
It is recommended to integrate Elmedia Player into your web browser to gain quick access to "Browser" mode. Use "Integrate into Browser" option with the comprehensive instructions on how to achieve that.

Integrate Elmedia player
Web browser integration

Then open the webpage with the movie you want to download in a web browser and use "Open in Elmedia Player" option to access the downloading options.

4. Select the file for downloading
After the movie you would like to download was chosen on the website and added to Elmedia Player you will see that the downloads list shows the video resources found at the address you specified. Switch the display to "Video" and you will see the FLV files (this format is usually used for video files uploading).

Select file
Select the file to download

5. Download your video
Now all you need to do is press "Download" and Elmedia Player PRO will start downloading the selected files. After the video is downloaded it will be saved to the folder specified in Elmedia preferences ("Put new downloads in"). The file will also show in Elmedia Player Library.

Save your video
Download Metacafe video on Mac

You also get these great extra features with Elmedia Player PRO:

  • Save videos from YouTube
  • Make screenshots
  • Download online videos
  • Convert Flash Projectors to SWF
  • Unique playback options
  • AirPlay function
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Elmedia Player

Requirements: OS X 10.7+ , 36.64MB free space
Version 6.9(1118) (11th Nov, 2017) Release notes
Category: Video