Flash Video Downloader for Google Chrome

Flash Video Downloader for Google Chrome

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
2.4
out of 55 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.8
  • Total Downloads:
    1,737,751
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 02, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2,629
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

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We've reviewed lots of tools for downloading videos from the Internet, and the quality of these programs has varied widely. Some make the process a breeze, while others are practically worthless. We're happy to report that Flash Video Downloader for Google Chrome is among the better offerings in this category. It's easy to use and it works reliably.

The extension installs with little fuss and then appears as an icon to the right of Chrome's address bar. Flash Video Downloader seems to work a bit differently for each site. On YouTube, for example, we clicked the icon and a small window appeared giving us a choice between downloading the video as an FLV or an MP4 file. On DailyMotion, the extension automatically downloaded the video as an FLV. Downloading videos from some other sites took us to flashvideodownloader.org, where we were then presented with a link that we could right-click on and save in order to download the video. It didn't really matter which site we used or what the download method was; all of them worked just fine. Flash Video Downloader has a huge list of supported sites, one of the biggest we've seen, making this among the most versatile downloaders we've encountered. An online Help file is adequate. Overall, we think that this extension is a great addition to Google Chrome for anyone who wants to build their Flash video collection.

Flash Video Downloader for Google Chrome installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this extension to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"works well"

September 21, 2012  |  By spyke68

 |  Version: Flash Video Downloader for Google Chrome 2.0.8

Pros

To install just open up the Extensions manager in Chrome, and drag and drop it on the window, and it will install with no issues. I just did it on 9/21/2012 with the current version of Chrome.

Cons

Google trying to block installs that aren't from the app store. LAME!

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5 stars

"Can it download? YES!"

July 28, 2012  |  By Bobbydin

 |  Version: Flash Video Downloader for Google Chrome 2.0.8

Pros

Easy to use. A "download arrow" icon appeared at the top right next to the wrench in Chrome. Play the video first, then it'll turn blue, and just click that arrow. DONE!

Cons

The file is a crx type file. So there are some extra steps needed to get it running.
Go to this site for east guidance on what to do with a crx file.
http://www.simplehelp.net/2011/07/09/how-to-open-and-install-crx-files/

Summary

Simple to use for a no-fuss user like me.

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1 stars

"This product downloads, but never installs."

July 24, 2012  |  By WhoKitty

 |  Version: Flash Video Downloader for Google Chrome 2.0.8

Pros

There are no benefits to downloading "Flash Video Downloader for Google Chrome".

Cons

There is no visible indication that the product has been installed. It indeed is also worthless.

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4 stars

"flash is flash"

July 03, 2012  |  By nalaalan1

 |  Version: Flash Video Downloader for Google Chrome 2.0.8

Pros

like this as it does most of what you want (download have this also on firefox and recently downloaded a 3hr plus vid from youtube

Cons

none so far

Summary

good to use, downloads the various formats available on the site you may be on (maybe not all but almost all)good to have even works as well as ant vid downloader

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.8
Version 2.0.8 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher FlashVideoDownloader
Publisher web site http://www.flashvideodownloader.org/
Release Date July 02, 2012
Date Added July 02, 2012
Version 2.0.8
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Chrome Extensions
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7
Additional Requirements Google Chrome
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File Size Not Available
File Name lfmhcpmkbdkbgbmkjoiopeeegenkdikp
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,737,751
Downloads Last Week 2,629
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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