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).
Click this 1-click installer supported on openSUSE 11.1/11.0/10.3 from packman to install ClipGrab. This should download the YMP file and automatically launch the YaST package manager to add the required Repositories and download and install ClipGrab and the required dependencies. Click next on the ClipGrab installation screen and Next again on the installation proposal window. This should start adding the required repositories, download and install ClipGrab and its required dependencies. Click Finish when the installation completes successfully.
This should install ClipGrab under “Applications – Multimedia – More Programs” as “Video Downloader“. Click Video Downloader to launch ClipGrab.
Enter the URL for the Video and click Preview (if you prefer to preview before downloading) or click Start Download to start downloading directly. You can enter multiple URLs at the same time to download at once.
Click here to visit the project homepage.
Is there a typo here?
“Click this one-click installer supported on openSUSE 11.0/11.0/10.3 from packman to install ClipGrab.”
Does the installer support 11.1, too?
I think it is. ill fix it now
You do know that downloading content is a violation of terms-of-service for these
websites (youtube in particular)?
Having said that you can legally do it, if (and only if) you have permission from the
Thanks for fixing the typo!
I also recommend keepvid.com where you can add a bookmarklet for Keepit. Hit the Keepit bookmarklet and it will grab the video giving achoice of possible formats.
“You do know that downloading content is a violation of terms-of-service for these
websites (youtube in particular)?”
Other than terminating a user account, what can Youtube reasonably do? Sue? Where’s the signed contract? Silly, really, because when I view a Youtube video, it is downloaded to cache. So, by merely viewing a Youtube video, I have violated their TOS.
Only problem is that the list of supported sites is woefully small. The DownloadHelper Firefox extension supports dozens of sites – but invariably never the one I want to download from. The fact is, a properly designed site will simply have the file stashed somewhere and the direct URL simply will not appear on any Web page. Fortunately many sites aren’t well designed.