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July 23, 2020

As online video streaming demands are increasingly high around the globe, and people are seeking for ways to enjoy video resources with higher quality such as 1080p, 4K, and 8K. But streaming videos online with such high resolutions is heavily based of the network condition. Are there any ways to get rid of the Internet border and download online videos on Mac/Windows with high quality?


Fortunately, the first method I am going to introduce is a reliable way that enables high-quality online video downloading service. Now, follow me and learn how to download online videos in 1080p/4K/8K on Mac/Windows.


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[High-Quality Option] Download Online Videos in 1080p/4K/8K

The brilliant HD video downloader, VideoHunter, can be a good option to help you download online videos on Windows and Mac. After its launch, VideoHunter is selected by many users, and is ranked at the top among so many video downloaders, and that mainly results from three reasons:

① Highly compatible with all websites

VideoHunter has excellent compatibility, which makes itself to be supportive for downloading online videos from 1,000+ sites such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, even to those that we don't hear often.


② Support super high output quality

For many online video downloaders, the highest output quality for video can only be 720p, but VideoHunter stands differently, which can support high definition such as 8K, 4K, 2K, 1080p, bringing amazing offline playback experience to users.

③ Has a powerful video converter

Another attractive point of VideoHunter should be its built-in video converter. This converter supports 20+ different formats to let users freely convert the video/audio to the one they need.


NOTE: Free Built-in Video Converter is currently only available on Mac. Windows version is developing and will be released soon!

So, do not wait for any longer and let's see how to download online videos via VideoHunter right now.


STEP 1. Download and install VideoHunter on your desktop device immediately. VideoHunter offers free trial version on both systems before you make any purchase.

STEP 2. Go to the video site that VideoHunter supports for searching the online video that you want to download. The priority thing is to get its URL after reaching the video.


STEP 3. Open VideoHunter. After entering the interface, directly paste the URL of the online video to the search bar. Subscequently, tab the "Analyze" button.


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STEP 4. When the output choices show up, select the format and quality you need. Finally, hit the "Download" icon and you can download the online video offline.

Select Format

VideoHunter has a fast performing speed. So within a moment, you can get the online video saved successfully!

[Free and Simple] Download Online Videos with Web-based Service

VideoHunter is a desktop software for Windows and Mac, but some people consider that downloading an extra software on device could occupy the storage. Therefore, some may prefer to use an online video downloader to download online videos more conveniently. For them, we recommend VidPaw Online Video Downloader.

VidPaw Online Video Downloader

VidPaw Online Video Downloader performs quickly to convert and download online videos with very simple clicks. It supports MP3 and MP4 as output formats, and provides multiple output quality options to save videos/audios for offline playback. For example, it offers 360p, 720p, etc. to save online videos, and 320kbps, 256kbps to download audio for offline listening.

Now let's see how VidPaw Online Video Downloader works to download online videos from sites on Windows and Mac.


STEP 1. Paste the URL to Download

First of all, you should copy the video link from any video site. Then open VidPaw Online Video Downloader and paste the link of the video in the blank bar, then VidPaw will start analyzing the URL for you automatically.


Paste URL to VidPaw Downloader

STEP 2. Download Videos in Desired Format and Quality

After loading, there are various output options provided by the downloader for you to select. From the menu, please select the format and quality you need for downloading the online video.


Download Online Video on Windows/Mac

STEP 3. Enjoy Video Offline

Please click on the "Download" button and start downloading the video offline. If a pop-up window shows up and automatically plays the video, please click the three-dots icon and submit "Download" again. When the download is completed, you can enjoy the video offline on Windows/Mac.


Now, this is your turn to put these methods into practice as you need. Just try VideoHunter or VidPaw out now.

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