Movgrab: Command Line Tool To Download Web Videos for Ubuntu Linux
Movgrab is a command line application that allows you to download web videos from more than 40 online video sharing sites such as YouTube, Daily Motion, Ehow, Ted and so on.
Movgrab has been written in C and comes with HTTP proxy server support. With movgrab, you no more require accessing all the video sharing sites to download the videos as it can be done from the terminal only with ease.
You can install Movgrab in Ubuntu by running the following commands in the terminal
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install movgrab
For other Linux distributions, you can download its source package from the download link given at the end of the post.
Movgrab requires no dependencies for installation as everything needed is in the .tar.gz source file only.
Once installed, launch terminal and change the directory to the folder where you want movgrab to download the video. Then, you can simply run the following commands in the terminal to start downloading videos from all supported video sharing sites.
<URL> represents the URL to the video from the supported sites that you want to download.
To get more information on the usage of Movgrab, you can run the following commands in the terminal.
You can download the source package for movgrab and know about its features in detail from the link to its homepage given below.