downloading video from
danny at ricin.com
Thu Feb 14 00:50:18 UTC 2008
On Thursday 14 February 2008 01:37:16 RW wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Feb 2008 21:52:21 +0000
> Frank Shute <frank at esperance-linux.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 04:07:12PM +0100, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Is there any command line tool in FreeBSD for downloading a video
> > > from a URL like
> > > http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=7540047147367608928
> > > in the way youtube-dl, for example, does? Thx in advance
> > >
> > > matthias
> > Not exactly what you're looking for but there is a video downloader
> > extension for firefox that works with video.google amongst others:
> > https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3006
> > I suppose by reverse engineering the video downloader extension you
> > could probably come up with a perl/python script to use from the
> > command line. AFAIK nobodys done this.
> Do this and youtube-dl still work?
> I recently tried to download some youtube videos with the
> all-in-one video bookmarket, which used to work fine, and it didn't find
> any video on the pages. I think youtube may have change the way they
> display video.
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youtube-dl was recently updated. I bet the mozilla stuff just uses that.
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