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Download videos with a Firefox add-on

Firefox Video Downloader add-on

Firefox have recently launched a new add-on to their web browser that allows users to download videos from Youtube, Google, Metacafe, iFilm, Dailymotion… and other 60+ video sites ! And all embedded objects on a webpage (movies, mp3s, flash, quicktime, etc) ! Directly !

VideoDownloader adds a small icon on the status bar, at the bottom of your firefox window, and a toolbar button. Just click that and download the video you are watching !

Pretty cool. Firefox never seizes to amaze me, it just keeps getting better and better, leaving Microsoft’s IE further and further behind.

By Mark Forrester

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10 replies on “Download videos with a Firefox add-on”

Download video in Firefox … almost all of it!…

Digital Farm has a post about a new Firefox extension that allows you to download video from a host of sources pretty easily, including embedded objects on a web page (long a pain in the butt for me): Firefox have recently launched a new add-on to the…

Thanks for the correction Martin. I must be honest and say I haven’t looked into IE 7 much. I will defintely give it a test run after your appraisal.

I’m starting to go the vibe that you are a very pro Microsoft lad Mr. OneNote. 🙂

Have been using the FF greasemonkey addon for quite some time now to download youtube videos – got a nice collection of episodes from the Simpso….. err videos for free download..

Pro Microsoft?

Let’s just say that I decided to take a side early on, and not remain neutral on the matter 🙂 That being said, I keep a very watchful and informed eye on the other side (unlike many MS zealots).

Keep your enemies closer, or something to that effect…

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