Download helper

Grab videos from the Internet with this useful extension.

Sometimes online videos are so good that you want to download them so they'll always be handy. Video Downloader Toolbar is a Firefox extension that makes downloading videos as simple as clicking a button. In addition to its video downloading capabilities, it comes with a few optional features that are also useful.

The toolbar appears underneath the address bar in Firefox and has a Bing search box, a button for downloading videos, a translation button that uses Microsoft Translator, and buttons for StumbleUpon and Facebook. The video downloader is quite easy to use; simply navigate to the desired video in Firefox and click the Save Video button, and the extension saves the video in the original format to the location of your choice. The extension supports the downloading of a variety of file types, including FLV, MOV, and MPG. There are a handful of settings that let you control the extension's behavior and appearance, but the whole thing is really pretty cut-and-dried. Our only complaint about Video Downloader Toolbar is that some of the additional features, such as the StumbleUpon and Facebook buttons, may be unwanted by some users; it would be nice if the downloader were better integrated with the browser and didn't require an entire toolbar of its own. Still, Video Downloader Toolbar works just fine, and it's a good choice if you frequently come across videos you'd like to download.

Video Downloader Toolbar installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this extension to all users.

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