DamnVid : User-Friendly Video Downloader and Converter from Popular Video Sharing Site

DamnVid-Video Downloader and Converter

DamnVid is an apps video downloader and converter from popular videos sharing website such as YouTube, Dailymotion, Veoh, Metacafe, Blip Tv, iTuneS Podcast and More. DamnVid is cross-platform Apps that available for Linux Distribution,Mac OSX and Windows.  DamVid is currently available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Norwegian.

Here’s DamnVid Main Features:

  • As Video download and converter. DamnVid converts as it downloads, making the whole processes much faster than the other application.
  • As Video converter. DamnVid can be used to convert your videos in hard drive or downloaded from popular video sharing websites.
  • As Video downloader. If you need an application to download ONLY without converting, DamnVid can do such task.

Install DamnVid on Ubuntu Via PPA

DamnVid not yet available on official ubuntu repository, you can install DamnVid via ppa. open terminal Add ppa DamnVid then install DamnVid by typing the following command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:damnvid/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install damnvid

Usage DamnVid

To begin, select a video file (local or online). Once added, it will be listed on the main window with Pending status. When adding online videos, it can monitor your clipboard and list all detected videos that have been copied to clipboard.

damnvid - add video urls-ubuntu

There are multiple profiles you can convert the video into. Right-click the video file, select Encoding Profile, and choose the desired profile in which you want to convert the video.

DamnVid-convert video-ubuntu

Once all is done, hit Let’s go! button to begin the process. There are plenty of video options you can tweak from Preferences. Select a profile from the list or hit Add Profile to create a custom new profile

DamnVid preferences-ubuntu

While testing the application local videos converted seamlessly but online videos were mildly successful. Some online videos converted successfully, while others didn’t (got converted only 40% and that’s it). You might have better luck with it, go ahead and give it a shot.

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