Do you visit Youtube, Vimeo, Daily Motion and such video streaming sites?? Of course you do! But can you download videos from them? Probably you use a downloader software, but that’s not the right way. You need a video downloader that runs right in your browser.
Standalone apps, such as a video downloader software makes your computer slower than it should be. The correct way to do this is to install a video downloader extension in your favorite browser.
This post is featuring extensions for Mozilla Firefox, but we’ll be back with similar apps for Google Chrome and other famous browsers.
I should mention that these Firefox extensions are very highly rated. This is a comparison chart, you’d only need one. Personally I like Video Download Helper, that’s 3rd in this list.
Download Flash and Video is a great download helper tool that lets you download Flash games and Flash videos (YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Google Videos and more) with a single click. The downloader is very easy to use.
BYTubeD stands for “Bulk YouTube video Downloader” (or “Batch YouTube video Downloader”). It helps users in downloading multiple YouTube videos at once in batch mode with a few clicks. It can be used to batch download all/selected YouTube videos on any page which has some links to YouTube videos, by clicking the BYTubeD menu item in the Tools menu or in the context menu.
DownloadHelper is a tool for web content extraction. Its purpose is to capture video and image files from many sites. Just surf the Web as you are used to, when DownloadHelper detects it can do something for you, the icon gets animated and a menu allows you to download files by simply clicking an item. Since version 3.1, you can setup the extension to automatically convert the downloaded movies to your preferred video format.
Easy YouTube Video Downloader is the fastest YouTube downloader add-on available online! Download YouTube videos as 128kb MP3s up to 30x faster than any of the competing downloaders. We offer the highest sound quality available and our free YouTube downloader works directly within page! Download and convert YouTube videos as high quality M4A, AAC, MP3, MP4, FLV, and MPEG files. With Best Video Downloader, it’s never been easier to download from YouTube!
Flash Video Downloader helps you to download any video (flv, mp4, HD) from YouTube-like, Facebook, Break, Metacafe and other video sharing websites in one click. You can download mp3, music (iPod), avi and more. Download Flash games. Download Helper. Flash Video Downloader – the addon that will help you download video and audio from practically any website. Flash Video Downloader helps to find links to videos, pictures, audio and files of other formats (such as .swf or .exe) at the site you are viewing.
Download all the links, movies and audio clips of a page at the maximum speed with a single click, using the most popular, lightweight and reliable external download managers. Download one link, selected links or all the links of a page together at the maximum speed with a single click, using the most popular, lightweight and reliable external download managers.
This Addon simply adds a dropdown button that lets you download YouTube Videos in various Formats. Download YouTube Videos in FLV and MP4 (both Full High Defintion and iPod compatible High-Quality) in a single click. It simply adds a download button below the video player and dropdown options to download YouTube videos in FLV, 3GP, MP4, HD and Full-HD vidoe quality formats. It saves the Video-title as file-name.
Remove conflicting flash plugins from Ubuntu/Debian Linux systems, install the appropriate version according to system architecture and apply some tweaks to improve performance and fix common issues. The extension has the ability to detect most settings automatically when launched. It detects your system architecture, OS version, plugins to be removed and selects the best plugin to be installed on your system. It also offer flash update alerts, that detects new beta versions from Adobe Labs. The advanced mode interface also allows to install flash from Google Chrome browser or from a local file.
4 stars rated This add-on allows you to download iPod-compatible MP4 videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, and Vimeo. Unlike some other “tube downloaders” that rely on an external website, MP4 Downloader does all the processing on your local computer, so none of your data is ever visible to a third-party website. Additionally, after a video is downloaded, it is in the perfect format to be transferred to an iPod.
An extension that adds direct links to download YouTube videos as MP4 and FLV. It has a simple interface and it downloads videos directly from YouTube. The extension integrates with YouTube’s interface and adds a download button below the player. “Download YouTube Videos as MP4 and FLV” is an extension that adds a button on the YouTube video pages, so you can download videos as MP4 or FLV. The download button is displayed below the video player and it looks like any other YouTube button.