Last updated on April 4th, 2019
This tutorial shows you how to install ClipGrab video downloader and converter on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, 10.04 & Linux Mint via PPA.
ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites. It converts downloaded videos to MPEG4, MP3 or other formats in just one easy step.
It supports HTTP and Socks5 proxy.
[ac-box style=”alert”]The PPA does not support Ubuntu 14.04 so far, you can grab the .deb directly from ubuntuupdates.com. Remember to install libav-tools to get HD 1080p support.[/ac-box]
To install this utility, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, then follow the below steps:
1.) Run this command to add the ppa repository to your system:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa
2.) Update the package lists to make it available:
sudo apt-get update
3.) Finally install it via:
sudo apt-get install clipgrab
The ClipGrab website also provides non-install version for Linux, just download, extract and make it executable in file’s Properties, finally click to run.