xVideoServiceThief 2.5.2

An Open Source software that allows you to downloading your favorite video clips from the Internet
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xVideoServiceThief (also known as xVST) is an open source and cross-platform software that allows users to easily and quickly download video clips from popular video hosting websites, including YouTube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, YouPorn, Badjojo, DaleAlPlay, any many more.

Features at a glance

Key features include drag and drop support, session manager, download logging, parental control, customizable websites, system tray area integration, proxy server support, as well as the ability to convert videos to popular formats, including MP4, AVI, MPEG, WMV, or 3GP.

In addition, the user will be able to search video files, download video clips from both HTTP and RTMP protocols, schedule downloads, fetch multiple videos at the same time, pause and resume downloads, create blacklists and whitelists for video hosting websites, and much more.

Its graphical user interface is easy to use and familiar, allowing users to quickly add a video file or use the internal search engine to find their favorite streams in order to download them on their computers. The application 

Under the hood, availability and supported OSes

When opening the application for the first time, we can immediately notice that we're dealing with a cross-platform software, as it some of its functions rely on the Wine project. It is written in the C++, Delphi/Kylix and Object Pascal programming languages and runs well on GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.

On Linux, the application is available for download as a source archive, which can be configure, compiled and installed on any operating system, as well as a universal binary package that works only on 64-bit hardware platforms, as well as third-party Ubuntu packages offered by GetDeb.

Bottom line

Summing up, xVideoServiceThief is a great application for downloading any video stream from almost any video hosting website, no matter the operating system you're using right now. Please check the project's homepage for a complete list of supported sites.

Reviewed by , last updated on May 20th, 2014

license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Xesc & Technology
ROOT \ Multimedia \ Video
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What's New in version 2.5.1
  • The Mac OS X 10.6 support has been restored and now the Mac OS X 10.8 is now supported!
  • You don't like the adult plugins? Then disable them and forget about their existence!
  • Added the possibility to uninstall the adult sites from your system and ignore them (no updates)
  • Added a new startup parameter "-resetmessages" for display again all the starting messages (welcome window, adults sites request and change-log)
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Application description

xVideoServiceThief is a free graphical application that allows users to download video streams from various video host...

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