How to Convert YouTube to MP4 in Windows/Mac
Many people share their wonderful video clips on YouTube, but videos have to be converted to the supported format first. Meanwhile, YouTube videos can be viewed on computers or portable devices connected to the internet, but you may want to watch them when you are not near an internet connection, like on a bus or a train? Then you need to convert YouTube to MP4, or convert MP4 to YouTube videos. You can download this YouTube to MP4 Video Converter for free and install it on your PC. It can convert YouTube to MP4 with only a few steps. If you have a Mac and need to convert YouTube to MP4 in Mac (Snow Leopard, os x Lion included), you can use Video Converter Mac for help. Also, this article provides an one-click solution -AllMyTube (AllMyTube for Mac) to dowload and convert YouTube to MP4. See more below.
- Part 1: Convert YouTube to MP4 with Video Converter
- Part 2: Download and Convert YouTube to Mp4 with AllMyTube
Below are the specifics to convert YouTube video to MP4 format. Note that this article also includes how to convert online YouTube videos to MP4. So if you need to download YouTube videos first, you can start from Step 1. If not, just directly skip to Step 2 to convert your local YouTube videos.
Step 1: Download online YouTube videos
This app also lets you download online videos from YouTube. You can use it as your reliable YouTube downloader if you've not had one. It's easy to do this job. You just click the Download button appearing on the top right corner of the videos playing on YouTube site. After download, open download list in Download interface and find the downloaded YouTube videos by right-clicking a video and selecting "Open File Location" option.
Step 2: Add files to the YouTube to MP4 converter
Click the "Add Files" button and find the YouTube files you want to convert to MP4. This YouTube to MP4 converter supports batch conversion.
Note: If you click the "Edit" button, you can get this YouTube to MP4 converter's powerful editing functions, such as cropping, clipping, effect setting and merging.
Step 3: Set the output format
Click the format icon on right side of the main interface and select MP4 (.mp4) as the output format. If you are about to use these converted files on iPhone, PSP, Android phone etc. you are offered some optimized presets for them which would simplify your conversion a lot.
Step 4: Start to convert YouTube to MP4
Click "Convert" and the videos will be converted from YouTube to MP4 automatically. You can find the converted files by clicking "Open Folder".
Tips on the YouTube to MP4 Video converter:
1. You can define the output directory by clicking "Output Folder" drop-down list;
2. You can set the output profile on the "Settings" option (the gear).
Tip: How to download YouTube video for free
If you have problems with downloading YouTube video files, you can use the Free YouTube Downloader for help. This program enables you to download any YouTube file without quickly and efficiently. What may enlighten you most is that the software cost you nothing but only several clicks. You won't spend even one penny to use it and then can get your favorite video clips on YouTube.com with ease. You can go to the User Guide of Free YouTube Downloader for more information.
This is the easiest way to download and convert one or several YouTube videos to MP4.Just with one click, AllMyTube (AllMyTube for Mac) will automatically help you finish both download and conversion processes. Greatly save you time!
Step 1: Select MP4 as the output format
After you run this app, you need to switch on "Download then Convert" switch on the top right hand corner of the Downloading interface, and then go to "Format" > "Video"> "MP4" in the pop-up format list.
Step 2: Find and download YouTube to MP4
Go to YouTube.com to find the YouTube videos you want to download. Then, click the Download icon located on the top right corner of each video.
That's all. Next, this app will automatically download YouTube videos for you and then spontaneously convert to MP4 format after the download process is finished.
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