youtube safarii downloading question?????mp4

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  1. XxpikachuxX macrumors 6502

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    hi there well i have safari 4 i a couple of moments i download videos using the activity window i dwonload the videos automatically into .mp4 but all of the suddent it download now into flv how can i change it back to mp4
     
  2. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040

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    Youtube videos are .flv files.

    To play them, just use VLC player.
     
  3. XxpikachuxX thread starter macrumors 6502

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    yeah i know that but how did my safari was saving them in mp4 automatically
     
  4. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040

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    Maybe you were adding .mp4 at the end of the file name? That wouldn't change the file type, but it'd show .mp4 *shrug*
     
  5. XxpikachuxX thread starter macrumors 6502

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    nope i wasen't adding nothing went it was done saving quicktime open automatically too
     
  6. jmann macrumors 604

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    You can use a website like keepvid.com to download it directly into .mp4.
     
  7. XxpikachuxX thread starter macrumors 6502

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    thanks for the website but i just figuered it out when you donwload the file in normal quality it will save in FLV but i you press the HQ or HD it will save in mp4 quality
     
  8. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040

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    g'damn...

    That was going to be my next guess, lol..
     

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