Leap Free Download YouTube Video Converter

Leap Free Download YouTube Video Converter

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0
  • Total Downloads:
    3,736
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 22, 2009
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    17.73MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Leap Free Download YouTube Video Converter provides a simple though lengthy process for watching YouTube videos offline. While there were things about it we didn't like, overall the program was a gem.

The converter's interface had an amateurish look with clip-art-style icons, but it proved to be simple and intuitive to operate. We did have to consult the Help file during the opening stages of saving online videos to our desktop. We were disappointed that we couldn't just take a YouTube video and save it to any file type we pleased. Instead, there's an intermediate step that takes the video from the Internet and saves it on your computer. Only then can you place it in the converter's queue. From that point on, things went smoothly. You can choose from nearly 20 file types, ranging from AVI to iPod-friendly formats to Xbox-compatible forms. The conversion took only a few minutes for a relatively large video, and it retained all of its content when we viewed again. The program contains an onscreen viewer feature, but it's the size of a postage stamp. We preferred to watch the videos in our usual viewing program. While Leap Free has some shaky spots, it converted videos smoothly and competently, and we can't complain about the quality of the results.

Leap Free Download YouTube Video Converter is freeware. It leaves folders behind after uninstalling. While the conversion process could probably be streamlined, we still recommend this program.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Misleading title - not a downloader!"

January 26, 2010  |  By spartain

 |  Version: Leap Free Download YouTube Video Converter 5.0

Pros

Straightforward design.

Cons

No downloading feature. Have to register to access tweaking features.

Summary

The title of this program is misleading - it is not a downloader, but instead is merely a video format converter. From what I can tell it is rather straightforward, but you need to register to access the tweaks, and I imagine this will lead to spamming. For converting I prefer to use Super, but if that's a bit overwhelming then I guess this may be okay.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.0
Version 5.0 fixed a bug about some format conversion and updated the screen of the software.
General
Publisher Leap Converter Software
Publisher web site http://www.leapconverter.com
Release Date June 22, 2009
Date Added June 22, 2009
Version 5.0
Category
Category Home Software
Subcategory Miscellaneous Home Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows 95, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/7
Download Information
File Size 17.73MB
File Name freedownload_youtube_video_converter.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,736
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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