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Download and convert YouTube video to FLV, AVI, MP4, MOV, M4V, 3GP with Firefox DownloadHelper

There are many ways to download YouTube video and enjoy offline. Using YouTube downloader software could download video from YouTube with high speed. If you don’t want to install downloader program in your computer, online video converter websites are also available to download YouTube video easily. For Firefox user, the plug-in DownloadHelper extension is very convenient to download video from YouTube.

First, you need to install Mozilla Firefox browser in your computer. Visit Mozilla Firefox website and download Firefox, if you have Firefox browser and skip this step.

Then run the Firefox browser and download and install DownloadHelper plug-in to Firefox. From the page, you can add DownloadHelper plug-in to Firefox with ease. Open the webpage and click the “Install” button of below picture.

When finishing installing DownloadHelper into Firefox, you will see DownloadHelper icon in the toolbar on top left corner of Firefox.

Let’s begin to download video from YouTube using DownloadHelper. Visit YouTube website and open the video you want to download. The DownloadHelper icon is running, click the drop-down list of icon, select the corresponding resolution and format of the video, waiting a while; DownloadHelper will download YouTube video to your computer folder.







Note: Comparing to Firefox plug-in, SnowFox YouTube downloader HD perfectly freely download video from YouTube as MP4 format with excellent quality. It is very easy-to-use and you don’t need to install Firefox browser.

Usually, DownloadHelper download the YouTube video as flv format. If you want to convert the YouTube video to AVI, MP4, MOV, M4V, 3GP, WMV formats, the ConvertHelper complements Video DownloadHelper to convert your downloads to popular formats. You can visit the ConvertHelper help tutorial page. Or total media converter is optional tool to convert video to various formats including mp4, avi, 3gp, flv, m4v, mkv, mov, mpeg-1, mpeg-2, wmv, Xivd, Divx, flv, mkv, HD AVI Video (*.avi), HD WMV Video (*.wmv), HD MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4), HD MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg), HD H.264/AVC Video (*.mp4), AVI – H.264 Video, etc. What’s more, total media converter combines DVD ripper function. It can easily rip DVD to other format and enjoy on iPhone5, iPad 4, Samsung Galaxy S4, Windows Phone, PSP, etc.

How to upload video from iPhone to YouTube?

It is popular to share video on YouTube, if you record an interesting video with your iPhone, you want to upload your video to YouTube share with all people. How to upload video from iPhone to YouTube? Firstly, you need YouTube account, if you don’t have one, just sign up your own YouTube account.

There are two ways to upload video from iPhone to YouTube.

Method 1:

If the video you record is short and you just want to upload to YouTube directly, there is an easy way, open the video in the photo gallery on your iPhone. Tap on the box with the arrow coming out of it on the lower left corner. And you will see you can send video to YouTube. You need to sign in your YouTube account and you can enter a title, description, tags, and categorize your video. Then tap on “Publish” on the top right and wait a second, the video will be uploaded to YouTube directly.

This is easy and fast way to share video from iPhone to YouTube, but if your video is large or you want to edit your video before you upload to YouTube, the second method is advised.

Method 2:

Copy video from iPhone to computer, iPhone record video is MOV format, if you need to convert video to avi, mp4, flv, mkv, wmv, etc format; SnowFox Total Media Converter is all-in-one video converter which supports various formats and portable devices.

For many window users, window movie maker is a useful video editor to edit homemade video. Window movie maker support avi, mp4 and wmv format, if you want to edit iPhone record video on window movie maker, you can convert MOV to AVI/MP4/WMA with SnowFox Total Media Coverter.

After you edit your video perfectly, open YouTube and sign in your account then upload and publish your video on YouTube. Now you can share your iPhone video on YouTube!


Top 5 popular online video converters

Sometime we want to convert video files without download video converter software; online converter can offer free conversion. Online converter website gives convenient services, at the same time, you should pay attention to some questions, such as advertises, viruses, file size limit, conversion speed, conversion quality, etc. So if you need a better conversion service, professional Total Media Converter is better choice.

Now I introduce top 5 popular online video converters and its advantage and disadvantage.

Top 1 Zamzar – free online file conversion

1. Support audio, video, image, document, ebook files conversion.
2. It has “manage files” service.

1. significant drawback of Zamzar is their 100MB limit for source files.
2.  Zamzar’s conversion time a bit long.

Top 2 N°1 Free online Video Converter

1. Audio converter and video converter.
2. Directly download converted file, needn’t to email.
3. Conversion speed is fast.
4. You can paste url of video or upload file from your PC

1. Compare with zamzar, it just support audio and video conversion
2. Upload file speed is slow
3. Regional division

Top 3 Online converter

1 Support audio, video, image, document, ebook, archive converter and hash generator.
2. It offers optional settings, you can set up parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, frame rat, trim, etc.
3. You can paste url of video or upload file from your PC.

1. the file size limits 100 MB, if your file exceeds 100 MB, you need to choose premium service. According to file size, the charge is different, 1GB file conversion fee up to $49.
2. Free conversion service is much slower than fee service.

Top 4 You convert it

Advantage: 300MB file size limited is better than zamzar and online converter website.

1. The wait time to upload and receive your email file is too long.
2. File size limits 300MB.
3. Now youtube download no longer supported.
4. Only support upload file, if you want to convert online video, you need to download video file then upload to the website, at last email to yourself after conversion. So bother!

Top 5 Youtube to mp3 converter

Advantage: simple interface

Disadvantage: It only can convert youtube video to mp3 format.

Professional video converter – SnowFox Total Media Converter

No advertise, no virus, no file size limit, fast conversion speed, perfect conversion quality, HD video conversion, if you looking for such a professional video converter, SnowFox Total Media Converter is worth recommend. Free download and have a try SnowFox Total Media Converter (Win version and Mac version)

How to play Matroska Video on windows computer (Media Player)?

Why Play MKV on Media Player?

Windows computers are commonly used media player such as Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, VLC Media Player, GOM Player, RealPlayer, iTunes or QuickTime. If you own a total video converter, you can play Matroska Video(.mkv) on Windows Computer or Mac Computer or Portable Devices, etc. The professinal snowfox total video converter is a good video converter for convert various video files including Matroska Video File(.mkv) to AVI, MP4, WMV, MPEG/MPG, MOV, MKV, FLV, 3GP for playback on Windows computer such as s Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, VLC Media Player, GOM Player, RealPlayer, iTunes or QuickTime.

Free Download MKV to Media Player Converter Here:

Easy Steps on How to Convert MKV to Media Player

To easily play Matroska Video File on windows computer such as Media Player, you need to download a professional mkv video converter, such as SnowFox DVD & Video Converter which could convert any video including HD video – MKV to wmv for media player. Take Windows Media Player as an example.

Run MKV Vide Converter and Import Matroska Video File(.mkv)

Install and Launch MKV Video Converter . Then click the “Add Video(s)” to add Matroska Video File(.mkv) you want to play on computer such as Media Player.

add mkv to mkv to media player converter

Set output video format for Media Player

The key point to convert mkv to WMV for playing Media Player is choose the suitable output format as your need. Here you could select “WMV – Windows Media Video ” as the output format from the drop-down list. Before you start MKV to WMV for Media Player coversion, click “Browse…” button to choose the output path to save the output video playing on computer (Media Player).

MKV video Converter - Choose WMV as the output format

(Tips: If you want to add the converted mkv files to iTunes automatically, just click “Options” button on the interface, then tick”Add output files to iTunes library automatically”)

sync mkv to itunes


Start Converting mkv

Once everything has been selected, the last step to convert mkv to wmv for playing Media Player is just to click “Start” button to begin the mkv to wmv conversion, then done! During the mkv to wmv converison you could just have a coffee or take a nap, and the conversion may have been finished when you come back. so you can play the converted video on windows media player. If want to play mkv video on other player such as Windows Movie Maker, VLC Media Player, GOM Player, RealPlayer, iTunes or QuickTime, you need to convert mkv to these player supported video format on the step 2. So that you could play Matroska Videos on computer and enjoy them.


1. Trim the mkv Video

Before click convert button to convert mkv to wmv for Media Player, it’s available to trim video to reserve the part you need. Just choose the chapter which you need to trim, to set “start time” or “end time”, type the portion which you want to save.

2. Set the profile for Media Player video

When you convert mkv to Media Player, you can customize the profile for your output video by setting resolution, bitrate, Frame rate, video codes, Sample rate etc.

3. Batch import and convert mkv to Media Player

SnowFox Total Video Converter allows you to import and convert mkv to Media Player in a batch. It will make you save a lot of time and more convenient .

4. Benefits of this mkv to Media Player Converter

This mkv to Media Player converter is also compatible with iPad, iPod, iPhone, Media Player, Andriod Phone, PMP, BlackBerry, Zune, Snoy PSP, Sony PS3, etc. You can choose the suitable format as your own needs.


How to Convert MKV to AVI with AVI Converter?

What is AVI File?

AVI Stands for Audio Video Interleaved, storing sound and moving pictures in RIFF format developed by Microsoft. An AVI file can use different codes and formats so there is no set format for an AVI file unlike for example standard VCD video which sets a standard for resolution, bitrates, and codes used.

What is MKV File?

The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows. Matroska is similar in concept to other containers like AVI, MP4 or ASF, but is entirely open in specification, with implementations consisting mostly of open source software. Matroska file types are .MKV for video (with subtitles and audio), .MKA for audio-only files and .MKS for subtitles only.

Converting MKV to AVI

It is quite easy to convert .mkv file to .avi file. All that is required is a mkv to avi conversion software. The good news is that there are plenty of converter available. For bothe Novice and Professional Users, in my personal opinion, SnowFoxMKV to AVI Converter could be the best choice.

First, launch the mkv to AVI converter, and then import .mkv files via click “Add Video(s)” button.

Second, you can choose “AVI-Audio-Video Interleaved (.avi)” as output of conversion and set output folder of the new converted file.

Last, once all the output parameters are been prepared, just hit “Start” button to begin this conversion and wait for the conversion to take place.

Easy enough, only three steps, you will convert .mkv to .avi files.


1. Trim the Video

Before click convert button to convert mkv to avi, it’s also possible to extract the specific part out of them. Just select the video which you need to trim, go to “start time” or “end time”, type the portion which you want to save.

2. Set the profile

Before start the conversion, you can customize the profile for your output video by setting resolution, bitrate, Frame rate, video codes, Sample rate etc.

3. Batch import and convert mkv to avi

SnowFox MKV to AVI Converter allows you to import and convert a batch of .mkv separately.