Download Web Video - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    2.16.351

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    Android
    Windows
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    iPhone
    Mac

    Send free text messages from your Android phone

    6
    818 votes
    • PROS: Lets you send photos, audio, video, location, and links, Group messaging, Works across different platforms, Support for Android Wear, Syncs with web version, Free calls, Save chats automatically to Google Drive
    • CONS: Only works if the other person has the app
  • VLC media player

    2.2.6

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    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Simply the best multi-format media player

    7
    30016 votes
    • PROS: Supports a wide range of formats, Good hotkey support, Easy to use, Very flexible and lightweight, Integration with web channel streaming services, Improved interface in version 2, More format support in version 2, Plays BluRay and HD
    • CONS: User interface is quite basic, User interface slicker in Mac version
  • Skyfire

    5.0

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    Platform
    Android

    Free Android web browser with Flash support

    6
    66 votes
    • PROS: Renders pages quickly, Flash video support, Supports tabbed browsing, High level of Facebook integration, Can save to HD
    • CONS: Unstable at times, Does not support all video formats
  • Songr

    2.0.2235

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    Platform
    Windows

    Goodbye P2P! Download MP3 music quickly from the web

    4
    1021 votes
    • PROS: Simplifies searching for MP3s , No configuration required , Immediate downloads
    • CONS: No ability to resume interrupted downloads , Can't choose individual functions
  • Mozilla Firefox 3

    3.6.28

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    Platform
    Windows

    Firefox 3 - a vintage edition of Mozilla's browser

    7
    1145 votes
    • PROS: Support for full screen video, Integration with Personas for easier customization, Improved performance, New tool to check for updates for plugins
    • CONS: It may be still incompatible with some extensions, Flash video doesn't benefit from enhanced video integration, Really old
  • Microsoft Lync 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

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    Windows

    One of the best web conferencing apps out there

    6
    116 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use interface, Tons of features, Excellent video and collaboration tools, Well thought out ecosystem
    • CONS: Chat feature could be more fleshed out, Only available with certain versions of Office
  • Photo Manager

    2008 1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Full featured photo viewer and editor

    6
    54 votes
    • PROS: Good for managing large quantities of photos, Lets you view photos as slideshows, Generates web photo albums automatically
    • CONS: Basic editing tools, Interface could be redesigned
  • Corel VideoStudio Pro

    X9

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    Platform
    Windows

    Capture, edit, enhance, and share movies on tape, DVD, VideoCD and Web

    7
    1539 votes
    • PROS: Lots of features, Great for video capture, Plenty of helpful wizards and templates for beginners
    • CONS: Very memory-intensive, Prone to crashes, Unreliable tech support
  • Adobe Fireworks

    CS6 12.0

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    Mac

    Accelerate web design and development

    5
    66 votes
    • PROS: Excellent video authoring solution for professional video editors, Fully compatible with other Adobe tools, Supports the newest technology: Blu-Ray, digital tapeless cameras, Work natively with a huge number of video formats
    • CONS: Complex for beginners
  • MoliPlayer Pro

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    Platform
    Windows Phone

    Watch your movies and series on your Windows Phone

    7
    23 votes
    • PROS: Supports a wide range of media formats, Audio and video playback, Browse and download web video, Wireless file transfer from your PC
    • CONS: Audio player could be improved
  • Infinity Web Browser

    1.3.2

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    Platform
    Android

    Another contender for the Android broswer crown?

    3
    5 votes
    • PROS: Light and fast, Easy to manage downloads, RSS etc., Good multilingual support, Built-in YouTube player, Good image rendering
    • CONS: Tab titles obstructed, Doesn't handle horizontal screen well, Video support is buggy
  • AllTubeDownloader

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Bulk download videos from across the web

    6
    69 votes
    • PROS: Auto detects video URLs in clipboard, Speedy performance, Converts videos immediately after downloading
    • CONS: Nags to upgrade and share with friends, Bulk downloading videos requires an upgrade to the premium version , Interface needs work
  • MultiLoader

    1.0.01

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    Platform
    Windows

    Download videos from across the web

    5
    41 votes
    • PROS: Speedy downloads, Tons of presets for conversions, Queue videos for bulk download
    • CONS: Stability issues, Media player is very basic
  • Veoh Web Player

    beta 1.1.1.1030

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    Platform
    Windows

    Enable long videos on Veoh.com

    5
    34 votes
    • PROS: The only way to watch full length movies on Veoh.com, Easy to use
    • CONS: Slow, Buggy picture,
  • Embed Player

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    A simple to use application that enables you to play embedded videos while working or playing, without having to use a web b

    6
    5 votes
  • Free Media Catcher

    1.2

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    Platform
    Windows

    Download videos and songs while browsing the web

    6
    23 votes
    • PROS: Supports all popular websites, Works in the background, Built-in player
    • CONS: No converter, Unstable player
  • GetGo Download Manager

    4.8.2.1346

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    Platform
    Windows

    A complete download manager with support for YouTube

    6
    36 votes
    • PROS: Works with Internet Explorer and Firefox, Support for scheduling downloads, Can extract and download YouTube videos , Can download multiple items from the same web page simultaneously
    • CONS: Linked with the Ask search engine - and you can't change it!