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Software to download YouTube videos to hard drive

I'm looking for software that would let me download YouTube videos as video files to the hard drive. Don't care much about format being saved as long as Windows VLC can play it out of the box. I'm ...
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Program that can download YouTube playlists?

Today I am looking for some kind of program that can download all videos from a YouTube playlist. Some requirements I need are: It is free! / Not a trial. Runs on Windows 8.1. (Also acceptable: ...
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Download Manager/Accelerator for Debian/Ubuntu

I'm looking for a download manager that has the following characteristics: Must support multiple downloads at the same time Resume support Multipart support Integration with Chrome/ium and Firefox (...
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How to create an offline copy of a website?

Back in the 90s I was using Teleport Pro. These days what would be the right way to save a complete copy of a website? (including files from CDN / fonts / source maps / media) One option would be ...
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YouTube downloader for Ubuntu

I'm looking for a software similar to YTD. I want the following features: Runs natively on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit Free (not necessarily open source) Pause and resume Download multiple videos at once ...
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Free alternative to SubtitlesApp for Windows

SubtitlesApp recently made a jerk move by transforming a free app on a paid app, while asking users to upgrade to version 3 (which is paid) and not providing the old 2 version for download (and for ...
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Download a gigantic file when the system is idle

Download managers (e.g. Internet Download Manager) can use all bandwidth when downloading a file. But this makes browsing the Internet impossible while downloading gigantic files. Is there any ...
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Freeware software to download YouTube videos from web proxy services

I use web sites like video-proxy.com to view YouTube videos, as YouTube is blocked in my university. Can someone recommend softwares to download videos from YouTube? Something like IDM. Requirements:...
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Download Client with Resume Ability

I use Linux (Fedora, to be specific), and I have a huge problem where my ISP drops my Internet connection for a few seconds if I use bandwidth for too long (like downloading something). This will stop ...
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Download all pictures from a whole website

I'm talking about 1000 pictures, the format being something like (not the real site!) travelpics.com/page1-index.html then same thing and page2, 3, 100, etc. I am using Firefox and I have ...
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Remote Download Manager on Windows

I need a download manager that supports remote control like uTorrent client on Windows 8. I have a PC running Windows 8 at home and I want to add download links when I am at work remotely onto my ...
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Online service for bufferizing remote files and changing download link

I'm looking for a service (not for self-hosting) that gets a download link and in its server-side downloads that file completely and provides a new download link to that file, which points to the file ...
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Program to download all the videos I uploaded to Vimeo

I'm looking for a program that can: download all the videos I uploaded to Vimeo at once (i.e. I don't want to download videos one by one) Bonus point if: is free works on Windows 7 (but can be ...
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Web downloader for a large number of files (~100,000)

I have some 100,000 URLs stored in a text file, I need a multi-threaded downloader to download them all, preferably one that retries failed downloads. I use Windows 8.1. I don't want the downloader ...
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Software to download all images from an entire website

I'm looking for software that will recursively crawl a website to download all of the images from the entire website. (Not just from a single webpage.) To illustrate: If the site is www.example.com ...
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Software that automatically downloads videos you're watching

This is a software I used years ago, used to download videos I watch automatically, without clicking anything. It would work in the background and does not slow down the internet. It will capture the ...
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Linux Download TV Shows as soon as they are posted

This article, describes software for Mac and Windows to download TV shows as soon as they are posted. I tried popcorn time, but it doesn't have the episodes I want and I cannot choose what torrent ...
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Photo Downloader for Facebook/Instagram

I'm looking for software/web tools that can download all the photos on a web page, and particularly ones that work well with Facebook and Instagram (Twitter is a plus, too - if you can point me to ...
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Software to download FC2 videos on Linux

FC2 is the third most popular video hosting service in Japan. How to download videos from FC2? Requirements: Runs on Linux (without WINE) Free, ideally open source
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Batch saving webpages

I need to save multiple pages to my harddisk.The pages have a pattern like this: http://example.com/page1.html http://example.com/page2.html http://example.com/page3.html . . . . I need to save a ...
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Whole website downloader

How do you download a static copy of a website? I mean, not loading scripts and using them later when you load the "offline" page, but saving the DOM as it is AFTER all the scripts made changes to the ...
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Download Manager for URLs in Windows [closed]

I have searched 'everywhere' for this... When I start a Google Chrome download, and if I want to pause the download and turn off my computer, the download fails. I need a software that would let me ...
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Flashgot alternative for Firefox quantum

Flashgot doesn't work with quantum anymore, I want a similar extension which would work with uGet on Linux. Basically an extension that would let me click on a download link and open it with uGet.
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Alternatives to Download Helper?

I am regularily using Download Helper to download video, to watch them later when in transit. The best part of this plugin is that it reliably detect any video or audio on the page, and allow the ...
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Download videos from Youku

There is a Chinese platform like YouTube, called Youku. I was trying to find a way lately to download videos from this website. However, most of the videos don't load outside of China. The online ...
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Chrome extension/application that can download all pictures appearing in one webpage at once

There are lots of gallery pages that contain links (and thumbnails) to the pages that contain actual pictures, like this: Is there any Chrome extension/application that can download all pictures ...
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Windows download manager with a Web GUI for playing videos

I am looking for a (free or paid) Windows download manager that has a Web UI for adding, pausing, and playing video. I know there is a similar post Remote Download Manager on Windows, however, that ...
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YouTube mass downloader renaming files with date published and title

I'm looking for a Windows software I've already used but can't recall the name. It was able to automatically download multiple files from a YouTube channel and organising the mp4 files inside a ...
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Web scrapping of a website with password

I am trying to extract all the content of a website (HTML, CSS, JS) (images and videos will be a plus). I am looking for a tool like HTTrack but that can access pages that require a login (I have the ...
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Software to download x seconds of a video from an HTTP server?

How to download x seconds of a video hosted on an HTTP server? There is an HTTP video http://example.com/video.mp4 and I want to download x seconds of it. How to do it? Requirements: Use less ...
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Download manager that automatically continues “failed” downloads

I'm on a slow, unstable internet connection that often cuts out. I pay per megabyte transmitted. Sometimes I have to download large files. The most unfortunate thing that happens is when I get to 70% ...
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Download multiple images at once (with ID from 1 to x in the URL)

I need a solution for downloading multiple images at once. It must work in GNU/Linux and it must only involve free/libre software. I would prefer a stand-alone program (command-line or GUI), but a ...
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Application to download at specific time

I have to download a large-size torrent file but I have to download it at a specific interval of time. I need an application that has the ability to start/stop the download in a torrent file in a ...
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Software download issues in general

Hi this is described as an open source cross platform suite that is an ideal starting place for developing software to be used for Chemistry & Molecular modelling. Seems like fun however the ...
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Image downloader from a website which follows the thumbnail and bulk downloads full images

If I need to use some particular browser, or install some freeware app, or run some freely available script (or whatever I cannot think of) I am okay with that. (For example, I want to download the ...
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Download entire website with first degree sub-urls

I would like to download a website and all of its first degree sub-urls, as txt or html files. For example, I would like to download: google.com and google.com/10001 and google.com/10002 etc. but not ...
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What Mac program or browser plugin can I use to download all hyperlinks within a text file?

Here is an example of the .rtf file containing numerous hyperlinks: I just want to know if there’s any app that will batch download all of these images so I won't have to manually save each image one-...
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Downloading all PDFs corresponding to a list of references

I am looking for a program, browser extension or website is that can download all PDFs corresponding to a list of references. Example: Given the input: Paoloni JA, Appleyard RC, Nelson J, ...
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Send download link to remote computer and initiate a download on that computer

I'm looking for software that would allow me to send a link for a download to a remote computer. This file would then be downloaded on that computer. I have similar software for µTorrent and SABnzbd ...
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Windows download manager with certain features

I'm looking for a download manager with the following desirable features: open-source runs on Windows allocates the whole file on disk at the start of download, to minimize fragmentation calculates ...
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Powerful open-source download manager for Android

I often have issues with downloading heavy content on my smart-phone, either because of poor internet connection, or server problems. The download-manager that comes with Android is very weak. Can ...
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HTTP file downloader that accepts destination file paths

I need a Windows HTTP file downloader that can be batch feeded not only with file URLs, but also with their respective destination file paths. I think, this feeding may be done via command line, or ...
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Firefox download manager (add-on) integrating with built-in download manager with throttling feature

The built-in download manager of firefox 35 has a long list of missing features including such a basic like download and upload data rate throttling. There're a lot of download managers available as ...
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Software Management System

I'm wandering if there's a website package out there that has the ability to support a software package? I don't really know how to describe it so I'll list some of the features below. Note: I am ...
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Chrome plugin that auto-pauses download when system enters sleep mode

I'm looking for a Chrome extension that will automatically pause all active downloads when the system goes into sleep mode (such as when I close my laptop lid). I currently use DownloadAll, which is ...
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PDF website crawler

I need an open source system that can crawl websites to gather PDF documents and then index them.
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Chrome extension for opening files directly?

I have set Chrome to ask me where I would like to save each download. I don't like all my downloads being saved automatically in my Downloads folder. Now, what I would like is if each time I download ...
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Replacement for YazSoft's Speed Download - Mac

I kept using Speed Download for a long time after its demise, until it broke under El Capitan. The downloader itself still functions, but it can no longer intercept links from Safari. I've been using ...
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Podcast downloader for Windows 7, running in the background

I’m looking for a podcast downloader for Windows 7 (must be gratis, should be FLOSS). It’s important that it works automatically, in the background. It’s for a blind user that checks a specific ...
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Software after formatting to download what you need/want

I often have to format computers. Actually I bring with me a pen drive with the installers of the software I use. But the main problem is that they aren't updated. So I was looking for a software ...