How to Install YouTube-dl on Mac

How to Install YouTube-dl on Mac: To install YouTube-dl on a Mac, you will need to have the Homebrew package manager installed on your computer. Homebrew is a command-line utility that allows you to install and manage software packages easily.

Here’s how to install YouTube-dl on a Mac using Homebrew:

  1. Open the Terminal app on your Mac. You can find the Terminal app in the “Utilities” folder in your “Applications” folder.
  2. Run the following command to update the Homebrew package manager:


brew update


  1. Run the following command to install YouTube-dl:

brew install youtube-dl


This will install YouTube-dl and all of its dependencies. Once the installation is complete, you can use YouTube-dl to download videos from YouTube and other websites.

Note: If you don’t have Homebrew installed on your Mac, you can install it by running the following command in the Terminal:


/bin/bash -c “$(curl -fsSL”