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Old 11-22-2007, 01:42 PM   #1
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Software : Download streaming videos

Hi ,
Just curious to know if there is any software to download any streaming video available on the net ..
I`m using TUBE TV and it works gr8 for youtube and some sites but not for all the sites ...
Let me give u a site .. i need to download these videos as they are imp to me and very useful ...
http://www.learnerstv.com/animation/...44&cat=medical

Can u suggest any software (freeware) that can download it..
Any help is really appreciated..
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Old 11-23-2007, 10:49 PM   #2
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The new beta for RealPlayer does it.
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Old 11-23-2007, 11:41 PM   #3
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i tried it but the video mentioned in the site (learnerstv) is not getting downloaded..
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Old 11-24-2007, 03:41 AM   #4
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in Safari (whilst the vid is loading) select and copy the video link from the Activity Window, paste it into Safari's download window.. and it will start downloading!
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Old 11-24-2007, 08:40 AM   #5
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Hey Photek... did you try that method on the video he had linked above. The Activity window method works fine on youtube, but I got nothing on the above link. Just wondering if its me or the video.

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Old 11-24-2007, 10:56 AM   #6
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And Photek wins Zalisters "Tip of the Week" award! I had no idea you could even do that! Now I just need to automate it with an AppleScript.
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Old 11-24-2007, 11:58 AM   #7
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You don't really need to copy and paste the link in the Activity window. Just double-click it to save the file.
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Old 11-24-2007, 02:08 PM   #8
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Hey Photek... did you try that method on the video he had linked above. The Activity window method works fine on youtube, but I got nothing on the above link. Just wondering if its me or the video.

Thanks

yes , this method is not working with the link i provided above ..
i heard of download helper (add on for firefox) ... its working but only with the audio .. i cannt get the video ... any clues?
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Old 11-24-2007, 02:17 PM   #9
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Depending on the format they are using, sometimes you have to convert the downloaded Flash file to a readable video file. I have used VisualHub for this conversion but haven't done it in a while so I forget the specifics.
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Old 11-24-2007, 05:09 PM   #10
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I dropped the link for the .flv in speed download and got the message "server is denying access" They are blocking d/ls of the movies..
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Old 11-25-2007, 10:27 AM   #11
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Hope someone provide the solution to download videos from this site
http://www.learnerstv.com/animation/...44&cat=medical
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Old 11-25-2007, 11:54 AM   #12
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I'm not sure you'll be able to download this video. I'm sure there's a way.. but I don't know it. Another option you have is to capture the video with something like Snaps Pro X, or another screen capture utility. Check out Macupdate or VersionTracker for some free options.
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Old 11-25-2007, 04:50 PM   #13
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Hope someone provide the solution to download videos from this site
http://www.learnerstv.com/animation/...44&cat=medical



Opens beer. celebrates.. I figured out a way to snag the movie. Open firefox.. clear the cache. Then click on movie link and let it play. after movie has finished use filejuicer/go to firefox cache (not freeware) it will then extract the .swf which you can use any browser to play. I could not get it to convert in Visual Hub without losing the sound.. But it plays in browsers fine. Tested on Firefox, Opera, not playing in safari.. but i might be missing a codec..

heres the .swf for you..

http://blueshead.spymac.com/files/acne.zip

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Old 11-25-2007, 06:36 PM   #14
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Another approach

1. Use an older, noncompliant browser. I used Netscape 7.2, which apparently doesn't recognize Abobe's current PRAGMA/no-cache HTML meta tags and caches the swf anyway. (Ref.: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/view...4743&sliceId=2)

2. Locate the swf file in Netscape's cache. I found a cache folder with today's date, weighing in at 9.8M. Opening it revealed a 2.1M file--the very size that Safari's activity monitor had found for the "acne" swf file. Here's where it was on my system, though of course you'll have different numbers on yours:

~Library/Mozilla/Profiles/default/09rrq75b.slt/Cache/

(Poke around for big files in the cache. They're the ones most likely to be a swf.)

3. I copied the file from the cache to the Desktop. RealPlayer tried and failed to open the file, but VLC took it in. It played, with sound!
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Old 11-25-2007, 06:42 PM   #15
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Another approach

1. Use an older, noncompliant browser. I used Netscape 7.2, which apparently doesn't recognize Abobe's current PRAGMA/no-cache HTML meta tags and caches the swf anyway. (Ref.: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/view...4743&sliceId=2)

2. Locate the swf file in Netscape's cache. I found a cache folder with today's date, weighing in at 9.8M. Opening it revealed a 2.1M file--the very size that Safari's activity monitor had found for the "acne" swf file. Here's where it was on my system, though of course you'll have different numbers on yours:

~Library/Mozilla/Profiles/default/09rrq75b.slt/Cache/

(Poke around for big files in the cache. They're the ones most likely to be a swf.)

3. I copied the file from the cache to the Desktop. RealPlayer tried and failed to open the file, but VLC took it in. It played, with sound!


Nice one.. and all freeware like he wanted..Great Job..!
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Old 11-25-2007, 06:47 PM   #16
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Opens beer. celebrates.. I figured out a way to snag the movie. Open firefox.. clear the cache. Then click on movie link and let it play. after movie has finished use filejuicer/go to firefox cache (not freeware) it will then extract the .swf which you can use any browser to play. I could not get it to convert in Visual Hub without losing the sound.. But it plays in browsers fine. Tested on Firefox, Opera, not playing in safari.. but i might be missing a codec..

heres the .swf for you..

http://blueshead.spymac.com/files/acne.zip

ya time to celebrate really... you got it right ... its working ... more over i was able to convert the file without loosing the audio with ffmpegx (freeware )

Let me tell u the way i did it with freewares .....
I installed a adddon for Firefox called downloadhelper ... it downloaded the swf file ... i converted it using FFMPEGX ... atlast succesful ... cheers

Thank u all the guys for helping me out & sparing time for my query
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Old 11-25-2007, 06:52 PM   #17
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Update : this addon on Firefox (download helper ) works gr8 ... it can download almost any video .. hats off to it
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Old 11-25-2007, 07:44 PM   #18
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Update : this addon on Firefox (download helper ) works gr8 ... it can download almost any video .. hats off to it



sweet.. opens beer, installs d/l helper..
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Old 12-16-2011, 05:33 PM   #19
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in Safari (whilst the vid is loading) select and copy the video link from the Activity Window, paste it into Safari's download window.. and it will start downloading!

Not if the word stream or streaming (I forget which) is in the URL.
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