Dailymotion is known to be the second largest video-sharing website in the world next to YouTube. It currently has more than millions videos and attracts 116 million unique views per month. If you watch videos on Dailymotion, you might come across some videos that you want to save to your Mac for preserving or playback offline. Fortunately, here is a way for you to download Dailymotion videos and shows.
Part 1. The Best Video Downloader for Dailymotion on Mac
If you want to save Dailymotion videos with the simplest approach, you can turn to iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac. This Dailymotion downloader for Mac provides you with a one-click method to download videos on Mac (OS X 10.10 Yosemite included) from Dailymotion. iTube Studio is not just restricted to Dailymotion videos, it has the ability to download media from over 1000 streaming media sites.
What's more, the smart tool also serves as a video converter. Once the videos are downloaded, the file conversion tool, which includes presets for many of the most popular mobile devices, allows you to convert the files into a format suitable for the device you wish to watch them on. Now download and install the program on your computer.
Part 2. Step-by-Step Guide on Downloading a Video from Dailymotion
First, download and install this Dailymotion Downloader. After you install it, it could be automatically launched. Then follow the guide below to get the videos you like from Dailymotion on Mac. Windows users can follow the same steps after downloading iTube Studio.
What You Will Need:
iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac
Around 3 mins (Variable depending on the video file size)
Step 1. Launch Dailymotion Video Downloader
Launch Safari, then go to dailymotion.com and find the video you want to download. When you play the video, a Download button will appear on the top left corner of the video. Then three ways can be adopted to download Dailymotion videos:
- Click the Download button to start download;
- Copy the video URL and then forward to the program and click the Paste URL button;
- Directly drag and drop the video URL to the dock icon of iTube Studio.
Tips: You can watch more interesting videos on dailymotion.com by leaving this Dailymotion Downloader run background. You can keep adding videos to the download queue, for batch download is supported.
Step 2. Play and Manage the Downloaded Dailymotion Videos
If you want to have a look at the downloaded videos, you can go to the Downloaded tab, double click the video and the video will be played with the built-in video player.
If you get existing FLV/MP4 videos saved on your Mac, you can easily manage these videos by going to the File menu and choosing Import to add video files in the hard drive.
Step 3. Convert Dailymotion Videos to Other Format (Optional)
You might like to watch the videos on some portable devices, like iPad, iPad, PSP and so on. If so, you can convert the videos to a format compatible with your mobile device. This Mac Dailymotion Downloader provides you with one stop solution to video downloading and video converting.
To convert DailyMotion video, go to the Downloaded tab and click the Convert button on the right. In the window that appears, choose an output format and click OK to start the conversion.