It is the usual practice for most of the video websites like YouTube to embed flash videos renowned for deep browser penetration, quality consistency and advanced features etc. But to download the flash videos becomes a big problem because websites like YouTube don’t allow easy downloading. It’s even harder for you to find a free flash downloader. Don’t worry now, you can find a powerful one here—Wondershare Free YouTube Downloader (Free YouTube Downloader for Mac). This program can work seamlessly with the big three browsers as IE, Firefox and Chrome to download all the YouTube videos for free. It can auto detect the video when it starts to play. With a few simple steps, flash videos can be in your pocket right now.
Let’s get started by downloading this program and installing it. We will take the windows version as an example. And a detailed tutorial on how to use the free flash video downloader will be explained below. Now let’s move on.
1 Find the video you like
Launch one of the supported browsers mentioned above and go to YouTube.com. Quickly navigate to one of your favorite video and open to play.
Note: Before that, please make sure you have opened the program.
2 Download the video in a click
When the video starts playing, move your mouse to the upper right corner of the video screen to find a Download button. Click the button and the program will start to download the video.
You can also copy the url of the video and click Paste Url button on the program to start downloading. In that way, you don’t have to wait for the video to load, which saves you time and energy.
Note: If you use a Mac computer, you can download a bunch of videos in a click. You can find a Download All button on the top when you open a playlist or a channel on YouTube.com. Click the Download All button then the whole playlist or the channel is being downloaded.
Tips: Play flash video on portable devices
Though flash videos are very popular on video websites, they are not so compatible with your portable devices. You have to get the downloaded videos converted first. The free flash downloader cannot do it, but if you get it updated to Wondershare AllMyTube (AllMyTube for Mac), you can get the videos converted easily with just a click on the Convert button which you can find on the right of the video in the Downloaded library and then choose the common formats or portable devices like iPad, iPhone or Apple TV with optimized settings to be the output format. After the videos are converted, you can transfer them to your portable devices manually. Then it’s time for you to enjoy the videos anytime and anywhere. If you update to the Wondershare AllMyTube (AllMyTube for Mac), you could also download videos from almost all the popular video sites.