executable content vs plain data (was Re: [LINK] Pascal's Wager
applied to GLobal CLimate Change)
ivan at itrundle.com
Mon Jan 21 10:25:28 EST 2008
On 21/01/2008, at 10:12 AM, Alastair Rankine wrote:
> Craig Sanders wrote:
>> or download it (which can be a difficult exercise in itself - youtube
>> wants you to stream the video, not download it and view it at your
>> leisure) and attempt to extract the video data from the executable.
> I've been using Miro (http://www.getmiro.com) for successfully and
> easily downloading YouTube videos for a while now. Here's the recipe:
> 1. Create an account in YouTube,
> 2. Create an RSS feed for your favourite videos here: http://ubeek.com/youtube/
> 3. Install Miro
> 4. Subscribe to the favourites feed in Miro
> Now, to easily download videos from YouTube, just "favorite" them.
> Start up Miro (or refresh the RSS feed) and it will download the
> video quickly and painlessly.
> Alternatively, Miro has a very nice search interface which shows up
> the YouTube results directly and will allow downloads from there.
...and for Mac users, I recommend TubeTV (free) - no account needed,
no setup, no mucking about - just browse and save.
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