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Download an MP4 file in Safari
Authored by: maxz on Feb 01, '11 10:00:15AM

This was a new one to me, thanks.

I usually use the Terminal and curl which is available on all recent Mac OS X installations.

curl -o outputfilename address_to_download

For people not used to the terminal it might be a bit daunting at first, but it is rather simple. I have gotten non-geeks at work to find the terminal appealing after showing them how to do it. The advantage with curl is that it can handle almost any kind of download.



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Download an MP4 file in Safari
Authored by: arcticmac on Feb 01, '11 10:36:07AM

or even easier tell curl to use the file's name on the server:

curl -O url_to_file

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