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FlashGot is described as 'is the free add-on for Firefox and Thunderbird to capture and download embedded links for all types of files (not just flash movies)' and is a popular video downloader in the web browsers category. There are more than 100 alternatives to FlashGot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is JDownloader, which is free. Other great apps like FlashGot are DownThemAll, Video DownloadHelper, Youtube-DLG and 4k Video Downloader.

FlashGot alternatives are mainly YouTube Downloaders but may also be Video Downloaders or Download Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FlashGot.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Pale Moon
  • Thunderbird
  • Firefox

FlashGot is the free add-on for Firefox and Thunderbird to capture and download embedded links for all types of files (not...

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  1. YTD allows you to download videos from Facebook, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Yahoo Video, and many others and convert them to other video formats.

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  2. JDownloader is a download manager, written in Java, which allows automatic download of groups of files from one-click hosting sites. JDownloader supports the use of premium accounts. Some parts, but not all, of JDownloader are open-source.

    ⚫︎ PortableJDownloader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Bundleware

    The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

    2019-03-11 on Mac
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  3. DownThemAll icon

    DownThemAll

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    DownThemAll (or just dTa) is a powerful yet easy-to-use browser extension for Firefox, Chrome and Opera that adds new advanced download capabilities to your browser.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableDownThemAll is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    DownThemAll vs FlashGot opinions
    Most users think DownThemAll is a great alternative to FlashGot.

    It doesn't download from YT or similar hosting sites. No possibility to download embedded material.

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

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    Video DownloadHelper vs FlashGot opinions
    Most users think Video DownloadHelper is a great alternative to FlashGot.

    it has worked for me on most occasions.. although on some videos it has asked i install an separate app which i did , but not sure how that is working out. The last time it locked up my browser.

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    it requires it's own download manager to download while flashgot can be used for others also

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  5. A cross platform front-end GUI of the popular youtube-dl written in wxPython.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeYoutube-DLG doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Youtube-DLG without registration.
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  6. 4k Video Downloader allows to download video, audio, subtitles, channels and playlists from YouTube in high quality and to save it on your computer. This program is free for downloading videos and playlists of no more than 25 videos.

    ⚫︎ Command line interface4k Video Downloader either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Support for 4K4k Video Downloader supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    ⚫︎ Portable4k Video Downloader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites.

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    Bundleware

    The default Windows installer contains Opencandy. A version with no third-party offers is available in Download options.

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  8. Youtube Video and Audio Downloader is an open-source project, downloading Youtube videos (using Firefox download manager) in all available formats (FLV, MP4, WebM, and 3GP) with video quality of your choice.

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    GrabAnyMedia

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Firefox

    Capture and download video, audio, and streaming media.

    ⚫︎ RTMP Live StreamingGrabAnyMedia supports the Real Time Messaging Protocol to connect an encoder with a server.
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    Discontinued

    Last update was 4 years ago. No activity on github.

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    Almost everyone thinks GrabAnyMedia is a great alternative to FlashGot.

    it grabs all the video files, and just have to pick.

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  10. Airy is a YouTube video downloader, i.e. an application that allows you to save your favorite YouTube videos so you can watch them whenever you feel like - no matter whether you are connected to Internet or not and whether it is still available on the web site.

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