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ClipGrab is a free GUI Video downloader from the famous online video sharing websites like youtube, veoh, Dailymotion, MyVideo and many other. ClipGrab is very simple (basically just one window to work on). Clipgrab downloads the file and saves it by default to FLV (Flash Video) however can convert the downloaded video on the fly to Windows Video (WMV), MPEG4, MP3 (Audio), OGG Vorbis (Audio).
Clive is Command-line and fullscreen console program that extracts videos from YouTube, Google Video and other video sites. It supports embedded video extraction, and can be used with an external encoder (e.g. ffmpeg) to re-encode the extracted videos to different video formats (e.g. avi, mpeg, flv).
PyTube is a GUI tool to download videos online from Video-sharing websites like Youtube, Google videos. Not only can it download files, PyTube can search for videos and help you to convert the videos to your format of choice. Also, can manipulate videos like Apply Audio into Video, Merge videos, resize videos, create ringtones to your mobilephone, rotate videos etc.
A few months ago, I posted here a tutorial on downloading or saving Flash/YouTube Videos on Linux the easy way. If the previous instruction is really difficult for you to grasp, then you should read this latest entry very carefully :-) Because now I'm going to show you how in the simplest way possible you can download a YouTube video plus convert it at the same time.
Youtube is one of the most popular video sharing sites on Internet. There are several applications that let you download and store on your hard disk. Elltube is one such application which works both on Linux and windows.
How to download YouTube videos in Ubuntu is probably among the first things a newbie Ubuntu user will ask for. There are simply a number of application to do the same, but there is an even better way. Downloading YouTube videos is Ubuntu is not the right keyword, you can actually copy-paste the YouTube video.
Utube Ripper is an application written in Gambas that works exclusively on Linux. It's useful to download and convert Youtube videos in a simple and efficient way. You can also convert them into a non-flash format. You can use the "Rip audio only" option to extract audio from a YouTube video and can convert into an MP3 format.
YouTube and Vimeo is kicking Adobe's Flash to the curb in favor of the sharp new HTML5. Both YouTube and Vimeo have announced that they are launching HTML5-based players on their video streaming sites, thus booting out the long-standing champ of multimedia delivery, Adobe Flash.