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FLV Downloader

$29.99

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.12.10
  • Total Downloads:
    3,490,993
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 01, 2016
  • Price:
    Free to try (10-day trial); $29.99 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,059
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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FLV Downloader lets you download and convert videos from YouTube and many other similar sites with just a few quick clicks of the mouse. With a straightforward interface and plenty of options for use, this app is a good option for users of all experience levels.

Pros

Initiation options: This program gives you several ways to initiate a download. For instance, you can just copy and paste the URL of the desired video into the main interface window. You can also drag and drop a URL, or you can take advantage of the integrated browser button on Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome to start a download with just one click.

Simultaneous conversions: In addition to downloading files, you can also convert them quickly through this program. In fact, you can set a file to download and convert at the same time, so it's all ready to go for you when you need it. Available output formats include WMV, MOV, MP4, 3GP, AVI, FLV, and many more.

Cons

No multiples: You can only download one video at a time through this app, and while the process is completed quickly, that means you can't just set it up and let it run, if you want to download a bunch of videos at once. This may or may not be a significant drawback for you depending on how many files you typically download at a time.

Bottom Line

FLV Downloader gives you plenty of downloading and conversion options in a streamlined package. It works quickly, and the only real drawback is that you can't initiate multiple downloads simultaneously.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of FLV Downloader 5.9.16.

 
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5 stars

"Very Safe, Fast and Reliable!!"

December 21, 2015  |  By Interon23

2015-12-21 19:13:33  |  By Interon23

 |  Version: FLV Downloader 5.12.4

Pros

1. Safe to download the software (it's malware free, unlike some other downloaders)
2. Much Faster than other downloaders,
3. Reliable, (easily does the job)
4. Downloads even files other downloaders can't download, (some other downloaders can't download all videos, constantly giving a message that the name of the file you are trying to download is not a valid file name.)

Cons

None So Far!!

Summary

I have tried a few different video downloaders, and found this one, the FLV Downloader by Kotato company the BEST. It's very Reliable and much Faster than other downloaders. It's very user friendly as well.
P.S. There is another video downloader by the name of FLV Video Downloader, which is a completely different product and a useless one, in my opinion. Make sure you get the FLV Downloader, by Kotato company, which is the BEST!!
Nice Job Kotato!!

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4 stars

"Solid with a few drawbacks"

October 04, 2015  |  By insane&inspired

2015-10-04 09:51:54  |  By insane&inspired

 |  Version: FLV Downloader 5.11.9

Pros

Downloads any video from any website similar to you-tube.
Supports mp4 downloads of Full HD videos.
Has a built-in converter allowing you to convert any video to a wide variety of formats, based either by file extension or by device (Sony, Apple, etc).

Cons

Conversion of videos consumes a lot of time and resources (especially when converting from one video format to another).
With a slow internet connection (~ 4 Mbps) you will find that it consumes all available bandwith during downloading. At the same time, browsing or using other Internet based services will either take too long or time out.
Doesn't have a fail-proof system. If something happens when downloading say, when downloading a 2 GB video file, and the connection temporarily times out, you will receive an "error when downloading file" when the downloading finishes and you will have to start over from the beginning.

Summary

If you just want to download a few short clips from you-tube and other similar web-sites you may find any free online video downloader suitable without have to spend 30$ after the trial period expires (10-days). Be wary of malware / malevolent web-sites. This review was written for FLV Downloader version 5.11.9

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4 stars

"Works for me"

August 20, 2015  |  By SilverGirlNYC1

2015-08-20 05:35:23  |  By SilverGirlNYC1

 |  Version: FLV Downloader 5.11.4

Pros

Easy interface, many download format options listed in plain language and technical jargon, file formats can be converted easily later, program opens quickly and works seamlessly

Cons

none for me

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4 stars

"It works very well, when it works."

April 22, 2015  |  By sirenahb

2015-04-22 19:39:04  |  By sirenahb

 |  Version: FLV Downloader 5.9.40

Pros

Excellent product, but doesn't always work. Haven't been able to figure out why it sometimes doesn't work.

Cons

Customer support is non-existent. I can't upgrade my current version to the latest version, and never received resolution on a prior problem -- tho that problem was eventually fixed. Surprise! (I hate surprises, and would much rather have communication.)

Summary

I recommend it, but only if you have a high tolerance for occasional frustration. It is actually the best video downloader that I've used.

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5 stars

"Very useful tool"

December 20, 2014  |  By ssmpt

2014-12-20 23:29:05  |  By ssmpt

 |  Version: FLV Downloader 5.9.25

Pros

Easy to use
Allows multiple downloads
Can download into many different formats

Cons

The free trial only lasts 10 days!

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5 stars

"Awesome youtube downloader!"

November 09, 2014  |  By audi805

2014-11-09 22:05:25  |  By audi805

 |  Version: FLV Downloader 5.9.20

Pros

1. Easy to use.
2. Simple to navigate.
3. Ad free (paid version).

Cons

Can't think of any.

Summary

Software is great for downloading youtube videos. Can convert videos to mp3 (up to 320 kbps). Can setup a download queue.

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1 stars

"WARNING maleware"

September 25, 2014  |  By superbrad1

2014-09-25 15:28:20  |  By superbrad1

 |  Version: YouTube Downloader 5.9.14

Pros

None: Full of maleware programs.

Cons

Installs hidden maleware like "jet tab" which slows computer speed. If you installed this program then immediately uninstall and run malewarebytes.

Summary

Maleware bomb

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1 stars

"Wonderfully useless. Try to paste URL? Good luck !!"

September 24, 2014

2014-09-24 09:00:57

 |  Version: YouTube Downloader 5.9.14

Pros

No pros, because you cant past a URL and I am NOT going to type the full URL everytime. Sure it has the botton, but the clipboard is "empty" and it does not matter if you can paste your "empty" clipboard all over the place EXCEPT to the YouTube downloader.

Cons

You cant past a URL. Sure it has the botton to past the URL, but according to this marvellous software, the clipboard is "empty. It does not matter if you can paste your "empty" clipboard all over the place, but of course: EXCEPT to the YouTube downloader. Bizarre is not the word.

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5 stars

"Intuitive, Powerful, Simple."

September 14, 2014  |  By JeNoTo

2014-09-14 00:28:01  |  By JeNoTo

 |  Version: YouTube Downloader 5.9.11

Pros

- Intuitive:
if url is on your clipboard when you start YTD, it will auto paste into the url bar on YTD
you can choose to download either full video or audio only

- Powerful:
you can choose what format you want it to convert to, or it can download straight from the video, without converting formats
you can select which folder it will drop downloaded files into

-Simple:
paste link, click download. easy as that.

Cons

newest version (5.9.11) forces 10 day trial, after which you either buy a $30 license or write a review in hopes that they give you a free one

however the program itself is flawless.

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5 stars

"Brilliant! Does the job as I want it to!"

September 04, 2014  |  By matthiasm01

2014-09-04 03:42:09  |  By matthiasm01

 |  Version: YouTube Downloader 5.9.10

Pros

Superbly easy. Works very well.

Cons

Sometimes one has to wait a little bit for the download to complete. It seems that the programs hangs, but then it continues nevertheless.

Summary

Previously, I used the YTD downloader which I was not very happy with. This program is much better.

No crap (such as browser toolbars etc.) included in free download.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.12.10
Version 5.12.10 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, and bug fixes.
General
Publisher Kotato
Publisher web site http://www.kotato.com/
Release Date February 01, 2016
Date Added February 01, 2016
Version 5.12.10
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name flv-downloader-setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,490,993
Downloads Last Week 4,059
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 10-day trial
Price $29.99

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