How to Convert YouTube to QuickTime MOV

By Lois Green, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Whether you want to play YouTube video on Mac for entertainment, transfer YouTube video to iPad, iPhone, iPod touch to kill time, import all your downloaded YouTube to iTunes for a better management, or import them into iMovie, FCE, FCP for editing, you cannot bypass the question: how to convert YouTube to the format that these media player supported – QuickTime (.mov)?

Fortunately, this will not be a question any more if you know how to make good use of the program called FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate (Mac). This program can easily download and convert videos to QuickTime, iPad/iPhone/iPod, iTunes acceptable formats like MOV, MP4 and M4V. in additional to YouTube video, you can also convert a diverse a array of videos, ranging from AVCHD, MTS, MKV, AVI, WMV, 3GP, etc. at blazingly fast speed. Here is how it works.

Convert YouTube to MOV on Mac Easily

1. Download the YouTube to MOV conversion tool on Mac

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2. Download YouTube video to Mac

If you have saved the YouTube videos on your Mac, click "Add" > "Add File" to import the file to the program.

Add Video Files on Mac

If not, you can take advantage of this program to download YouTube videos for Mac directly: click the "Add Online File" > Copy and paste the URL of the video you want to download > Analyze > Click "OK" to start downloading.

Analyze Youtube Videos

3. Set MOV as the output format

After you have downloaded the video, click "Profile" and navigate to "QuickTime Movie Format". Then, Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.

Set Quicktime MOV as Exported Format

4. Convert YouTube to MOV on Mac

Click the "Convert" button to start YouTube to MOV conversion on Mac.

Convert YouTube Videos to MOV on Mac

After the conversion, you can play YouTube video in QuickTime, edit them in iMovie, FCP and FCE, or stream these MOV videos to iPad, iPhone to kill the boring time on a long trip. Again, you can use FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate to convert almost all videos to the format that supported by your iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Android device, PSP, PS3, Xbox, Adobe Premiere and more media players. Just download and make full use of it!

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