With the new version of masOS-Sierra on board, all apple users must get this new app. Users can get assistance from Siri as well enjoy compatibility with Mac computers. However, your old video downloader won’t work with this new version of OS.

To overcome this problem you will require a reliable YouTube download application for Sierra. It will enable to download and save the videos as before, but it isn’t easy to choose the right kind of video downloader for macOS Sierra.

To help you with the selection here are 5 best downloaders which can offer you great downloading experience.

This happens to be the best one, and there are reasons for that. It is not just a YouTube downloader for Mac. It isn’t a heavy app, but can download YouTube videos in bulk and in varying resolutions. It allows you to download complete HD and Ultra HD, FLV and 3GP videos and extract MP4 soundtrack from videos. What’s more? You can have the entire YouTube playlist or channel within your access in just one link. Airy can download private YouTube videos on Sierra.

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4K video downloader for Mac

This downloader is also a great choice that is compatible with mac OS Sierra. It has the capabilities to download high quality videos in 4K UHD/HD, 360 VR, 3D versions. The output formats supported include M4A, MP3, 3GP, MKV, OGG and MP4. It can help you download from several other sources apart from YouTube like SoundCloud, Vimeo, Facebook, DailyMotion and Flickr.


This downloader for Mac is available for free. It can download videos in HD quality from YouTube on macOS Sierra. It also works for Vimeo, Dailymotion and various other websites. It also works as YouTube converter for MPEG4, OGG, WMV, MP3, etc. It offers good download speed with impressive results.


MacX YouTube Downloader is a nice free macOS Sierra YouTube downloader. Additionally to being free it is not having any virus, malware or other infections issues. It works well on the latest Mac OS and supports HD 1080P, 4K 2160P, 8K, 3D Bluray, 360 VR videos from YouTube and many other websites. It doesn’t offer any conversion options though.


It works not only for YouTube HD videos but also many other websites. It can also convert videos to formats supported on iPad, iPhone, iPod, etc. But,  there are complaints that it is being infected by viruses. Exercise caution while using it.


It is a video player and not exactly a downloader. But, it can download videos in various formats and resolutions from YouTube plus 300 websites. The download quality is high and takes very less time. You can play the video in this player right after the download, and no other app is needed for playing the video. It is free and also not infected with malware.

Steps to download high quality videos on Sierra

Download the Serra YouTube downloader of your choice and install it.

Open the video you want to download in YouTube. Copy the link and paste it in the box, for example in Airy. From the drop down select the file format.

Click “Download Now”.Airy downloads 4k resolution video in 30 seconds, which is pretty f