How to download your favorite videos to watch offline anytime!

Over the last 2 years, we have all been watching a lot of video content online from the well-known streaming platforms (Netflix, Hulu, Peacock, Disney+, Prime Video, HBOMax) and video websites like YouTube, Twitch, Crunchyroll, FuboTv, Tubi, ABC, NBC, CBS,  BBC iPlayer, NationalGeographic, Showtime, TVNow, Zee5, 7Plus, TVNZ, UKTV Play, Channel5, Channel4, RTEPlayer, CMore, Viaplay, Joyn, Roku, Shahid.net, NPOStart, Movistarplus, Vdocipher and many more.

Now that lockdown restrictions were eased and more and more travel restrictions are removed, we can think of traveling much more while remaining connected to our entertainment streams, tutorial videos, documentaries or good old movies all day even if we are off-the-grid 🙂

This is really easy and simple with ChrisPC VideoTube Downloader Pro.

It will help you download your favorite stream to your Windows PC local drive so you can enjoy it whenever you want, even offline.

Make sure to download and install the latest version of the software from here.

You can check latest changes of the software visiting the history page.


Software Interface – Main Window

Once you’ve got the software installed on your computer, launch it and the main window will open like in the picture below.

ChrisPC VideoTube Downloader Pro - Main Window

You can easily configure the software by clicking on the Settings button and you will be able to customize:

        • The number of videos to be converted at same time.
        • The number of videos to be downloaded at same time.
        • Monitoring the clipboard for video links to be added automatically.
        • Automatically select subtitle to download based on language.
        • Number of threads to download for M3U8-HLS streams.
        • Number of threads to download for MPD-DASH streams.
        • Interface appearance and language.

Main Settings - ChrisPC VideoTube Downloader ProAdvanced Download Settings - ChrisPC VideoTube Downloader Pro


Now the fun part can begin, right 🙂 ?

You can either copy your video link from your browser address bar and press the + button or Paste and Add to list,  or you can drag and drop the link into the software main window.

Add Video Link using Copy/Paste

The software will check if a valid download link can be obtained automatically from the provided link. If the autodetect mode finds a stream that can be downloaded, it will add your video to the download list, like this:

Autodetection mode - Video detected and ready to be downloaded
Autodetection mode – Video detected and ready to be downloaded

If there is no valid stream automatically detected, you will get the following message, where you need to choose if you want to Launch Link Finder (Chrome Browser Mode) or Launch Link Finder Expert Mode:

Choose Link Finder Chrome Mode or Link Finder Expert Mode

The recommended option is to use Link Finder (Chrome Browser Mode)

The Link Finder engine is powered by its own browser for a light access to the video platforms or websites. Having embedded a multi-tab enabled web browser with light fingerprint, it is suitable for identifying the media URLs for the video content that you are looking for. Its intuitive interface gives you the option to enter the URL of the website or video platform you want to browse, supporting 30.000+ websites.

Link Finder Chrome Browser Mode - ChrisPC VideoTube Downloader Pro
Link Finder Chrome Browser Mode – ChrisPC VideoTube Downloader Pro

While browsing and playing the desired video content in the embedded browser, Link Finder engine detects and displays all URLs to video content, indicating the video type and the URL where the video content is located for each video found. You then have the option to add the URLs to the download list and start the download.

Beside M3U8 HLS manifests, Video Link Finder also detects other popular streaming protocols like RTMP,  HDS (HTTP Dynamic Streaming – F4M), MPEG-DASH (MPD), HLS (HTTP Live Streaming – M3U8) and VOD files (Video-On-Demand files like MP4, MP3, FLV, AAC etc).

Link Finder Expert is a powerful feature to be used when no video is detected with the copy/paste mode or with the Link Finder engine.

It’s very easy to use, just navigate to your video and play it. Once a a valid stream or subtitle is detected, the Link Finder Expert download list will pop-up and you can add the streams you want to the download list.

Link Finder Expert Mode - ChrisPC VideoTube Downloader Pro
Link Finder Expert Mode – ChrisPC VideoTube Downloader Pro

Latest software releases come with improved detection for videos from Channel5/My5, Channel4, TVNow, TVNZ, threenow, UKTV Play, RTEPlayer, TG4, Atresplayer, NPOStart, 9Now, 7Plus, GlobalTV, CityTV, CTV, VirginPlayer, TF1, Prosieben, 6play, TVAPlus, VRai, MediasetPlay, Showtime, Kijk, Zee5 and many more.

Link Finder engine has been optimized to detect videos from other streaming platforms, such as: AMC, FOX, Syfy, CBC, SBS, ABC iview, TNT Drama, TBS, DR.DK, NRK.NO, PBS, philharmoniedeparis.fr, la7.it, SWR Mediathek, shahid.mbc.net, qub.ca/tvaplus, qub.ca/vrai, tvanouvelles.ca, History, France.tv, Srf.ch Play, STV Player.

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