Re: RFS: mediadownloader
On 07/15/2010 05:29 PM, Thomas Koch wrote:
I'm not a DD. Could you please compare your package with clive, which
is in the archive and decide, whether it's worth to have
thanks for interest.
I take a look at clive, its a very good app. Most relevant difference
from Mediadownloader is the gui. It can display results of a search
within a thumbnail grid (resizable and scrollable) and with a double
click it can play youtube video (or visualize the image if the thumbnail
is the result of a Google Image search). It can also download all
results at once.
Here the description I gave:
Mediadownloader (ex GoogleImageDownloader) is an opensource software
that let you search, watch and download items with Google Image and
Search results are displayed within a mouse scrollable view, as well as
mobile devices do.
You will see thumbnails that are conform with your search criteria,
doubleclick to view, rightclick to popup a menu and choose to download
the single image or video, remove from global downloads or browse the
A tip for search all images in specific domain is to just leave the
search field blank and fill the
field "in this domain" with the address of the site you want (for
In the YouTube tab you can search Top Rated, Top Favorites, Most Viewed
etc. or search with words,
if you want a specific video, you can insert its 11 chars id.
Set an image as wallpaper is only supported on Gnome, Kde 3.5 and windows.
Choose which to remove and download them into a specific folder with
and here some screenshots:
It's about a year I am into this and I published it on Qt-Apps and
I think it can be usefull to others and I will be very happy to see it
in Debian repo.
A wishlist is to make it scriptable to manage other internet video and
images contribute sites.