YouTube downloader for Mac

If you really like some video on YouTube and want to have it available even when there is no Internet connection at hand - Airy will help. Airy is an essential YouTube downloader for Mac that can easily save YouTube video right to your computer. You can also download MP3 files directly from YouTube. Offers you a great downloading experience on MacOS Catalina.
Also available on Windows
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Download YouTube videos on Mac

A simple and neat Mac YouTube downloader: start multiple downloads at the same time, select formats you want to save videos in and choose the desired resolution. Airy can download whole YouTube playlists and channels.

Download MP3 from YouTube

How many times you needed YouTube MP3 download Mac instead of video? Pretty often we bet. When you just need YouTube MP3 downloader for Mac Airy is your first choice! It will extract sounds from YouTube videos and fetch titles and album art, and it supports other audio formats too! For fast and easy YouTube download Mac MP3 on simply copy and paste the link, select audio format and click 'Download'.

Integrate into Browser

Airy can be integrated in your browser to catch YouTube downloads directly from web. It supports all popular browsers like Safari, Chrome, Firefox, or Opera. To be able to save YouTube videos on Mac with Airy click "Integrate into Browser" in main menu and follow comprehensive instructions to set it up. Now saving YouTube videos on Mac is very easy - just click Airy bookmark each time you need it.
You can use Airy as your free YouTube downloader for Mac in its trial version. Trial version doesn't feature adding multiple links at a time and will download first two items of a YouTube playlist or channel.
Eltima created Airy to back up your personal media content for offline viewing and storing. If you are planning to back up someone else's content, please, be aware, as a user, you are completely responsible for any potential copyright issues.

Choose Preferred Quality

Benefit from the possibility to choose the quality for the video to be saved. You can save video in MP4, FLV, and 3GP formats in a resolution of your choice. Airy downloads HD videos - even 4K and 8K Ultra HD videos are supported. Choose the format to save videos in depending on their further usage - device you will be using, player you want to watch videos in. Keep in mind that if you are going to watch videos on your mobile phone, lower resolution is preferable, however watching an HD video on a large screen will be much more comfortable.
Choose Preferred Quality

Playlists and channels

Airy can download YouTube playlist on Mac; downloading of YouTube channels is also fully supported. The steps are really easy: copy and paste YouTube link, choose the desired format and click Download. When you are downloading playlists, you can choose to download each item in its best available quality.

Login & password

Airy offers downloading of age-restricted and protected videos. Simply go to Airy menu to log in to your YouTube account (save your login and password for future if you'd like) and enjoy unlimited video experience.

Download YouTube Subtitles

If a YouTube video has subtitles, they can be downloaded alongside it and saved in SRT format, which is well supported by the majority of the modern video players.

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Why Airy YouTube video downloader Mac:

Decide what resolution to download your favorite videos in, including HD
Want just the audio from a video? You can do that with Airy’s versatile MP3 extraction option
Cut your time in half by downloading entire playlists at once
Batch download complete channel videos of your subscribed YouTube channels
Download full YouTube categories of your choice
You even get access to private videos that you normally wouldn’t be able to download
Never run into age-restriction limitations again when downloading
Hard of hearing or video in a different language? Download subtitles with your videos with ease
Catch every detail and moment with 60 FPS video downloads
Take a break whenever you need. Your videos will be ready to resume whenever you are
No need to constantly leave your browser and interrupt your flow. Download as you go with the browser integration feature


If you’re trying to figure out how to download YouTube videos on Mac, make it easy by following these steps:
  1. Download and install Airy by clicking here. Run the app installer once it’s downloaded.
  2. Open the app.
  3. Find the YouTube video you’re looking for and copy its web address from the URL bar at the top of your web browser. Copy and paste it into Airy’s search window and click Enter.
  4. Choose which format (MP4, AVI, MPEG, MOV, etc) and resolution (720p, 1080p, 4K, etc) you want for your new video.
  5. Download and play the file!

Our article that compares the best YouTube downloader Mac programs is a great way to weigh at pros and cons of all the different apps you can choose from.

Here’s a real quick list of our favorite picks for the optimal YouTube downloader for Mac:

  • Airy - this Mac-only app allows saving of your favorite files from YouTube to your Mac device, so you can watch your favorite videos, movies, and other content anywhere without an Internet connection. A premium option is available, but the free version allows only two video downloads.
  • - A website that allows downloading video files from YouTube - copy and paste the URL and you’re good to go!
  • DownloadHelper - A web browser extension that provides downloading videos from YouTube and elsewhere through your browser. No matter what site you’re on, this extension can download the video you want for you!
Short answer: not for free. Google, YouTube’s parent company, has been very strict on banning phone apps and third-party software that allow you to download videos from YouTube, and the reason for that is very simple: they want you to pay for that privilege with their YouTube Premium feature, which allows precisely that. Since pretty much every other way has been blocked or results in punitive action from Google, we recommend going with YouTube Premium.
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