Video DownloadHelper Reviews

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You might be wondering why you should use DownloadHelper instead some other generic web media ripper out there (there are hundreds of them...). Well, I'll tell you why! :P

DownloadHelper lets you download Youtube videos at HD quality. If a video can play at 1080p, then you can download it at 1080p. A lot of Youtube downloaders are still stuck at an archaic 480p, which some people will find acceptable. But the way I see it, if you're going to download a video, you might as well be able to watch it in full HD glory. Besides, DownloadHelper isn't limited to just Youtube- it works with an incredible number of other sites, too. I particularly like its ability to rip music from Pandora, Rhapsody, and similar services (Grooveshark doesn't work). It's an easy and safe way to get free music.

Also, as a Firefox addon, DownloadHelper is built right into your browser. That makes downloading a much faster, smoother process than a web-based downloader (e.g. KeepVid), or a downloader running on a separate program in Windows (i.e. Orbit Downloader).

Anyways, to sum things up, I recommend DownloadHelper because it lets you download high quality videos, it's not limited to just Youtube, and it's convenient and easy to use.

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This Add-on no longer functions near as well as previous versions. V 7.0.0 downloads very slow slow when it detects a video. Now there is a companion app that seems to ad no practical functionality. This version fails to detect videos in ost case as opposed to the previous version which failed to detect very infrequently. It seems like every video that is detected (hardly every) needs to be converted. This conversion process runs for hours if you let it with no file output. My system is an ASUS laptop running Win 8.1, 7th Gen I7, 8GB RAM. Using Firefox 52.5.0 (64-bit) as browser. I back "reved" to FF 52.5.0 after 57 did not work perform. Please fix this Add-on. Worked great in the past.

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Great little tool that I use in combination with Fast Video Cataloger

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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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