Find a video you want to download, then drag and drop the link into the app, or take advantage of a Downie browser extension doing it for you. That’s literally all it takes to get that video on your Mac. Downie 3 lets you download YouTube videos and save video content from hundreds of other websites, including Facebook, Vimeo, and Instagram.
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Downie 4 Final
Version: 4.0.5 (4082) | Size: 45.1 MB
Downie 3 Final
Version: 3.9.10 | Size: 38.4 MB
- macOS 10.11 or later 64-bit
- 4K video YouTube support – unlike many other YouTube downloaders, Downie supports HD video on YouTube, up to 4K.
- Postprocessing – need your video in MP4 for iTunes? Or want just the audio track? No problem, Downie can handle this for you automatically!
- UI Redesign – the UI has been redesigned from the ground up. It’s faster, more fluent and visually pleasing.
- Menu Bar Icon – control the downloads from the menu bar – without the need to switch away from your current work.
- Improved HLS Support – HLS streams download up to 4 times faster.
- DASH Support – DASH streams are now supported.
- Major Postprocessing Improvements – postprocessing of some downloads can take only a few seconds instead of minutes thanks to Downie analyzing the video prior to the conversion!
- Simple Mode – if your preference is to keep the UI as simple as possible, there’s a simple mode for you!
- Delayed Queue Start – schedule your Downie 3 downloads for the middle of the night so that you’re not hogging the bandwidth for the rest of the family!
- Popup Window Support in User-Guided Extraction – the User-Guided Extraction now optionally supports popup windows so that you can sign into sites that open login in a separate window.
🎁 New Features
- UI Redesign – The UI of the downloads is completely redesigned.
- Menu Bar Control – Ability to run Downie in the menu bar only (hide Dock icon).
- Customizable Postprocessing – you can now write your own shell script to handle custom postprocessing.
- History Synchronization – synchronize Downie history over iCloud between your devices.
- Major speed improvements – several links can now be loaded at once and YouTube videos get prepared for downloads about 6x faster than in Downie 3.
- Metadata Improvements – the metadata that Downie gathers can be written into an external JSON file for further custom processing.
- Improved User-Guided Extraction – the UGE window now has a history, allows saving favorites and much more.
… and many minor improvements, like custom naming schemes, option to force MP4 downloads, better cancellation, priority flags, etc… 💡