Some FREE Video Programs you may need are:

1. QuickTime Alternative

QuickTime Alternative will allow you to play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other
extensions) without having to install the official QuickTime Player. It also
supports QuickTime content that is embedded in WebPages.

Do not install Apple's Quick Time!! It will not let you download or save anything!
It will take over and not let any other video program work right!
Use QuickTime Alternative!!

You can download both Real Alternative & QuickTime Alternative here.

A lot of Free video Players   HERE
2.FREE  Windows Media Player  
To watch MPEG, MPG files

3.Free RealPlayer   To watch AVI, RM, RAM files
     OR     Real Alternative
Real Alternative will allow you to play RealMedia files without having to install the official RealPlayer. You do need a media player that is capable of playing RealMedia files. The included Media Player Classic supports it. Supported are RealAudio (.ra .rpm), RealVideo (.rm .ram .rmvb), RealText (.rt), and ReadPix (.rp). Not fully supported are: Streaming smil files (.smi .smil) and Realmedia embedded in webpages.

4. FREE VIDEO RECORDER Real7ime Converter (R7C)
     Real7ime Converter (R7C) is a converter of any RealPlayer(tm) streaming medias (video and sound) to AVI/WAV/MP3 format. It is a realtime converter because it does not manage Real Time Streaming Protocol(tm) (RTSP) directly so the needed time to convert a media will be greater or equal to the time of the media.

You need a "Video Recorder" or "Download Manager" Than can handle rtsp:// urls because some sites like Will let you join for free and let you watch some free movies but you can't save them with out the recorder.
First use use FireFox to go to the web pages on the top of FireFox click on "Tools" then Downloads and set it to ask you if you want to save it or run it.
Save the file where you want.
Go to the directory you saved in and you will see a 1K file like "185.ram"
Right click on the file and chose "Open With" use Notepad to open the file and you will see a URL  somthing like this "rtsp://"

This is the address you need for the source file of the Recorder. copy it and past it in the recorder or Download Manager of your choice. If you use the FREE VIDEO RECORDER Real7ime Converter (R7C)  then you will have the whole movie in AVI format which will run ok in either Player.


The 1K ram file will only run if you are connected to the internet. And If the connection is slow you will not be able to watch with out a lot of breaks!

If you use the Gigaget download manager then you will have the whole movie in A Video Clip format which will run ok in Windows Media Player format. DON'T LIKE Gigaget UNINSTALLED

If you use the Net Transport 1.87 download manager then you will have the whole movie in a RealPlayer .rm format which will run ok in Real Player format.  I USE THIS ONE ! 

What is rtsp:// ?
The Web definitions for RTSP = Real Time Streaming Protocol. A client/Server communication protocol that simplifies the distribution of multimedia contents on the Internet.

4. Free Version of FxMPEG Writer
Convert video files created by digital cameras, HD TV capture devices and other digital video devices to MPEG-1, MPEG-4 or to any AVI
     format for which you have a read/write codec installed on your system.
Convert Windows Media, DV, VOB, AVI and MPEG movies    to     MPEG-1, VCD, AVI (DivX, XviD, and MPEG-4.

You need this is you want to convert AVI files to MPEG or MPG files. They are smaller! Some Sites download in AVI format.

Above the 1K (185.ram) file held the URL " rtsp:// " which we pasted in the recorder source file. The output file was "185.avi" We then loaded it in to the Converted and got 185.mpg out!  Now Rename the files so you know what they are and delete the AVI and RAM files. (ie  MoveName.avi   MoveName.ram)


What is DivX?
DivX is the name of a popular new video compression technology developed by DivX,
Inc. The format was developed to enable users to play and create high-quality
videos in a fast and convenient way, while still maintaining the best quality
possible. The DivX codec is currently the most popular MPEG-4 based codec because
of its quality, speed and efficiency as well as the wide range of DVD players
that support DivX.

To play and create DivX videos on your computer you first need to install the
DivX codec. To install the codec, simply download the latest version available
for your system and follow the installation instructions:
DivX Player
To download and install the codec, go to the DivX codec section.

Video Converters

New Free rm-to-mpeg Converters  Free to try; $29 to buy

SC Free Video Converter
 Convert AVI, ASF, WMV & MPEG Video files. Powerful Video Converter. A Converter that converts MPEG-1, MPEG-2, AVI (Windows Video), WMV (Windows Media Video) and ASF to AVI and WMV and much more. You can apply a variety of effects during conversion. Supports all major video formats. It is possible to convert video files in the following way: AVI > AVI; AVI > WMV; WMV>AVI; MPEG > AVI; MPEG > WMV. (AVI: Uncompressed, MS MPEG4, DivX, XVid) & more. Supports all major video formats including: AVI ( Uncompressed, MS MPEG4, DivX, XVid), WMV (Windows Media Video), Mpeg 1/2 Layer 1/2/3. At present it is possible to convert video files in the following way: AVI to AVI; AVI to WMV; WMV to AVI; MPEG to AVI; MPEG to WMV.

Full Video Converter 2.8.9
Full Video Converter is a full featured and full formats supported video converting software. With a very easy to use interface you can convert video formats, extract audio from video files and extract images from video files. It also supports splitting video files and extracting audio and images from any appointed part of source video file.
Most features are supported such as fast batch conversion, file browser embedded, drag-drop to load or add video files, conversion with volume adjusting and width*height adjusting, full conversion options and more!

FREE Video Encoders/Converter

STOIK Video Converter  Is the new release of popular freeware utility which has millions of satisfied users who enjoy power, speed, and simplicity of this versatile instrument - a rare combination in the world of modern video compression technologies. Second version brings further functional and interface enhancements, while preserving the straightforward interface design which makes this program so easy and fun to use.

MP3 Converters
Free iPod Video Converter
Free DVD MP3 Ripper
Free WMA to MP3 Converter
Free RM to MP3 Converter

ABC VIDEO ROLL -- An easy-to-use video editor that is FREE! ABC Video Roll allows you to mix two images together, fade in and out, add text, music and graphics, add Hollywood-style special effects, transitions and filters such as: Cross Fade, Wipes, Bend, Motion Key, Morph, 3-D Explosions, etc. ABC Video Roll allows you to manage the size of your video collection by cutting out unwanted material and pasting together favorite scenes.

Watch movie DVDs and video files right on your computer with FREE AVS DVD Player.
No trial periods, no feature limitations, no watermarks. No spyware or adware

DivX2Mp4 Review
Small utility for converting AVI-files of a format MPEG4, compressed Microsoft MPEG4 codec in a format DivX or Angel Potion and back, XviD, 3ivx to DivX 4&5 and back. At converting in a AVI-files is only replaced the heading without any changes data.


Flask MPEG Review
Available in Intel and AMD versions for optoimised ripping.
FlasKMPEG is a free easy to use video conversion software utility released under the GNU General Public License (GPL)
FlasKMPEG converts digital video in the MPEG format to other formats. FlasKMPEG is very easy to use and at the same time powerful and fun! Here are some of the few features ...
* Full MPEG1/MPEG2 software video decoding
* VCD/SVCD/DVD video transcoding
* A52/MPEG audio decoding

Video DVD Maker FREE Review
If you are looking for a flexible, easy-to-use, lean and focused DVD maker, Video DVD Maker will
deliver this competitive edge. Similar to the best DVD authoring software in its class, Video DVD
Maker allows ordinary users to get high quality outputs, even if they don't know the subtleties of
recording technology. The intuitive interface leads you through a comprehensive set of logical
steps to capture and output DVDs. In addition, the price can't be beat! It's free!

VidShot Capturer Review
VidShot Capturer created for quick screen capturing. You can use VidShot Capturer for capturing anything you see on your PC desktop and record them to video. You can capture windows, region, the entire desktop and even cursor moving

freeware-guide  Multimedia & Design Video
Three pages of Free Video programs!


Other video FREE programs

 ALShow !
FREE FOR EVERYONE~!   ALShow   is the easiest movie player on the Internet. With codes already built in, its the only download you'll ever need!

Fx MPEG Writer - Digital Video file format converter

DivX Doctor II 2.2 – Mac OS X – VersionTracker

QuickTime 7 with iTunes 6 for Windows 2000/XP

Download Quicktime 7 Without Downloading iTunes 6

Windows Movie Maker
Windows Movie Maker 2.1 makes home movies amazingly fun. With Movie Maker 2.1, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer. Build your movie with a few simple drag-and-drops. Delete bad shots and include only the best scenes. Then share your movie via the Web, e-mail, or CD. Using third-party software you can even take movies you've made and turn them into DVDs. You can also save your movie back to the video tape in your camera to play back on a TV or on the camera itself.

How many times you like to locally save the streaming media, and you can’t find
any appropriate tool to accomplish this simple task

 Thanks to Net Transport
(NetXfer), now it’s a piece of cake to do it with the help of this magic tool. Net Transport can download MMS and RTSP streaming by multiple threads with perfect video & audio quality. There are some other great features, like "Site Manager" which allows you to keep the active connection with the remote servers. In addition, the support for both SSL and SSH is hardly found in other upload/download tools.

Net Transport 1.87    (last freeware version)
Net Transport is a fast and powerful download tool. You may use it to download files from Internet servers. Net Transport now supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, MMS (Microsoft Media Services) and RTSP (Real-Time Streaming Protocol) - five protocols used to transfer data. It can use multiple threads to download files (this feature is supported for HTTP, FTP, MMS and RTSP protocols). If a sites allows multithreaded downloads, you can expect much faster an sport. With this great little tool you can check files on your PC for available updates online. Check for file version, product version, date of last change or just download the file. If a new version is detected, Updiet will replace the old file with the new one. Freeware for private use only. Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP
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Gigaget   or   HERE
Gigaget is the next generation download manager that utilizes cutting-edge Net Grid technology which will improve your download speed by 7-10 times.
Multi file formats and browsers Support
• Compatiable with major browsers-Internet Explorer, Mozilla/Firefox, Maxthon
• Major streaming protocol support, including MMS/RTSP/Flash
• Intelligent Web Analysis, helping you find the URL (out of a web page) to download
Gigaget Home page

WellGet description
WellGet has broken through the mode of downloading software of the tradition. Can be watched or listened to while downloading media's file.
It improves the speed of download at double through Multithreading technology, and supports many kinds of protocols, Such as HTTP, FTP, MMS, RTSP... I/The author hopes to pass own efforts, And Let everybody preview long movies while they're being downloaded.

DivX Play Bundle v6
Watch movies that have been compressed using DivX, and create your own DivX files from DVDs or other digital video files saved on your PC. DivX uses MPEG-4 format, which allows videos to be compressed to about 15 percent of the size of a standard DVD. This in turn lets you fit your videos on a Zip disk, burn them on a CD, upload them to a file sharing network, or play them over the Web. Because of MPEG-4's ability to compress video so powerfully, some call it "the MP3 of the video world."


How to dowload Google Videos

You may want to buy this one
 RM Recorder
Records Real™  Steaming Video and Audio!     
 go and download the Free Demo and see!

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