ClipGrab 3.4.8

An easy to use video downloader for Mac OS X that is able to process content hosted on YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion and many other websites.
ClipGrab - You will be able to search for the video you want to download.
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Watching videos online if you have a slow internet connection can prove to be quite a challenge: ClipGrab is a streamlined Mac app that enables you to bypass this issue by downloading the video content to your disk.

Effortlessly download video content hosted on different websites

ClipGrab is able to transfer content available on YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Youku,,, or The video that be downloaded in HD or in standard definition format.

For your convenience, ClipGrab also comes with a built in search tool for YouTube: once you find the video you want, click on its thumbnail, and the link will be automatically transferred to the Downloads panel.

Quickly convert the video content to popular file formats

Before downloading, ClipGrab enables you to specify what file format you want for the output: original, MPEG4, MP3, WMV, OGG Vorbis, or OGG Theora. This way, you can make sure the video will be compatible with your device from the start. Note that you can also switch between different quality levels.

Other customization options include the possibility to change the output location, to decide if you want to include metadata in MP3 files, to setup proxies for downloading, or to adjust the completion notifications rules.

Straightforward video downloading utility that can grab content hosted on specific websites

ClipGrab is a great tool to have around if you want to have offline access to video content hosted on various popular websites. Since the app includes conversion capabilities, you can also transfer the content to other devices, in a compatible file format. All in all, ClipGrab proves to be extremely easy to use and can be an efficient solution if your internet connection is too slow for streaming.

Reviewed by , last updated on December 15th, 2014

file size:
33.3 MB
license type:
developed by:
Philipp Schmieder
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.7 or later
binary format:
Intel only
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What's New in version 3.4.7
  • Fixes occasional 403 errors on YouTube and adds Portugese and Dutch translations.
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ClipGrab is an intuitive and sleek cross-platform application that allows you to quickly download videos from YouTube,...

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