Quite a number of Mac users prefer to download videos on Mac with KeepVid for Mac, due to its one click solution of downloading videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. However, KeepVid for Mac is not working so well when it comes to Mac Mavericks/Yosemite/El Capitan. People find it extremely difficult to download videos on Mac by using KeepVid for Mac. Today we are gonna talk about how to download videos with KeepVid for Mac and solve KeepVid not working on Mac problem.
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KeepVid is truly a useful tool for Mac users to download videos from internet, the function of KeepVid for Mac is obviously great to all, but the safety of KeepVid for Mac is questionable, a lot of KeepVid Mac users are searching online: "Is KeepVid Safe" or "Does KeepVid bring virus", etc. those are proofs that shows people like to use KeepVid for Mac to download videos but they don't trust it.
Zoe Green, a KeepVid Mac user gives her personal review on KeepVid for Mac: "On KeepVid, you can download videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe easily, but the point is, if you try to save excellent videos from obscure sites, KeepVid turn(s) to useless. And the Ads of KeepVid is so annoying." Can't say this is a poor KeepVid for Mac review, but we all know that we don't pay money to use KeepVid for Mac, it is the time and good mood we are paying.
1. Java is not installed on your Mac or has been disabled.
KeepVid for Mac requires Java installation to fetch the rightful download links, if you don't install and enable Java on your Mac, KeepVid for Mac won't work. So, in order to download videos on Mac with KeepVid successfully, first you have to make sure your Mac OS is up to date and then download Java 7 for Mac from Java site: Search for "Java test page" with your browser and click on the first Java link to download Java.
2. Gatekeeper is blocking the Java App from running.
The job of Gatekeeper on Mac is to protect Mac from the bad influence of malicious software or app which you accidently downloaded from internet. And Java 7 has flaws that "the U.S Department of Homeland Security has warned users to disable or uninstall it." So, to free Java 7 to run on Mac, you need to Disable Gatekeeper => Go to System Preferences => Click on Security & Privacy => From where it says "Allow applications to be downloaded from", choose "Anywhere".
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