Go to RealPlayer SP and click on ‘free download’.
Click ‘save file’ when the popup box opens.
3. Accept the default file name and location by clicking ‘Save’.
In your Firefox browser menu at the top of the screen, click on tools and then downloads. Otherwise, hold down the ctrl and J keys on the keyboard to get the same popup box.
Click the file name ‘RealPlayerSPGold.exe’ in the popup window and then the ‘Yes’ button when the user control box appears.
Click on ‘accept’ the terms.
Make sure ‘Activate browser download button’ is checked in the ‘Download and record’ section and then click ‘Next’
This is where they get sneaky. You must close all currently open browser windows. So … BOOKMARK this page right now so you can get back to it when you’re done installing the software. Anyway, click ‘ok’ to continue.
Now sit back and wait for the right player to install. Take a look at the installation screens for a quick summary of what you can do with this fully equipped freeware. Click the ‘no thank you’ button when the ad box pops up. Then click the ‘quit’ button once you have bypassed the ad. SUCCESS
Now go to a youtube video page like http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hilbSTK0x4k that you want to download. When the mouse is over the video, a blue box will pop up. Click on ‘download video’ and the real player will start downloading your video.
Real player shows the status of your download. When the download is complete, you can easily find and play it in your real media library.
This is also a good time to convert your video to play on an Apple iPhone, Apple iPod, Blackberry or Google phone. Click ‘Click to select a device’ and then select your format on this screen.
You have just installed software and downloaded your favorite video to your computer. Now you can watch it whenever you want. You can even burn it to disk with real player.
Now ‘how cool’ it is!
Tips and warnings
With almost 100 million downloads itself, ‘Real Player’ is the most popular media program. When installing the program, make sure that the ‘Activate browser download button’ is checked in the ‘Download and record’ section. For audio and video purists who want the highest quality DVD cage, they also offer real players plus for a cost of $ 39.99.
‘Free YouTube Download’ is actually free and lets you download in batch mode from playlists, channels and favorites. Save file in MP4, AVI or FLV format. Install it with or without the toolbar to keep your browser clean and fast.
‘YouTube Clip Extractor’ works with YouTube, Break, MetaCafe, Spike, Blip.TV, Crackle, Myspace, Dailymotion, College Humor, Tangle, Ianand and streetfire to AVI files. A pro version is also available for $ 19.95 which converts the file to MP4 for Windows Mobile, MP4 for iPod & amp; PSP, MP3, MOV for Mac and 3GP for mobile phones.
‘YouTube Downloader’ is a completely free and secure program that downloads videos from youtube. If you want, it can also convert flv file formats to AVI, MP3, WMV, & amp; Xvid and for iPhone, iPod, PSP and mobile phone.
‘1-Click YouTube Downloader’ and ‘Videoslurp’ are the same as YouTube Downloader, except that they come in the form of a toolbar as well as a program.
‘Video Download Toolbar’ is free and only works in Internet Explorer. But it works pretty well.
Voobys.com requires downloading the program ‘is free, but it may not even work for you.
‘Tunebite video downloader’ will record videos from YouTube, Yahoo, Facebook, Myspace, Clipfish & amp; MyVideo and then save as MP3, OGG, WMA, WAV, FLAC and WMA. The free version has an interface of 25 downloads and 60 seconds. After that, the price is 26.90.
‘TubeHunter Ultra’ downloads the first 30 seconds of each video and the upgrade costs $ 29.95 to support full downloads.
‘Meep Media Downloader’ is a free toolbar for internet explorer and firefox that will work on YouTube, MegaVideo, DailyMotion and MySpace. It is also upgradeable for 3 years for $ 30, 2 years for $ 25 and 1 year for $ 19.99.
‘RipTiger’ video-free version limit is 1 minute and 3 MB. It will convert your file to MP4, AVI / DivX and WMV. It works with Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP and the full version price is $ 24.99.
‘YouTube Download Manager Pro’ gives you 3 test uses and you need to upgrade to the full version for $ 39.95
‘Flash Video Downloader YouTube’ works for free on 35 video pages for 15 days and then costs $ 4.95 per year to download anything from YouTube and Google. Saves in FLV, MOV, MP4, 3GP, WMV, AVI and MP3 formats. The program contains its own browser which makes the download very easy.
Youtube videos are fun, educational and inspiring to watch. But do not pay anyone to download them for you. There are a plethora of free online software tools and applications that allow you to save complete unlimited backups of all your favorite tube videos easily and quickly without losing audio or video quality. Don’t waste your time searching for software that installs adware, pop-ups, spyware, and unwanted toolbars on your computer and browser. Stick to professional and free software that will do more than just save videos to your computer.