• How to use URL Helper for capturing stream media URLs

    1.Download and install URL Helper


    2.Run URL Helper



    3.Click the "Options" button, and open "Options" window.

  • Podcast downloader - Download podcasts without using iTunes with HiDownload

    If you don't have iTunes or an iPod, you can download podcasts with Hidownload on the Internet.


    How to download online podcasts with HiDownload?

  • How to Download/record/Rip SHOUTcast™ and IceCast MP3 Streams

    Wouldn’t be great if internet free radios are allowed to be downloaded to mp3 from radio stations? Hidownload is a unique streaming audio downloader that captures radio mp3 files from SHOUTcast™ and IceCast websites. Every genre that downloaded by Hidownload is of high quality, tagged with original stream file name.

  • Super easy way for downloading youtube videos

    As the Youtube Video Downloader, HiDownload is quite easy to use. Just copy the flv video's URL from Youtube, and paste it to HiDownload window. HiDownload will automatically analyse data and get the actual URL, then download flv video file to your PC.

  • HiDownload Sniffer - find all download urls of streaming video and audio

    Do you still have no idea about where to find the direct download link? The free built-in URL Sniffer of HiDownload is able to get those from streaming multimedia and analyze the useful download link regardless of javascript or activex obstacles.

  • How to download live broadcasting and manage the download time period

    Generally speaking, sharing broadband with others, users always occupy broadband during a fixed period, for example, from getting at home from work till going to bed. If you want to download something at this time, the download speed might never be fast. The question is how to avoid the peak time to download under the limited-broadband condition. Is there any method to manage the downloading period? The answer is positive. HiDownload Live Manager allows you to schedule the time period of downloading live stream.

  • How can I download stream videos with RTMP protocol?


    RTMP is now available as an open specification to create products and technology that enable delivery of video, audio, and data in the open AMF, SWF, FLV, and F4V formats.


    Online flash videos on BBC offering world news, information and ideas are streaming over RTMP protocol (Real Time Messaging Protocol). If you desire to save a video from BBC website, you’ll have to use a RTMP downloader - Streamingstar Video Downloader to grab the download URL from BBC and then save the stream video to your PC.

  • How to download online streaming video

    Many websites like Facebook, Metacafe, Vimeo, Break, Liveleak, Soundclick, Hypem use a Flash Video format that enables highly-compressed stream video to effectively and fluently play in most browsers. However, that type of stream video is not easy to be downloaded online only if enlist the help from powerful video downloader, for example, Streamingstar Video Downloader.

  • How to convert the stream files to wmv?


    The downloaded stream files from the Internet are in many different formats. And if you meet some unfamiliar ones that are not compatible with your 3G phone, MP3, PSP, iPad, iTouch and other portable devices.

  • How to play the downloaded media files on Streamingstar Video Downloader?

    The built-in Media Player on Streamingstar Video Downloader can playback all the multimedia files, such as FLV, SWF, F4A, AVI, FLV, FLAC MP4, WMV, MKV, MP4, MP3, MOV, 3GP, RealMedia, QuickTime, VOB, AC3, AAC, OGG, Aiff and so on.