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Free YouTube Converter for Mac

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Editors' Review

by   / February 24, 2013

While YouTube hosts an endless amount of content, it requires an active Internet connection for streaming. Free YouTube Converter for Mac converts YouTube formatted videos to more-common types, but ultimately doesn't complete the necessary steps.

Available as freeware, Free YouTube Converter for Mac downloads and installs seamlessly with its own native installer. Upon startup, the program takes the user to the developer's Web site, where other programs are sold. While a slight nuisance, this is acceptable for a freeware program. The program's design is well thought out, with large, easy-to-recognize buttons for the main functions of locating files, converting them, and choosing the output folder location.

Support is lacking and the program doesn't have a button or option to pull videos directly from the Internet. In short, you must already have the video downloaded to your computer for converting. If there was the ability to pull from the Internet, it was not apparent, and there were no instructions stating otherwise. FLV videos do convert easily into other formats. Had it been labeled as an FLV video converter only and not a YouTube converting program, this would have been preferred, since it performs that function well.

Despite its well-designed interface and file-converting ability, Free YouTube Converter for Mac lacks the ability to pull videos directly from the Internet, a critical step for its stated purpose.

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Editors' Review

by   / February 24, 2013

While YouTube hosts an endless amount of content, it requires an active Internet connection for streaming. Free YouTube Converter for Mac converts YouTube formatted videos to more-common types, but ultimately doesn't complete the necessary steps.

Available as freeware, Free YouTube Converter for Mac downloads and installs seamlessly with its own native installer. Upon startup, the program takes the user to the developer's Web site, where other programs are sold. While a slight nuisance, this is acceptable for a freeware program. The program's design is well thought out, with large, easy-to-recognize buttons for the main functions of locating files, converting them, and choosing the output folder location.

Support is lacking and the program doesn't have a button or option to pull videos directly from the Internet. In short, you must already have the video downloaded to your computer for converting. If there was the ability to pull from the Internet, it was not apparent, and there were no instructions stating otherwise. FLV videos do convert easily into other formats. Had it been labeled as an FLV video converter only and not a YouTube converting program, this would have been preferred, since it performs that function well.

Despite its well-designed interface and file-converting ability, Free YouTube Converter for Mac lacks the ability to pull videos directly from the Internet, a critical step for its stated purpose.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.0.26

  • Highly support iOS 9 and iPhone 6s/6s plus.
  • Improve conversion speed.
  • Optimize output video effect with high quality.
  • Intuitive interface with better user experience.
  • Support more output and input video formats.

General

Publisher T7R Studio
Publisher web site http://www.topsevenreviews.com
Release Date November 25, 2015
Date Added November 26, 2015
Version 1.0.26

Category

Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Converters

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.10/10.11/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 25.99MB
File Name free-youtube-converter-for-mac.dmg

Popularity

Total Downloads 176,762
Downloads Last Week 41

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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