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#3134862 - 01/22/13 05:40 PM Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website?
gil1
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Channel 5 news did a story on my game cams and some howling coyote videos. I have a direct link to the story on their website, but i can't figure out how to copy it. I'm sure it won't stay on the site very long, and I want it as a keepsake.

I already tried a couple of downloads I saw on-line. Even though they were from questionable sources, I tried downloading the software to help me do it. At any rate, I never could figure it out.

Does anybody have the ability to do this? Thanks so much in advance.
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#3134874 - 01/22/13 05:44 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: gil1]
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I just tried using Firefox & DownloadHelper - no luck.
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#3134935 - 01/22/13 06:22 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: -DRM-]
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Record it with your cell phone with your home computer.Easiest way to do it.
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#3134979 - 01/22/13 06:42 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: ClubHead]
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I would contact Channel 5 and see if they could email you the video clip to store on your home computer. If they say the video file size is too big to email, I'd ask could I bring a hard drive by (thumb drive or external USB) and have them copy it onto it for me. Best of luck with your effort.
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#3135012 - 01/22/13 07:04 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: ClubHead]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: ClubHead
Record it with your cell phone with your home computer.Easiest way to do it.


I'm not sure I understand. Unless you mean having my cell phone video the computer screen. I could do it that way with my video cam, but I need more quality. Thanks, though.
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#3135015 - 01/22/13 07:06 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: Andy S.]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: Andy S.
I would contact Channel 5 and see if they could email you the video clip to store on your home computer. If they say the video file size is too big to email, I'd ask could I bring a hard drive by (thumb drive or external USB) and have them copy it onto it for me. Best of luck with your effort.


They will actually send me a disc of it, but it won't have the lead-ins. I would like to have the content of the newscaster as well as the video clip. Thanks.
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#3135065 - 01/22/13 07:20 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: gil1]
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I use vdownloader successfully to snag vids off of YouTube for youth group purposes. The thing is, most programs like that are designed specifically to pull off of sites like that, and I'm not sure if it will work off Channel 5's site or not. Now if they had it posted on YouTube, then certainly.

I can vouch for the free downloadable program, however, for what it may be worth in your situation.

http://vdownloader.com/
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#3135574 - 01/23/13 07:12 AM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: Nimrod777]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
I use vdownloader successfully to snag vids off of YouTube for youth group purposes. The thing is, most programs like that are designed specifically to pull off of sites like that, and I'm not sure if it will work off Channel 5's site or not. Now if they had it posted on YouTube, then certainly.

I can vouch for the free downloadable program, however, for what it may be worth in your situation.

http://vdownloader.com/


I hadn't tried that one but will give it a shot. Thanks. \:\)
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#3135592 - 01/23/13 07:25 AM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: gil1]
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If you don't want to mess with it, I can try it later, as it's on my work comp but not here at home, but so far it's been a good replacement. I used to use Zamzar, but they broke trust with YouTube or something, and were no longer compatible.

For YouTube use, I just make sure vdownloader is open on my comp, go to any YouTube vid I want, highlight the address and click copy, and it automatically goes into the vdownloader. Then click download or save or whatever it is, and it will save it directly into your comp.

If it weren't easy, I wouldn't be able to use it.
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#3135615 - 01/23/13 07:44 AM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: Nimrod777]
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WBIR did a short thing about my dad shortly after his death. We called the station and they sent us the segment on a CD. This will probably depend on the situation, but it's worth a shot.
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#3135736 - 01/23/13 09:00 AM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: Nimrod777]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
If you don't want to mess with it, I can try it later, as it's on my work comp but not here at home, but so far it's been a good replacement. I used to use Zamzar, but they broke trust with YouTube or something, and were no longer compatible.

For YouTube use, I just make sure vdownloader is open on my comp, go to any YouTube vid I want, highlight the address and click copy, and it automatically goes into the vdownloader. Then click download or save or whatever it is, and it will save it directly into your comp.

If it weren't easy, I wouldn't be able to use it.


Hey, that would be great since I'm so technically challenged.

Gil News Clip
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#3135950 - 01/23/13 11:59 AM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: gil1]
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Well, Gil, it has me stumped. Not that it takes much. But since this is an embedded video, integrated into a page rather than the entire page being the video itself (as on YouTube), vdownloader can't grab it, that I'm aware of.

Hopefully some tech geek at Channel 5 can tell you what to do.
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#3136564 - 01/23/13 08:12 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: Nimrod777]
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Try Realplayer
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#3137990 - 01/24/13 07:23 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: Nimrod777]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
Well, Gil, it has me stumped. Not that it takes much. But since this is an embedded video, integrated into a page rather than the entire page being the video itself (as on YouTube), vdownloader can't grab it, that I'm aware of.

Hopefully some tech geek at Channel 5 can tell you what to do.


Thanks for trying, my friend. \:\)
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#3137992 - 01/24/13 07:24 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: wayne]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: wayne


I'll give it a shot. Thanks.
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#3138014 - 01/24/13 07:44 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: gil1]
wayne
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Nashville Man Captures Coyote on Video

I downloaded the video with Realplayer and then uploaded it back to youtube. I tried to email it but it gave me a msg about needing to convert to a different format and I know nothing about converting.
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#3140342 - 01/26/13 03:20 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: wayne]
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Excellent! Now, I just need to figure out how to copy the video off of YouTube. Thanks Wayne. \:\)
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#3140362 - 01/26/13 03:50 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: infoman jr.]
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Lol I saw that story and thought to myself I wonder if that's gil1's pets.
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#3140498 - 01/26/13 06:01 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: JA1234]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: JA1234
Lol I saw that story and thought to myself I wonder if that's gil1's pets.


Dat's me!
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Dr. Saxton Pope

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#3140502 - 01/26/13 06:03 PM Re: Help- How do I Record/copy a Video from a Website? [Re: gil1]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: gil1
Excellent! Now, I just need to figure out how to copy the video off of YouTube. Thanks Wayne. \:\)


I figured it out. i installed Firefox Download Helper, and it did the trick. Thanks sooooo much.
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It is not the killing ...; it is the contest of skill and cunning. The true hunter counts his achievement in proportion to the effort involved and the fairness of the sport.

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