Tube Downloader

Tube Downloader

Download Editors' Rating:
2
Mediocre
Average User Rating:
Be the first to rate this product!

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.0
  • Total Downloads:
    71,227
  • Date Added:
    June 24, 2011
  • File Size:
    2.68MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    85
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

+

We've reviewed a lot of programs that download and convert videos from sites like YouTube, and some are definitely of better quality than others. This is the first time, however, that we've encountered a program that claimed to download videos but just...didn't. Contrary to its name, downloading videos is not even a feature that Tube Downloader actually offers. If anything about this program impressed us, it's the boldness of this bait and switch.

Be careful when you download Tube Downloader, as during the installation it will try to get you to install RealPlayer and change your home page and default search engine if you're not paying attention. The program is a toolbar that works in both Internet Explorer and Firefox, and it has all kinds of tools: a Bing search box, links to TV sites, an Internet radio player, and buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Skype, and e-mail. That's all well and good, but where's the video downloading? We navigated to a YouTube video we liked and clicked the Download & Convert button, expecting the program to either ask us to confirm the download or just start it automatically. Instead, we were taken to a Web site where we were asked to download and install Convert.Files, a whole separate Firefox extension. In other words, Tube Downloader does absolutely nothing to download videos except refer you to another browser add-on.

There are numerous other browser extensions and standalone programs that will indeed download and convert YouTube videos, and we encourage you to seek these out. When it comes to handling videos, Tube Downloader is completely worthless. We do not recommend this program.

 
read more +

Publisher's Description

+
 
read more +
User Reviews
+

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for Tube Downloader
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update your review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.
Submit

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

 
see all reviews +

Full Specifications

+
What's new in version 10.0
Updated flash player.
General
Publisher 3Apps
Publisher web site http://www.3apps.info
Release Date June 18, 2011
Date Added June 24, 2011
Version 10.0
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Other Browser Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.68MB
File Name tubedownloadersetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 71,227
Downloads Last Week 85
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

Previous Versions:

 
read more +

More Products to Consider

Close[x]

Submit a problem report for Tube Downloader

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.

Problem:

The Download.com Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software

Other

Description:

Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report

Close[x]

Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.

OK