How to Download from Metacafe

Download, record and capture video and music from Metacafe

Step by Step Guide on How to Download from Metacafe

Note: Images below show Youtube as an example only. Metacafe can be captured in the same way.
  1. Preparation
  2. Get the Metacafe video page address from web browser
  3. Enter the Metacafe video page address in Jaksta Media Recorder
  4. Jaksta Media Recorder extracts Metacafe video streams
  5. Jaksta Media Recorder downloads the selected Metacafe stream quality and format

Preparation

  1. Download the Jaksta Media Recorder installer;
  2. Install Jaksta Media Recorder by running the downloaded installer;
  3. Once installed, start Jaksta Media Recorder from the Windows Start Menu;
  4. Open your favorite web browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Edge;
    Step 1 to download from Metacafe

Get the Metacafe video page address from the web browser

  1. Navigate your web browser to Metacafe and the page hosting the video or music;
  2. Copy the url of the Metacafe page hosting the video or music. Select the Metacafe url from the address bar and use Ctrl-C or right mouse click and select Copy from the context menu.;
    Step 2 to download from Metacafe

Enter the Metacafe video page address in Jaksta Media Recorder

  1. Paste the Metacafe url into the Jaksta Media Recorder's text box - Enter (or Drag and Drop) the URL of a video page to download using Ctrl-V;
  2. Press enter or click the down arrow ;
    Step 3 to download from Metacafe

Jaksta Media Recorder extracts Metacafe video streams

  1. The Metacafe video will be detected and begin to extract on the Home screen;
  2. If multiple qualities or formats are available for the Metacafe video then these will be displayed in the Multiple Streams Detected popup window. To download the format/quality combination you want, double click the entry;
    Step 4 to download from Metacafe

Jaksta Media Recorder downloads the selected Metacafe stream quality and format

  1. The Metacafe video stream will then begin to download on the Home screen;
    Step 5 to download from Metacafe
  2. Once the Metacafe video download is complete, double click the download entry to watch it in your favorite video player.