Clipgrab: Download Youtube videos in Ubuntu

There are plenty of ways to download YouTube videos. Previously you can directly save the YouTube video into your PC after the buffering has been completed but unfortunately the process no longer works in Ubuntu. Here is an application which is perfect for downloading and converting video from various video sharing websites.  Clipgrab is muti platform application which works under several Linux distribution , Mac and windows.


Clipgrab has simple and easy to use interface. You don’t have to visit video sharing website to download the video. Video can be search in the search bar with relevent keywords, However the search of that particular video will be shown from youtube only. After the selection of video users can proceed to download page where the elegent drop down menu gives user flexibility to choose format and quality of the video. The audio of the video in mp3 format can also be downloaded.  The download start as soon as users hit Grab this button.

Youtube Downloader Linux

The download begins and the user will be notified after the download has been complete. The video or audio can be found on the place where the users save it.  Behind Youtube Clipgrab supports following website.

  • Clipfish
  • College Humor
  • Daily Motion
  • MyVideo
  • MySpass
  • Sevenload
  • Tudou
  • Vimeo

It supports the most eminent media formats.

  • MPEG4 (video)
  • WMV (video)
  • OGG Theora (video)
  • MP3 (audio only)
  • OGG Vorbis (audio only)

Download and installation Process for Ubuntu

You can simply install Clipgrab with ppa Open your terminal and paste the following command

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

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  1. nice trick… will try it today.

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