January 17, 2015

How To Download And Convert YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion Or Other By ClipGrab In Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Here I’m with the very useful information for linux/Ubuntu Newbies. It is one of the very difficult tasks for newbies to download and convert videos from sites, like, Youtube, Vimeo, Dailymotion etc. But here is a very useful, easy and powerful application for Ubuntu/Linux Mint to make video downloading  super easy. ClipGrab.

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Now you don’t need to search for online site/applications that require java etc. to work properly. ClipGrab is a free software to download and convert videos from different famous sites of Internet. You can easily save your favorite videos from sites like Dailymotion, Youtube or Vimeo. And you can convert these videos into "usable" formats like WMV, MPEG or MP3. You can check here which sites are supported by this software. It can convert videos to WMV, MPEG4, OGG Theora, MP3 (audio only), OGG Vorbis (audio only) or simply download videos in their original format. However, downloading from some websites doesn't allow you to select other format from drop-down menu, it could be issue with site videos.

ClipGrab is capable to download from the following sites like,  Clipfish, Collegehumor, Dailymotion, MyVideo, MySpass, Sevenload, Tudou, Vimeo and others. ClipGrab is even capable to download videos that are not listed. And yeah! ClipGrab can also download HD videos from sites that have support for high definition.

Install ClipGrab

There is an official ppa available but It does not have packages for Ubuntu 15.04 (vivid vervet) and Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn). So for Vivid Vervet and Utopic Unicorn there is noobslab ppa available that has packages for all.

Official ppa for ClipGrab

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install clipgrab

Noobslab ppa 

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install clipgrab

Yeah! You've done.Now start ClipGrab to enjoy downloading.
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