For those of you who use video for podcasts and other online uses may be tempted to use videos from places like LiveLeak and YouTube, but it can be a hassle converting it to a form that you can use.
The other day, I ran across some news footage on LiveLeak, and found that there was a convenient link for downloading it. That link took me to FileHero.com, a free online service that can download video from a laundry list of sites, including Youtube, Break, Metacafe, Myspace, Dailymotion, Veoh, Liveleak, Blip, Collegehumor, and Ebaumsworld, and convert it to common audio and video formats such as FLV, WMV, MPEG, MP4, AVI, MP3, and WAV.
The price is right, so why not give it a try.
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