YouTube is a hub of magnificent music clips, video footage, and collections. Loads of videos are uploaded each hour on YouTube; however, many of your favorite videos are removed due to certain YouTube policies and other reasons as well. What if you try revisiting your favorite clips at some point and don’t actually see them on YouTube? Doesn’t sound great, right?


To prevent such situations from happening, you can simply record YouTube videos using Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac. So even if there’s no Internet, you can still watch your favorite YouTube videos.

About Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac

It is a handy video recording app for Mac OS X that enables you to grab all kinds of YouTube videos, and even extract music from videos, if it’s just the audio you want.


Below is a step by step process on how to record Youtube videos on Mac.

Before performing the given instructions, you need to download Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac and install on your PC by following the installation instructions carefully.

  1. Go to YouTube.
  2. Locate the video that you want to record.
  3. LaunchScreen Capture Studio on your PC.

Movavi Screen Capture window appears.

  1. Select the Select Capture Area drop down arrow.

The drop down list appears with a number of preset frame sizes.

  1. Select the desired preset size or resolution in which you would like to record your video in the drop down list.

Note: make sure that you have enabled the System Audio capturing icon; it will appear with a green checkmark if enabled. If it is not appearing, you need to press the button once so that it’s set. In addition, make sure that you have disabled the microphone icon; it will appear with no green checkmark if disabled. This is important to avoid any sort of external sound interference.

  1. Click the REC button to begin capturing your video.

Note: you need to make sure to start playing the video once the countdown has completed, so that you are able to capture it fully. There is no issue if you happen to record a little extra in the beginning or end, you can always trim the extraneous part later.

  1. Click the Stop button once you are done recording the video.

Note: you can manage the recording process by using the Cancel button and the Pause button.

Note: a preview window appears with different saving options, once you have finished recording your video. You can drag the triangular markers located at the beginning or end of the seeker bar to trim the excess parts of the video footage quickly. You can even do some additional tweaking by opening the file in the built-in video editor.

  1. Select the Save as list drop down arrow.

The drop down list appears with a number of output formats.

  1. Select the desired output format for your video in the drop down list.
  2. Click the Save button.

Your video is recorded successfully.


A couple of easy steps, and your YouTube video is recorded. How easier it could possibly get? For every YouTube lover, Movavi Screen Capture Studio is a showstopper.