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[Windows] Download TED videos with TED Downloader

[1]Ever seen a TED video? If not, then you don’t know what you are missing. TED – which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design – is a nonprofit organization that organizes TED conferences and talks where people, including famous personalities such as Al Gore and Steve Jobs, give speeches often on an idea they have or invention they have created but sometimes just plain inspiration. Although my description of it may sound geeky and boring, TED is a great nonprofit through which people share amazing ideas. And TED Downloader is a small, portable program that allows you to download these amazing ideas; to download TED videos.


TED Downloader is a very simple application. As already mentioned, it is portable so it need not be installed. All you have to do is

It really is as simple as that.

In regards to downloading videos, you can either download directly from within TED Downloader by using the Get Ted Talks button or you can click on the Export the Links button to export (to a text file) direct links to the videos you have selected. You can then input those links into your favorite download manager – or visit them in your web browser – to download the videos.

TED Downloader is a fairly new app so it gets kudos for just working. However, as useful as it may be to download TED videos, there are still a few features it is lacking:

You can grab TED Downloader from the links below:

Version reviewed: v2.3.0.2

Supported OS: Officially Windows XP and Win7, but presumably works on Vista too

Download size: 794 KB

Malware scan: Jotti’s malware scan results (0/20) [3]

TED Downloader homepage [4] [direct download [5]]

[via Raymond.cc [6]]