How to Download YouTube 4K Videos on PC, Mac

Summary
Do you want to watch YouTube 4K videos on a smart TV or computer? This article teaches you how to download 2160P 4K videos from YouTube on PC and Mac computer, so that you can cast them to TV or enjoy them on computer smoothly.

“I have a Samsung Smart TV, when I use the YouTube app on the Samsung TV to play the 4k video, but only 1080p quality is available. I try to connect a PC to the same videos, I can stream the 4k video well! Is there any way to download YouTube 4K videos on PC and then cast to my Samsung TV? Greatly appreciated.” - Joseph

Have you encountered the same situation as Joseph? In many cases, watching YouTube 4k videos on TV can be a challenge. Therefore, in most cases, we do not recommend that you watch 4K videos online, but download them to your computer for offline viewing or projection to TV. Today our topic is how to download 4k 2160P UHD videos from YouTube to PC and Mac.

As you know, YouTube does not provide an option to download YouTube 4K videos to PC or Mac computer. Even YouTube premium subscribers can only download YouTube 4k videos to their mobile device. Disappointed? When searching for "how to download 4K UHD videos from YouTube on PC" on Google, you may find some online video download service websites or video download software. However, some of them only supports HD quality. Worse, some carry annoying advertisements, and even malware. So which tool can you choose to download 4K videos from YouTube to PC/Mac? After personal testing, I would like to recommend 4kFinder YouTube Downloader to you.

4kFinder YouTube Downloader: Easily Download YouTube 4K Videos on PC & Mac

4kFinder YouTube Downloader is the best 4K YouTube video Downloader for Mac and PC, which gives users the possibilities to download 4K videos from YouTube on PC, Mac directly. It lets you download YouTube 4k videos to computer in MP4 format, but 8k video as well. Another powerful feature which catches my attention is that it supports to download 4k videos from more than 1000 video sharing websites, like Vimeo, Hulu, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. What's more, it also offers the function to convert YouTube 4K videos to MP3. In this way, you can transfer the downloaded YouTube 4k videos to any device for enjoying, or even watch them on TV through casting.

Beautiful Features of 4kFinder YouTube Downloader:

  • Download HD and 4k videos from 1000 popular websites.
  • Download 4k videos from YouTube to Mac/PC computer.
  • Download entire playlist, channels from YouTube to computer.
  • Save online YouTube 4k videos to MP4 format on PC/Mac.
  • Save 4K Ultra HD videos to Mac computers with high quality.
  • Convert YouTube 4k videos to MP3 without sound quality loss.
  • Extract MP3 audios from YouTube 4k videos at up to 320kbps.
  • Offline watch YouTube 4k videos on 4K TV, Apple TV smoothly.

Steps on Download 4K Videos from YouTube on PC

4kFinder YouTube Downloader works perfectly on Mac and PC computer. Here we will show you the steps to save YouTube 4K videos on PC. Please download the .exe file of this software on your PC before you start.

Tips: To save 4K Ultra HD videos to Mac, please install the .pkg file of this software on MacOS.

Step 1. Launch Program and Copy YouTube 4K Video URL
After installation, open this program on your Windows desktop. Then go to YouTube website, copy the 4K video URL from address bar.

copy 4k video link on youtube

Step 2. Paste the YouTube 4K Video URL to the Program
Turn back to 4kFinder, enter the video link in the box of the main page, and click "Analyze" to grab the 4k YouTube video source.

paste youtube 4k video link

Step 3. Select MP4 and 2160P 4K Format
Next, wait for the software to generate the download link. After that, select the MP4 format and 2160P 4K resolution.

select mp4 and 4k resolution

Step 4. Start Downloading 4K Videos from YouTube on PC
Finally, click on "Download" button to start to download YouTube 4k videos to Windows computer, you can add more 4K video URLs and repeat the previous step to download 4K videos in batches.

download youtube 4k video

Once finished, you can go to "Finished" section to get the downloaded YouTube 4K videos.

download youtube 4k videos completed

Now you can enjoy YouTube 4K videos offline on TV smoothly through the casting tool.

Extra Tips: Well, you have learned how to save 4K Videos from YouTube to your PC or Mac computer, do you know what is the best 4K Video Player? If you don’t have any idea, you can tray VLC Media Player, 5KPlayer or MPC, they can do a good job to play YouTube 4K videos PC or Mac.

Download YouTube 4K Videos on PC, Mac