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Movgrab Alternatives

Movgrab is described as 'Movie downloader for youtube, metacafe, dailymotion, and many others, all those pesky sites that insist you use a big fat browser that runs flash in order to see their content. It's a command-line app written in straight C' and is a youtube downloader in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Movgrab for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and youtube-dl. The best alternative is youtube-dl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Movgrab are Youtube-DLG, yt-dlp, ClipGrab and Airy YouTube Downloader.

Movgrab 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 Movgrab.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Movie downloader for youtube, metacafe, dailymotion, and many others, all those pesky sites that insist you use a big fat...

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  1. Augmentable with front-ends such as Youtube-DLG , youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from YouTube and a hundreds other sites.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceyoutube-dl either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Customizableyoutube-dl is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in youtube-dl without registration.
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  2. 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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    yt-dlp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    yt-dlp is a youtube-dl fork based on the now inactive youtube-dlc. The main focus of this project is adding new features and patches while also keeping up to date with the original project.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceyt-dlp either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in yt-dlp without registration.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightyt-dlp consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  4. 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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  5. 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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    Downline

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Free and open-source media downloader for YouTube and many other sites.

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  7. Freemake Video Downloader is a free video downloader that lets download videos from YouTube, Google, Facebook, Dailymotion and other sites either in HD, 4K, MP4, FLV, 3GP or convert web videos to FLV, AVI, MP4, MP3.

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    Bundleware

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

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  8. YoutubeDownloader is an application that lets you download videos from YouTube. You can just copy-paste URLs of any videos or playlists and download them directly to a format of your choice.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in YoutubeDownloader without registration.
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    Vividl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Vividl is a Windows app that lets you download videos from various websites, including YouTube.

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  10. youtube-dl-helper uses youtube-dl to download video or audio from many sites without requiring you to use the command-line.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeyoutube-dl-helper doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Portableyoutube-dl-helper can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for 4Kyoutube-dl-helper supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
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