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How Online Video Streaming Technology Has Changed

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Today, technological advancements are being made faster than ever before. With companies everywhere releasing regular updates to their hardware and software, we are able to do more with greater efficiency and ease. However, this fast pace of change can make it difficult for technology consumers — us — to keep up. Which shiniest gadget to buy? Which software update to install? As it turns out, choosing great software is often much more important than choosing the machine that runs it. With the most up to date version installed, you’ll benefit from the latest features including important security updates, bug fixes and compatibility enhancements.

Recently, online video streaming technology has changed dramatically, and its popularity increased exponentially to match.  So much so, that many companies have been built on offering online video streaming as their main value proposition. The shift comes as no surprise, as in the last ten years online video has become essential to how people are entertained, how students learn, and how businesses communicate. In fact, a recent report estimates that more than two-thirds of global consumer internet traffic is already comprised of video

In the last decade, the most notable changes to online video streaming include:

  • An increase from 10% to 80% of online videos that were encoded using the H.264 compression format (the most commonly used format for recording, compression, and distribution of video content) in a span of just two years, between 2010 and 2012
  • A near-complete shift away from historical Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) as a means of sharing video. With HTTP, a video first needed to be downloaded before playback could begin. Now, users have shifted to custom protocols and servers built for a new type of online video delivery called streaming — what we rely on today
  • The rise and fall of multicast as a means of online video delivery
  • Introduction of Smooth Streaming by Microsoft, HLS, HDS, and DASH, which have driven a resurgence in HTTP-based video delivery

Most users have seen first-hand how greatly online video streaming technology has changed, thanks in part to the long list of applications and offerings available, such as YouTube and Netflix, just to name a few. However, the biggest changes have taken place under the hood. To avoid security and compatibility issues in particular, companies have needed to update their hardware and software over the years in tandem. At Applian, we’re no different! Our experts stay up to date on the latest developments, so that our customers can capture and download online video safely and effortlessly. 

With the Replay Capture Suite, you get access to seven incredible programs in one place, and the ability to record any online video of your choosing. Replay Capture Suite gives you the tools to record virtually any format streaming online, and on any device. To get the most out of our software, make sure that you’ve downloaded the most recent copy, which will let you capture and download video with ease, without needing to worry about the latest developments in the online video streaming ecosystem — we take care of that for you!

Make sure you get the latest version of Replay Capture Suite today to get started with capturing your favorite online videos.

How to Create a Montage of Your Favorite Travel Videos

Many of us have a bucket list of places that we’d like to visit in the future. Little by little, when we get the chance to travel, we can cross off a dream destination on that list. While unrestricted international travel is not a possibility currently, looking back on the video footage we’ve captured during past trips can give us something to look forward to for future travels. 

If you’ve ever considered putting your video footage together in a more creative way, a video montage is a great option — it allows you to create a digital entry in your virtual book of memories that can be easily shared with others. 

But, how to get started with the process? Below you’ll find a few of our tips and tricks for putting together a professional-quality travel video montage in no time!

1. Place all of your video footage in one convenient location

Devoting time to placing all of your video footage in one well-organized place will help you to work more efficiently as you move through the project. Create a designated project folder on your desktop — or a preferred location on your computer that is easily accessible  — where you can work from. Move all the video files that you wish to work with here.

Next, make sure that the title of each video is descriptive enough that you know, without needing to open and view the file each time, what the clip includes. If at this point you have a general idea of the sequence that you would like to arrange the videos in, you can also include a number in the video title.

2. Find online video content to complement your own

Once you have moved and organized your video files into the project folder, you may notice that some of these videos end abruptly or that the quality varies from video to video. If that’s the case, YouTube is a great place to find “filler” content, or content that will complement your own. There you will find countless travel videos differing in duration, style and language — you’re bound to find something that will fit right in with your own footage!

To add these videos to your project folder, look no further than Replay Media Catcher, the fastest and most powerful online media recorder of its kind. With the program installed, all you have to do is play an online YouTube video and a copy is downloaded to your computer. It’s that simple!

3. Compile and edit your video montage like a pro

Finally, once you have all of the files you need — from both your personal collection and online — you can get started on the fun part: getting your hands dirty and creating the montage itself! With Replay Media Splitter, the task is as easy as it gets and you get professional-quality edited videos in no time — no overpriced film editing software needed. 

With Replay Media Splitter you can extract or remove portions of audio and video files. With a visual display, and an easy way to include and exclude segments of your media, you’ll be slicing and dicing video and audio files in minutes.

Here’s a quick summary of the editing process to follow:

  1. Load one or more media files into the Media Library to use in your project.
  2. Add Markers to split your media into Segments.
  3. Include or exclude segments.
  4. Output the resulting file.

It really is that straightforward. For more information, our user guide is here to help you through the process.


Get started on your travel video montage project today, and breathe new life into your video content to enjoy time and time again, and share with friends and family. Make sure you get the latest versions of Replay Media Catcher and Replay Media Splitter and create your professional-quality travel video montage in just a few easy steps.

Learn from Home Essentials: Video Tutorials & Podcasts

With many of us spending a great deal of time indoors, more than we’re used to, most of that likely includes screen time. While Netflix watching marathons are always welcomed, there certainly are times when we might feel like doing something other than sitting glued to the TV set and instead, explore that spark of curiosity that we encounter every now and then. For that, enter online learning!

There is an abundance of online learning resources for those of us looking to learn a new skill, pick up a new hobby or enrich our knowledge of the world. While some of these require a one-time payment or monthly subscription fee, there are many free options to take advantage of.

Lucky for you, we’re here to help you get started on feeding your curiosity, and embracing the ‘inner nerd’ that’s inside all of us! Read on to check out some of our current favorite YouTube channels with beginner-friendly tutorials and informational videos ranging from visual arts to home improvement to programming, as well as a few fascinating podcasts that are sure to help you take full advantage of your indoor time. What’s more, with Replay Capture Suite, you can capture all of your favorites to watch later, so that you don’t have to waste precious bandwidth when it matters most.

YouTube Channels to Kick-Start Your Learning

Shayda Campbell – Art Tutorials

If you’ve been thinking about venturing into the world of art, or perhaps you already have some art supplies that could use a good dusting, Shayda Campbell’s channel is what you’ve been waiting for. Posting a new tutorial every Tuesday and Friday, Shayda shows you how to get started with watercolors, florals, hand lettering, ink illustration and bullet journaling. There are no limits to where your creativity can take you, and Shayda shows you how to gain confidence, build your skills and more importantly, enjoy the process.

Here is one of our favorite videos to get you started with watercolors:

This Old House – DIY Home Improvement

With more time spent indoors, you may have already tried your hand at some DIY home improvements, with varying levels of success. If you’re looking for additional guidance on the projects that didn’t quite have the desired outcome, or perhaps you’re in the market for inspiration, check out This Old House on YouTube. With videos on how to install a new toilet, how to build a chicken coop, or how to quiet squeaky floors, there is something for everyone. Though you might currently have limited access to friendly help from the experts at your local Home Depot or Lowe’s, This Old House brings the advice to you and helps you finish your DIY projects with success.

FreeCodeCamp – Programming Tutorials

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to build a beautiful, responsive website or a mobile application, the FreeCodeCamp YouTube channel brings you an incredible collection of programming tutorials to spearhead your learning. From HTML and CSS to Python to Java, with the help of FreeCodeCamp you’ll no longer be asking, “how do I build that?” but rather, “what should I build first?”

If you’re at the very beginning of your programming learning journey, we recommend that you get started with some good, old-fashioned HTML and CSS fun. From there, see where your learning takes you!

Podcasts to Fuel Your Curiosity

99% Invisible

The mission of the 99% Invisible podcast is to make us more aware of all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed structures and fabrics of our society, that ultimately shape our world. With over 400 million downloads, 99% Invisible is one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes, and is sure to teach you something new.

To start, check out the episode On Beeing, which dives into the fascinating business of beekeeping in the United States, and the vital role that pollination services play in American agriculture.

Hardcore History

It’s not just a history podcast. It’s a history podcast as told by Dan Carlin, also known as the master of long-form podcasting and “one of the greatest storytellers in the world”. Bringing his distinctive voice and style to every episode of Hardcore History, and with hundreds of millions of downloads, Carlin’s shows are some of the most listened to podcasts of all time.

Carlin weaves historical information with thought-provoking questions and unexpected twists into each episode to help illustrate the long lasting impact and continuing relevance of the past. Drama, surprises, empathy and chilling examples of both the triumphs and failures of humanity vividly depict the narrative. It’s this very trademark mix of elements that has been entertaining listeners since 2005.

The Tim Ferriss Show

Often ranked as the #1 business podcast on all of Apple Podcasts, and on many occasions having even been ranked as the #1 podcast out of 500,000+ podcasts, The Tim Ferriss Show brings a new perspective on the world of entrepreneurship. 

In each episode, Tim interviews a highly successful individual, deconstructs and extracts the tactics, tools, and routines from their experiences that you, the listener, can use. This includes favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and more. Past guests include the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger, LeBron James, and 300+ others.

Ferris recently interviewed Sam Harris, a neuroscientist, philosopher, and author of five New York Times bestsellers, on how to cope during a pandemic and tame anxiety, amongst other topics of discussion.


Want to make sure that you don’t miss out on all of these fantastic, at-home online learning opportunities? 

Replay Capture Suite is your answer! With seven incredible programs in one place, Replay Capture Suite gives you the tools to record virtually any format streaming online, and on any device. Learn how it’s done, and then get your personal playlist ready!  Capture your favorite content, so that you can get a headstart on your learning, whenever and wherever you want to.

Plus, Replay Capture Suite makes it easy to go light on your bandwidth usage, so that no matter what your connectivity looks like, you’re in the driver’s seat. Make sure you get the latest version today, and make your at-home learning zone a productive and fruitful one!

More Ways to Stay Connected With Facebook

Messenger Rooms by Facebook

In response to the soaring usage of video tools, Facebook recently launched a slew of new video messaging and livestreaming features across its platforms. The move is in line with the social media giant’s growth strategy, which seeks to boost engagement and create cross-company integration across the Facebook platform. For its users though, Facebook’s new Room group video chat feature allows for greater connectivity in a time when video, as a means of staying in touch, is greatly valued — even more so than ever before.

In this way, Facebook has positioned itself as a first choice offering for those looking to stay in touch with family and friends, in addition to users needing a reliable and accessible video conferencing offering.

Facebook is also working to integrate the Rooms feature into its other platforms including WhatsApp, Instagram and Portal. At present, Messenger Rooms also builds on Facebook’s efforts to build out features that emphasize community. In particular, with “open hangouts” if a Facebook group or event has a video chat happening, other users within the group will be able to see the chat within their News Feed, allowing them to join in the call if they wish. Inspired by the likes of Houseparty, open hangouts are an easy and no-pressure way to stay connected.

Messenger Rooms’ Screen by Facebook.

With Messenger Rooms, Facebook is quickly becoming a one-stop shop for many users, offering an impressive and seemingly ever-growing suite of features for your social media, community and now, video conferencing needs. Businesses large and small can take advantage of the Rooms feature; for many, particularly where cost is a consideration and paid premium offerings like Zoom don’t fit the budget, Facebook is a logical choice. Likewise, for users looking for an easier way to connect with family and friends, without having to teach grandma and grandpa how to work the latest piece of software, Messenger Rooms simply fits the bill.

With the latest video conferencing offering in your quarantine toolbelt, you’ll want to pair that with a tool that will allow you to record important meetings and capture memories being made with family and friends. With Replay Video Capture, you can have peace of mind that you’ll be able to watch and capture all these important moments.

Not sure how to get started with Replay Video Capture? Not to worry: with our handy how-to guide, it’s easy to get started with capturing your professional and personal video calls. Be sure to download the latest version of Replay Video Capture so you won’t miss out!

Popular Movies & Shows Leaving Netflix this Summer

Netflix has built a pretty great reputation for putting out quality shows, and hosting a wide range of content that you can’t find anywhere else. It’s also just as famous for cycling out fan favorites, in order to make room for new hits in their catalog. So what’s a viewer to do? By now, you know it’s pretty key to always record your Netflix faves so that you can watch them over and over, or even just watch them on your own time!

With that in mind, we’ve rounded up some of the most popular movies and shows that are leaving Netflix this summer. With Replay Video Capture in your toolkit, you can keep all your favorites, without worrying about losing them forever. Even if watching Christmas movies in July is your thing, Replay Video Capture has you in good hands.

What are some of the movies that are making their exit from Netflix this summer? Take a look at our list, make sure to save your favorites!

Wedding Crashers (2005)

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Just in time for wedding season, this summer smash hit is loaded with some of your favorite comic giants. Before Bradley Cooper’s turn in “A Star is Born”, he was Luke Wilson’s douchey rival in this comedy classic for the ages. Vince Vaughn and Wilson are a hilarious duo that make a tradition of crashing weddings to have fun, meet women, and generally have a smashing great time. Their epic season takes a turn as they come face-to-face with Crashers Rule #22: “You have a wedding and a reception to seal the deal. Period. No overtime.” Will they uphold their reputation as the heart of the party? Or will they follow their hearts?

The Terminator (1984)

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In this multi-sequelled sci-fi hit, a cyborg assassin from the year 2029 is sent back to 1984 to kill the woman whose son will become the future savior of mankind. Humankind’s ultimate enemy? The cyborgs. In an effort to stop the assassination, soldier Kyle Reece is sent back in time to pursue the cyborg, and carry out one mission: Save Sarah Connor, by any means necessary. Catch this classic that spawned the epic quote “I’ll be back”, and launched Arnold Schwarzenegger into superstardom.

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

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In this magical and highly awarded film, director Alfonso Cuarón takes us into the world of Ofelia, a young girl living through the Spanish Civil War. Her life is uprooted after the death of her father, and her mother’s subsequent marriage to a cruel military officer. The film manages to cross over between the mysterious creatures of the labyrinth and the practical world in which she lives. The result is a visually stunning and enthralling movie that everyone will love.

The Matrix Trilogy: The Matrix (1999), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), Matrix Revolutions (2003)

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This mind-bender has become a modern classic for its use of special effects and its epic and allegorical story. In the first installment, we are introduced to Neo, a young man going through the motions of his unremarkable life, when he becomes embroiled in a mind-expanding adventure that has us all questioning the meaning of life as we know it.  Capture each part of the trilogy and save it to watch for when you have time to get lost in its many layers.

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

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No one does cool better than Paul Newman. Catch him in this classic that solidified him as an icon of American cinema. This movie introduces us to Luke, an ex-soldier who is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison. What makes this psychological prison drama a classic is Luke’s refusal to submit to an arbitrary system of power and punishment, and it asks the viewer to do the same.

Dumb and Dumber (1994)

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If a comedy is more your thing, be sure to catch Dumb and Dumber before it’s too late. Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels are timeless in this hit about two friends who take on an epic road trip in pursuit of the perfect girl that Carrey’s Lloyd has his eye on. The antics they get into will stay with you, and you’ll finally understand some major pop culture references that your friends have been quoting since the beginning of time. A great comedy to watch and re-watch.

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) & The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

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In this epic spy spoof to end all spy spoofs, Mike Myers creates and stars as the character of Austin Powers, an outrageously flamboyant British spy from the swinging 1960s. Netflix is offering two Austin Powers flicks: The International Man of Mystery, and its sequel, The Spy Who Shagged Me. Don’t miss the chance to laugh out loud as Austin takes on his arch-nemesis Dr. Evil (also played by Myers), and a whole host of spy movie tropes that unravel under Myers’ satirical looking-glass.

Pretty Little Liars, Seasons 1-7 (2010-2017)

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The only series on our list, Pretty Little Liars is the hit that launched quite a few careers. Set in a suburban Pennsylvania town, this hit show is based on the mystery surrounding the unraveling secrets of a group of friends. Once inseparable, the friends find themselves torn apart after the disappearance of the leader of their friend group. They are brought together again after they start receiving mysterious letters from “A” who seems to be out for revenge. This is a great one to record and save for binge-watching. Just make sure you can save it to your personal watchlist before it leaves Netflix for good!

Don’t wait to record your favorites… These titles are only on Netflix for a few more days, so make sure that you’ve got Replay Video Capture locked and loaded. You’ll be glad you have them all to watch when you are watching with the AC blasting this summer!  

5 Reasons to Always Download Netflix Movies

When it comes to the hottest movies, or your must-watch series, Netflix is king. It has changed the way we watch movies and our favorite shows at home, and doesn’t show any signs of slowing. Our viewing habits have changed in big ways thanks to Netflix, which through it’s new releases and groundbreaking blockbusters, is making it possible to watch loads of content nearly immediately.

But it isn’t perfect. If you want to stay on top of all of the best movies and quality series, you have to act fast, or you might risk losing your favorites forever. Thankfully, with Replay Video Capture, the power is back in your hands. You can download and save your favorites at anytime, to watch anytime, thanks to the software’s powerful technology.

Looking for some reasons to download your movies from Netflix? Here are a few of our biggest:

1. Outlast Netflix’s Rotating Catalog

Probably the number one reason to always download your Netflix favorites is because of what makes Netflix great… Their endlessly rotating catalog. Netflix is great at staying current and offering the freshest releases because of their incredibly narrow catalog and it’s pretty constant rotation. When you have Replay Video Capture, you really don’t have to worry about losing those movies in your queue that you’ve been dying to watch before they leave Netflix for good.

2. Create Your Own Personal Playlist of Amazing Movies

It’s hard to think of a better reason to download movies from Netflix than building your ultimate playlist of favorite movies. While traditionally, it was common to have a collection of pretty great DVDs, now most people are building a collection of their absolute favorite videos on a playlist. It’s fast, mobile, and now it doesn’t have to take up a ton of space to have your all-time favorites at your fingertips. Capturing your favorites from Netflix has really never been easier than with Replay Video Capture.

3. Watch Your Favorites While You Travel

Nothing beats finally taking an incredible vacation. There’s the infinite possibility of exploring somewhere new, coupled with the ability to get in some quality time with that highly-anticipated movie on your Netflix queue. But beyond reaching your dream destination, there are still lots of things to think about, especially if a long journey is involved. But nothing is more disappointing than finally reaching your destination only to find out that that coveted Netflix queue is actually not available in another area! With Replay Video Capture, you can download and save your favorites so you can watch your favorites while you are traveling by air, by train, or by sea.

4. Watch Your Favorites, No Wifi Required

Netflix is one of the best platforms for getting the freshest movies and series that come out. There is a whole catalog online for you curl up with on basically any day and watch for hours on end. The only thing better? Being able to watch your favorites without having to stay tethered to a Wifi connection or use up your phone’s precious data. With Replay Video Capture, you can download an unlimited amount of your favorites and watch them offline.

5. Keep Your Favorites Forever, Even After They Are Long Gone

Netflix isn’t just movies. It’s actually known for some of it’s incredible original shows. But just because you love it and want to keep watching it for years to come doesn’t mean that it will stay around. In fact, Netflix is known for cycling out obvious fan favorites in favor of bringing on new programs. It’s not a bad thing, especially if it means fresh series are on the horizon.

But if you have a favorite that gets cancelled, where does that leave you? Fortunately, with Replay Video Capture, you won’t get stuck with losing your favorite shows. Keep your favorite storylines alive for good by downloading and saving your favorites.

There’s no reason to lose track of your favorite movies and series. Netflix has a fast rotation, but you can be faster… Especially with Replay Video Capture behind you. You never have to miss a thing, and you can keep your favorites to watch over and over, no matter where you are. Ready to get started?

8 of the Most Incredible TED Talks We’ve Ever Seen

One of the coolest things about being online is that you can almost always find so much information. There is always so much to learn and there is no shortage of content to expand your mind. The trick is finding incredible content that is truly life-changing and eye-opening.

For that, you really don’t need to look much further than TED Talks. This uber-successful series of talks began as a conference, bringing together the greatest minds in science, tech and design, and even spawned sub-series’ of incredible conferences as well.

TED Talks tackles any range of topics, from psychology to technology to education to self-image. There are literally hundreds of talks to open your eyes to human experiences that lead to a fuller, more informed life.

If you don’t know where to even begin to crack the TED Talks universe, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of the very best TED Talks of all time, and have even thrown in a few of our very favorites to get your mental motors running, no matter what topics you might be interested in.

With Replay Video Capture, you can actually capture your very favorite talks to save and re-watch anytime you need to share with a friend or just to create the ultimate inspirational playlist that you can keep and re-watch forever.

What are some of our favorites?

The History of Our World in 18 Minutes

David Christian

In this talk, David Christian uses incredible graphics, illustrations and stats to illustrate the history of the world, from the “Big Bang” until the creation of the internet. This not-to-be-missed talk is fascinating and inspired, and is one of the best TED Talks we’ve seen.

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sinek

In his simple but inspirational talk, Simon Sinek examines what makes  a leader truly great. His theory? Great leadership all begins with asking the question: “Why?”

Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are

Amy Cuddy

What is your body language saying about you? If you’re social scientist Amy Cuddy, it’s less about what you are saying with your body language to others, and more about how you use your body language to tell yourself powerful messages. Her theory? By assuming certain poses, we can actually become who we want to be.

Zombie Roaches and Other Parasite Tales

Ed Yong

This talk is given by scientific journalist Ed Yong, who explores the world of parasites and bacteria, and how they drive host organisms to do their bidding, even at times to their own self-destruction. It’s truly a fascinating talk for anyone who has ever considered the inner-life of living beings. The talk leaves the viewer compelled to ask serious “What-if’s” about the possibility of the free will of human beings themselves.

Love, No Matter What

Andrew Solomon

In this poignant talk, author Andrew Solomon explores the difference between what it means to love versus accept someone, unconditionally. He shares his findings after talking with dozens of parents of children that present unique challenges. He asks the difficult question: “How do you love someone, anyway?” This engaging and eye-opening talk is not to be missed.

The Museum of Four in the Morning

Tom Rives

In this funny and enthralling talk, Tom Rives takes the audience on a journey of his minor fixation with the time 4am, and he details how it led to a small revolution of crowd-sourced references to this time. Through literature, pop-culture, science-based references, this time so resonated with so many people, he was able to create a museum online: The Museum of Four in the Morning. Intensely peculiar and deeply satisfying, this talk is an eye-opener and not to be missed.

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson

In the classic TED talk of all TED Talks, Sir Ken Robinson creates a powerful yet entertaining argument about what schools are really inspiring in our children, and proposes how schools can actually foster creativity in kids to create a better future.

The best part of these talks? You can’t stop after watching just one. With Replay Video Capture, you can record all your favorites to create the best playlist to save and watch again whenever you want. Get Replay Video Capture today, and save all of the best TED talks you can find!

How to Download Videos from YouTube with Replay Media Catcher

Download Videos from YouTube

Replay Media Catcher is the fastest, most powerful way to capture any video from YouTube and thousands of other media sites. Just run any video along with the software, and it will be downloaded back to your computer faster than real-time! With Replay Media Catcher, you can…

  • Explore huge media guides of content – everything from radio shows to popular movies to YouTube videos – available online to record and save.
  • Schedule downloads to start automatically when your live streaming YouTube content goes live online, and convert to any file format needed.
  • Download YouTube videos from ANY channel at speeds up to 10x faster than playback.

With simple drag & drop functionality, Replay Media Catcher is the easiest way to “catch” all of the YouTube videos you can get your hands on, with just one quick movement. And, lightning-fast conversions make it possible to automatically convert these videos to MP3, WMV, AVI and more popular file formats.

Check out the video below for a step-by-step guide on how to download videos from YouTube:

 

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This article was originally published January 27, 2017.

6 of The Greatest Old Christmas Movies to Record Online

As Christmas festivities return every year, what we have on our screens will always be a talk of the household. Arguments may arise as one member of the group wants a classic but the other wants the latest Disney, but who will be the one to bring the recorded goods? There’s something about old Christmas movies that have a lasting effect on those who truly engross themselves, and when you record movies online you can keep them safely stored for years to come.

Monumental releases are those that will continue to be screened in our local cinema, but some of us are looking for their favorite classics to be streamed from the comfort next to their beautifully decorated tree. Here are 6 of the most satisfying Christmas movies that get everyone in the mood.

1. A Christmas Carol (1984)

There’s not many movies that rank 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, especially those that probably only get viewed once or twice a year. This makes A Christmas Carol particularly special and proved loved by millions as one of the greatest old Christmas movies of all time. You can watch and record A Christmas Carol on Hulu online.

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2. Miracle On 34th Street (1947)

One that has been through every generation since first filmed, introducing everyone’s favorite actors and actresses it has always succeeded with every remake. Not only does Miracle on 34th Street defend the spirit of Santa Claus, it also remains a sacred feature for all those with a passion for old Christmas movies. You can watch and record Miracle On 34th Street on Amazon Prime Video online.

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3. Frosty The Snowman (1969 – 2005 remastered)

It may ring a few bells that may have you singing until the Christmas period is over, but with good reason. This spirited snowman brings joy to the little girl as they join forces to elude a greedy magician, who is after his very special hat. You can watch and record Frosty The Snowman from Netflix online.

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4. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1994)

One story that we all wish wouldn’t happen before Christmas. As the spooky horrors of Halloween have followed us all at our wishful time, we celebrate the holiday with some profound consequences. It’s a classic for all ages and highly appreciated with a ranking of 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, this is worth the record. You can watch and record The Nightmare Before Christmas on Netflix online.

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5. Dr. Seuss’: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)

A film that can only make you love Christmas even more! The Grinch has a particularly nasty outlook on Christmas and makes it worse by stealing all the local village’s toys. But despite the hatefulness, it has a sense of community power. One of the favorite and most memorable old Christmas movies of our time. You can watch and record How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Amazon Prime Video online.

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6. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Charlie Brown and his pal Snoopy are figures known by every household, inspiring children but also jazz musicians due to Vince Guaraldi’s part in conducting/composing the entire soundtrack. Charlie Brown takes the viewer on a quest to find the true meaning of Christmas. You can watch and record A Charlie Brown Christmas on ABC Go online.

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How to Record Christmas Movies Online

With the best movies on-hand, we have the best tools for recording movies offline. We’re dating back 65 years since the first movie out of our selection was first recorded. Nowadays it’s hard to find a suitable stream which can be recorded online – the quality has surely been lost as technology advances, so it’s absolutely necessary to use the best recording software online to avoid any Christmas Scrooge’s.

Replay Video Capture is the fastest software on the internet for recording movies and is super simple to use. Just play a video online and an exact copy is downloaded to your computer. Just like that. Download it now to get your old Christmas movies up and running.

 

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The Most Memorable Thanksgiving Dishes to Try This Year

A warm, delicious home-cooked meal is the hallmark of many families’ Thanksgiving celebrations.

If you’re the cook in the family, Thanksgiving can often feel like a stressful time — however, to lend a helping hand this season, we put together a collection of the best traditional dishes from Food Network and YouTube to kickstart your inspiration. Using Replay Media Catcher, you can download and save all of the best Thanksgiving meal videos, highlights and tips online, and store them in a high quality format to re-watch at anytime.

Click through to watch and download them all!

The Ultimate Turkey

How to Make a Juicy Thanksgiving Turkey

How to Make Herb Roasted Turkey

Savory Side Dishes

How to Make Spinach Gratin

How to Make Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

How to Make Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

How to Make Buttery Baked Potato Dinner Rolls 

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