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How To Capture Streaming Video

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AR Husker Fan    1,084

A lot of folks have, over time, posted questions on how to capture streaming video off the web. There are a number of tools for doing so, but it can get really confusing knowning which tool is needed for which type of media.

 

While not comprehensive, THIS ARTICLE should help you capture streaming video from most sources.

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Has anyone had any luck with this, I tried messing around with it the other night, but had no luck. I just want to see if I am wasting my time or if people got it to work and I just need to try a little harder.

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Has anyone had any luck with this, I tried messing around with it the other night, but had no luck. I just want to see if I am wasting my time or if people got it to work and I just need to try a little harder.

I got it to work...but the demo only let you capture the 1st 90 sec of the clip and with a chain of words in the middle letting you know it is a demo. So at least you know if you buy the real version it will work.

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eliot1171    2

I use the FireFox extension all the time. Works great. If the video is just embedded you can just view the page source and retrieve the location of the video through that.

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For anyone that uses Mozilla Firefox I found a few Add-ons that might be helpful. One is an add-on mentioned in the article.

 

Link

 

I am going to fool around with it tonight to see what I can get to work.

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AR Husker Fan    1,084
A lot of folks have, over time, posted questions on how to capture streaming video off the web. There are a number of tools for doing so, but it can get really confusing knowning which tool is needed for which type of media.

 

While not comprehensive, THIS ARTICLE should help you capture streaming video from most sources.

Ironically, HERE IS A STREAMING VIDEO of the same article above...

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bennychico11    156

Hey, I thought I'd just add some more links to programs to use for taking videos off YouTube and putting them on DVD.

 

Download your YouTube vids with sites like these:

http://www.kissyoutube.com/

http://www.downloadyoutubevideos.com/

 

When you save the video, rename the file and change the extension to make it an .FLV file.

 

 

Download a great video converter program called SUPER (free):

http://www.videohelp.com/tools/SUPER_1

 

Open the program up drag and drop the file into the file box.

You'll see in "Select the Output Container" a ton of options to convert files to. I like to use "vob DVD Compliant" which converts the file into a .VOB (DVD-Video Object). Basically it's just an MPEG2 file but with a few extra options.

If you're in the US, change the "video scale size" to 720:480...Full D1 Standard. Make sure the Frame/Sec is set to 29.97

If you're in Europe or somewhere that uses PAL change the "video scale size" to 720:576...frame/sec set to 25.

 

You can leave the bitrate at it's current setting...or turn it up to get better quality (although, remember, you can't INCREASE the quality of a poorly recorded video). Of course you don't want to exceed the size that fits onto a DVD, so use this calculator to help figure out the max bitrate you can set the file(s) to:

http://www.videohelp.com/calc.htm

 

Just leave audio as it is, 48kHz, 2 channels, 384kbps.

 

Right mouse click on the program and change the "Output File Saving Management" to a location of your choice.

Then make sure all the files in the Encode box are check marked and press the "Encode" button

 

 

The program will do it's thing.

 

Unfortunately the .VOB file isn't enough. The DVD needs IFO and BUP files.

So, now download an easy to use (and free) program called DVDStyler:

http://www.dvdstyler.de/downloads.html

 

Play around with the program to learn how to create a Menu if you'd like. Then just drag and drop the VOB file we created into the bottom timeline. Put a DVD-R in your recorder and then go to File-->Burn DVD.

 

Choose "Burn" in the popup window and select your DVD-R drive.....then press okay!

After awhile you'll have your gameday DVD!

 

HTH

 

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bennychico11    156

those online conversion sites look cool, but can you customize what you convert to? like choose sample rate/bit depth and bit/frame rates or size?

 

Maybe it's just me, but I prefer programs that offer you control over everything.

But definitely an alternate way of doing things. DVD Flick looks good.

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eliot1171    2

those online conversion sites look cool, but can you customize what you convert to? like choose sample rate/bit depth and bit/frame rates or size?

 

Maybe it's just me, but I prefer programs that offer you control over everything.

But definitely an alternate way of doing things. DVD Flick looks good.

 

I know what your saying about the site converters, but most people that download from YouTube and the like, are not going to be able to get any high quality footage. This is just the simplest way for those who are not technically knowledgeable.

 

As for DVD Flick, it is the Open Source standard for DVD Authoring, and its SO easy to use and get great results.

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zE bOp    0

question: if I delete the photo attachments from my CONTROLS page--to free up the global memory--will that delete them also from the actual thread posts, i.e., make them disappear from the posts?

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AR Husker Fan    1,084

question: if I delete the photo attachments from my CONTROLS page--to free up the global memory--will that delete them also from the actual thread posts, i.e., make them disappear from the posts?

I assume you're talking about the pictures in your signatures. If so, then the answer is, "Yes".

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zE bOp    0

question: if I delete the photo attachments from my CONTROLS page--to free up the global memory--will that delete them also from the actual thread posts, i.e., make them disappear from the posts?

I assume you're talking about the pictures in your signatures. If so, then the answer is, "Yes".

no, I'm talking about if the pics that I include within a post, in my controls it says that about all the memory is used up for that so now I can't add any more attachments to a post.

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AR Husker Fan    1,084

question: if I delete the photo attachments from my CONTROLS page--to free up the global memory--will that delete them also from the actual thread posts, i.e., make them disappear from the posts?

I assume you're talking about the pictures in your signatures. If so, then the answer is, "Yes".

no, I'm talking about if the pics that I include within a post, in my controls it says that about all the memory is used up for that so now I can't add any more attachments to a post.

Never tried it, but I assume so. Since the pictures appear as variables pulled from the database, I'm fairly certain that if you delete them then they won't be pulled when someone view the post.

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zE bOp    0

question: if I delete the photo attachments from my CONTROLS page--to free up the global memory--will that delete them also from the actual thread posts, i.e., make them disappear from the posts?

I assume you're talking about the pictures in your signatures. If so, then the answer is, "Yes".

no, I'm talking about if the pics that I include within a post, in my controls it says that about all the memory is used up for that so now I can't add any more attachments to a post.

Never tried it, but I assume so. Since the pictures appear as variables pulled from the database, I'm fairly certain that if you delete them then they won't be pulled when someone view the post.

k, thanks, i'll experiment with it...

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zE bOp    0

question: if I delete the photo attachments from my CONTROLS page--to free up the global memory--will that delete them also from the actual thread posts, i.e., make them disappear from the posts?

I assume you're talking about the pictures in your signatures. If so, then the answer is, "Yes".

no, I'm talking about if the pics that I include within a post, in my controls it says that about all the memory is used up for that so now I can't add any more attachments to a post.

Never tried it, but I assume so. Since the pictures appear as variables pulled from the database, I'm fairly certain that if you delete them then they won't be pulled when someone view the post.

k, thanks, i'll experiment with it...

and it appears to be so...

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knapplc    17,313

There are several ways. You can get a free account at Photobucket, Imageshack, or any number of other image hosts. Google "image host" and you'll get a bunch of choices.

 

Once you have your account, you can upload whatever photo/gif you want to your account. Both Imageshack and Photobucket generate code for forums, so you just copy/paste the code they give for your image into your post, and you're done.

 

 

 

You can also use the Attach Files button below the text box, and upload your image directly to HuskerBoard. If you're using the Quick Reply box below the forum, hit the More Reply Options on the bottom right to see the Attach Files tool. Hit the Choose Files button and it'll walk you through the process. Note that you have just under 60MB of total space, so if you use that option regularly you'll run out of space after a short time.

 

 

 

Your avatar seems to be broken right now. To change that, go to your profile and click on your avatar. A hover button named "Change" will appear. Click that button and walk through the steps there to change your avatar.

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Stu    66

I use downloadhelper, it's an add on for Firefox. Not only can you download the vids, but you can convert them on the fly for mp4 format or whatever you want. Also you can choose to download the HD vids on youtube and such.

 

It's the best one I've used.

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