2018-19 Best 5 Free MP4 Video Downloaders for Windows (10) and Mac [Review & Free Download]

[Latest Updated: Nov. 30 2018 by Donna Peng to YouTube Download]

best free MP4 video downloaders

You have multiple free yet good choices to free download MP4 videos for offline watching.

For a variety of reasons, we often want to download online videos to our local device. For example:

* Online video streaming can't deliver fluent playback because of slow internet connection.
* Online videos always come with annoying ads.
* We want to watch the videos on a bus, train or airplane where network is not available.
* We're afraid that the videos will be deleted in the future.
* We want to download the videos for further editing or other use.

And to make downloaded videos fully compatible with our devices and programs, downloading videos in MP4 becomes our preferred choice. So, which MP4 downloader you should go for? To narrow down your choice, we rounds up the best 5 free MP4 video downloaders for Windows (10) and macOS with reviews in this post.

2018-19 Best 5 Free MP4 Video Downloaders for PC & Mac

Top 5 Free MP4 Video Downloaders - No.1WinX YouTube Downloader | Rating: ★★★★★

WinX YouTube Downloader is a totally clean and free MP4 video downloader for Windows 10, 8, 7, etc. It is able to download MP4 videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Vimeo and other 600+ video-sharing sites in batch. It always offers you a couple of MP4 output options with different resolutions, such as 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 4096 x 2160 (4K UHD). You can choose any one as you like. An MP4 video will be downloaded to local drive at super fast speed thanks to built-in Multi-thread and Multicast Tech. Besides, original quality will be maintained owing to High Quality Engine.

Best MP4 video downloader freeware – WinX YouTube Downloader

Top 5 Free MP4 Video Downloaders - No.2Freemake Video Downloader | Rating: ★★★★★

This is also a free MP4 downloader available for Windows only. In addition, it is a tool that supports HD/4K MP4 videos free download from tons of sites, say YouTube and Dailymotion. Users are allowed to download a single video as well as multiple videos of a playlist or channel in MP4 at once. Original quality is preserved. Download speed is satisfactory because of multithread technology. As you can see, the first two free MP4 video downloaders have many aspects in common.

MP4 video downloader - Freemake Video Downloader

Top 5 Free MP4 Video Downloaders - No.35KPlayer | Rating: ★★★★★

You may ask why I put a player into this list of MP4 video downloaders. It is indeed a player, but also a downloader that can save MP4 videos from more than 300 sites including YouTube. Download it to your Windows (10, 8, 7, etc.) PC or Mac computer, and then you can free download HD/4K MP4 videos online easily. Besides, it will help you play downloaded MP4 video on computer easily, and send downloaded MP4 video from PC/Mac to Apple TV by making use of AirPlay option.

best free MP4 video downloader - 5KPlayer

Top 5 Free MP4 Video Downloaders - No.44K Video Downloader | Rating: ★★★★

4K Video Downloader is a multi-platform MP4 video downloader. It is compatible with Windows, Windows Portable, Mac OS X 10.7 and later, Ubuntu and Ubuntu Portable. With this tool, you can free download MP4 videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Facebook, and any web pages that include YouTube videos. As its name promises, it is able to download videos in 4K, let alone HD1080p and HD 720p videos. But I should remind you that it is often reported as adware, despite that it claims no toolbars, no adware and no malware.

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Top 5 Free MP4 Video Downloaders - No.5Free YouTube Downloader | Rating: ★★★

Different from above MP4 video downloaders, this tool is designed to free download MP4 videos from YouTube only. It is workable on Windows only. Just like others in this list, users just need to paste target video URL, choose a MP4 output, and begin downloading. 4K videos at 60fps can be downloaded as well, which is also supported by WinX YouTube Downloader. For those need to convert downloaded MP4 videos to other format like MP3, Free YouTube Downloader is a good choice.

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To make you have a clear understanding of those free MP4 video downloaders, we have list the most important information in the table below.


WinX YouTube Downloader

Freemake Video Downloader


4K Video Downloader

Free YouTube Downloader





Open Media


Supported OS



Windows, Mac

Windows, Mac, Linux


Supported Sites





YouTube only

Batch Download






Output Quality

SD, HD, 4K, 8K, 3D, 360-degree VR

SD, HD, 4K

SD, HD, 4K, 8K, 3D, 360-degree VR

SD, HD, 4K, 3D

SD, HD, 4K

Multi-thread Tech












To sum up, if you want to download a free, clean, powerful and fast MP4 video downloader to Windows (10) PC, WinX YouTube Downloader is the best choice. In addition to MP4 videos, it is capable of downloading 3GP, FLV, WebM videos and MP3 songs from hundreds of sites. Download Best Free MP4 Video Downloader FREE DOWNLOAD IT NOW

VideoProc Box


All in one: a fast online video downloader, a video/audio/DVD converter, a video editor, a video compressor and a video recorder. It helps cut, crop, merge, adjust, and process (4K) videos with Full Hardware Acceleration.

For PC and Mac only. Mobile user Click here.

About the Author

Donna Peng    Donna Peng@DonnaPeng

Donna Peng has been working as a copywriter in Digiarty Software for many years. She has written loads of articles to help people handle their DVDs, videos and other stuff.

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