FireAnt is a free software application for Mac and Windows that makes it easy to find and download media from the Web and play it on your desktop no matter what video format it is, including Quicktime, Windows Media, Flash, etc. You can Download FireAnt now and easily find, view, organize, and sync media to portable devices. You can also discover and watch videos online through the FireAnt Channel Directory
Apparently, they are heavy on the bittorrent and rss as well. I’ll be looking into this further.