How to download Ustream videos

How to download Ustream videos

Last updated on June 8, 2014 by

Being a video hosting platform, Ustream supplies videos in many categories including education, entertainment, technology, sports and others. What’s more, it provides the function of broadcasting your own live videos as long as you got a Ustream account and log in. It’s really a great media for people to share real-time experiences with families and friends. No matter you want to share them with others or just for personal collection,it’s always better to record things down or add them to local drive. Then how to download Ustream videos? The following guide will answer this question.

Easy ways to download Ustream video

Video Download Capture (Windows way)

In order to get clips from various websites including YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, etc. without hassle, a reliable video tool that supports batch downloads is a necessity. That’s why this professional downloader comes into being. To utilize this app, you should firstly install it on your PC before reading the guide below.



Save video by “Video Detector”

when you have installed and started the program, you will see the main interface with a video detector turned on as default, it lets you grab any videos being played on the screen. Therefore, to download Ustream video, you just navigate to and open the stream you want. The video detector will fetch the source URL and add that clip into download list. Much better, this program enables you to play the videos with its built-in player while they are still in the process of downloading.

Video detector


Record Live Stream on the Site

There are a lot of live video streams on Ustream, which have no media URL to be detected. In this case, you can make use of the “Record Screen” function of this software. Just switch to the “Record Screen” on interface, specify input audio source and customize your recording area, click “Start”. After that, hold the mouse to drag out a recording area and simply press “ok” to go. You can press “Alt+F7” to stop recording or press “Alt+F10” to pause/resume recording.

record stream

Both steps illustrated above are easy and simple. Undoubtedly, this program is your top choice if you are looking for a Ustream video downloader.

Tips: If you just want to trim a section of your downloaded Ustream video, you can resort to “Video Edit” function which is located under “Convert”. After importing the video, click “Trim” and enable it, set the start time and the end time, hit “OK” and finally click “Convert”. Some other simple edit functions are also available, such as crop and embed subtitle into videos.

Edit video

Apowersoft Video Downloader for Mac (Mac way)

The method above is for Windows users, as for Mac users, Apowersoft Video Downloader is the finest way to capture online videos. Similarly, downloading and installing it on your PC before moving to the first step.



Grab video automatically

This tool can grab any videos being played in its built-in web browser within the “Detector”. For downloading Ustream video, you just need to navigate to and play what you want to download. It will automatically detect and download the video. You can check the video in the download list.


Manual way

Copy your Ustream video link, next hit “Paste URL” on the interface of this program. The application will start to download the video immediately. It also allows you to download multiple videos simultaneously.

Downloader for Mac

Tips: Other than downloading videos, this application also provides the function of converting videos to other formats such as FLV, MP4, 3GP and so on. Obviously, this software is a good platform for us to add videos to our gadgets as long as we convert them to the right formats.

Another way to preserve Ustream videos

Aside from the downloaders introduced above, there are also some other ways to download videos from Ustream. GetFLV is one of them. It is a tool that can download videos from a lot of video hosting sites. This application also allows you to convert flash videos to play on your portable devices. However, this program is usually unstable; sometimes it freezes after opening and only saves parts of some videos.

You may have adopted some other ways to perform downloading, but the comprehensive video downloaders this post offers are much better because both of them contain additional functions like editing clips and converting formats. In this case, it’s very convenient for you to make the videos be perfect.

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Posted by: Ada Reed on to Video Downloader, Follow me on Twitter. Last updated on June 8, 2014

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