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Save 'unsavable' QuickTime movies (revisited)
Authored by: egilDOTnet on Jan 21, '04 01:25:51PM
Another method, which I prefer since its way easier, is this:

  1. Rightclick anywhere in the webpage, just not inside the quicktime movie frame, and show the code.
  2. Press command-F or select search from the menu of your browser, and then search for .mov.
  3. Select the URL for the .mov file, and copy it to the clipboard (command-c or similar)
  4. Go to a terminal window and type the following, leaving out the text in parantheses:
cd Desktop (enter)
fetch -O (enter, and that is a large o, not a zero)
Where is where you paste in your copied text. The first line just switches to the desktop, so that you will get the file saved there. If you want it another place, just change to that directory before doing the fetch.

Good luck! :)

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Save 'unsavable' QuickTime movies (revisited)
Authored by: acdha on Jan 21, '04 01:48:12PM
There is no fetch command on a normal OS X install - based on the -O I think you must have that set as an alias for curl.

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Save 'unsavable' QuickTime movies (revisited)
Authored by: LC on Jan 21, '04 01:53:01PM

Many embedded movies are relative pathnames/URLs, so one needs to concatenate with the page URL itself. At that point, the web browser itself may be able to fetch the new URL if you paste it into the location box.



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