Off Topic: Directly Download and Convert YouTube Videos

by Devanshu Mehta

Just discovered a site called which converts YouTube (or any FLV) videos to usable formats- AVI, MPG, MOV, 3GP, MP3- either directly from the web site or using a stand-alone application on your computer. The web site conversion didn’t quite work for me, but the Mac application worked (it’s open source and has a Windows version as well). A little buggy, but useful.