123 YouTube Downloader

123 YouTube Downloader

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.5.2
  • Total Downloads:
    7,133
  • Date Added:
    November 07, 2008
  • File Size:
    519.35KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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Vidferret's 123 YouTube Downloader offers a lot of tools to make downloading videos simple. However, this program was laden with issues that made it too difficult to use.

The program's interface is characterized by a professional-looking design. It's easy to operate, with a few relatively straightforward commands. However, one thing we didn't like was its complete lack of a Help file. Even when the program directed us to the company's Web site, we found nothing more than a commercial for the developer's other products. The program did allow us to cut and paste a URL from YouTube for conversion, as advertised. Interestingly, it also did the same for videos from MetaCafe, FunnyorDie, and Break.com. Unfortunately, when we entered a Web address from any of these sites, 123 YouTube Downloader informed us the URL was incorrect. We cut-and-pasted several different videos and got the same response each time. The only option that worked was the program's lone feature, the Search for Any Video option. Suspiciously, this also took us to the company's Web site, which doubled as a search engine for videos.

We were frustrated by 123 YouTube Downloader because it initially appeared to be so simple. We're also skeptical of its purpose, because the only two functional aspects of the downloader sent us to the company's Web site (a site, we might add, that didn't mention 123 YouTube Downloader). This version of 123 YouTube Downloader is freeware. Because of its lack of functionality, we can't recommend this program.

 
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1 stars

"Simplistic, worthless junk."

March 10, 2009  |  By spartain

 |  Version: 123 YouTube Downloader 1.5.2

Pros

Simple interface

Cons

No settings options. Have to plough through to some folder tucked away in the Program Files in order to access the downloaded file.

Summary

There is simple and too simple. This is the latter. No option to determine an alternative download directory (folder) target. The video quality is poor in that the colour depth has been reduced, causing banding in graduated shading. There are plenty of other poor download programs available on Cnet that are better than this worthless junk.

Yet another waste of time from a Cnet download.

Updated on Mar 10, 2009

I've just tried to uninstall this junk and it doesn't do the job properly. It comes back to say that all components could not be uninstalled but they can be removed manually. Who needs that? Poor program, poor uninstaller. Save your time and trouble and stay well clear unless you want to waste another 30 minutes of your life.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.5.2
Version 1.5.2 added more feature at video search engine and fixed bugs.
General
Publisher Vidferret
Publisher web site http://vidferret.com
Release Date November 07, 2008
Date Added November 07, 2008
Version 1.5.2
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows 95
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 519.35KB
File Name 123setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 7,133
Downloads Last Week 7
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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