The legality of downloading Streamtape videos depends on the specific use and local laws. The following guides are compiled for personal fair-use ONLY. WonderFox is in no way collaborated or affiliated with Streamtape, and will never advocate any copyright infringement action. The end-users should be solely responsible for their own behaviors.
In some cases, you're able to download from Streamtape directly without any Streamtape downloader installed. The original video uploaders are entitled to allow downloads in the Account Panel.
So you can see a "Download Video" button below the video player. To download Streamtape videos, simply click "Download Video" button, wait for the 5-seconds countdown, then hit "Start Download" for Streamtape video download.
Note: Not every Streamtape video is allowed to download, try the following Streamtape downloaders if there is no download button.
Video DownloadHelper (a.k.a. VDH) is a renowned browser video downloader extension that aims to make it easier to download videos from the Web. Although it went freemium for some additional functions like video conversion, HLS video download, etc., it's totally free to download Streamtape videos.
Step 1. Download and install VDH to Firefox, Chrome or Edge through https://www.downloadhelper.net/install. Once installed, a "colorless 3-balls" icon will appear on browser extension bar.
Step 2. Play a Streamtape video. The extension will be highlighted as a "colored 3-balls" icon when the video buffers.
Step 3. Click on the icon and choose one option in the drop-down list. Usually, it will show the video file size and format.
Step 4. For the first time you use Video DownloadHelper, you'll be prompted to select one download method on a new tab. Press "Use browser" to free download Streamtape videos to local drive.
CocoCut Video Downloader is another awesome browser downloader that is qualified for Streamtape video download as well. Furthermore, it not only supports downloading embedded videos in most streaming protocols like HTTPS, RTMP, HLS, etc., but also allows you to switch to recording mode to download live streams or the videos that are extremely difficult to download.
Step 1. Install CocoCut to your Chrome, Firefox, Edge through https://cococut.net/. Once installed, you'll see a gray "coconut palm" icon on browser extension bar.
Step 2. Play a Streamtape video. When "coconut palm" icon turns green, it means the current stream is detected and ready to download.
Step 3. Click the extension and click on the "download icon" to download from Streamtape.
Step 4. CocoCut will download Streamtape video in a new tab. DO NOT CLOSE the CocoCut download page until the downloading is finished.
Step 5. After done, press "Save" button to download Streamtape video to local drive.
If you want an online solution without software and extension installed, 9XBUDDY is a long-standing and easy-to-use online video downloader that will never let you down.
Step 1. Visit https://9xbuddy.com/.
Step 2. Copy and paste one Streamtape video URL into the input field, click "DOWNLOAD" button.
Step 3. 9XBUDDY will analyze the URL and display the available download options.
Step 4. Hit "DOWNLOAD NOW" button to save video from Streamtape.
It is strange that none of desktop download managers work for Streamtape video download, including the famous IDM. But the Streamtape downloaders I've mentioned in this post are more than enough for personal fair use. BTW, feel free to drop me a line through Facebook Messenger if there is any better solution.