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DownloadHelper - to download streaming video, and more

Notes from ClifNotes, Sep 2007, permalink Misc. Multimedia Tools


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Mindblower wrote:

My simple request is to find software that can "capture streaming video". Some software claim they do so, till you actually try 'em out and find out they are full of "hot air", Mindblower!


Jimbo replies:

Hi Mindblower - I hear you mate, I tried lots before I finally found one which actually works. It's a Firefox add-on - "DownloadHelper 2.3.2"

Very easy to use and it has not failed me to date.


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Quote from the website

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


Just surf the Web as you are used to, when DownloadHelper detects it can do something for you, the icon gets animated and a menu allows you to download files by simply clicking an item