DownloadHelper is a tool for web content extraction. Its purpose is to capture video, audio, and image files from many sites.

Just surf the Web as you are used to, when DownloadHelper detects it can do something for you, the icon gets animated and a menu allows you to download files by simply clicking an item

For instance, if you go to a YouTube page, you'll be able to download the video directly on your file system. It also works with MySpace, Google videos, DailyMotion, Porkolt, iFilm, DreamHost and others. You can even setup the extension to automatically convert the downloaded movies to your preferred video format.

When you are on a page containing links to images or movies, you can download some or all of them at once. Moving the mouse over the items in the menu will highlights the links directly in the page to make sure they are the ones you want to pick up.

DownloadHelper also allows you to download files one by one, so that you keep bandwidth to surf for other stuff to download.

Because of Google WebStore restrictions, the Chrome version of the add-on does not download videos from YouTube. Use the Firefox version for this purpose.


Free with limited functionality

Pricing Information

One time purchase (perpetual license) that cost about $28

Supported Platforms

Mac Windows Linux Google Chrome Firefox

Links to official Video DownloadHelper sites

Official Website    Facebook    Twitter


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Tip is to use any good video clip cataloger in combination with this otherwise you will end up with a littered filesystem.

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Not free anymore. Depends on a helperapp and aggregates files with a QR code in the corner. After paying for the registered version the QR code will disappear. So; not free or freemium but a rip off...

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