aTube Catcher Review – A Reliable YouTube Downloader and a Video Converter

aTube Catcher Review

You do not want to miss aTube Catcher software if you are looking for an excellent free YouTube Downloader. Apart from YouTube, you can download videos from Dailymotion, Metacafe and hundreds of other video streaming websites. Also, it is a great tool to keep in your collection for many reasons which we will see in a while.

These days, watching online movies or any videos on the web is no big deal. But real challenge starts when you want to download videos for offline viewing purposes. Also, aTube Catcher provides you with an opportunity to convert downloaded videos into multiple formats to suit your need for a big HD display or a smartphone.


In this review, I will walk you through the core functionalities of aTube Catcher and its limitations.

User interface

aTube Catcher does not long to install. However, please be watchful for any additional software selection while you initiate to install this software. The software presents a bright and colourful window upon launch. Its core functionalities are shown in the form of coloured tiles such as download videos, video converter, screen capture, convert videos to mp3, audio record, etc.

Once you go inside any of the available options, you could still have an opportunity to switch quickly to other features. You can copy video links from online video streaming websites such as YouTube, Dailymotion, etc. and paste it in the downloader section to start the download process.

Multiple downloads and their download progress are presented in a listicle form.

aTube Catcher functionalities

Apart from downloading movies and videos, aTube Catcher can perform a variety of tasks such as screen recording, DVD writing, Audio recording, Converting videos to mp3, etc. It also has the batch download option where it can download a complete YouTube channel in one shot.

The software can download videos from hundreds of websites such as MTV, Myspace, Yahoo, Reuters, BBC, Vimeo, Crackle, ESPN, Facebook, Bing, Comedycentral, VH1Classic, NFL, etc. You can find the full list of websites here.

It has a multilingual interface for people who are not a native English speaker or for that matter any other language.

There are plenty of video and audio formats which are supported including WAV, PSP, MPG, VOB, OGG, 3GP, 3G2, MP3, MP2, WMA, WMV, GIF, FLAC, AVI, XVID, MP4, MOV, etc. You can export the converted multimedia file to your desktop, mobile device, IPAD, iPod, MP3 or MP4 Players, etc.

Note: Read YouTube or any other video streaming websites privacy policy, terms & conditions or any other form of guidelines before downloading any video.


aTube Catcher is only available for Windows platform. It has no support for MacBook users. It is quite surprising as there is a substantially large volume of MacBook users and the graph is climbing up.


System requirements

You require minimum Windows XP with service pack 3 to run this software. Other Windows versions which are supported are Vista, Windows7, Windows8, Windows10. Also, you need DirectX 9.0c for screen recorder functionality and WinpCap 4.0 for stream catcher mode.

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Rupesh is an engineer by profession and a blogger by choice. He has been a technology enthusiast since the beginning of his professional career. He believes the advent of new technology has affected our lifestyle in some way or the other. He loves writing about technology and lifestyle. Rupesh is the founder of Stemjar.