Flash Video clips -

Bob Goodwin bobgoodwin at wildblue.net
Fri Jul 22 13:03:50 UTC 2011


On 22/07/11 08:54, Ed Greshko wrote:
> On 07/22/2011 08:53 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>> On 07/22/2011 08:34 PM, Bob Goodwin wrote:
>>>              I tried sending a saved YouTube video clip as an e-mail
>>>              attachment this morning. So far two Windows users were
>>>              unable to run an ".flv" file. I figured most people would be
>>>              able to deal with that except Apple Mac perhaps.
>>>
>>>              What format do most require, Youtube offers several, or at
>>>              least the Firefox add-on does? I didn't see a ".wmv" listed.
>>>
>> Usually I don't bother to send folks a saved video...I just send them
>> the link and let them watch it directly....
>>
>> But, for saving youtube videos (I use Chrome) I have the "Download
>> YouTube Videos as MP4/FLV" extension and pick MP4 which seems to be a
>> very easy one for Windows to deal with.
>>
> Meant to add.....  Firefox has the same addon.
>

        I found an add-on DownloadHelper which seems to work and
        normally I would simply send the link, actually I don't normally
        bother with streaming video, but this morning tried it to see
        that the saved file was usable ...

        Mpeg4 was an option, probably should have tried that.

        Thanks,

        Bob




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