MovieSherlock - 5.9.5 - Video Downloader and Converter for Mac.

MovieSherlock is a straightforward macOS application that enables you to search, download and convert video from the web.


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Handy video browser and downloader for YouTube, Vimeo and DailyMotion users

From MovieSherlock’s main window you can search the web for any given video or browse videos based on the given categories. Thus you can discover and download new videos related to gaming, sports, music, news, education, movies and TV shows.


Thanks to the side panel, you can preview the video, select the resolution of the downloaded media and view additional information about the video, such as author name, upload date, number of views and resolution.


Share videos across your devices via iTunes with just a mouse click

It is worth mentioning that all downloaded videos are automatically added to iTunes from where you can transfer it to your iPhone, iPod or iPad with ease. Also, the downloaded videos will preserve the original name available on the source web page.


What is more, MovieSherlock seamlessly integrates with Safari and, as a result, you can send videos from YouTube, Vimeo and DailyMotion directly to download from within Safari. The installation of the VideoCatcher extension is required in order for the feature to properly work.


Avoid advertisements and send videos to download directly from Safari

As an added bonus, MovieSherlock’s VideoCatcher extension also acts as a advertising blocker in addition to sending video links to the app.


On top of that, VideoCatcher allows you to choose directly from within Safari the resolution at which you want the video to be saved. You can also enable or disable the Video Capture function from MovieSherlock’s main window or via the Preferences window.


Furthermore, MovieSherlock makes it simple to decide on which video sharing website to search for content, limit the maximum number of searching results and set the path for the default download folder.



Version 5.9.5:

  • Correct naming for YouTube videos
  • Added support for YouTube age limited videos
  • Added support for Vube videos
  • Added support for Yahoo!Screen videos
  • Added support for Yahoo!Movies videos
  • Added support for VeeHD videos
  • Added support for videos
  • Added support for more Vevo videos
  • Added support for more Vevo age limited videos
  • Fixed suggested videos (similar)
  • Fixed search in YouTube;
  • Increased heuristic video detection algorithms: now captures more videos;
  • Support metadata for MP4 and MP3 – now it will have original URL included;
  • Video Capture now tries to get correct video file naming;
  • Fixed Safari Extension to work more often with YouTube videos even for embedded videos;
  • Added Greek localization;
  • Improved download speed and stability.



OS X 10.7 or later

  • CAN NOT DOWNLOAD: Some probably encounter the following error: This site can’t be reached’s server IP address could not be found. DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN. In this case, please use Google DNS and you will get rid of trouble.
  • If downloaded file can not be extracted (file corrupted...), please make sure you have downloaded the file completely and don't use Winzip, it sucks! We would recommend using The Unarchiver.
  • By reason, the App does not work and can not be opened. Mostly, just Disable the Gatekeeper, and you get rid of troubles.
Size: 12.58 MB