Top Mac alternatives to Freemake Video Downloader

Olga Weis
Freemake Video Downloader

Freemake video converter is a very well known app for Windows OS. When you start looking around, you can find lots of discussions of a Mac OS version of Freemake Video Downloader and where to find it. The app's developers however state on their official website that Freemake Video Downloader for Mac DOES NOT EXIST. They also warn Mac users of the possible scam when they see someone offering Freemake Video Converter for Mac. So the smart thing to do is to find Mac alternatives to Freemake Video Downloader, i.e. the apps similar to Freemake Video Downloader, but developed for Mac OS.

Elmedia Player PRO - one of the best Freemake Video Downloader alternatives for Mac

Elmedia Player PRO

Elmedia Player PRO is a player that can download as a pro. Free player supports FLV, SWF, AVI, MOV, MP4, MP3, DAT, M4V, MKV, streaming RTMP videos and embedded via HTML5 ones, as well as other formats. Elmedia Player PRO can download pretty much any video from various websites, including popular YouTube, Facebook, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Instagram, Twitter. As for YouTube, it is not just videos you can download, but also complete channels and playlists with just one click. You can also extract MP3 sounds from YouTube videos. Elmedia supports downloading subtitles as well.

Airy - one of the top Freemake Video Downloader alternatives for Mac

Airy

You most probably already know about Airy. This little simple app makes YouTube downloading a perfect experience. With the latest Airy one can sign in their YouTube account and download age-restricted and private videos. YouTube channels and playlists can be downloaded in a click. Pausing and resuming of YouTube downloads is rather convenient because you don't lose your progress even if you have to leave and switch off computer in a hurry.

Airy can download videos in different resolutions, including 4k and 8k. MP3 files are easily extracted from YouTube with Airy.

GetThemAll is the next on our list of Mac alternatives to Freemake Video Downloader

GetThemAll

GetThemAll (GTA) is a free plugin for Google Chrome browser that can download videos. When there is a video you want to download, open it in the browser, click the extension icon and open the Video tab. Then this plugin will parse the link and will be ready to download the video. This plugin doesn't download from YouTube though.

Total Video Downloader for Mac

Total Video Downloader

Total Video Downloader for Mac is super simple and is very fast. It supports multiple file formats and can download from various video sources like YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Facebook, Metacafe. This app is very easy to use: simply copy and paste the video link and that will automatically pop up the download box. Note that once you downloaded the videos, this app won't convert or optimize them.

MacX Video Converter Pro

MacX Video Converter Pro

This app downloads strictly from YouTube. It has a decent interface and does its job well, although doesn't have many of the features previous apps do. Offers batch downloading and can also save the complete playlist or channel from YouTube in one action.

YTD video downloader

YTD video downloader

A well-known YouTube downloader that supports HQ and HD videos and can download complete playlists. The downloaded videos can be converted to various formats, like .mp4, .avi, .mp3, .wmv, .flv, .mov, .3gp. This app can download from multiple other sources as well.

Macx YouTube Downloader for Mac

Macx YouTube Downloader for Mac

MacX YouTube Downloader can download from YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vevo, Vimeo, and more. YouTube videos can be saved in various resolutions and formats. HD videos in 8k/5k/4K or Ultra HD, 1080P or 720P are all well supported. Unfortunately, if you have a slow Internet connection, this app won't convert certain formats and the downloading may take forever.

Apowersoft Video Downloader for Mac

Apowersoft Video Downloader

Thanks to this app you can convert videos to different file types for later playback on iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, PSP, Kindle Fire, HTC One, or else. High-resolution videos are supported and the websites you can download from are: YouTube (save complete playlists too), Vimeo, Dailymotion, Facebook. Generally Apowersoft downloader is pretty easy to understand and use.