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xVideoServiceThief (a.k.a xVST) is a Windows, Linux and Mac OS X tool for downloading your video clips from a lot of video websites.

Sure, there are lots of tools to download videos from YouTube, but how about the rest of video sharing websites? Well, xVideoServiceThief can download video clips from 76 websites (and counting), such as: YouTube, DailyMotion, CollageHumor, Google Video, Metacafe, Myspace, Vimeo, Yahoo Videos, some adult websites and a lot more. A complete list of supported websites can be found HERE.

Besides downloading, xVideoServiceThief can also convert any downloaded video files to the desired video format, schedule automatic downloads, use proxies and more.

Install xVideoServiceThief in Ubuntu

The latest xVideoServiceThief is available @ GetDeb.net for Ubuntu users. What's cool is that even though xVideoServiceThief has not been updated lately, the folks at GetDeb constantly update the plugins so most plugins for various video websites should still work.

To install it in Ubuntu, download THIS .deb file and run it. This will add the GetDeb repository.

Then simply run the following command to install the latest xVideoServiceThief:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xvst

Once installed, you will find xVideoServiceThief under Applications > Sound & Video.

For Linux source pakages, Windows and Mac OS X binaries, visit the xVideoServiceThief download page.