Downloadermac is a Cocoa application for downloading items from the Internet. It frees up your browser for other tasks by reducing the load on your Web browser's process by creating a thread just for downloading items.(e.g. firefox-bin, safari). It is tested on both Panther (10.3.9) and Leopard (10.5).
Elmedia Player PRO makes it easy to download videos from online sources such as YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, Metacafe, and many others. Using it is just a matter of entering the link to the page with your desired video in Elmedia Player and choosing the content you want to download from the list. When you are downloading SWF files, you are given the option to preview all external resources used by the SWF animation. You can download them along with the SWF file if you wish, or even download just the external resources without the initial SWF. Other features include full-screen mode, "Always on top" mode, the ability to make screenshots of your favorite movie moments, and the ability to convert the whole movie into a series of images.
Jaksta Music Miner for Mac captures and tags MP3s from popular audio and video Web sites, automatically. Just open Jaksta Music Miner, play a song or video, and the MP3 is created, usually up to 10x faster than realtime. Adding the MP3 to iTunes happens with the click of a button. Jaksta Music Miner supports Grooveshark, Last.FM, YouTube, Jango, and more. Jaksta Music Miner is great for discovering new music or enjoying your music offline.
Jaksta is an easy way to download and convert video, audio, and MP3s from the Web to your Mac. Just open Jaksta, then play a video or song in your browser, and Jaksta saves a copy to your Mac's hard disk, or converts it to several popular device formats. It works with thousands of sites, including YouTube and Facebook, as well as popular music sites.
Movgrab is a command-line movie downloader for sites like YouTube. It has no dependencies; everything that's needed should be there in the tar.gz package. Movgrab can connect through an HTTP proxy, can output the download to stdout for piping into another program, and can fork into the background to free up the console. When forked into the background, its progress can still be seen in a ps list.
MuDownManager is a program for managing downloads from Megaupload and Rapidshare for premium members. It is lightweight and cross-platform. Downloads can be started in a batch by specifying a list of URLs. Links can be copied directly from your preferred Web browser and pasted into MuDownManager. MuDownManager lets you skip LinkBucks. It has a very simple and intuitive GUI. It is pluggable, allowing support for other download sites to be added in the future.