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Video DownloadHelper is an add-on for the Firefox browser. It allows Firefox users to download videos from video sharing sites like YouTube and Facebook. As a Google Chrome user, I hope there would be a Video DownloadHelper for Chrome, but I'm no luck. DownloadHelper just works on Firefox currently. So is there any alternative to Video DownloadHelper for Google Chrome? Yes. Read on to check the program like Firefox's DownloadHelper for Google Chrome.

Part 1. Download Videos with the Best DownloadHelper for Google Chrome Mac

iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac (or iSkysoft iTube Studio for Windows) is a good solution to download video in Chrome, which is a Chrome extension downloadhelper for Mac (OS X 10.11 EL Capitan and Yosemite included). It adds a "Download" button to every video on the supported website like YouTube, Google, Facebook, Vevo and other 1000+ similar sites. It's even more convenient than DownloadHelper. Thus highly recommended as a DownloadHelper for Chrome alternative.

It also converts videos to all regular formats and devices without installing anything else. For those Chrome users who has these questions, iSkysoft iTube Studio is the perfect answer to help them download videos in Google Chrome. This professional Chrome downloadhelper can perfectly support Mac OS X 10.6 or later, including 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite) and 10.11 (OS X EL Capitan). And this DownloadHelper for Chrome Windows version can work well on Windows 10, 8, 7, XP and Vista.

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Why Choose iSkysoft DownloadHelper for Chrome

Download from any sites


You are able to download from 1000+ video sites like YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, and more.

Download YouTube to MP3


You can download YouTube 4K HD videos and directly download YouTube to MP3.

Convert video to any format


Support to convert videos to any formats like MOV, MP4, WMV, MP3, M4A, etc.

Manage and play videos


Add, delete or export videos and play videos with the built-in player.

Simple Steps to Download Video with DownloadHelper for Chrome Mac Alternative

See how to download online video with iSkysoft iTube Studio step by step, and convert to any format you want.


What You Will Need:

A Computer;
iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac or Windows


Time Required:

Very fast (Variable depending on the video file size)




Step 1. Launch Download Helper for Chrome Mac

After downloaded the setup, double click to open it and a wizard will guide you through installing this Video DownloadHelper step by step. After installation, the program will launch automatically.

Step 2. One Click to Download Video in Chrome

Now, just go to play the video you want to download in Chrome. You will see a "Download" button appears at the top left corner of the video, click it to start fetching and downloading online video to computer. You are able to select video resolutions like 1080P, 720P, 480P, etc.

Besides the "Download" button, this DownloadHelper Chrome app also helps you download video via the video URL. Simply drag and drop the URL to the program for downloading. Or copy and paste URL with the "Paste URL" button, your video will be downloaded.

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Step 3. Convert FLV video to MP3 (Optional)

iSkysoft DownloadHelper for Chrome features powerful video conversion tools so you can watch online video anywhere without using internet connection. To convert the downloaded video, go to "Downloaded" tab, and click the "Convert" on the right of each video. In the window that appears, choose the output format you want.

Video Tutorial on How to Use DownloadHelper for Chrome

Part 2. More Tips about Video Downloader for Chrome

Actually, Chrome web store provides you with a Video Downloader professional allowing you to download web videos or add them to your favorite list. However, this Chrome video downloader does not support downloading YouTube videos. And if you enable the video downloader on your Chrome browser, it will change the settings of your browser and sometimes get unknow stuck on playing videos. So it is better for you to choose the more safe and powerful DownloadHelper for Chrome alternative.

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Marcus DeWitt
Well, I know people who won't use anything but Firefox and they're always grumbling about this, so I'll let them know. I'm a Chrome user myself.
Hi shimseqh , this smart application supports more than 100 sites. For more details about supported sites, you can refer to
Can I use only youtube or anysite??
thanks hope it works perfectly
Tasha, for this case, you can go to the main interface and click Preference> Extensions to install the add-on manually. It can work. Please have a try again.
I do not see the Download button at the top left corner of any video
Hello, Well downloadhelper is similar to internet download manager which is used in windows.. The best thing in this software is we can easily download any videos using chrome browser i.e its a chrome browser extension.
iSkysoft Download Helper for Chrome is the best software which fetched any videos from any website and can be downloaded directly to our hard drive. And we also have an amazing feature with this too i.e we can convert flv to mp3 like songs to direct audio version.. isn\'t it cool.
Well the best thing which i liked in this tool is It adds a download button to every video on the supported website like YouTube, Google, Facebook, Vevo and other 100 similar sites. It\'s even more convenient than DownloadHelper.
i had a problem too. The setup finished but installed itself on firefox and not on chrome. If I use the online video tab of the program and run the video, then I can download but it takes very long, much longer than the video takes to run.

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This is the best way to download YouTube videos. All I need to do is just click the download button. It is easy to use for my parents!Thank!

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