aTube Catcher lets you download videos from various video sharing sites, like YouTube, MySpace, Dailymotion, Yahoo and Metacafe etc. And it also allows you to convert downloaded videos to various popular video formats, including MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPG, VOB, XVID, 3GP, 3G2, MP3, WMA, FLAC etc. However, aTube Catcher has no Mac version. If you are a Mac user, you have to look for an aTube Catcher for Mac alternative. Fortunately, there are not lack of programs similar as aTube Catcher in the market. Some are even better.
Wondershare AllMyTube for Mac is a great option. This aTube Catcher Mac can help you download videos from over 100 video sharing sites, like aTube Catcher. And enable you to convert videos to almost all video & audio formats and devices, such as iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, various mobile phones and more. With it, you can also burn downloaded videos to DVD etc. (A Windows version of aTube Catcher alternative is also provided here, Wondershare AllMyTube)
The aTube Catcher for Mac supports one-click video download and conversion. It means your favorite web videos can be downloaded and converted to any format or the device you want with a simple click. Now, I’ll take YouTube for example to show you the detailed guide in Mac (El Capitan supported).
1 Find the YouTube videos you want
Go to the YouTube site and then find your favorite videos there. After that, click the play button to play the videos you want to download.
2 Download YouTube videos with this program
After a while, this aTube Catcher for Mac can detect these playing videos. You can see there is a floating “Download” icon appearing on the top of each video. Just click the “Download” button to download videos from the site. Or just copy the video URL in the address bar and then click the “+Paste URL” button in the Downloading interface. The third way is to drag and drop the video URLs one by one to the Dock icon or the interface of the YouTube Video Downloader.
3 Convert downloaded videos
If you need to convert the downloaded videos to other video/audio formats, or some device like iPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP and more, you can do it all in this aTube Catcher for Mac. In the “Downloaded” interface, select the downloaded videos you want to convert and then click the corresponding “Convert” button to pop up its output format. Almost all formats and devices are well categorized. Just feel free to choose any one you want. At last, click “Ok” to start video conversion.
Note: Want to download and convert online videos in one click? Ok, this smart aTube Catcher for Mac allows you to do it. Just turn on “Download then Convert” function in the top-right corner of the interface, select an output format, and then hit “ok” to save the setting. From the moment on, as long as you click the “Download” button, the online video will be downloaded and then automatically converted to the default format.
Below is the step-by-step video tutorial: