Wednesday, August 06, 2008

YouTube File Hack (and Others) Download Clips to Your Desktop [Featured Windows Download]

Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/lifehacker/full/~3/356820264/youtube-file-hack-and-others-download-clips-to-your-desktop


Windows only: Free software YouTube File Hack is a standalone application and Internet Explorer integrated menu item that downloads videos to your desktop from the popular video sharing site. Simply run the application, enter the URL of the YouTube video you want to view offline, and press the Download button. When all is said and done, you'll have an FLV file for watching offline (we recommend the free VLC player to do so).


To use the Internet Explorer integration, navigate to any web page, right click on a YouTube video link, and choose the "Download this YouTube Video" option from the right-click menu. (Note that the "Download this" menu item displays regardless of whether a video is present or not.)

YouTube File Hack is one of several ways to download YouTube video clips. Let's review just a few of our favorite options:

For more video handling desktop and online apps, check out our top 10 free video rippers, encoders, and converters.


Currently, YouTube File Hack works with! in Inter net Explorer only; the software is a free download for Windows only. What's your favorite way to download YouTube clips? Let us know in the comments.


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