get-flash-videos is a command line utility that let’s you download videos from flash based sites.

To install it on Arch Linux you can use yaourt

First install a dependency.

sudo pacman -Sy git

Then run

yaourt get-flash-videos

Once installed, you may download some videos to test, as an example download this from my youtube page.


To watch your video you can use vlc

vlc kde-4_Cube.mp4

To install it on Ubuntu or Debian run:

sudo apt-get install libwww-mechanize-perl libxml-simple-perl


Or the latest version, see the webpage for the latest version

Then, install it:

sudo dpkg -i get-flash-videos_1.21-1_all.deb

You can also see more examples at: