Thursday, December 1, 2016

How to Install ClipGrab 3.6.2 on Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

   ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites.  It converts downloaded videos to MPEG4, MP3 or other formats in just one easy step.

Which sites are supported by ClipGrab?
  • YouTube
         YouTube is the most popular video website in the world. This is also why it is the most important site supported by ClipGrab.
Videos can be downloaded in HD (1080p und 720p) as well as in standard definition (480p, 360p and 240p).

         Additionally, ClipGrab provides an integrated and easy-to-use search function for YouTube videos.

  • Vimeo
      Vimeo is another popular video platform, specializing in high-quality and artistic videos.
Vimeo is always featuring amazing videos and also offers a big selection of Creative Commons videos. From Vimeo, videos can be downloaded in HD or standard definition.

  • Dailymotion
      Dailymotion is another video website with top-tier support by ClipGrab. Videos from Dailymotion can be downloaded in HD, high and low quality standard definition.

  • Other sites
     Other supported sites include:

     If a site isn't “officially” supported by ClipGrab, you might still be able to download videos from it. Through an advanced video-recognition system, ClipGrab allows the download from thousands of websites even if they are not listed here.

Installation instructions:

 Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install clipgrab


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