Aug 162008

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.

Features include

Multimedia file conversion ( OGM, OGG, OGV, MP3, MPEG, AMV, GIF, MP4, WAV, AVI, 3GP, FLV)

Integrated search for YouTube Videos

Ability to download flagged videos from YouTube using a registered account

Ability to transfer videos currently being played using Flash towards your desktop ( Linux only )

Ability to download an unlimited quanitity of videos from YouTube, MyspaceTV,  Google Video and Metacafe

Preconfigured devices support for fast video compability on your device ( Apple iPods, Sony PSP, Flip Mino, Others to come )

Editing tools such as video rotation, video scaling, inserting a custom audio file into a video file, video merging, cellphone ringtone generator.

Retrieve profile information and contacts from YouTube members

Share your favorite videos by exporting a list of video links, or import a list from another user with a few clicks

Install PyTube

Packman hosts a 1-click install YaST Metapackage file for PyTube to install on openSUSE 11.0, openSUSE 10.3, openSUSE 10.2, SuSE 10.1

To install PyTube,click 1-click install for PyTube. This will download the YaST metpackage file (.ymp) and automatically open with YaST Package Manager, download the required repositories, pytube package and the required dependencies.

NOTE: To enable 1-click feature in openSUSE 10.2, click here

Click Next in the PyTube installation screen and Next again in the summary page to confirm the installation. This adds the required repositories, and installs PyTube and required dependencies. Click finish when the installation completes. This should complete the installation.

1-click install PyTube PyTube install summary

PyTube successfully install

Once installed, PyTube is placed under Applications – Multimedia – Media Editing menu as “Multimedia Converter”

PyTube in Menu

From here the GUI is self explanatory and can help yu search videos from you tube, download videos, edit, convert, manipulate as you wish.

PyTube menu

PyTube search videos

PyTube video tools

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