How do you save a flash video from a website?

Discussion in 'OS X and OS X Apps' started by noweev, Dec 14, 2007.

  1. noweev

    noweev Member

    Apr 15, 2007
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    There's an installation video that I need to save as avi or mp4. Any idea how? Is there a software for this?
  2. alistair

    alistair Member

    Feb 11, 2005
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    There are several techniques to save flash video (FLV) files from the various video sites. For YouTube, for example, I just use the Fast Video Download add-on for Firefox.

    For other sites and other media, a fool proof technique that I use is Safari's Activity Monitor. A good tutorial can be found here.

    Finally, you'll need other software to convert FLV to AVI or MP4.

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