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Flash Video Downloader for Firefox

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This video downloader successfully downloaded video files from our favorite Web sites. But it's important to note that this program simply downloads the file; you'll need to install a separate program to play the video if you don't already have a player available.

Flash Video Downloader for Firefox adds an icon to both your navigation toolbar and your status bar. It also can be found in your context menu. If a Web site is not supported by the extension, both icons will be deactivated and gray-colored. They're ready to go when the icons are blue. Downloading a video was as simple as clicking the arrow button. Once clicked, a window appeared containing the link for download. It took a minute or two to complete the download, but the file appeared on our desktop. The extension does have a hot key combination option and the capability to save downloaded files to your location of choice. Help is available through the publisher's Web site, and although we found it a little vague, it did walk us through the basic steps of downloading a file.

Once we downloaded the video file, we were able to open it in our default video player. This no muss no fuss video downloader is pretty basic and easy to operate, making it perfect for novices.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great Software!!"

    January 6, 2014  |   By sbd8828

    Version: Flash Video Downloader for Firefox 5.0.2

    Pros

    If you want something really easy to use to download and save
    video, you found it. I've found it easy and very usefull. Just click on the icon (firefox) and your done.

    Cons

    No cons I can see.

    Summary

    Great down loader. I would give it a try if you use firefox.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "full of spyware"

    April 9, 2011  |   By brianc123981

    Version: Flash Video Downloader for Firefox 2.0.21

    Pros

    doesn't really work and its full of spyware

    Cons

    i've completely removed it, even removed firefox and installed FF4, and even had a guy from their support try to help and i can't get rid of their adsense affilated google page as my default search in the url bar engine. It's crap. F these guys.

    Summary

    stay away and if you get stuck with their crap on your machine too, click their ads like crazy to get them banned for invalid clicks on adsense. spywear ********.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "BEST ADD ON SINCE TOR"

    June 12, 2010  |   By kckclass

    Version: Flash Video Downloader for Firefox 2.0.4

    Pros

    AWESOME - Worked with my older Firefox - 3.03 - fast install - ******* button - ripped Christina Candyman in a blink from youtube after embed was blocked - has HIGH/LO res setting - just frigging awesome DOES WHAT ITS SUPPOSED TO DO

    Cons

    I hate the fact that I didn't discover this thing sooner and downloaded 101 other bozo utilities when THIS ADDON DOES IT - period...

    Summary

    DIRPY was cool but couldn't get some youtubes because of embed blocks - other software crashed or didn't install or didn't work and other software req newer firefox - probably would have crashed - THIS JEWEL does NOT crash - slick button in bottom right status bar did it - IT WORKS - kaboom - done - *******

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Adobe Downloader is only to work with Firefox"

    September 3, 2009  |   By bwaters4

    Version: Flash Video Downloader for Firefox 1.9.6

    Pros

    not apply because it did not work.

    Cons

    not apply because did not work.

    Summary

    I get very confused with all the different downloaders, what worked and what messed up Firefox. Right now I am using the Adobe but had to be sure to let Firefox know it was okay otherwise it would not even download let alone install.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Have no problems."

    August 7, 2009  |   By joelot15

    Version: Flash Video Downloader for Firefox 1.9.6

    Pros

    Works for me.

    Cons

    None so far.

    Summary

    Try it it may work for you.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "You Tube Still Not Accessible"

    July 22, 2008  |   By grayghost14

    Version: Flash Video Downloader for Firefox 0.3

    Cons

    Every time I want to access You Tube and any other streaming video, I have to go over to IE, which is a nuisance. I thought,when I downloaded this new flash player I had hit the jackpot, thinking, "It's about time!" It isn't. Maybe I did something wrong??? I hope so!

    Thanks for this chance to vent. :)

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  • 1.0 stars

    "does it work ??"

    May 14, 2008  |   By willysudi

    Version: Flash Video Downloader for Firefox 0.1

    Cons

    after installed,I did not see any adds on icon on the task bar.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Nice little FLV/SWF downloader"

    April 19, 2008  |   By jravery_61

    Version: Flash Video Downloader for Firefox 0.1

    Pros

    Nice program, can change FLV/SWF into any format. I downloaded several different programs like this one and this is the only one left on my system.

    Cons

    I haven't noticed any bugs.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Finally a program that works!"

    April 6, 2008  |  

    Version: Flash Video Downloader for Firefox 0.1

    Pros

    I have tried several programs but they didnt work (anylonger)

    This add one, works great and you dont have to wait until you have seen the complete movie.

    You can download several movies at one time.

    Cons

    All the files output got the same name: "get_video", then "get_video(2)" etc and no extention.

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