A lot of times, once a video is watched online, it is stored in a compressed form in the cache, so it is possible to watch them again, without any internet connection later. Online video players use the browser cache memory to store the video content and this is the reason of a lot of used-up space on your hard disk. You might have probably noticed that whenever you clean the cache of your browser, a lot of space gets freed and this is where VideoCacheView takes the advantage.
How It Works?
A lot of times you have the urge to save a video to your local storage device after having it watched online. If your browser has saved the video file in its cache, which usually is the case, you can download it from the cache using VideoCacheView and save it for offline viewing purpose.
- VideoCacheView will automatically Scan the entire cache memory of all the browsers and allow you to simply copy and paste it into some other folder for playing and watching it later.
- It has an inbuilt extractor that can safely Extract and rebuild all the content and provide you a thumbnail view of what has been found in your browser cache. You can choose which ones to copy and save them at a desired location.
- In case you have a media player that can play online .flv files, VideoCacheView can play it directly from the cache of the browser without the need of any internet connection.
The latest version is compatible with all major browsers like Mozilla Firefox, including other browsers based on it, Internet Explorer, Opera, Google Chrome , Chromium. The users of Internet Explorer 10 and 11 also have additional shortcuts to find and load Video Cache files into VideoCacheView.
- This package is entirely customizable and there is a complete documentation on their official website.
They are offering version 2.88 which supports Windows 10 too. It is backwards compatible till Windows XP. It is distributed as freeware. It is available in over 30 languages and supports 64 bit systems too. It has a direct executable installer and also the source code. The software is mere 174 KB and essentially blends with your browser.
VideoCacheView is a software from NirSoft that helps you to download online videos from browser's cache and make some use of it before you delete it from your system.
Changes on the new version:
When GPAC fails to merge video and audio files into one, VideoCacheView now displays an error message.
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