With this method you will be able to download youtube video with your internet browser, without any need to download a software.

If you are a Windows user, this tutorial is no need for you.

Lets get back to work :

1. First of all, you have to open the "Activity Window" of "Safari". Go in the menu "Window" and select "Activity Window". Now the activity window should be open.

Open activity window

2. Structure of the activity window :
There are 2 columns in this window

  • In the firs one you you can see the different elements that are downloaded
  • In the second one you can see the size of these elements


3. In the first column, you should see a line beginning with the word "Youtube". Clic on the little arrow. Now you can see the activities related to Youtube.

4. When you will open the Youtube page where there is the video that you want download, new elements will appear in the "activity window". There are 2 methods to know which one of these files is the video :

  • Find the file with the bigger size (generaly more that 1 Mb). This is your video
  • Otherwise, look the adresses of the file and find one that has numbers (Ex : http://74.125.4.38)


Find file activity window

5. Now that you have found your video, you just need to download it.

  • Clic on the line of the video in the "activity window"
  • Clic on the keys "apple + C" to copy the file
  • Open the download window (go to menu "Window" and open the window "Downloads"
  • Clic on the keys "apple + V" to paste the file
  • Your video should be downloading

Open download window Downloading video