1.1 KeepVid Alternatives
1.2 KeepVid for Mac
1.3 SaveVid Alternatives

[Fixed] - How to Solve KeepVid not working on Mac

"My computer (Windows 7) was out of work recently and then I got a Mac OS (10.11 El Capitan). I ever used KeepVid to download online videos when my computer was Windows. However, when I used it on my new Mac, the KeepVid not working and it always popuped a windows asking if I would like to allow Keepvid applet to run, the "allow" button was greyed out and it had a message stating that java would not allow any access to this applet because it was not trusted. What should I do? How can I download YouTube video on Mac with KeepVid or something like that." - Asked by Madenlia

Solve KeepVid not working on Mac

Part 1: What is KeepVid

KeepVid is commonly used to download online videos from YouTube, Dalymotion, Metacafe, iFilm and other online video sites on browser directly. However, the working of KeepVid is based on the requirement of Java, which is not defaulted allowed to run on Mac. This is Madenlia's problem when downloading online videos from There are mainly two symptoms and here you can get the right solution for your problem of KeepVid not working.

a. KeepVid shows none respond after you enter the video URL and click "Download" button.

Generally, it is caused by the lack of Java, the must-have factor for downloading online videos. If Java is broken and can not run on your browser or if Jave won't allow Java won't allow KeepVid applet to run, you will met Keepvid not working problem just as Madenlia met.
[Solved] To solve this not working problem, you need to allow Java on your computer. - Click "Run this time" or "Always run on this site" when a pop-up message asks for your permission after you click Download. If KeepVid still not working, it is mainly caused by cache from browser and Java application. Then you need to clear the cache following the detailed How to Clear Java cache. If there is no pop-up message for allowing Java, you need to follow this manual way to enable Jave on browser.

b. KeepVid only downloads a part of video or downloads none when it comes to YouTube

Such KeepVid not working problem is much more often caused by YouTube itself, as YouTube often updates its video streaming algorithms. Another main reason is that KeepVid will not work when you try to download 3D YouTube video, 1080p HD videos, YouTube playlist and channels.

Part 2. How to Fix "Keepvid Not Working" Issues Using KeepVid Alternative

[Fixed] To fix it, you need to try Keepvid alternative. Here we recommend you Aiseesoft Mac Video Downloader. It enables you to download video from YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vevo, and Yahoo. Besides, it allows users to convert downloaded online video to main video/audio formats for enjoyment on portable devices, like iPhone 6/6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy series, etc.

Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate For Mac

The best YouTube video downloader which can help you download and convert YouTube TV videos with great quality.

Step 1 Download & Run

Download this KeepVid alternative software and run it on your Mac. Then you can see such an interface:

KeepVid alternative interface

Step 2 Add Url

Copy the video Url and then click the Paste Url button, then the Url will be pasted on the blank. Click "Analyze" to get the video info you download.

add url

Step 3 Download videos

Select the resolution you need and then click "OK" to download the video.


It allows multi-task. That is when one task is running, you can paste another link to download.

downloading with keepvid alternative

When all videos downloaded, you can see on the downloaded column. If you want to get it to be converted to other video/audio formats, you can convert the convert image button to convert the video.

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July 02, 2018 16:33 / Updated by to Video Downloader