YouTube/Video Utilities
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Downloading services (note: these may not comply with the YouTube TOS (terms of service)


Clipnabber: http://clipnabber.com download YouTube videos in FLV, MP4, 3GP formats.

splicd.com http://splicd.com grabs user-specified excerpts (by time) from YouTube vids and provided embed code

deturl.com: http://deturl.com/bookmarklet-to-directly-download-videos-from-youtube.asp uses a bookmarklet that is added to your browser

DownloadHelper for IE: http://www.dh4e.com
DownloadHelper for FF: http://www.downloadhelper.net/install.php

Zamzar: http://zamzar.com general-purpose file format conversion site, supports video downloading

AVC Free: http://www.any-video-converter.com/download-avc-free.php

Editing services
TubeChop: http://www.tubechop.com "chop" or select a segment from a YouTube video

DVD Ripping
Handbrake: http://handbrake.fr/downloads.php Open source, multi-platform
RipIt: http://thelittleappfactory.com/ripit Mac only

Media Players
VLC: http://www.videolan.org/vlc
GOM: http://download.cnet.com/GOM-Media-Player/3000-13632_4-10551786.html

Alternative URL
SafeShare: http://www.safeshare.tv repackages YT video without surrunding elements

Video Converter/Ripper/Burner
Freemake: http://www.freemake.com/free_video_converter/ requires download, .net utility

Converter: converts pretty much any file format
https://cloudconvert.org/


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