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Old 11-19-2009, 02:24 PM   #1
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My friend is a teacher and she needs to download the following from the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/cl...gogue/485.html

The classroom does not have an internet connection. Can someone please let me know how i can download it?
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Old 11-19-2009, 02:44 PM   #2
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If you click on video options, you'll see the source URL for the files. You can download those directly - your safest option is probably to grab the WMV format one.
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thanks I have put the links into my browser address bar but the file only downloads a 1kb size file. This is for both wmv and rm. Flv opens up its own video window.

How can I fix this and download it?
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I use a Firefox add-in called download helper.
(can you guess what it helps with)...

this should enable you to download the online video.
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As Berry120 Said:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/485.bb.wmv

is the URL.
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I have done as instructed but the wmv link does not work.

I have used the firefox add on and used the flv link also and all that is downloaded is a MY file (that doesn't work).

If I try to use bitcomet it downloads the file as an asx file.

Have any of you guys successfully downloaded it, what do you think the problem could be?
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If you download VLC Media player, and then download the FLV, it should play within VLC Fine...
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I use a Firefox add-in called download helper.
(can you guess what it helps with)...

this should enable you to download the online video.
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If you download VLC Media player, and then download the FLV, it should play within VLC Fine...
I use downloadhelper as well and VLC plays the .flv files just fine.

Edit: I tried downloading the video in the link you gave but it said "not available in your area" so I really can't tell you if it works or not. You'll have to get someone else to try it who can get the video.
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Old 11-20-2009, 09:54 PM   #9
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thanks guys, yeah I already have VLC player installed. I need to download the full video (rather than just a link to the stream which I think is happening) so I can put it on a cd for her in time for Monday.

If anyone has a solution it would be greatly appreciated.
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