How to Download And Convert YouTube Videos to Apple TV on Mac

Here is simple way to download and convert YouTube videos to Apple TV on Mac

Apple TV is a Digital Media Receiver which can get contents from iTunes Store, YouTube, Netflix, Flickr, Vimeo, etc on HD widescreen TV. Initially Apple TV didn’t give the access to YouTube, but in year 2007 Steve Jobs announced “Apple TV will allow you to play digital content from your computer on the high definition TV, allows users to play videos from YouTube”. After that user can easily go to browse, find and see the YouTube Videos right from their living room on their HD TV. It’s really fun and comfort to enjoy YouTube videos in your room.

Some friends will ask how to watch YouTube videos on Apple TV, especially for those who are the first time to get Apple TV? Here I collect 2 methods. The first method is that you log in your YouTube account on Apple TV, then browse, find and watch your loved YouTube videos on your Apple TV. The second method is that you can first download YouTube videos on your Mac then transfer them to Apple TV via iTunes. The second method may be seemed a little more complicated than the first one, in fact it's very easy to download and convert YouTube video to Apple TV on Mac and you can store your loved YouTube videos or transfer them to your other Apple devices.

Part 1: How to download YouTube videos on Mac

Step 1: Download, install and launch YouTube Converter on your Mac.

Step 2: Go to, search and open videos you like.

Step 3: Click “Add Files” button to paste the video URLs, you can also customize the output path for the videos. Click” OK” to load source YouTube videos into the program.

Step 4: Start to download the YouTube videos by clicking the "Download" button.

Part 2: How to convert YouTube videos to Apple TV on Mac

After the videos are downloaded, the YouTube Converter will auto be transfered to "Convert" tab, then you can continue to convert the YouTube videos to Apple TV

Step 1: Press “Setting” icon to select an output format for Apple TV. Beside you can customize the parameters of resolution, bitrate, sample rate, frame rate, and channel for the output file.

Step 2: Click ”Convert” button to convert YouTube videos to Apple TV video format. Once the conversions are done, you can sync the converted YouTube videos to Apple TV for play via iTunes.

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