CosmoPod

CosmoPod 4.5.1

Convert videos to your iPod

Have you ever wanted to keep a video you find on the web and play it on your iPod? View full description

PROS

  • Download and convert in a snap
  • Embedded player
  • Handles many formats

CONS

  • Limited to Safari

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Have you ever wanted to keep a video you find on the web and play it on your iPod?

If so, you'll enjoy Cosmopod. This effective little plugin lets you download and convert web videos in seconds.

The addon supports all sorts of web formats, including FLV and Divx and can convert them into high quality iPod-ready videos thanks to H. 264 and MPEG4 encoding.

You can even drag and drop videos from your Mac and convert them with Cosmopod.

The plugin features an embedded player, so you can preview your encoded video and make sure it's what you want and that the quality is OK.

Although it's a shame that Cosmopod only works with Safari, the plugin integrates perfectly with the Apple browser, thanks to a cleverly designed interface.

You can also activate Growl support to get notified when conversions are finished.

Cosmopod is a little Safari plugin that will allow you to download any encode any web video to an iPod ready format.

Changes

  • Adds support for Safari 5 and Mac OS 10.5 and 10.6
  • Adds support for Safari 4.1 and Mac OS 10.4
  • Fix iPhone and iPod touch conversion interrupted bug on some files
  • Improves Quicktime Metadata parsing
  • Properly clears unconverted successful downloads

CosmoPod is a Safari add-on designed to help you download and convert video from the Internet to your iPod in a single click. This allows you to immediately pick and convert videos you like from the web and have them ready to take with you and watch on your iPod when you're on the go.

Widely Compatible

CosmoPod works out of the box with all major video websites and supports the most popular web video formats (FLV, DivX, WMV, MMS, RM, RTSP).

Enhanced video conversion

Beautiful encoding using H. 264 or MPEG4 technologies.

Safari look and feel

CosmoPod perfectly blends into Safari.

It's just like an extra Download window, for your iPod.

Embedded player

Play file as you download them. Maximize your bandwidth usage.

Drag n' Drop encoding

Convert files already on your disk by dropping them onto CosmoPod window.

Growl Integration

Get notified when the job's done.

Intel and PPC Mac

CosmoPod has been built as a Universal Binary so you can get the best out of it regardless of your processor.

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CosmoPod 4.5.1

— User reviews — about CosmoPod

  • DenTop

    by DenTop

    "CosmoPod conflict with Safari"

    Hello, Some months ago I had problems with the conflict between the CosmoPod plugin and Safari. I was able to solve th... More.

    reviewed on March 10, 2012

  • hafa303

    by hafa303

    "CosmoPod doesn't work on Lion for Mac"

    It used to work GREAT. Now it crashes Safari (ever since I updated to Lion (Mac OS X 10.7.2 with Safari 5.1.1). Any ide... More.

    reviewed on November 24, 2011

  • danielmcg

    by danielmcg

    "waiting for a Lion fix"

    Hi I had enough problems with this in Snow leopard: so I'm still waiting for a fix for Lion - I mean, when it works its ... More.

    reviewed on August 23, 2011

  • Alcivar

    by Alcivar

    "Let it Snow Let it Snow Let it Snow!"

    OK Softonic, time to wrap up that work your doing on upcoding Cosmo to work with Snow. Hurry-up - WE NEED IT!. More.

    reviewed on October 27, 2009

  • Uhclem

    by Uhclem

    "Broken with Snow Leopard"

    Easy to install the suggested upgrade. Shame it doesn't work. Safari refuses to load (4.0.3) Running Mac OS X 10.6.1. More.

    reviewed on October 10, 2009

  • rbria

    by rbria

    "Doesn't work with snowleopard"

    Used to work, now it doesn't What should I do? Is there any way to fix this? Nothing shows up on safari now. More.

    reviewed on September 23, 2009