Mon, 07/18/2011

2011 Press Releases

RealNetworks announces RealDownloader, a free product that lets you download and save the videos you want to keep – with just one click

Seattle, WA — July 19, 2011 — RealNetworks (Nasdaq: RNWK) is making it simple for people to keep the web videos they love with RealDownloader, an easy-to-use utility designed for today's increasingly video-oriented Internet. Available starting today, users can choose a free or premium version, providing true one-click downloads of videos found on thousands of websites.

See a demonstration of RealDownloader here:

"With so many videos available online today, it's likely that everyone who uses a computer has wished at some time that they could keep that particularly clever, funny or meaningful video they've viewed," said Scott Uomoto, Senior Vice President at RealNetworks. "They don't have to wish any longer. With RealDownloader, they can save that video with just one click and then enjoy it again and share it with friends."

RealDownloader is the patented free video downloader that downloads videos directly to a users' desktop computer and is available at www.realdownloader.comRealDownloader Plus, available today at a promotional rate of $29.99, is for users who want to easily transfer videos to their BlackBerry, Android or Windows smart phones or to a myriad of other devices, as well as increase the download speed. Regardless of whether a user chooses the free or premium version, downloading and saving videos is simple.

Highlights of the Free RealDownloader:

  • Downloads web videos with just one click
  • Works with thousands of websites
  • Download multiple videos simultaneously
  • Works with multiple browsers including Internet Explorer, FireFox and Google Chrome
  • Lets users share videos with friends and family with just one click by posting a link to the webpage displaying the video on Facebook, Twitter and Myspace, or through email
  • Save and watch videos offline at a later time
  • Download and enjoy online videos without buffering issues
  • RealDownloader also offers a light video viewer

Highlights of RealDownloader Plus:

  • Accelerates download speed up to 200% and cuts a users' wait time in half
  • Downloads videos straight into the users' iTunes library
  • Transfers videos to devices connected to a users' PC, including BlackBerry, Android and Windows smart phones

RealNetworks, the company that pioneered the streaming media category, also offers RealPlayer, its flagship product that provides a media library for organizing videos, music and photos, with tools to download, trim, convert and transfer videos to mobile devices. RealDownloader is intended to be a streamlined, standalone video downloader that meets the needs of users who want a quick and sure-fire way to easily keep the videos they love, with just one click.

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About RealNetworks

RealNetworks creates innovative applications and services that make it easy for people to connect with and enjoy digital media. RealNetworks invented the streaming media category and continues to connect consumers with their digital media both directly and through partners, aiming to support every network, device, media type and social network. Find RealNetworks corporate information at  

RealNetworks and RealDownloader are trademarks or registered trademarks of RealNetworks, Inc. All other trademarks, names of actual companies and products mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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