Anyway to download streaming quicktime?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by powerbook911, Jan 30, 2006.

  1. powerbook911 macrumors 68040


    Mar 15, 2005

    It seems there always comes up a need, for this. Is there anyway to download a streaming quicktime? Yes, sometimes the videos let you, but other times any attempt to save simply gives you a file that links to some stream. Anyway around this?

  2. LACOSTE macrumors member


    Jan 10, 2006
    hmmmm Quicktime Pro!

    If u have quicktime pro, an inverted triangle appears on the lower right of ur screen that gives u an option to save it as a Q'time movie or see it full screen.

    Q'time Pro registration is about $40 AU

    it has plenty of perks... see
  3. ImNoSuperMan macrumors 65816


    Dec 1, 2005
    By streaming video what do you mean? Is it live (like when you are having a video chat.) Or it is stored in your browser cache(ie once the video is downloaded you can play it again without downloading it again? I dont know if live treams can be downloaded. But there are ways to save the other type of video. Which site you download videos from?(
  4. powerbook911 thread starter macrumors 68040


    Mar 15, 2005
    Yeah I have Quicktime Pro already.

    Well, I was trying to download a video, from the artists' own website.

    Another good example though is like Apple's Keynotes. If you try to save them, it just saves a tiny little file that links to a stream. There is no way around this? Thanks.

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