How to Save Video off the Internet?

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How to Save Video off the internet on to the computer? I had the same question, after looking around on the internet for a while I put together couple of useful links which should help you download or save off the internet. Saving video from the internet could be as simple as clicking a button and saving the file in different formats.

Read on to see how easy it is to download and save videos from the internet. There are lot of options for downloading videos off the internet. They have been categorized as Websites, Scripts and Softwares.

Websites: This site helps you download the video files without installing any software on the computer. Just copy the URL and paste it on this site and download FLV

YouTubedownloader The name of the site is pretty self explanatory. This site downloads FLV’s This site is similar to and downloads videos form LOT of sites if the URL is provided. Scripts Greasemonkey script ( Greasemonkey should be installed in order to use this script) This script works with Youtube and Google Videos. Once installed it adds a link on the page were video is being played. Just click and download. Its my personal favorite. Click here to see how it works and download the script. Video Downloader (Firefox Extension, does not work with lot of sites) One of the best things about this software is that it takes care of all your video format needs and certainly satisfies your huge "Save the Video on the Computer" EGO!

This extension supports following extensions:

  • FLV
  • AVI
  • iPod
  • PSP

To see this extension in Action Click here and if you really like the simplicity of this extension when it comes to downloading videos off the internet, click on the following link to download it. Click here to download

Softwares: SNAGIT is a good software which does a lot of other useful things including screen recording. Once the software is installed on the computer, play the video on any site and record that part of the screen with SNAGIT. Its simple and easy! SNAGIT will cost you 29$ but there is a 30 day trial period. So make sure you use is for a month and then buy it. Click here to download 30 day trial.

Following is the list of screen recorders (editor’s choice)

  • River Past Screen Recorder
  • Screen Recorder Gold
  • My Screen Recorder
  • Screen Video Recorder

What are you waiting for. Use one of the techniques mentioned above and start downloading movie or videos off the internet.

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22 Comments on This Article

  1. By: JAY on December 4, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    I am having problems playing a burnt movie in my blu ray and reg. dvd player, it comes up no disk when trying to play. Most of my files were flv's and I converted them to mpg's but they still wont play. Any solutions?

  2. By: sir loin on March 23, 2013 at 12:57 pm

    doesn't work on, need to get on that.