Watching videos on YouTube might prove to be troublesome sometimes as it uses many CPU resources while playing the clips. One solution comes from programs like Xilisoft YouTube Video Converter which enable you to download, convert and play the videos directly from your desktop.
Any YouTube link you copy to clipboard is automatically pasted within this app's main window. You can then choose from various output profiles which are compatible with dozens of media devices, like mobile phones or tablets.
The most important aspect is that the application preserves the quality of the YouTube clips. Plus, the program lets you select the preferred output resolution from a list or let the app do it for you by downloading the best quality available of the selected YouTube video.
Another advantage is that the utility allows you to download and convert multiple clips at the same time as it supports batch processing.
In conclusion, this program is a simple yet helpful solution for downloading and converting YouTube videos on your Mac. The app provides you with an intuitive interface, offers you quality results, and comes with a fair cost.