YTD Video Downloader User Reviews

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  • 1.0 stars

    "YTD Downloader VIRUS Reported by Norton Internet Secur"

    February 5, 2015  |   By ckakavas

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    It was a useful program...???

    Cons

    YTD Downloader VIRUS Reported by Norton Internet Security that it contains Security Risk with the name Adware.RocketTab

    Summary

    Virus Alert YTD

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Last update pushed malware"

    February 5, 2015  |   By utube3805

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    Great product downloads from so many websites
    I would have rated YTD higher but the last software update
    pushed some driver support malware without my permission:
    c:\programdata\driver support\driver support

    Cons

    the last software update
    pushed some driver support malware without my permission:
    c:\programdata\driver support\driver support

    Summary

    Good if you choose to delete the pushed update driver support software
    Thank God for norton

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Works great for most sites except YouTube"

    February 2, 2015  |   By Seemand4796

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    Works for facebook
    Works for Dailymotion

    Cons

    Does not work for YouTube recently

    Summary

    Get another YouTube Downloader if you only want to download YouTube videos.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "They're right. Don't make that first click."

    February 2, 2015  |   By K1Starr

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    I am not coming back to CNET again. I just don't have the time to waste on viruses.

    Cons

    Norton 360 Premium told me that two files came down the connection to my computer, while I was looking at the "Do you want to save this file?" box; and before I clicked the "Save" button. One of those files was immediately recognized as a virus. I'm going to run a detailed scan next.

    Summary

    Bye.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Malware loaded. Useless and dangerous."

    January 30, 2015  |   By senerade213

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    Hard to find pros. sorry

    Cons

    Contains malware
    Many videos are cannot be downloaded

    Summary

    Stay away. It will make you angry. Better use one of these websites like http://www.videograbby.com to download youtube videos which don't require you to download and install any software on your computer and are ridiculously simple.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Malware / Spyware danger"

    January 28, 2015  |   By dgspencer

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    None unless you like malware on your PC.

    Cons

    It does not work
    It contains Malware
    It changes your proxy settings in IE

    Summary

    This used to be a great app. I don't know what happened, but it is no longer able to grab videos from YouTube. Even worse, when I did an "update" of my free version, I was treated to malware that added my localhost as a proxy server. My anti-virus detected and removed some kind of Trojan called YTDGETAPP or something like that. I was finally able to get it out after about an hour. I DO NOT RECOMMEND YOU DOWNLOAD THIS APP UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

    I'm REALLY surprised at CNET for carrying this on their site. Now I have to be suspicious of CNET as well. Used to be a time when if you needed a "clean" app you could go to CNET with confidence. Not so much now.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "keep failing downloads, very moody."

    January 27, 2015  |   By walidjomaa

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    used to work great before, not sure why now it doesn't want to although i searched internet, uninstalled and re-installed and did many things to fix the problem.

    Cons

    Fails to download, give message: Failed.

    Summary

    YTD people, please fix the problem. I used to love this software

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  • 2.0 stars

    "It doesn't work..."

    January 23, 2015  |   By KPriff1963

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    It has a great GUI
    Convert files
    Has a bit of download acceleration

    Cons

    However it does not work recently. It analyzes the YouTube link for about half an hour without doing much. This is probably YouTube changing it's download formats though...

    Summary

    In summary, I recommend using Free YouTube Downloader by XetoWare. It works fine, and downloads to my fav formats, mp3 and HD1080p mp4!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Just virus"

    January 14, 2015  |   By Romeolight

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    virus and malware

    Cons

    virus and malware

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Smooth working, effective."

    January 14, 2015  |   By ShulaPosey

    Version: YTD Video Downloader 4.8.7

    Pros

    Appearance is very beautiful, I love it

    Cons

    No cons from what I can see.

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