November 13th, 2014, 22:42
I honestly don't know what you mean by "slow" or "fast" connection, but I'm on a dial-up modem (some call it "fax modem") and I can watch lengthy videos without the nagging stop-and-go of streaming. For that, you will need JDownloader (HERE). This program will search and download streaming videos (FLV, MP4 and others) to your computer. Once downloaded, you can watch them like any "regular" (MPEG, AVI and consort) with a a video-viewer that can read such formats, such as Media Player Classic (HERE) or VLC Media Player (HERE).
The first program is an alternate downloader that offers, among other things, a "web crawler" that will search for media links (audio, videos and images), but it can download anything. It also has the very neat feature of restarting an...