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How to Download YouTube FLV with Firefox Video Downloader?
This tutorial will tell you how to download streaming Flash video from video sharing sites. With the help of this tutorial you can understand how to use Sothink Web Video Downloader for Firefox to capture and download videos.

Sothink Web Video Downloader for Firefox is one of popular free Firefox video downloader add-ons. Even if you are not a Firefox user, this add-on might be a good reason to give a try. It allows user to download video from any kind of online video sharing site, such as YouTube, Facebook, Revver, Vimeo, MSN Video, Google Video, Yahoo Video, and more at any stretch of your awareness.

Sothink Web Video Downloader for Firefox can download YouTube FLV, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, MKV, RM, RMVB, 3GP, MPG, H.264 HD videos, music MP3, and Flash animation SWF from Internet.

In this tutorial, the version of Web Video Downloader for Firefox is 4.0 Beta.


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How to download streaming Flash video use Web Video Downloader for Firefox
  • Step 1 Install Free Web Video Downloader for Firefox
    Download Firefox 4 Video Downloader and double-click to install. Follow the instructions to install add-on on Firefox and also install a Free FLV Player. 
  • Step 2 Click to Start a New Download
    Restart Firefox, browse to any online video sharing sites, say YouTube in this example, and watch a video you are interested in. As the icon of Sothink Web Video Downloader for Firefox flashing, playing YouTube video has been captured. Click this flahsing icon, you will find newly captured playing video listed below, click "1. Cara_sings_Somebody_to_Love_by_Queen__Confused_TV_advert" to start a new download task. User could set up save to address by browsing. And then hit OK.

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    Or if you miss to download a video, you could still find captured video in "Download Manger". Click "Download Manager" below Web Video Downloader for Firefox icon, the window will open as below. Right click the video you want to download in the URL list, and choose "Download".

    download youtube video
  • Step 3  Download YouTube Videos to PC and Transfer to Portables
    After a few minutes, you could find your downloaded YouTube video in the desigated folder. With Free FLV Player we offered, you could enjoy YouTube video smoothly on PC now.

    Note: If you want to transfer FLV video to your portables to enjoy anytime anywhere, you could either turn to Free FLV Converter to convert FLV to MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV and more, or try stand-alone Web Video Downloader to download online video directly to popular video audio formats and devices.

  • Want to down Flash video in IE, Opera, Maxthon, and other browsers? Try Web Video Downloader stand-alone version.



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