Is there a mac equivalent of orbit downloader?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by sean83, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. sean83
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    Is there an app like orbit downloader? that lets you download streaming videos, most the apps i've seen for mac aren't really any good.
     
  2. szolr
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    You can download Youtube videos easily with something like Keepvid. It doesn't need downloading. Just copy and paste the link in the box and go.
     
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    It can't download everything tho, I basically want to be able to download videos of a membership site i'm on so I can view them offline and save bandwidth.
     
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    Afraid I don't know of such a tool. Maybe someone else will though.
     
  5. ChanelCinq
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    Bump! Hoping someone knows of a Mac alternative to Orbit Downloader by now.
     
  6. weckart
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    The only one that I know of that actually works is Jaksta
     
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    Wow that was so awesome. Thank you so much for that. Now that I know it works I will pay for it. I started with the trial. This is great. Thanks again.
     
  8. Marconato
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    Hey bro, i just created this account to tell you, i found iGetter downloader, is very similar and works like Orbit. It's not free, but i don't found limitations without a register.
    Cya =D
     
  9. Quotenfrau
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    it's very expensive "Jaksta Deluxe for Mac" is $69.95
    No!
     
  10. weckart
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    iGetter is nothing like Orbit in being able to capture streamed videos. It is just a simple download manager.

    That is the whole suite which you don't need. Jaksta was also in a recent bundle, so would have cost you pennies.
     
  11. hakuin
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    Jdownloader sadly doesn't support all streaming protocols. For example http://svn.jdownloader.org/issues/6036 adobe hds (http video streaming) which is used by most tv stations in Germany is not supported.
     

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