Top 8 Video Downloader Extensions for Google Chrome

Sunday, 17 July 2016

Top 8 Video Downloader Extensions for Google Chrome

Posted by Rahul Gupta
Whenever we watch some video online on a website and if we want to watch that video later on, then the best option is to download it and save it to your device. This would mean that you can view it even if you are offline or store it on your phone and show it to your friends or family. 
Chrome Extensions to Download Videos
Whatever be the use, video downloading options for online videos are a necessity these days. Although there are many application software available for downloading videos, the easiest way is to use a Video Downloader Extension. So if you are a Chrome user, here are 8 Video Downloader Extensions to have on your browser.

1. Video Downloader professional

With this extension, you can add videos to a list and then download them to your device. You can also watch them anytime without actually going to the website using the Quick Play option. And for selected providers like YouTube, you have the possibility to choose the size of the video you wish to play.
Video Downloader professional
Video Downloader Professional comes with such impressive options and would be a good choice to download videos. If you find any difficulty in downloading any video and if you are not happy with the extension, you can always get the app.

2. Video DownloadHelper

Video DownloadHelper has some fascinating features to look forward to. It has a unique smart naming feature so that it will automatically name the downloaded video with the file name, the title of the page or any portion of the text in the content. It prevents annoying videos and ads through blacklisting. 
Video DownloadHelper
The videos you download are pinned and kept so that you can retrieve them faster when you are replaying it in future. It has an excellent user interface and customizable video detection features.

3. Flash Video Downloader

Flash Video Downloader
Flash Video Downloader can be used to download videos from most of the websites. It shows a list of videos that have been requested for download along with the downloaded ones. Due to some Chrome Store restrictions, you won’t be able to download YouTube videos using this. One can download the videos by clicking the extension icon on the browser window, and it is that simple.

4. GetThemAll Video Downloader

GetThemAll is a great option for downloading any media content from websites. You can download images, videos, and documents from the pages you visit. When you visit a page, the extension detects all the available media content on the website. 
GetThemAll Video Downloader
All you have to do is select the content that you have to download. Now this is a very useful extension that saves your time spent on looking for the apt content. It can’t be used to download YouTube videos.

5. vGet Extension (Video Downloader, DLNA)

With vGet Extension, you can download and play videos available on various websites. The extension can also be used to play these videos on Smart TV via DLNA. This extension remains dormant most of the time and gets active only when the button is clicked. 
vGet Extension

So unlike many other extensions, this one doesn’t degrade the performance of the browser or drain network usage. It doesn’t support downloading videos of stream formats or flash videos.

6. Video Downloader Pro

Video Downloader Pro

Video Downloader Pro is capable of downloading videos in various formats such as mp4, mp3, AVI, MPEG and much more. It automatically detects the downloadable content, and you can just wait for a few seconds for the download to take place. It is easy to use, and one can uninstall it at any time. You can also play the media file you have downloaded using the extension icon in the browser.

7. FBDown Video Downloader

FBDown Video Downloader
Using this extension, you can download media content from Facebook and many other websites. It detects the available and suitable content from the site you are browsing. It supports standard formats such as mp4, mp3, WMV, etc. if you have any trouble downloading from any page, then try to refresh the page and download it again. It works most of the time.

8. Video Downloader

Video Downloader
This is a lightweight extension for downloading video content from popular websites. It supports the download from sites such as Vimeo. One can download videos with a single click on the extension icon. There are no adverts or pop-ups, and your logs or activities are not monitored and saved. It doesn’t support downloading content from YouTube.

Final Words

The perks of video downloader extensions are plenty. You no longer have to be online and wait for a particular video to get loaded to watch it. Be it your favorite part of a movie, the most exciting football video or any valuable lesson to teach your kids or friends, download them all and share it with others. 

You can also have all the videos you want to watch again at one place. It will save a lot of time spent on searching for a particular video in case if you want to watch it later.


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