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This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/24/2017.

ClipGrab is a free software for downloading and converting online videos from many sites like YouTube or Vimeo. ClipGrab can download from the following sites: YouTube, Clipfish, Collegehumor, Dailymotion, MyVideo, MySpass, Sevenload, Tudou, Vimeo. Downloaded videos can be converted to the following file formats: WMV, MPEG4, OGG Theora, MP3 (audio only), OGG Vorbis (audio only).


  • The Windows installer of Clipgrab contains the OpenCandy Adware which is reported by some Antivirus tools. However, OpenCandy newer gets installed in silent mode, so this package doesn't install any unwanted Adware.

To install Clipgrab, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install clipgrab

To upgrade Clipgrab, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade clipgrab


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = 'clipgrab'
      fileType               = 'exe'
      url                    = ''
      checksum               = '9b6438fa0d8a298661a95c0f11f8312530180e403db207ffbe469f78097c76c3'
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      silentArgs             = '/VERYSILENT'
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      softwareName           = 'clipgrab*'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Philipp Schmieder Medien


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Clipgrab 3.6.5 486 Thursday, May 11, 2017 approved
Clipgrab 3.6.4 310 Wednesday, March 8, 2017 approved
Clipgrab 3.6.3 239 Tuesday, January 31, 2017 approved
Clipgrab 3.6.2 290 Thursday, November 24, 2016 approved
Clipgrab 3.6.1 152 Saturday, November 5, 2016 approved
Clipgrab 3.5.6 618 Sunday, December 20, 2015 approved
Clipgrab 3.5.5 265 Friday, November 13, 2015 approved
Clipgrab 3.5.4 137 Wednesday, November 11, 2015 approved
Clipgrab 3.5.3 107 Wednesday, November 11, 2015 approved
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