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Clive is a command line utility for extracting videos from Youtube and other video sharing Web sites. Click here to see how to install and configure in openSUSE.

There is also a cutdown version of Clive, CClive which has a smaller footprint and fewer dependencies. The feature stripped off Clive to create CClive are paste, background, emit-xml, progress type and Cache.

Click this oneclick1-click installer to automatically download and install cclive and the required dependencies. This should install cclive under /usr/bin/


sai@opensuse11:~> which cclive

/usr/bin/cclive

click here to visit the cclive project home.

GUI for Clive/CClive

abby is a simple GUI that supports both clive & cclive video extraction utilities.

Click this¬†oneclick 1-click installer to automatically download and install abby and the required dependencies. This should install abby under “Applications – Internet – Data Exchange” as “Internet Video Extraction“.

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abby3

When you launch the first, you will be prompted to enter the path for clive or cclive executable and then the direcory to store extracted videos. once, that is set you are straight into the application ready to download your favorite videos.

Click here to visit the project home.

Addon utilities for Clive/Cclive

clive-utils is an open source project that contains additional utilities that can be used together with the clive utility. This includes

clivefeed – Parses RSS feeds containing video page links and uses clive (or cclive) to extract them.

clivescan – Scans video pages for video links and uses clive (or cclive to extract them. It scans for both video page and embedded video links.

clivepass(clive only) – clivepass is a replacement for stored plain-text website login passwords used with clive. It keeps website login passwords encrypted in a repository file that can be accessed with a global passphrase.

clivescan

Click this oneclick 1-click installer to automatically download and install clive-utils and the required dependencies. This should install clive-utils under /usr/bin/

Click here to visit the project home.