June 22, 2017

Tag Archives: Downie

Downie Browser Extensions Open Sourced

All browser extensions are now open source! We are open sourcing browser extensions to make them transparent, so that you know there is no funny business going on and we are absolutely open to new ideas and even pull requests if anyone feels like improving them! Please note that Chromium, Opera and Opera Beta use […]

Downie 3

With today’s the release of Downie 2.9 it is evident that release of Downie 3 is getting closer! There are still at least 9 updates coming for Downie 2.x 6 updates coming for Downie 2.x, but I thought I’d provide some information about the upgrade. Firstly, it will be an enourmous update. The main focus will go […]

User-Guided Extraction

User-Guided Extraction (UGE) is a Downie feature that was introduced in Downie 2.2 and allowed Downie to download content it wouldn’t be able to download otherwise as the path to the content contained encryption, massive JavaScript execution and so on. UGE is a way for you to download videos that aren’t directly supported by Downie […]

Downie and Supported Sites

Downie now supports almost 1300 sites (as of May 8, 2017). You can access the list via Preferences > Supported Sites. The important thing to keep in mind is that this list is a list of explicitly supported sites – Downie can extract videos from thousands and thousands other sites. Within this article, I will […]