aTube Catcher

aTube Catcher

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 160 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.2.519
  • Total Downloads:
    3,571,042
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 20, 2010
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    16.3MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    6,875
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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If you generally skip to the back of a review to read the results, we'll save you the trouble and state up front that aTube Catcher is the YouTube downloader to get. Not just because it's one of the few free and non-ad-supported tools of its kind, though that ought to be enough because it means it's not ad-linked and can download videos from lots of other Web sites, too, including Google, Dailymotion, Yahoo, Comedy Central, Spike, and many others. But aTube Catcher is actually a video toolkit packing many free tools such as DVD/Blu-Ray/CD Creator, DA DVD Ripper, Video & Audio Crop Tool, Queue Manager, Screen Record, Audio Recorder, and others. Some are built in while others require free downloads but integrate fully with aTube Catcher. This program also creates animated GIFs, Audio CDs, ringtones, and MP3s. It captures video streams, converts and merges videos, and erases rewriteable disks, too.

Neat, clean, and compact sums up aTube Catcher's dialog-size user interface, which opens on the Normal mode tab. This is the program's main tool, its video downloader. It's a lot like the others, with some notable (and welcome) exceptions, such as the Enable YouTube HD check box. Better yet, an Output Profile drop-down list offers dozens of different devices and formats, everything from AVI to Zune. It also offers No Conversion, NTSC and PAL TV formats, animated GIF, HD, and lots of other interesting choices. The other tabs access the program's other capable, no-nonsense tools: Stream Catcher, Screen Record, Video Converter, and more. As if that weren't enough, clicking the Tools menu revealed still more utilities as well as the General Settings, Cache, Language, and YouTube options. Add a Video Search Tool and MP3 Downloader to the tool list, incidentally.

Does it seem like aTube Catcher offers a bit too much? Nonsense! Just click Help on the toolbar. This program has one of the longest Help menus we've seen, including the Web-based Manual that opened as soon as our installation completed, as well as links to download codecs, WinpCap, and an Encoder Version. If you skipped to the end, we'll say it again: just get it.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Great interface"

December 21, 2014  |  By HawkesPretzel

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.7986

Pros

Very needful application for my computer.

Cons

Thanks a lot. it is good.

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2 stars

"A virus and downloading problems."

November 17, 2014  |  By wallys49

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.7986

Pros

Works well and easy some times.

Cons

Freezes while downloading multiple files.

Summary

Not worth the trouble.

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1 stars

"aTubeCatcher has MalSign VIRUS as of June 5-6 2014!"

June 06, 2014  |  By JamesRRRR

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.7955

Pros

Pros don't matter as long as the product is infected with a virus that's apparently difficult or impossible to get rid of.

Cons

Infected with the MalSign Generic C28 VIRUS, apparently regardless of which download site you use. CNET download is infected, ATubeCatcher official site's download is infected. Have read that you can use Malwarebytes to remove the virus, then the product is ok again, but that was NOT my experience. Malwarebytes said virus ("pup") was gone but it came back every time I tried to use the product. Every subsequent clean install, including from Tube Catcher official site had the exact same virus, which I now can't seem to get rid of.

Summary

Tube Catcher has been notified of this.

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1 stars

"It's sad that good products get messed up by virus..."

June 01, 2014  |  By drizztdorden

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.7955

Pros

good features

Cons

Virus Infected

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5 stars

"Its not laggy and its "GOOD""

May 03, 2014  |  By atubecatcherisgood

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.7955

Pros

When I play minecraft it not laggy and its very clear

Cons

When your done you half to go back to the atube catcher program page and click stop, so youtube can see the page. Also, it slow to upload on youtube.(But I can wait)

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5 stars

"One of the greatest software programs"

March 13, 2014  |  By BlazeNFury

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.5188

Pros

Everything I need to record all activity on my desktop!

Cons

You tell me. ha!

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5 stars

"I tried all the others, this one works"

March 03, 2014  |  By RasmusSkovgard

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.5188

Pros

Fast speed all the time, quick conversion

Cons

they could make it fulli integrated, so it was just a right ckick and then select download,

Summary

the must secure and fast version, of movie you tube downloaders, there is out there, and n f### ads..

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2 stars

"Many bugs in this new version. Disrupts XP system."

February 02, 2014  |  By MoTurn100

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.5188

Pros

I used to like aTube but the new version runs poorly on my XP platform.

Cons

aTube 3.8.5188 has a lot of bugs. It caused other programs to stop running properly, closed browser windows when I was trying to screen record a news video, failed to download the video also. Was very buggy and kept half-vanishing from view. A couple of times, it hid all the icons and applications everywhere so I was left with a clean desktop (just the wallpaper in view). Had to reboot the system and clean the registry. It tries to debug its operation, but to no avail.

Summary

There are too many bugs for it work properly on my PC. I am left to remove it. Hopefully aTube will work out the problems soon.

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3 stars

"I love aTube Catcher BUT ...."

January 06, 2014  |  By Doug6388

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.5188

Pros

It does a great job of downloading music files

Cons

It does a great job of downloading music files, but it puts a "TIP" bubble right in front of download button and then puts another bubble in front of the wording ( this is a coding error ) The software also has trouble keeping the dash between the Artists Name and the Song title. It also leaves an tempicon folder that must be deleted.

Summary

I use it but it is not finished.

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5 stars

"So far so good..."

November 12, 2013  |  By BennyTejadaMaglaya

 |  Version: aTube Catcher 3.8.4272

Pros

Downloads Streaming videos in High Definition
Converts to various formats
Screen Recording capability

Cons

Slow Download and Conversion as usual (but I can wait)
Constant nagging of updates on startup

Summary

Being an aTube Catcher user for 4 years, I initially hesitated to download this version because my last two years with aTube Catcher have made downloading streaming videos a living nightmare. So traumatizing that I developed a habit of not moving a single muscle whenever I'm using aTube Catcher (or any other download manager) for fear of interrupting my downloads leaving me no choice but to start all over again. Just a few months ago, I eventually grew tired of frequent incomplete downloads and constant lagging so I uninstalled aTube and tried using Replay Media Catcher instead. Sadly, RMC is not working as they say it would, leaving me no choice but to try aTube Catcher once again in hopes that it is now fixed. Using this version, I downloaded 18 videos from YouTube and 2 from DailyMotion just to test whether aTube Catcher is working fine now. Out of the said 20 streaming video downloads, only one of them has stopped at 88% and never finished downloading. One failure out of 20 is not bad considering what I've been through before. So I guess I'll stick with aTube Catcher for another year or so.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher DsNet
Publisher web site http://www.dsnetwb.com/
Release Date September 20, 2010
Date Added September 20, 2010
Version 2.2.519
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 95, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows 2003, Windows Me, Windows
Additional Requirements DirectX 9.0 drivers, Windows Media Player 10, Adobe Flash Player 10
Download Information
File Size 16.3MB
File Name aTubeCatcher.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,571,042
Downloads Last Week 6,875
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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