RealDownloader 1.0.3.0 User Reviews

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  • 1.0 stars

    "DOES NOT WORK!!!"

    May 10, 2012  |   By DuchessPoison

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    Works for music

    Cons

    ONLY SHOWS 30 SECOND CLIPS.

    Summary

    DON'T DOWNLOAD IT!!!!

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Simple yet effective"

    April 15, 2012  |   By dreamlander

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    Supports sites other download managers do not - Gorillavid for one. The footprint is minimal from a visual standpoint. A standalone program is unnecessary and RealDownloader is well aware of this adding the simple "download this video" button. Often times multiple videos appear on a page and you may not know what your getting with some of the other programs.

    Cons

    Years ago I used this programs and loved it but discontinued its use because I encountered some sites that were not merely difficult to download but had deliberately blocked access to content assumably for copyright reasons. RealDownload respects these boundaries which is all well and good for the copyright holder but frustrating to those of us wanting to download the video. Based on CNET's review, this has not changed.

    Summary

    This is a must have based on ease of use, reliability, and its resourcefulness. Its not the magic bullet when it comes to video downloaders since its support is limited to legal content but Ive not seen any free programs yet that are and of all of them, this one comes closest.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "A useful Tool."

    March 29, 2012  |   By rangerdanger71

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    it will download, more often then not dose not take long.

    Cons

    tends to crash crome

    Summary

    i use it for now

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Pretty good."

    January 22, 2012  |   By PARRISHNELSON

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    It downloads most of the videos I want a copy of. It's simple to use; and has clean looks. For just downloading videos, it gets to the point. RealDownloader is as slow or fast as most other downloaders, which you can vary on. And u can select which folder u save your downloads to.

    Cons

    The button that appears when there's a video playing on the screen also appears all the time! It appears for high quality photographs, flash games, commercials, and whenever I'm editing my website. Too hyperactive. Although RealDownloader has ran reliably for me for 20+ videos and seems to handle all the popular video formats, some videos can't be downloaded because of security issues which no downloader program can thwart.

    Summary

    Of the long list of downloaders I tried, the RealDownloader was the best, followed by Flash Favorite. Some didn't work out the box; others started but didn't do anything. The high-end mega-power downloaders didn't come close to their claims, with problems detecting videos and/or claiming they had downloaded the video when they had only captured the http of the video, for instance the Celframe Fireup downloader.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "It is easy to use, but very slow."

    December 26, 2011  |   By sunnyskibro

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    Single click operation. Very easy to use. Output also is encouraging.

    Cons

    Operation is too slow. No multiple downloads at a time.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "I've Had No Problems!"

    December 25, 2011  |   By babsrra

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    I love this program. I love the way it will automatically appear when I run my mouse over the top of a video clip, and I love its download manager that not only allows me to see what has been copies to my computer, but also will let me view the video by clicking on a thumbnail on the download manager.

    Cons

    No matter what is said, it will NOT download Hulu videos. At best, 30 seconds of a clip is downloaded, and it consists of the advertisement at the beginning of the video.

    Summary

    Much easier than any of the standalone YouTube downloaders.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Piece of J U N K !!!!"

    November 22, 2011  |   By lov2explore

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    None. Do not believe those others. They do not speak the truth.

    Cons

    You need to constantly reload this as it crashes often. Most times you will be able to WATCH the videos from youtube. The older version allowed you to burn VCD's. Here again you had to reload each time. The NEWER version is CRAP. You can not burn anything but CD's which we all have that free program on our computers. I tried to load the older version but the jerks made sure that the VCD burner did not work. A pile of junk as far as I am concerned.
    DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME.

    Summary

    Forget it~Find something else. We all have loaded on our systems ways to watch uploads and make Cd's without downloading anything.
    The older version allowed for VCD's to be made. NOT ANYMORE. The newer version NOT at all.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Don't download. It comes BUILT to Real Player!!"

    September 29, 2011  |   By CryptikRyck

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    It works GREAT if you download Real Player from RealNetworks, it is built right in along with everything else the Real Player comes with.

    Cons

    None I can think of. I use it often with no problem. BUT I got automatically when I downloaded Real Player. I didn't even know you could download it separately. Thats prbly why everyone is having a problem with it!

    Summary

    This program is not intended to be downloaded as an 'independent' program. It is software that comes with and is integrated with Real Player from Real Networks. Real Player is FREE to download and use!!! Download Real Player for free at www.real.com to get it correctly.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Bogus bogus bogus bogus bogus!!!"

    September 24, 2011  |   By webbrmkvc

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    None what so ever.

    Cons

    Does not work like the liar says it would on the demo video. The down load box on the top right corner does not appear on any of the videoes.

    Summary

    Do not down load any of these free down loaders that CNET pushes on their site. I have'nt had one yet to work fo me. So in the future I will ignore their promising lies!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "easier way to download ever"

    September 23, 2011  |   By ilyas4m203

    Version: RealDownloader 1.0.3.0

    Pros

    very helpfull icon for downloads softwares

    Cons

    superb, superior, fantastic helfull.......................

    Summary

    my 1st choice to make my PC actualy

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