James was very kind to me,
And the products are very good.
I play guitar and use DS2 for downloading learning lessons and others. I use this frequently and it works great. I really like that I can download from sites that don't allow you to download. The slow down, tempo and looping features are wonderful. If you need help, James Todd is very quick to respond. Great Purchase!
This is a fast and safe way for me to convert youtube videos to MP3s and save them - I use them to play along on my fiddle. Previously, the sites I used were slow and often included malware.
Very Good.I am very happy with it.
Am mostly pleased with the product. Unfortunately, I can't download videos from some music instruction sites where I have a membership. I should have tested the demo more before purchasing.
[ ADMIN -- Let us know which site(s) you are having trouble with and we will be happy to take a look for you ]
installed on 2 machines but not used yet. not crazy about having to deactivate from the activated machine rather than the alternate machine I want to activate and use as I can in song surgeon and video surgeon. can this be done within my account ?
[ The licensing for Download Surgeon is different than our other products. We state on the check out page of the Shopping cart that a purchased includes a license for a single machine.
The reason is because of the support required for this Download Surgeon. Because of what this product does it is much more susceptible to being broken by changes in operating systems, updates to operating systems, firewalls, antivirus programs, malware programs and permission issues - and therefore may require more intensive support than our other products. That is why we limit the number of licenses to one. ]
Fantastic. I had used other products before but they were inconsistent. Download surgeon has worked faultlessly. Would recommend this to anyone interested in downloading video or audio. Definitely 5 stars from me.
So far, I’ve been able to get any file and then open in other programs to study.
I use Download Surgeon for converting YouTube Premium music videos to MP4 for presentations I give to senior citizens, like myself, on the Origins of Rock and Roll. This way I don't have to rely on internet connections or worry about a youtube video being removed.
I forgot to mention this in my initial review. The Technical Support from Todd, Michael & James, Inc. is the BEST I've ever encountered. I am a power user and probably push the products to the limit, hitting situations that a lot of people never see. Every email is answered in a timely manner! Also, I've made several suggestions for Song Surgeon and they added one of them to Ver 5.
Two other "general" comments on the company is that they do not require you to remove older version of the software when a new release comes out. So if there is something you like about the older program you can use it and not having to worry about the multiple versions interfering with each other. The second feature, which I personally think is awesome, is the ability to manage licenses. If I get a new laptop, I can easily move my license from the old PC to the new one. This is a big convenience because I hate having to call companies to have them do this simple function. In some cases they act like I'm trying to misuse my license. With Todd, Michael & James, Inc., they have a very user friendly way of allowing me to transfer licenses built into the software products. I feel that all companies should do this.
Since I forgot to mention these great features, I would give the product a 4.5 score. This review is a 5 star and my previous was 4 stars. So it averages to 4.5.
I highly recommend this product to band members, family, friends and anyone reading this review.
I have been a big fan of DL Surgeon. I purchased 3 licenses for Ver 2 but only 1 license for Ver 3.
I am a huge advocate for your company. I use DL Surgeon and Song Surgeon very often. I have a situation where the Ver 2 Sniffer works better for me than Ver 3. So honestly, I use Ver 2 most of the time. To me the interface of the Sniffer requiring me to use a special browser is inconvenient. However, I have run into a couple situations where the Ver 2 Sniffer did not work. The Ver 3 Sniffer worked great! So while I prefer the Ver 2 interface, I have used Ver 3 in cases where the Ver 2 didn't work. The other functions, i.e., YT DL & OS DL worked flawlessly. I haven't used the SC Recorder, but I suspect that will be great as well.
Thank you for allowing me to provide feedback. As I said earlier, I am a great advocate of your company and would be more than happy to be involved in Beta testing any product except Video Surgeon.
DL Surgeon & Song Surgeon are two of the MOST USED products on 3 of my computers.
Tried to install but unable to due to my laptop is 32bits. Qustion- Did i get refund ?
[ ADMIN -- John, yes as we discussed DS3 does not run on a 32 bit machine. We issued a refunded back on 7/16/19. ]
Works great, use it every day !
It helps me at my sax study. It is easy in use and perfect for me.
The program opens a mid file OK. But after making a minor change, the file cannot be saved in it's original format.
easy to use. works with 95% of websites
Sniffer interface much better
It really works. Wonderful!
I have other programs but I use one of the song surgeon programs most of the time now. Good product
I Use It All The Time And It Works Great>
TEXAS - USA
Love Download Surgeon! I post frequently on Facebook, and DS is an invaluable tool to get my messages out. Also, I am a singer and I use DS to select songs from You Tube to practice. Great tool! Glad I got it!!
Great easy to use the best
Great product. Use it every day. Only problem I have is the Sniffer isn't working right. Left a ticket, but no response yet. Still, a great product. Mostly use the screen capture module & YouTube downloader. I use all your products regularly. Keep up the great work!!
This is the best version to date.
I like the new window where you can select either Audio OR Video Mp4 then give the file a name and file folder where to keep the copy of the download BEFORE one starts to record.Much better!
Thanks for a great product keep doing the R & D
Love it Works Great. It worked on every video I tried.
Very easy to operate with high quality playback sound.
DS3 software handles and manages capturing/downloading AV files from a multitude of sources easily - EXCELLENT application!! Highly recommend.
I use it every day to download Youtube snippets for sound bites for a Masters thesis. It is fast and reliable. I have also used it for a screen capture of videos very successfully. Excellent product, in fact, the best from everything else AI have tried
It's a great product and generaly works well but it hasn't been able to down load the audio for a couple of youtube videos.
Excellent product !!!
This works great I have not found a reason to try anything else.
The program works exactly
as out outlined on the advertisement.Very Cool!
I've used this several times so far with excellent results. I succeeded in downloading files that my other downloader could not process. This is fast, reliable and very user friendly. Great way to keep videos at your fingertips to study technique. Great support is provided.
It is great. 3 is Much better than #2.
It is great. Much better than #1.
So far, each non you tube musical instruction site I use has worked very well with downloading the videos available.
Fortunate to find this product and now is my "go to" software.
The product is much better after the recent youtube downloader updates. Faster than it was initially. You do need a 'minimize' button on the progress indicator box. Having it in my face the whole time during download is why I only gave this 4 stars.
Great product. Use it regularly.
So far, no issues. Very useful.
Quick and easy! Great help when under pressure to building set lists.
One thing I would like to see changed is if you are going to record several videos form the same source using the screen capture that you set the screen size once only not every time you want to record.
[This should be something that can be added without much trouble. I will add it to the TO DO list.
DS3 a little slower to load than 2 but it probably has a lot more internally going on. Once loaded the 64bit version really shines. Maybe video is slightly slower loading than 2 but you will not miss your bus over the wait time.
Great product. The voice sync problem in screen capture is gone in Ver 3. The support is terrific.
Extremely pleased with DS3.
Quick and easy downloads most of the time.
The downloaders have got better and better over time. with DS3 I have not encountered any video I cannot download.
The odd time that I have encountered a problem in the past, James has responded very quickly and helped me solve the problem.
This is the best version of Download Surgeon I have used, and I have used earlier versions of the software. What I love the most about this current version is that it allows the downloading of ‘playlists’ from YouTube. In my opinion, it is well worth the modest cost for the software. Customer service and support is great.
Great product. Easy to use and works perfectly.
Nice updates easier to use, keep up the usage videos.
DS3 is the best video download product I have used.
DS3 is the best video download product I have used. DS2 and VS used to have a few copying issues due to restrictions that YouTube put on the videos. Now I'm easily getting a 99% success rate with DS3.
Now I can either download a group of videos at one time or choose to download the music from those videos at one time. Talk about the time saved. This product was well worth the money. I'm anxious to see what's coming in the future from the brilliant minds of Jim and Todd. BTW, a shout out to you both for your great customer service. Last year I had a problem with my VS software and even though I was out of the warranty window for support help, they still helped me fix the problem.
Anyone hesitating buying a product from these gentlemen need not worry. They back the product in all ways.
I downloaded DS 3 and it works fine on Truefire video. Video and Audio are both great.
It's possible that it might not work on all videos however because I suspect they have different kinds of protection on different videos (gross assumption on my part).
I have only tried one video, that would not work properly with DS 2 but worked perfectly with the new version.
With Truefire you get all kinds of different teachers and a wide variety of ideo/audio quality.
So who knows which videos have protection and which do not?
With DS2 I tried all forms of download and none worked on the Truefire videos that I was interested in.
Thank You, I am blown away. Solves a major issue for me.
Awesome support - never left me hanging even at a busy time of year. The best.
Wow - I couldn't believe how quickly and efficiently my problem was dealt with and solved. Several back and forth emails to get DS2 up and running on a quite old machine. Awesome software. Thanks Jim!!
Incredible product The customer service is the best I have ever seen. You cannot go wrong dealing with these people. Wish everybody was as good as these people
By far the absolute best customer service I've experienced. Great product.
this product is awesome . I bought it and I am totally satisfied Nice product Jim ! Rob !
DownLoad Surgeon blows the socks off all of its(Download free with all of adv. junk, and trojans) competitors, - the Hi-Def(1080p) features provide the "kick" that viewed video quality can always do with, and Audio is detailed and solid, in particular performs outstanding with 3D Movie downloads. -
Download Surgeon is an effective and reliable software solution developed to help you save videos or their corresponding audio stream, from various websites to your computer, including YouTube, Facebook, DailyMotion, SoundCloud and others.
In terms of appearance, the application is very small and compact, occupying as little space as possible on your desktop, so you can easily work with it and other windows simultaneously.
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Download Surgeon provides access to Video/Audio files not accessed by Video Surgeon or Song Surgeon. Not only useful to musicians, but anyone wanting to access Video/Audio files for non-music related training purposes. Excellent value for your money.
Super program, does everything well and is simple to use. Really like the video tutorials! Thanks for making this work!
Nice Product. Hope you add more sites to the OS download over time.
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