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iSkysoft iTube Studio Review

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Overall Rating : 9.4

  • Easy to Use :  9/10
  • Quality of Conversion :  9/10
  • Speed of Conversion :  8/10
  • Formats Converted :  9/10
  • Help/Support :  9/10

Product Details

Manufacturer : iSkysoft
Version : YouTube Converter
Price : $29.00 USD

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The iSkysoft iTube Studio helps you enjoy your favorite viral video offline, anywhere. Offering a multitude of methods to acquire the video, this application downloads videos (HD included) from YouTube, Facebook, Metacafe, Vimeo, Break, and many other video-sharing sites opened in Safari, Chrome or Firefox. After downloading videos it will convert the downloaded videos or exisiting FLV/MP4 videos to use with iPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP and other mobile phones and portable players.

If you’re using Windows PC, you can get YouTube to iPad Converter review here.

Our Review of iSkysoft iTube Studio

Every second of every day new video clips are posted on YouTube. How would you automatically download and watch them anytime on your computer, mobile phone, iPad, iPhone, iPod, KindFire, PSP, or Zune? The answer – iTube Studio. With this All-In-One YouTube download and conversion program there’s no other software or codecs needed. For fast YouTube downloads and conversions to any mobile player, not just iPad.

What’s really impressive is the menu of format conversions available -for all the major mobile devices – not just for iPad.

Let’s get first impressions out of the way now – smart detection technology. The app automatically detects the online videos which playing in your web browser and starts to download them. The detector works well on Safari browser when playing video from Youtube, Facebook, Yahoo Video.

A great advantage is that iTube Studio will download and convert videos from many video sharing sites. Besides YouTube videos, it downloads videos from over 100 video sharing sites, such as YouTube, Google Videos, VEVO, Facebook, Dailymotion, AOL, Metacafe, MegaVideo, Vimeo, Break. BlipTV, Veoh, VideoBash, LiveLeak, MyVideo, FunnyOrDie, Nico Video, etc.

What’s really impressive is the menu of format conversions available – from the smallest video screen size of 320×480 to full 1920×1080 High Definition and everything in between. All the compatible video formats – AVI, WMV, MP4, 3GP – for all the major mobile devices – iPod, iPhone, iPad, Nokia, Sony Ericsson, HTC, LG, Samsung, Zune, Zen, iRiver, ARchos, etc – are present. Even the game consoles are included: PSP, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 – all with standard and High Definition video formats. The common video formats include MOV(QuickTime), MP4, WMV, AVI(XviD), ASF, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, FLV, 3GP, MKV , SWF, etc. iTube Studio even offers an extensive selection of audio formats: MP3, M4A, WAV and MKA. The bottomline here is that no matter what mobile phone or portable player you own, iTube Studio can convert a video for it.

The batch download and conversion options are some of the handiest features with this application. You can simply enter all the different videos you want convert and let the software run. It’s a fast and simple process that only takes a few minutes, but this is a huge time saver. A batch downloader is a common feature with similar applications, but this downloader is lightning fast without sacrificing quality.

Overall, iTube Studio performed well with very fast conversions and high video quality. The list of video formats and devices it covers is even better. If you really need download and save video clips from the most popular user-generated content site, then the iTube Studio is a solid choice for you.


YouTube to iPad Converter - Main Interface

Pro’s and Con’s of iSkysoft iTube Studio

  • Clean and Mac-style UI layout
  • Downloads from all major video sharing sites
  • Converts to all popular video formats including HD
  • Supports all popular mobile phones, portable players, game consoles
  • Convert YouTube for any iPad
  • Very Fast conversion speeds
  • Inexpensive
  • Free upgrade through all your life
  • No trim, crop, merge tools

Key Features of iSkysoft iTube Studio

  • Automatically detect videos when the video starts to load in Safari, Chrome or Firefox.
  • Automatically determines the optimized file format, bitrate, and resolution for the selected target device.
  • Supports multiple video file downloads from queue.
  • Easily download web videos from a wide range of popular video-sharing websites.
  • One click to download videos to any specified format.
  • Convert downloaded videos for iPad, iPod, iPhone and more.
  • Convert downloaded videos directly for editing tools like iMovie, FCP.etc.
  • Extract MP3 from music videos for listening on iPad and more devices.
  • Convenient FLV/MP4 management and player.
  • Multi-threading processing brings a fast downloading/converting speed.
  • Very easy to use.

Format Compatibility for iSkysoft iTube Studio

  • Supported Video Aggregator Sites:
    YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, VEVO, Dailymotion, AOL, Metacafe, Break. BlipTV, Veoh, VideoBash, LiveLeak, MyVideo, FunnyOrDie, 5min, eBaumsworld, VideoJug, Nico Video, GodTube, Adult sites, etc.
  • Input Formats: FLV, MP4, or WebM
  • Video Output Formats: MOV(QuickTime), MP4, WMV, AVI(XviD), ASF, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, FLV, 3GP, MKV , SWF, etc.
  • Audio Output Formats: MP3, M4A, WAV, MKA.
  • Output Devices: iPod, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, AppleTV,PSP, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360,Android phones, and Android tablets.

Tech Requirements for iSkysoft iTube Studio

  • Intel-based Mac(32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.8, 10.7 or 10.6