4KDownload is a range of shareware, cross-platform programs developed by Open Media LLC. All applications run on Mac, Windows and Linux. The developers claim that their mission is to eliminate artificial barriers created by online services. 4KDownload allows users to download videos and audio from video hosting sites such as YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo, make a photo backup from Instagram, create and publish slideshows and extract audio from video. The name of the project refers to the name of the video resolution – 4K.
Currently, 4KDownload contains 5 programs:
- 4K Video Downloader enables download of video, audio, subtitles and playlists from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion and Metacafe.
- 4K Stogram makes backups of Instagram photos on a desktop computer.
- 4K YouTube to MP3 extracts audio tracks from YouTube videos.
- 4K Slideshow Maker creates and publishes slideshows with Ken Burns effect. It has technology of Face detection embedded also.
- 4K Video to MP3 converts videos into MP3 format.
Translation into other languages
Thanks to crowd-translation technology, 4KDownload software has been translated into a variety of languages, including Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Swedish and Dutch.
Relations with Open Source
Applications uses open source libraries and frameworks: Qt, FFmpeg, boost. And before version 3 it was available as open source software.