Online video libraries became very popular these days. Services such as Google Video, YouTube, Metacafe and other offer users ability to upload videos and share them. These are great services. Unfortunately they are not so great as most of the time you cant download videos themselves and you have to view them through your web browser which can be a painful experience if you have slow connection.
There are a couple of services that will help to download online videos.
VideoDownloader is a simple webpage where you paste the link to the video choose the type of service which offer this video file and click Download:
In a couple of seconds you have download links for the file that you can download directly, e.g.
There is also a plugin for Firefox that can be used to access this service, Video Downloader .