Video Sites

realplayer cloud download moviesOnline video is growing at an explosive rate, with massive amounts of content being available for free. YouTube currently holds the biggest catalogue of movie and video content on the web and probably in the world. At the time of writing, they have over 1 billion unique users visiting the site who watch over 6 billion hours of video each month! This post will focus on YouTube, but there is much more out there!

These are pretty mind-bending numbers, but what it means is that once you sort through the junk, there is plenty of high quality, professional content available. Additionally, RealPlayer Cloud for desktop lets you download videos from all across the web so that you can bring them with you wherever you go, on all your devices. *
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Portrait of young happy man sharing his photo and video files inVideo is a powerful tool that connects people who are geographically separated from one another. It is also a great aggregator of people; whether we are a random group of people who support the same cause, find the same kind of thing funny, or simply because we all love J-Lo, video groups us together. This is the socializing effect of video.

Think of the movie theatre experience, where people in the community group together around an item of entertainment. The same thing happens virtually online, but around shared video content. It’s just that online it’s a looser, more amorphous, displaced kind of cluster.

Video is meant to be shared. No matter where you find it, video connects us together. Let’s take a look at the top video sharing sites online…
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download online videosWatching free videos on the web is easy. Unfortunately, we don’t always have time to watch videos online when we find them. That’s what downloading videos is for, so we can watch them at our leisure. Most web videos these days, though, are embedded into the web page — making it harder to download online videos to your computer.

The old “Right click, Save As” strategy doesn’t always work so well anymore. If you want to download a video embedded on a site like YouTube, you can still do so if you have a video downloader, such as RealPlayer. If you don’t have a free video downloader installed on your computer, just click the orange button on the top right corner of this page to download RealPlayer free.
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