KeepVideo is a software program whose purpose is to help you play music and video files, as well as grab clips from the World Wide Web.
The conveniences of a portable app
The installation process can be bypassed with ease, as this product is portable. This also means that, unlike installers, it is not going to update with new entries the Windows registry and hard drive without your permission and no leftovers will remain on the disk after you delete it.
Another important aspect is that you have to take into account is that by placing the program files to a USB flash drive, you make it possible to use KeepVideo on the fly, on any computer you come in contact with.
Websites you can use
This application requires you to download and install MPlayer - http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Video-Players/MPlayer-for-Windows-Full-Package.shtml so that it can play items of your choice, which is a small setback. However, you should know that you can download clips from YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, Metacade, TED, Flickr and Facebook, and the list goes on.
Watch the Clipboard and stop tasks
It is possible to use a custom proxy for all downloads, select the output directory with just a click of the button, as well as start or stop a process, delete an entry and open the file location using Windows File Explorer. The maximum number of tasks can be controlled (up to 10), the Clipboard can be put under watch and an error log file can be enabled.
To sum up, KeepVideo is a pretty decent piece of software when it comes to downloading and viewing videos. The interface is accessible to both power and novice users, the response time is pretty good and the CPU and memory usage is low most of the times. Nevertheless, you should know that in our tests, the download process failed repeatedly.