As one of the greatest cable news channel, CNN provides 24-hour television news coverage. From its official website,, you could keep pace with the newest events all over the world.

What's more, there are many kinds of videos ranging from entertainment to technology, health, sports and so on. You could always find some worth to be preserved. However, because the website is constantly renewing every day, some of your videos may disappear. You may like to download some wonderful videos from CNN official website beforehand.

Because CNN download is not allowed on the web, you should download CNN video by adopting an app for help, say iTube Studio for Mac. It is a simple-designed, but practical app which can help you accomplish CNN download perfectly. The information below tells you how to operate it.


Launch iTube Studio for Mac

First, download and install the app. After you install it, it could be automatically launched.

iTube Main Interface


Begins CNN download

You need to launch Safari, and then go to to find the video you want to download. When you play the video, a download icon could appear on the top left corner of the video. Then three ways can be adopted to download CNN videos.

1) Press the download icon which has already appeared on the top left corner of the video.

Download Video in Safari

2) Go to the "Downloads" menu, choose "Enter a URL". Then you can copy and paste the URL and click "OK".

Enter URL to Download Video

3) Directly drag and drop the URL to the interface of the app.

Tips: You can watch more interesting videos on by leaving iTube Studio run background. Whenever you find another wonderful video, you can use the one of the above ways to download it.

iTube download process


Play and manage the downloaded CNN videos

1) The built-in FLV Player enables you to play the downloaded CNN video. You just need to go to the Library, double click the video to play it.

FLV Player for Mac

2) If you have many other FLV videos saved on your Mac, you can easily manage these videos by adding these video to the Library. You can make it by going to the "Library" menu and choosing "Add FLV files to Library".

Add FLV files to Library


Convert the downloaded CNN video

If you want to convert the downloaded videos to other formats for embedding them into your PowerPoint or playback on handheld devices, like smartphone HTC, iPod, iPad and so on, you do it with the CNN download app. Just tick the videos in the Library, and then press the "Convert" button. The video conversion could be done in a few second.