Changelog



Latest
Version 1.5.6
October 28, 2020
New
  • Fixed download issues with YouTube
Improvements
  • Video encoding is now disabled by default which improves video conversion speed by 10x. If videos do not play properly, you can enable video encoding from Settings > General.
  • Minor UI changes
Version 1.5.5
October 24, 2020
New
  • Added a new settings option to disable video encoding, which will allow videos to convert very quickly but the video may not work on some devices or media players. This is suitable for QHD, 4K and 8K videos. This new setting is available in Settings > General.
  • Added a new settings option to prevent the computer from sleeping when there are active downloads. Your computer will sleep automatically once downloads end. This setting can be enabled from Settings > General.
Fixes
  • Fixed issues with downloading large YouTube videos
  • Fixed issues with Bilibili video download
Version 1.5.4
September 27, 2020
Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that prevented queued downloads from starting.
  • Other bug fixes
Version 1.5.3
September 26, 2020
New
  • Introducing One-Click Mode: with this mode, you can select your preferred quality and output format. Whenever you paste a video link for search, SnapDownloader will automatically begin downloading the video based on your preference. To use this feature, click the One-Click Mode button at the bottom of the Search tab and enable it.

  • You can now search for YouTube videos within the app. Simply enter your search query in the Search bar to get a list of related videos to download.

  • Bulk Download is now available. Paste up to 15 video links and download them all at once. To use this feature, click the Bulk Download button at the bottom of the Search tab.

  • Added context menu to queued downloads. Simply click the ellipsis button next to a queued video to view its menu.

Improvements
  • Performance improvements

  • Added count to Completed, Downloading, Queued, and Scheduled tabs.

  • When searching for YouTube playlists and channels, video thumbnails are now shown.

  • You can now force start paused downloads even if parallel downloads limit has been reached.

  • Instead of a popup, errors are now shown inline for each video.

Fixes
  • Prevent the app from switching to active downloads screen whenever a queued video begins downloading.

  • Playlist and channel videos list scroll back to the top if a new link is entered.

Version 1.5.2
September 10, 2020
New
  • Automatically group playlist or channel downloads into a separate folder (enable from Settings > General)

  • Use numbered file names for playlist and channel downloads (enable from Settings > General)

Improvements
  • Removed unique identifier from file names

  • Improvements for YouTube downloader

  • Improvements for Twitch downloader

Fixes
  • Fixed incorrect duration and bitrate being used for audio conversions on macOS

  • Fixed a bug that prevented files from being saved to a different Windows partition

  • Other minor bug fixes

Version 1.5.1
August 31, 2020
Fixed
    • Download issues fixed for geo-restricted videos on YouTube

    • Fixed installation issues faced by a number of Windows users

    • Minor bug fixes and UI improvements

Version 1.5.0
August 23, 2020
New
  • You can now schedule videos to be downloaded later at a specific date and time
Fixed
  • Fixed an issue with incorrect “Estimated Time” being shown for certain downloads
  • Trial activation issues faced by a few users have been fixed
  • Reddit videos are now downloaded with audio
  • Minor issues fixed for queued downloads
Version 1.4.1
August 7, 2020
Improvements
  • Apart from YouTube, you can now select video quality for other supported sites as well (Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, etc.) instead of being able to download the "best quality" only.
  • Modified certain user interface elements to improve the user experience.
Fixed
  • M3U8 files can now download and convert properly to the selected output format.
Version 1.4.0
August 2, 2020
New
  • Proxy Setup: you can now set up a proxy in Settings to download from websites or videos that are blocked in your region.
Fixed
  • Fixed an issue that prevented YouTube audio downloads from being resumed.
Version 1.3.2
July 29, 2020
Fixed
  • Fixed the download of YouTube videos
  • Fixed an issue downloading from certain YouTube channels
Version 1.3.1
July 22, 2020
Fixed
  • Fixed an issue with downloading YouTube channels
Version 1.3.0
July 22, 2020
New
  • Downloading YouTube channels is now supported
Version 1.2.0
July 19, 2020
New
  • Added support for downloading YouTube playlists
Fixed
  • Pausing and resuming downloads has been fixed for Windows
  • MP3 conversion for Coub now works properly
  • Downloads are now added to the top of the "Completed" list instead of the bottom
Version 1.0.0
July 13, 2020
New
  • SnapDownloader released to early users for testing