I would appreciate a lot if you provide some of your experience on this issue. It should work just as good on Windows :/ I do not have any Windows machine close to me at the moment sorry :( but i will try it with Windows soon and maybe i'll update this if i'll get it to work I think that the simplest way to download a video from youtube, without installing any plugin or sofware, is with
mp4 seems to # work on the most players like android, ipod, ipad, iphones, vlc and mplayer.
my $file Type = "mp4"; # Option: what visual resolution or quality do you want to download?
List # multiple values just in case the highest quality video is not available, the # script will look for the next resolution.
With it you can watch You Tube videos in a new way: you type a keyword, Minitube gives you an endless video stream.
Minitube is not about cloning the original You Tube web interface, it aims to create a new TV-like experience.
As at May 2014, I checked this out and minitube seems to be a dead project.The newer (PAID) version is is minitube-ubuntu and you cannot get it for free.Apparently many reveiws on software centre show that the old minitube crashes.Browser addon: Other sites that can be used: and this software is also great: Thank you @Jeggy, your suggestion is splendid.I have successfully installed this extension and it's working pretty fine on my Ubuntu system.Nevertheless I find a major issue when trying to install the same extension using your procedure in a Windows Based system, the extension installs but won't work.