How To Download X Rated Videos And Convert Them To SWF

Download Online Videos with aTube Catcher

aTube Catcher (also called the YouTube Catcher) is a simple program that lets you download/save videos from numerous video-sharing websites – including YouTube, DailyMotion, MySpace, Google Video and Yahoo! – just to name a few. This handy tool even allows inter-conversion of the video among the numerous file formats that it supports – such as AVI, WMV, MPG, 3GP, etc.

Furthermore, aTube Catcher allows you to adjust the quality of the video that you download; as well as other encoding options that include the video size and aspect ratio, the codec to be used, the frame rate, etc. – all of which can be configured manually. It also features several templates that let you encode videos to the standard formats required in multimedia devices such as DVD, iPod, and PSP.

Another advantage with this particular application is that it also supports Username/Password verification facilities for flagged videos in YouTube. Moreover, it supports batch processing – a facility that lets you download multiple videos from multiples links from different sites at the same time.

aTube Catcher works on Windows 9X/NT/2000/XP and even Vista – although in versions older than Windows 98 (and including it), your DirectX component must be updated. Also, in Windows Vista, you will get an error message, saying

“There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor.”

To resolve this, open a command prompt with administrator privileges, and then start the setup manually by entering

aTubeCatcher_1_0_rc2_r116_english_setup.msi,

Alternatively, you turn off the User Accounts Control before executing the installer.

The aTube Catcher package comes with a FLV Player and Smart Media Hunter – which automatically searches videos and downloads them for offline viewing. You can download aTube Catcher 1.0 RC2 revision 116 from SourceForge, or you can get the latest version of aTube Catcher can be found here.

Introduction to a Tutorial for Downloading YouTube Videos

YouTube.com has changed the way we experience videos and music. By incorporating quick sharing of videos on an open platform, YouTube has ushered in a new age of media sharing for us. However, the flip side to this story is that – as users can upload any video on YouTube, there are a lot of copyright violations that come along with it. In fact, there are several ongoing copyright lawsuits against video-sharing websites in general.

In order to tackle this, all the videos uploaded on YouTube are encoded in Macromedia Flash format. This is to prevent unauthorized downloading of the content put up on their site – and to further prevent the proliferation of digital copies of the videos. However, it is still possible to download videos from YouTube if you know how to go about it.

Click here to read a comprehensive and easy tutorial that teaches tricks to download video files from YouTube and then convert them to a suitable format. This sweet little trick works with all Mac/Windows PCs using either of Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer web browsers.