Ustream.tv is really a nice web for enjoying videos. It is a website which consists of a network of diverse channels, providing a platform for life casting and live video streaming of events online. Since its establishment in 2007, it has more than 2 million registered users. Of course, it is very easy for you to enjoy videos on it once you access to the Internet. However, when it comes to owning the videos you have found on the web, it becomes a headache. You might be eager to download videos from Ustream, but how? Here is the answer: find an efficient video downloading tool to download these videos. (Ustream is currently not supported by iTube Studio. Please wait for the update. You can still use this program to download videos from other 1000+ sites or use the Windows version to record the Ustream videos you like.)
Part 1. The Best Ustream Video Downloader that You Should Use
Looking for a great tool to download Ustream video? iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac is your best choice. It is a simple designed, but user friendly application. With it, you can accomplish Ustream download on Mac (OS X 10.10 Yosemite) with one single click. In addition to Ustream, it also lets you download videos from YouTube and other 1000+ video sites.
The program is not only a video downloader, but also a video converter. You can convert videos to many popular media formats so that you can watch them on your devices without hassle. The inbuilt in video player and task scheduler can also enhance your experience on Ustream download.
Part 2. How to Download a Ustream Video on Mac
After you have successfully downloaded and installed the program on you Mac, you can then take the steps below to accomplish your task. For Windows users, please get iTube Studio for Windows and then follow the same steps.
What You Will Need:
iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac
Around 3 mins (Variable depending on the video file size)
Step 1. Download Ustream Video
Launch this Mac Ustream Downloader and then open your browser and go to ustream.tv to find the video you want to download. When you play the video, a Download button will appear on the top left corner of the video. Click it to start downloading the video.
Tips: You also have another two download options: copy the video URL, resume to the program and click the Paste URL button; directly drag and drop the video URL to the dock icon of the program.
Step 2. Play the Downloaded Ustream Videos
iTube Studio is equipped with a HD media player, which includes multiple playback modes. If you want to watch the downloaded videos, you can go to the Downloaded tab and double click the target video to play it.
Tips: If you have lots of FLV/MP4 videos saved on your Mac, it's a good idea to manage these videos at one place. To load the videos to the program, go to the File menu and select Import to add all FLV/MP4 video on your local hard drive.
Step 3. Convert Ustream Videos (Optional)
After you have downloaded the Ustream videos you like, you might like to convert these videos to other formats either for preserving or playback on other devices, like iPhone or iPad, aAndroid-base smartphone or other mobile devices.
In that case, you should go to the Downloaded tab of this Ustream Video Downloader for Mac, click the Convert button on the right of each item, and then choose the output format from the pop-up window. Then all you need is hitting the OK button to get the conversion done. Bingo! That's it! You make it perfectly.