HeldenViewer makes it possible to search for, download, and view Youtube videos in a very easy to use fashion. An important feature is the concept of adding authors as favorites, in order to be notified at the next start of HeldenViewer if the author has uploaded a new video. You will no longer be interrupted by any commercials. Much like the Youtube platform, you can watch the videos while downloading and use your favorite videoplayer to do this. The only restriction is that the video player must be able to play .flv files, e.g. VideoLanClient.
Minitube is a YouTube application for Mac, Linux, and Windows. With it, you can watch YouTube videos in a new way: you type a keyword, and Minitube gives you an endless video stream. Minitube does not require the Flash Player. It is not about cloning the original YouTube Web interface, but strives to create a new TV-like experience.
FatRat is a download manager that is rich in features and is continuously extended. Its features include HTTP(S)/FTP/SFTP downloads, FTP/SFTP uploads, RSS feed support with special functions for TV shows and podcasts, BitTorrent support (including torrent creation, DHT, UPnP, and encryption), torrent searching, Support for SOCKS5 and HTTP proxies, RapidShare.com FREE downloads, RapidShare.com uploads, RapidShare.com link verification and folder extraction, RapidSafe link decoding, MD4/MD5/SHA1 hash computing, remote control via Jabber or a Web interface, and YouTube video downloading.