After the picture and music files, now it’s time for the videos. Online portals like YouTube.com, MyVideo.de, VideU.de and ClipFish.de have long since become cult, they collect many funny and creative short videos. In the office and of course also in your everyday life in the meantime it is considered to be chic to call up the video portals for a short break and to start a couple of films to relax or for your own enjoyment.
Ashampoo clip finder 1.37 produces a user friendly interface for seeking videos from very famous video sites such as you tube,metacafe,google video,myspace,ifilm.com,Veoh and others.
After one click installation procedures, it was time to explore the feature of this classic application.
A search box intakes the name of the video to be searched and provides the list of videos with the name searched. The videos are not in the listings of number of view, but each search is indexed with total number of people round the globe that visited the same video. A few seconds later, the Ashampoo ClipFinder collects all hits in its program window in order to make the user curious with preview pictures. Each video has information about the length, assessment and name of the video, which is the feature of all videos in video sharing web portals. Option called as ,portal search also helps to inquire the searched video with all the available web portals of video sharing, simultaneously.
What fascinates me more is the application support popular video portals like YouTube, VideU, MyVideo, ClipFish, Google Video, sevenload, Dailymotion, MySpace, Met café, Veoh, Livevideo.com, blip.tv, Yahoo! Video and IFILM.
A click of the mouse is enough and the Ashampoo ClipFinder plays a film .The program window plays the selected video with options of various other videos that were initially played in order.
Advance search option precisely searches the input search text, within the selected lists in the respective portals options like sorting according to visits, searching within categories, searching highest rated videos first etc.
There are various applicative tools that helps to download the videos, but which are specifically constrained to one or two video sharing web portals. But the feature that really makes this software classic is the feature to download of the videos in the FLV format on your own hard drive from various video sharing portals.
Your own favourite videos will be taken over in a separate favourites file, which can be later view depending on the availability of internet connection and offcource the speed.
The Ashampoo ClipFinder proves to be very future-proof with all of its activities. Through an update function, it is possible at any time to expand the program by further video portals. Another feature is that, ability to translate the application language. Also online help, knowing about various other products of the Ashampoo and also one click option to let friends know about this application.
Well..finally Skins change option guides users to change the looks of the Ashampoo ClipFinder.
Verdict: ultimate application for Video Lovers.