3 Best Ways to Convert YouTube to MOV Videos

How to download and convert YouTube videos to MOV on Mac, Windows or Online

If you are an Apple user, you may notice that MOV is the most popular format in the Apple ecosystem. If you are also one of the 2 million YouTube users who want to watch YouTube videos on iPhone, iPad, or Mac offline, you are at the right place. We are going to pick up top 3 YouTube converters and show you how to download and convert any YouTube video to MOV format on Windows, Mac or online.So we learn you them in YouTube Converter site.

Part 1. Top 3 YouTube to MOV Converters


Price: Free to download

Compatibility: Windows, Mac

VideoProc is a desktop video processing program that can help you download YouTube videos to MOV, MP4, WebM, AVI video formats and to MP3, WAV, WMA, Flac audio formats. It has a large base of 420+ compatible video formats and codecs, and has robust built-in download engine to save videos from 1000+ sites. It supports fast batch download. Best of all, you can download, convert and edit YouTube videos at one go.

Step 1. Fetch a YouTube video and save it on your PC.

  1. Download and launch VideoProc. Choose 'Downloader' on its home page.
  2. Click '+Video' to paste the URL of the YTB video you want to convert.
  3. Hit 'Analysis' and wait for it to process. Once it done, choose HD 1080p in the quality option to save an HD video.
  4. Hit “Download Selected Videos” to start downloading the YouTube video.
  5. Step 2. Add the downloaded YouTube video to VideoProc.

    When the video is saved on your PC, go back to the home page of VideoProc, and choose 'Video' this time. Click “+Video” to load this YouTube video. Drag-and-drop also works.

    Step 3. Set MOV as the output format.

    Click 'Video' on the lower side and choose 'MOV' as the target format. Double-click on this format icon will guide you to specific settings including frame rate, resolution, aspect ratio, bitrate, etc.

    You can search MOV in the box of 'Target Format', then choose one according to your specific need, e.g. Apple QuickTime (H246 + AAC), Facebook (MPEG + AAC), and Final Cut Pro (ProRes + AAC).

    Step 4. Convert this video to MOV.

    Choose an output folder to save the converted MOV video. Check Hardware Acceleration and Use High Quality Engine, then hit 'Run' to convert YouTube to MOV.


    Price: Free

    Compatibility: Web-based

    For users on the lookout for online YouTube to MOV converters, we have done a survey and found that quite a few online tools are not authorized to convert YouTube videos or not support HD MOV videos. But finally, Clip Converter won the best online YouTube converter on our list for its powerful capabilities of downloading and converting YTB videos. You can easily download a YouTube video in the format of MOV with the Clip Converter tutorial below.

    Step 1

    Go to clipconverter.cc. Paste the URL of a YouTube video, and hit the Continue button.

    Step 2

    Then you’ll be landed on another page. Just close it and go back to the conversion page.

    Step 3

    Choose video quality. Set the conversion format to MOV.

    Step 4

    Hit start and wait for a while.

    Step 5

    Once it done,hit Download to save the converted MOV video to your computer.


    No registration required.

    You can download and convert a certain part by setting the start and end time.


    An ad window will open automatically while converting.

    The conversion is slow and depends much on the internet connection.


    Price: Free

    Compatibility: Mac

    If you do not want to pay for any converter, macXvideo can be your good assistant. It is the first free video processing tool for 4K UHD videos. With a professional-grade video converter built in, macXvideo lets you convert YouTube videos to formats more than MOV. Besides format conversion, it features versatile post-editing functions, trim, crop, subtitle, effect, etc.

    Step 1

    Open this software, and click +Video to import a downloaded YouTube video or videos to it.

    Step 2

    Go to the format column in the lower side, and choose MOV.

    Step 3

    Tick the box under Hardware acceleration engine. Select an output folder.

    Step 4

    Hit RUN to start the conversion from YouTube toMOV.


    100% free and easy to use. Hardware acceleration to convert HD videos in a fast manner. Preserve the quality of the original file.


    Cannot download YouTube videos. Only available for macOS.