How to record video online

This article tells you how to record video online, including to record videos online from YouTube, Facebook, Hulu, Google Video, MySpace etc

With the development of technology, you can watch whatever movies you want in the Internet. More and more websites and media center provides various kinds of videos including movie, music video, educational video, fun video story, news video and more. With your Mac connected to the Internet, you can easily wonder among the video world on YouTube, Hulu, Google Video, MySpace etc. And you might be interested in how to record online video to your Mac so you can replay or insert to your presentation, since most of video sharing sites won’t provide you download service. Don’t worry, here you can find solutions:

Record video on YouTube

If you are a YouTube fan and want to record YouTube videos, you can use Free Video Downloader for Mac. It’s free of charge and can successfully download YouTube videos with ease:

  1. Download Free YouTube video downloader for Mac, install and run it.
  2. Open the YouTube site via Safari, find and play the video you are fond of, then you can see a download button on the top of the playing video, click it.

record videos online

That’s all. If you record video off YouTube to play on devices like iPad, you need to convert these web video to iPad, because those video downloaded are saved in FLV, a popular delivery format online while iPad can only play video in MP4, MOV and M4V. To play YouTube video on devices including iPad, you can use iTube Studio for Mac which can download and convert web videos in 3 steps. This Mac app can:

Record and convert video on YouTube, Facebook and more

iTube Studio for Mac is kind of advanced version of Free Video Downloader for Mac. It can download video from YouTube, Google Video, Facebook, TNT, BREAK and more, convert downloaded web videos or local FLV files to iPad, iPhone, PSP or other devices. It has a complete output formats library where you can set almost any popular format as your output format.

  1. Download iTube Studio for Mac, run the Mac app;
  2. Open Safari and go to the website, play the target video. A download button at the top corner of the video would appear, click it to download the video;
  3. After the download, you can see the video listed in the library of the iTube Studio for Mac, check it then click the Convert button at the bottom of the interface;
  4. record video on computer

  5. Choose the output format and click OK.
  6. record video online

Now you have recorded video on computer, say your Mac. Enjoy yourself.