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Old 12-20-2009, 10:34 AM   #1
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saving flv files doesn't work with firefox add-ons


I'm trying to save an archived webcast to a file for offline viewing. The site streams in flash video and windows media. The typical firefox add-ons for saving flv files do not work. Anyone have any ideas of how to save this:

http://www.harvest.org/crusades/2008...yer.php?id=127
 
Old 12-20-2009, 10:43 AM   #2
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only thing comes to mind is using VLC/MPlayer to catch the stream. however iT2s been a while since i catched a stream with them. (VLC/Mplayer catches media streams like asf. flv i have no idea about with them).
 
Old 12-20-2009, 10:55 AM   #3
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I use Flashgot and select Kget or wget as a downloader and it works fine for me.
 
Old 12-20-2009, 11:28 AM   #4
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flash got only gives you a small flv file...not the video.
 
Old 12-21-2009, 09:51 AM   #5
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There should be a flash file created in /tmp. You'll notice the size of the file increase as the streaming video is cached. Simply save this file elsewhere once it's done.

EDIT: Nevermind, tried it and it didn't work for that one. Wonder why? I guess the browser doesn't cache the video?

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Old 12-24-2009, 08:30 AM   #6
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I'm trying to save an archived webcast to a file for offline viewing. The site streams in flash video and windows media. The typical firefox add-ons for saving flv files do not work. Anyone have any ideas of how to save this:

http://www.harvest.org/crusades/2008...yer.php?id=127
i have a recomendation for your; try clive. it's video downloader for youtube like sites. it has GUI front end, too.
 
Old 01-09-2010, 07:31 AM   #7
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Here's a guide you might find useful:

http://virjacode.com/tutorials/rip_flash_firefox.html
 
  


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