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simpler, and not just for movies
Authored by: garbanzito on Jan 22, '04 02:03:56PM

i just go to the top-level /tmp folder (really /private/tmp) and look for recent files named "WebKitPluginStream" followed by arbitrary characters.. based on the name, i think this will work only with WebKit-based browsers (Safari, OmniWeb ...)

rather than move or rename the file, i duplicate it, and rename the duplicate with an appropriate extension.. this works with mp3 streams as well.. very handy for sites which obscure URLs via javascript (otherwise i'd use curl or wget, or the handy DeepVacuum gui for wget).. i do all this in Path Finder with the setting to view invisibles, and have tmp in my sidebar.. if i've been browsing a lot of media sites, i sort by date so i can tell which file is current.. looking at the file size can also help

for video, i usually use ".mpg" instead of ".mov", though i'm not sure why



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