ClipNabber: download videos from a wide range of services, on any browser (including Chrome)

I was recently doing research for a post (Twelve Must Have Extensions for Google Chrome) and was surprised that there did not seem to be any simple “download any video from any video sharing site” extensions for Chrome, similar to DownThemAll or Download Helper for Firefox. What I wanted was a plugin that can produce


StreamTransport: download videos from Hulu as well as other encrypted or unencrypted media sites

StreamTransport is a free video downloading software that can download media from video sharing sites such as YouTube as well as encrypted media (video or music) from sites such as Hulu. It can browse and download media from sites using HTTP, RTMP, RTMPT, RTMPE, and RTMPTE protocols, which covers most video and media sharing sites.


Freezer: download MP3s from Imeem, Deezer, Jiwa.Fm; possibly others

Freezer is a free, portable program that can download mp3s from some song sharing sites that such as Imeem, Deezer or that use anti-leeching protection to prevent song downloading. If you are familiar with the music sharing sites mentioned above you’re probably thinking that Freezer is very good news indeed. This program was apparently


RipShout: rip Shoutcast internet radio stations to your hard drive with RipShout

RipShout saves the audio from “shoutcast” internet radio stations directly to your hard drive. It will preserve the song’s IDv3 tag info and organize recorded audio by creating a folder for each artist and saving the individual tracks within it. This has to be the world’s most straightforward internet radio recorder/”ripper”. All you need to


Download mp3s and automatically add them to Itunes with Tunestor

Tunestor is an extension for IE and Firefox that allows for downloading MP3s and adding them to your Itunes library in one fell swoop from the browser context menu. This browser extension aims to condense what would typically involve 4 different steps into a single, simple right-click command. While normally you would need to (1)


Orbit Downloader

Orbit Downloader is a download manager and accelerator that can download files from any remote server via HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, RTSP, MMS and Metalink protocols. It will detect and download flash files (including FLV video files) from any site, including YouTube. Used with its Grab++ module, it can download streaming media of any kind, including


URL Snooper

URL Snooper can identify URLs that are hidden behind javascript or activex scripts. It can be used to identify the URLs for streaming video and audio files so they can be downloaded locally. URL Snooper is a so-called packing sniffing program. You need to tell it to start ’sniffing’ the network before you launch the



Vixy is a website that provides 3 services; it can download YouTube and other embedded FLV videos straight into a number of different video formats, including Ipod MP4, and it can Generate video RSS feeds or video Podcasts using either a YouTube URL or keyword search. I’ve been looking for a good solution for how