How To Download A Streaming Video?
The last episode of your favorite series is out and necessarily you want to watch it. But you are hesitating between downloading in torrent and the specter of the bad HADOPI or streaming but your internet connection is not fast enough, it will take a long time to load the video.
Unfortunately, video streaming sites do not allow direct downloading of videos. So how to download video streaming locally, so you can read them at any time, even without internet connection.
Today, there is a solution. URL Snooper is a program designed specifically to help you download these videos in streaming.
URL Snooper is a free program that allows to retrieve the links of video files often well hidden in the source code of the web page of your video. Because it’s not in the interest of streaming sites to help you download what they host. So they play hide and seek with you.
In fact he finds everything, even what seems useless. It is up to you to identify among the long list of items scanned by the software, the good stream to download the video. But it’s very simple.
URL Snooper therefore scans the entire page and finds everything and anything. But sometimes it does not even find the much desired URL! A crowning, especially that it sometimes takes several minutes for the software to fall on this famous URL.
So if URL Snooper finds nothing, you’re good at searching for another link hosting your long-awaited video.
If really URL Snooper is too slow to find the exact link of the video, you can always try Video DownloadHelper. This extension for Firefox will search all the videos displayed on the page displayed in the web browser. So there’s a good chance it will also find the link to your episode or movie. If so, of course.
Download streaming videos
Find a video to download
Visit the video streaming website. Choose your movie and click on a link to be directed to the website of the host of the video. If the link is still valid, it’s perfect! Copy the page address, we’ll need it right away.
Use URL Snooper
Start URL Snooper and paste the URL from the previous step in the bar at the bottom of the software. then click Download.
Wait for more or less time, the time that the software finds the famous stream of your video. Do not be fooled by the amount of items found. In the “Protocol” column, locate QuicktimeMedia file or RealMedia rtsp stream. If this does not work, launch the video from your browser and in URL Snooper, do Scan and wait.
Use download video
Once you have found the right feed, right-click it and click Play this URL. It should open your browser and automatically download the video. Obviously, the download time depends on the file’s weight and your connection.
By checking the weight of the file you will also be able to ensure that you download the correct video and not an advertisement or other.
Once the video is downloaded, you can view it via VLC for example. Generally, the format will be in MP4. You should not have to worry about watching it on another drive. Obviously, you can download as many videos as you like.