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How to Capture YouTube Video on Mac for Offline Playback on iPhone/iPad/Android/Windows Phone

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Q: How Do I capture YouTube video? I want to grab my loved videos from YouTube to my iPad for offline playback during spring journey with my family.

YouTube boasts its remarkable capacity for covering a variety of videos in nearly all genres, e.g. music, movies, sports, gaming and more. It not only enables users to browse and watch existing video but turns to a superior platform helping talented video makers to publish user-generated videos, create channels, and even increase their fame online. However, only support for online viewing by YouTube involves users into trouble while they want to keep a copy of favorite videos on YouTube for offline playback on portable devices later. And, this article will introduce best ways to capture YouTube video.

You may need help from YouTube video capture software to garner YouTube video more effortlessly.

Want to Capture Video on YouTube?

Capture favorite videos from YouTube on Mac by recording or downlading YouTube video clips as MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV or formats for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone by using this best YouTube video capture software – WinX HD Video Converter for Mac

How to Capture YouTube Video on Mac

When talking about how to capture YouTube video, we can choose to record video on YouTube or download YouTube video clips.

Record YouTube Video

Method 1. Record YouTube Video

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1. Launch WinX HD Video Converter for Mac
Open WinX HD Video Converter for Mac and click Screen Record button to access the smaller recording windows.

2. Setting for Recording YouTube Video
Open video you want to capture from YouTube. Uncheck Keep full screen module on the bottom of interface and tap crop button to set record area (YouTube video player). Tap "Start Recording" button after the cropped area is confirmed.

3. Start Capturing YouTube Video
Tap Record button to start capturing YouTube video. Before recording, you can click Setting button to save the recorded video to a specific folder. Tap Record button again to stop recording at certain time. The video will be automatically saved in MOV format.

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Method 2. Download YouTube Video Clips

For someone who only would like to capture YouTube video clips for using at homemade videos, WinX HD Video Converter for Mac is also the right program to meet your requirements. It enables users to download YouTube videos in 360P SD, 720P/1080P HD, 4K UHD and edit them to get particular video clips as MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV or video formats for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone etc, in a few clicks.

Capture YouTube Video Clips

1. Download YouTube Video
Click YouTube button on navigation bar to enter YouTube download window. Copy and paste URL of video you want to capture from YouTube. Click Analyze button to get different versions of video. Check one version and auto add to convert list module.
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2. Select Output Format
Close YouTube Download windows to return main interface and the output profile dialogue appears. Select MP4 video as output format from Mac General Video category.

3. Grab YouTube Video Clip
After that, click Edit icon and a dialogue pops up for editing. Tap Trim tab and check Enable trimming option. Set Start Time and End Time according to your needs and click done.

4. Run to Capture YouTube Video Clips
Click Browse to set destination folder and tap RUN button to capture YouTube video clips.

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