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Download YouTube Videos

Posted: September 16th, 2013, 4:10 pm
by Irabbit

Re: Download YouTube Videos

Posted: September 18th, 2013, 10:04 am
by irrelevant
Not I... but not sure I trust a web page any more than I would a free application.

I've personally had good luck using Download Helper as a firefox addon, it works well, and have never had a malware problem.

Re: Download YouTube Videos

Posted: September 18th, 2013, 10:50 am
by Irabbit
I did go back and try that link. Scans indicate no malware when I downloaded a YouTube video. That, of course, does not mean it will remain malware free, but that could apply to any site, add-on, app or whatever.

Re: Download YouTube Videos

Posted: September 19th, 2013, 9:54 am
by irrelevant
I'm not suggesting it was malware, more that I'm hesitant to try something new because that is always a potential issue.

I think the risk from trying something new as opposed to something you've been using for a while is far greater than malware being introduced along the line.

But at the end of the day, I've used download helper since it was new, and never had an issue and it fills my needs. And you don't need to copy/paste or manually enter URLs either.


and with a webpage, you never really know what they are logging, and what they are doing with that information.