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10.6: Easily save QuickTime movies from web sites Apps
The non-pro version of QuickTime 7 wouldn't let you save QuickTime movies, such as those on Apple's Movie Trailers site. QuickTime X Player, however, will let you save these movies. Just hit Command+S and choose the Movie format at the bottom of the Save dialog.

[robg adds: I imagine that QuickTime X Player respects the 'disable save' setting that QuickTime offers, but I haven't found such a clip to test it with.]
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10.6: Easily save QuickTime movies from web sites
Authored by: farlander on Sep 30, '09 01:17:17PM

I'm not sure how this works, quite honestly: if it is a plugin in Safari, then Command-S is already being used by Safari, and pushing this combination would make Safari prompt you to save the web page. For example if you use ClickToFlash to force YouTube to give you mp4 files instead of regular flash plugin, you'll get QTx plugin frame, and Command-S would make Safari prompt you to save the page, not the video.

If you open just a video file by going to it directly from Safari - then, again, Command-S doesn't seem to work either (nor does Safari's Command-S combo).

In what situations did it work for you?



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10.6: Easily save QuickTime movies from web sites
Authored by: pheed on Sep 30, '09 08:56:37PM

I always saved movies by finding the URL, pasting it into Safari's address field and then hitting Option+Return. No QT Pro needed! You can also find the URL under Safari's Activity window and then hold option while double clicking that line.

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10.6: Easily save QuickTime movies from web sites
Authored by: stephen.m on Oct 01, '09 08:36:30AM

I locate the video's url in Safari's Activity window (cmd-opt-a). It's usually the largest file on the page—MBs not KBs, and still loading when I find it. I click to highlight the file, then copy (cmd-c), open the Downloads window (cmd-opt-L) and paste (cmd-v). Voilà, instant-ish video download.

Sometimes double-clicking the video url in the Activity window downloads the file, sometimes not. I'm unsure why, but it may have to do with file type.



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10.6: Easily save QuickTime movies from web sites
Authored by: jassmine12 on Apr 21, '11 02:23:43AM
There are some sites which needs plugin to watch and download movies but there are some which don't need it. they give access to watch and download movies directly.

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