Twitch (twitch.tv), is one of the world's most popular video streaming services for the gamers to watch and discuss about the videos. If you are a hardcore gamer, you must agree with me that downloading videos from Twitch and save broadcasts on your iPhone, iPad or Android Phone for offline viewing is a great way to entertain yourself while on the go. However, since Twitch made some significant upgrades to their video streaming infrastructure by introducing a new VOD (video on demand) system, downloading Twitch VODs is becoming rather difficult. No worry! Here we will introduce you to the easy ways to download Twitch VOD videos on Mac (macOS Sierra) and Windows.
➤ Part 1 Top method to download Twitch VODs videos
➤ Part 2 Download VODs from Twitch.tv with TwitchDown
➤ Part 3 Download VODs from Twitch VODs with Livestreamer
Top method to download Twitch VODs videos
Nearly all of the well known VOD downloaders execute the download process via FFMPEG's integrated download capabilities. However, this is extremely slow. The download speed rarely exceeds 1.5Mbit even if the internet connection is 100 times faster. While Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is the perfect Twitch VODs downloader and converter, with a range of functions for downloading, editing, and converting Twitch videos in high quality video and audio to play with iPhone, iPad or Android Phone for offline viewing. Specifically, you can download Twitch videos, VODs longer than 3 hours, 1080p 60FPS broadcasts, such as League of Legends, Dota 2, Call of Duty, etc all in one fell swoop. And its intuitive and user-friendly conversion interface will also help you convert any downloaded Twitch video to share with YouTube, Facebook, Twitter etc. social network effortlessly for showing off. And, unlike a lot of online services and unknown programs from the web, this Twitch VODs downloader for Mac is completely 100% safe and will not harm your device. For Win users (Windows 10 included), you can use Dimo Video Converter Ultimate to download Twitch VODs on your PC.
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Why Choose This Twitch Video Downloader in Dimo Video Converter Ultimate:
- Download online videos/music from 10, 000 more sites like Twitch, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Vevo, BBC/iPlayer, YouTube, FB, etc.
- Queue multiple video downloads supported and you can schedule for batch download;
- Supports http, rtmr, rtmps and rtmpt and download of YouTube 4K ultra high definition videos as well as YouTube videos to MP3;
- Convert around 300+media formats like MP4, MKV, MOV including formats for iPhones, iPods, iPads, Android and Windows Phones, PSP and XBOX 360;
- Edit to trim and remove the segment from downloaded videos from Twitch, YouTube etc.; Or make GIF from downoaded videos;
- Comes with a built in player to allow playing of different media formats and live streaming;
- Enable to transfer and stream downloaded video like Twitch VODs to cross platform Mac/Win/iOS/Android devices, TVs via Wi-Fi instead of transferring via USB in seconds.
The simple guide below shows you how to download Twitch stream VODs using Dimo Video Converter Ultimate form Mac. Just click the appropriate button below to download the Windows or Mac version.
Step 1 Open your web browser to navigate to the video you want to download from Twitch (twitch.tv as well), and copy the URL of Twitch VODs or the page URL of Twitch videos in your browser address bar;
Step 2 Head to "Download" interface in Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, and press "Ctrl/Command + V" to paste the URL of the Twitch VODs video to the address bar, and click "+" by the end of the address bar to load Twitch VOD video details one by one. Once the Twitch VODs in 720p/1080p MP4, 3GP, MKV, MP3 are downloaded, click "Open" to locate the downloaded Twitch videos;
Step 3 [Optional] If playing Twitch VODs video via iTunes, iPhone, iPad, Android won't work, click "Convert" to turn to "Convert" interface in Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, and choose the format or devices the free download Twitch videos you like to be converted to MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, iTunes or iPhone, iPad, Android for playback without fuss; When the output profile is selected, please click "Start" to convert the Twitch videos download to iTunes or your target format and device;
Tip: Instead of transferring downloaded Twitch VODs video with USB, you can hit "Media Server" on the main interface to stream and mirror to Android phones, TVs, home theatre or other gadgets by following guides here.
Method 2 Download VODs from Twitch.tv with TwitchDown
TwitchDown offers easy way to download Twitch broadcasts directly from your favorite streamers. As you may know, Twitch VODs are separated into 30 minute sections, so downloading long clips may result in many different parts. But with TwitchDown, all clips are automatically joined together before download. If a 3 hour limit on VODs with TwitchDown you thought is great drawback, then Dimo Video Converter Ultimate could be your best choice of TwitchDown alternatives.
Method 3 Download VODs from Twitch VODs with Livestreamer
Livestreamer is a command-line utility downloading program that transmits video streams to a video player, such as VLC. This option may be the most difficult one, but it is also the most flexible. With Livestreamer you can download VODs of any kind and length. If you are comfortable with the command line and want to try a flexible option that can accomplish everything above and more, then try Livestreamer. However, for novice users without knowledges of coding/scripts, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended for you.
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