Linux.com | How to convert YouTube videos to DivX or XviD: "How to convert YouTube videos to DivX or XviD
Wednesday August 30, 2006 (08:01 AM GMT)
By: Manolis Tzanidakis
YouTube clips are everywhere these days, and I must admit I'm addicted to the site. Nevertheless, I've had a couple of small annoyances with YouTube videos. I wanted to be able to play my favorite ones on standalone DVD/DivX players. I also found I couldn't go backwards or forwards when playing the site's Flash videos with MPlayer. For those reasons, I decided to convert my favorite YouTube videos to DivX or XviD formats. Here's how you can do the same.