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GetFLV

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 359 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.8.173.18
  • Total Downloads:
    720,838
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 19, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (14-day trial); $59.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    36.38MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,059
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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GetFLV is a straightforward program that lets you download and convert videos from various online sites straight through the app's browser. The step-by-step instructions guide you through the process, so even if you're new to this type of program, you'll have no trouble getting the results you want.

Pros

Browser options: There are four different browsers to choose from that are built in to this app. They include iPad and Android options, as well as Internet Explorer. This is useful because different video sites play better through some browsers as opposed to others. And you can also use this feature to customize your user experience a bit.

Convenient conversions: In addition to downloading videos, this program also lets you convert them into different output formats. This means you can transfer the downloaded videos to other devices, like your iPhone or iPad, and play them without going through a separate program to convert them to a compatible format.

Cons

Switching browsers: It is sometimes necessary to switch browsers in this program because videos from different sites play better on one rather than another. But each time you switch browsers, you have to shut down the program and restart it, which also means restarting your Web search. After a while, though, you'll know ahead of time which program to use for each site you like to download from.

Limited trial: You won't be able to actually download files during the 14-day trial period.

Bottom Line

GetFLV is a versatile program that gives you access to just about any type of downloadable video. It offers a nice range of features, and you can try it out for free for 14 days, although the trial version does not support downloading. The full version costs $59.95 for a one-year subscription or $159.95 for lifetime access.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of GetFLV 9.6.6.8.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.5

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    • 5 star 1
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 0
  • All Versions

    3.7

    out of 359 votes

    • 5 star 177
    • 4 star 71
    • 3 star 23
    • 2 star 12
    • 1 star 76
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5 stars

"Terrific Product!!"

September 03, 2015  |  By Estellacyp Rogersexnwu

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.8.173.18

Pros

It has a friendly interface, it's really easy to use. Compared to all the other products that I have tried this program comes head and shoulders ahead of them

Cons

Not bad,Also need to improve.

Summary

It's unique and powerful.

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2 stars

"Good software BUT unclear/bad business practice."

September 01, 2015  |  By Inspired.Cloud

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.8.173.18

Pros

Yes, the software works as highlighted, the list of places it can download is fairly large, either medias source, but also online trainings, etc... as a means to have offline content it works, good.

Cons

1. pricy for such reduced capabilities, after all it only downloads content. 2. It will only work for a (fixed) period, the full version, it tells you that due to a later version of Flash the software needs to be upgraded, and of course your serial doesnt work in the latest "revision", at the same full price, none of that is explained anywhere, and there are visibly no major changes but small tuning, so, deceptive practice, you cannot sell a product that you say is unlimited then have it stop working when a version of Flash (or other) changes in a computer, this is called LIMITED version.

Summary

If the developer plan on having such limitations they should advertise it, and offer different versions, like many packages now, unlimited till major OS changes or unlimited lifetime or renewing support license fee, 'cause in this case it is not LIFETIME UNLIMITED, and there is no mention of it.
Also, in this price range of package, you'd expect better clarity and transparency compared to ANY software in this price range.
LASTLY, there are a lot of fake reviews on this software, same pattern of mispelling, exact same review content, grammar error due to language barrier, review describing product capabilities rather than experience of the usability (search web for studies on evaluation of fake vs real products reviews)
Developer: spend time updating YOUR site, YOUR help section and your business practice rather than generating fake 5 star reviews to influence the rating of your software.

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5 stars

"The best videos download software!"

July 31, 2015  |  By Maurice Enoch

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.8.139.18

Pros

I think this is the best download video software I've used before,i really can download any website video.Wow,so cool

Cons

none for now, with the last version everything works well.

Summary

Awesome program!!

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5 stars

"This is the best download software I've used before"

May 05, 2015  |  By Gary Andre

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.8.6.8

Pros

I think this is the best download video software I've used before, i really can download any website video. Wow, so cool!!!!

Cons

No flaws, Perfect!

Summary

It is a very perfect software. i like it!!!!!

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1 stars

"buy something else.. ANYTHING else"

April 23, 2015  |  By Sahmwahn

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.8.1.8

Pros

took my money efficiently

Cons

crashes on startup, freezes during ripping and converting, delivers corrupted and unplayable videos, crashes often, doesnt rip from links, crashes, crashes often, doesnt rip vids....

Summary

buy something else, ANYTHING else. save your sanity

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5 stars

"Cool software!!"

January 24, 2015  |  By udiopopoer

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.7.5.9

Pros

It's unique and powerful. I can download videos from many video sites now. A very good software, very convenient to use them. It's worth to order!

Cons

Sense of this software is imperfect, needs to be improved.

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1 stars

"What a Disaster"

January 23, 2015  |  By gusgus1515

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.7.5.6

Pros

nothing at all

Cons

I extracted the zip file installer and during the installation not everything was installed, kept getting errors however the program managed to install on the computer and it doesnt work. Im trying to uninstall and it wont uninstall the error messages say that i dont have administrative rights to uninstall it?

Summary

I just want to get rid of this faulty program from my computer.

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5 stars

"Wonderful software!!"

January 22, 2015  |  By Superman20999

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.7.5.6

Pros

Can download videos from every video sites, like Youtube, Hulu, CBS, MTV... It is best one!!

Cons

I didn't find anything wrong with it that i didn't like. It works fine to me. I like it.

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5 stars

"The best software for video downloading!!"

January 22, 2015  |  By Acelogixzilla

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.7.5.6

Pros

With this product, you can download many HD films with the high quality. It's a nice program, easy to install and use. A perfect application for downloading films.

Cons

none for now, with the last version everything works well.

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1 stars

"Deceptive Trial Offer of a Very Average Prog"

January 21, 2015  |  By mannshands

 |  Version: GetFLV 9.7.5.6

Pros

Was a fast download.

Cons

Uninstall left 10 items behind that Iobit Uninstaller deep scan removed for me.
Deceptive trial terms.Their website says 1 month unlimited trial when all you get is a 14 day trial limited to 30mb per download! Deceptive and average at best!

Summary

Some comments here are of the exact same text as another comment by a different user, NewBlarkBob and Powermac8978. These are obviously posted by the same person to boost the rating of the very average program and its deceptive trial use terms. Their website says 1 month unlimited trial whan all you get is a 14 day trial limited to 30mb per download! Deceptive and average at best!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 9.8.173.18
Version 9.8.173.18 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher SuperLogix
Publisher web site http://www.getflv.net
Release Date August 18, 2015
Date Added August 19, 2015
Version 9.8.173.18
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 36.38MB
File Name gf2setup.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 720,838
Downloads Last Week 1,059
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 14-day trial
Price $59.95

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