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How to Grab Flash Video

Last updated on January 7, 2019 by Mary

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How to Grab Flash Video

Wide-ranging Video Hosting Services continues to annex the internet. In fact, Facebook and Youtube hold the top spots for the most commonly searched on Google according to Mondovo Digital Marketing. Video Hosting services can be in different forms like a movie, video, image, file and social network services, that possibly support video sharing. Some are free and some are not. Thus, these days you can find many of them that are for free. Sites Like Youtube, Dailymotion, Rutube, Twitch, LiveLeak, MetaCafe, QQ Video, Veoh, Vimeo, and All have a similar concept. They are community sites where anyone can share their videos. You can find almost all video genre from these sites. Also, some social networking sites like Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other social networking sites that allow you to share any content including videos. To see full list of video hosting site click here. Relatively, downloading videos from these sites is also a trend to share it with your family and friends. That being said you need a reliable software to do the job for you. So we listed some of the best ways on how to download flash video online to make it easier for you to find the one.

Video Keeper

maininterface The first tool that we will talk about it one of the most reliable software there is. Video Keeper is an independent tool that downloads videos almost on every site. It has one of the fastest downloading processes and smooth easy to navigate interface, that works on Windows and Mac platform. It can download videos using URL alone or directly download videos while streaming. Also, this is not your typical downloader alone. A Libray where you can find the most popular videos around the globe is compiled. Furthermore, it can also record computer screen activity through the use of the Screen Recorder. On top of that, it is a converter where you can change the format of the video from the ones that you prefer. You can also extract the audio from the video downloaded. That means everything you might need is already here. Want to try it? Use the shortcut buttons below to get the tool on your computer. Choose the right platform and follow the guidelines for proper use of the tool.

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Step1 Download Manually

There are two ways to download videos using this tool. As mentioned you can use the link of the video alone to do so. First, you have to search for the video you want to get, for this you can try going to Youtube, Dailymotion, Rutube, Twitch, LiveLeak, MetaCafe, QQ Video, Veoh, Vimeo, and all kinds of community sites work perfectly with this. Even videos from social networking sites can be download through this. Once the video link is copied, click the ” Paste URL” button under the “Download” tab. Just wait until the video is downloaded.

download using URL

Step2 Download using automatic detection

On the other hand, the auto-detection is different from the first one. Instead of opening a new tab to stream the video, you can use the built-in browser to directly search for it in the tool itself. To do that, from download switch tabs from “Download” to “Detect”. From there use the built-in browser to directly search for the website. In this sample, we will go to Rutube to show how it is done. Choose a video from the site and play it. Once the tool detected that there are a media being played, it will automatically be added to the download queue and be downloaded in no time.

auto detect the video

Just in case the video is not detected then you have to make sure the detector is on. That is by looking down at the left side of the interface. Click “enable detector” to turn it on. Then repeat the same procedure if you want to download multiple downloads.

Step3 Check the acquired video

All videos downloaded from both manual and auto detection are on the same folder. It is under “Download” and “Completed”. If you want to play the video for preview, use your mouse to double click on the file. The built-in player will then play the video.

Check completed download

Free Online Downloader

main page of the article If you are not ready for a professional tool, you can consider using a free tool for the meantime. Though features are not as good as the first tool, using a free tool is practical. The fact you do not have to pay for anything, you will have full freedom of tool usage without being restricted to how many times and how many videos and duration of the video to download. This is similar to the Video Keeper’s downloading videos manually. You need the link of the video. Also, it acts as a converter for it provides several formats to choose from. You can get the video in most formats works with almost on all devices. To see how it works you can check the guideline below.

Step1 Copy the link of the video

To demonstrate the process we will get a video from Vimeo. Stream the video that you want to download. Then copy the link from the address bar.

Copy the video link

Step2 Paste the video link

Next, use the download bar below. This is a shortcut field instead of visiting the official website to make it easier for you. Paste the video link into the URL field below. Then click the download button to initiate the process.

Step3 Download the video

Finally, choose the format that you want to download from the list given. Once decided, use your mouse to hover, and point the cursor to the download button beside the format chosen. Right-click on your mouse and choose “Save link as”.

Download the video

main page Third from the list is So far we gave out the professional tool and a free one that works with almost all sites. Next to it is a downloader specifically made to get videos from facebook alone. As the name implies its a downloader of videos being shared on Facebook. Aside from that nothing else. As we all know this social networking site also has the capability to share videos in its community. That is why sites like these are being developed. On the other hand, if you are not familiar with how to use it, follow the steps below.

Step1 Copy the link of the video

First, stream anything from your timeline. if you find a video that seems to be interesting click it to directly get the direct link. Do not copy the link from the timeline, it will not be detected.

copy url

Step2 Paste the Link of the video

Next, go to the official website. Paste the link into the URL field given from the main webpage. To initiate the proccess click the “Download” button.

paste Url

Step3 Download the video

To download the video click the title. It does not have any download button like other online downloaders.

download the video

FlashVideo Downloader

Add flash downloader on chrome If free online downloader is the counter part of Manual downloading of Video keeper, Flash Video Downloader is the counter part of auto detection from Video Keeper. The difference is that the tool is being integrated to a browser. So a Browers is a pre-requisit to make it work. You need to add the tool as the a extention if you are using Chrome or associate it on you Firefox by adding it as an add on. To add the it to your Chrome click the hyper link from this decription. For firefox users simply search “FireFox Add-ons”. A step by step guide was also written.

Step1 Stream for the video

After integrating the tool to your browser, stream any video from youtube or other videos sharing sites and play it. Once the two recognized that there are a media being played, a list of download links will appear from the tool.

FlashVideo Detect the Video

Step2 Download the video

Next, choose the format that you think you might need then download the video by clicking the download button beside the format. Just wait until the video is successfully downloaded.

Flash download the video

4kDownload Online

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Last on the list is 4kVideo Downloader. Has a similar concept with free online downloader by Acethinker. It is also a browser dependent and a working internet connection is needed. Likewise, you need the link of the video to download. Since this is similar to Acethinker free online downloader and using 4k downloader online is just a piece of cake. In addition, it also works like a converter you can actually extract any audio from the video that you just downloaded. To start using the tool follow the simple guide written below.

Step1 Copy the video link

This time we will get a video from one of the social networking site popular nowadays which is Twitter. Just stream any video from your newsfeed and click the video to get the direct link. Then copy the link of the video from the address bar.
copy the video Link

Step2 Paste the video

Next, go to the official website of 4k downloader and paste the link into the “URL bar”. To initiate the process click the download button. Just wait until the video is detected.

paste the video link

Step3 Download the video

Once the video is recognized, you will be given download links below. Simply click the download link to save it to your computer.

download the video


All tools and mentioned above are helpful when it comes to downloading videos online. Each one of them perfectly works with the website mentioned. If you can’t still decide, let me help you. Simply right fit your needs. If you want to get videos online without spending a penny, then go for the free ones. However, if you are looking for a tool that can give you more than just downloading video paper is the best option for you. You can try each one of them so you will know which one suits you the best. If you have questions or suggestions do not forget to leave us a message under the comment section below.

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Last updated on January 7, 2019

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