Description of Downie 4.1.6
Ever wished you could save a video from the Internet? Search no more, Downie is what you’re looking for. Easily download videos from thousands of different sites. Supports many sites – currently supports over 1,000 different sites (including YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) and the number is rapidly growing. 4K video YouTube support – unlike many other YouTube downloaders, Downie supports HD video on YouTube, up to 4K.
Downie 4 brings many new features, main being listed here:
Updated UI – the UI has been revised and updated, offering more options at the tip of the mouse.
Major speed improvements – several links can now be loaded at once and YouTube videos get prepared for downloads about 6x faster than in Downie 3 (based on time required to process a 30-item YouTube playlist on iMac 27” (2019)).
Sandbox – Downie 4 is now sandboxed for better security.
Metadata Improvements – the metadata that Downie gathers can be written into an external JSON file for further custom processing.
Improved User-Guided Extraction – the UGE window now has history, allows saving favorites and much more.
Customizable Postprocessing – you can now write your own shell script to handle custom postprocessing.
Option to Go Menu-Only – the long-awaited ability to run Downie just in the menu bar has finally arrived.
Much, much more! – many minor improvements, like custom naming schemes, option to force MP4 downloads, better cancellation, priority flags, etc..
Compatibility: macOS 10.12.6 or later 64-bit
Screenshots of Downie 4.1.6