Hate Streaming? It’s Never Been Easier to Download a Music Video…

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If the future is streaming, there are a lot of people getting left behind in the present.  Which might explain the onslaught of new technologies that are making it easier than ever for music fans to download music videos for total portability, all at near-zero cost with virtually zero interference from YouTube.

The latest entrant is MacX Video Converter Pro from tech shop Digiarty, which has maniacally expanded beyond YouTube to include the Facebook’s surging video platform, plus the usual hotspots like VEVO, Dailymotion, Vimeo, or whatever video channel you please.

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In other words, an extremely easy way to not only download whatever music video you want, but store it and access it whenever you want, all for free.  And best part is that everyone wins here: after all, piracy isn’t even considered a problem anymore within the music industry, and artists just love the exposure (wink, wink).

But while apps like Flvto focus heavily on the most-used platforms like YouTube and iTunes, Digiarty is going for a total all-in-one approach.  Which means that after the video is downloaded, users can port them to almost any device, including an iPhone 6/Plus, iPad Air 2/Mini 3, Android, Samsung Galaxy Note 4/Edge, HTC, WP8, or PS4 (the last version, updated June 30th, is available here.)

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In fact, Digiarty’s support translates into more than 420 different codecs, either at the source (ie, YouTube), or the endpoint (ie, your tablet).  That includes quick capturing and transcoding of various definitions, including HD 4K 2160p, 1080p and 720p videos at accelerated speeds, with a one-time cost of $34.99 for the privilege.

And that’s the entire point: the underlying methods for grabbing video, distributing video, transcoding video, and sharing video are changing all the time, it’s almost impossible to keep track of it.  Which is why players like Digiarty are making a shrewd market play to encompass it all.

Written while listening to Hook N Sling and Far East Movement.  Top image by Ronald Saunders, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC by 2.0).  

 

8 Responses

  1. Official: MacX Video Converter Pro

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  2. mdti

    If anyone can have them, what’s the point in owing them. Nobody needs or wants to own something that is available in infinite quantity. ? or, do they ? I’m from VHS era, videos tapes were imported, difficult to get in the right format (PAL/SECAM meant that your VHS would play in black and white if not the correct format, so if your VHS could play both, you were a hero), expensive when imported (anyone going to London or US to bring me back this and that and that ? )….,
    toilet paper is scarce compared to digital downloads….

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  3. FarePlay

    Paul,

    This is totally irresponsible reporting.

    “In other words, an extremely easy way to not only download whatever music video you want, but store it and access it whenever you want, all for free. And best part is that everyone wins here: after all, piracy isn’t even considered a problem anymore within the music industry, and artists just love the exposure (wink, wink).”

    If this is your justification, it’s a lousy one.

    End Safe Harbor Protection. EndPiracy

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  4. Songwriter Mark

    I have been trying to warn Nashville for years about this and to NOT upload entire songs as music videos. Nobody listens. One Youtube MP4 to MP3 conversion website was threatened two years ago but Germany (where it is housed) refused to cooperate. Best advice, no more full songs on YouTube unless you want them to be free as teasers for an album.

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