Michael.Barton at asu.edu
Tue Nov 15 22:11:05 EST 2011
Thanks. Will try.
C. Michael Barton
Director, Center for Social Dynamics & Complexity
Professor of Anthropology, School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Arizona State University
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On Nov 15, 2011, at 5:03 PM, Hamish wrote:
> Markus wrote:
>>>> - low res: no idea how to download from youtube
>>> try youtube-dl from the linux command line.
>>> then you get a .flv file which VLC & alikes are
>>> happy to play.
>> S'pose that would work if I used
>> Linux regularly. Maybe available on the Mac?
> "youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and a few more sites. It requires the Python interpreter, version 2.x (x being at least 5), and it is not platform specific. It should work in your Unix box, in Windows or in Mac OS X. It is released to the public domain, which means you can modify it, redistribute it or use it however you like."
> I tends to break every time youtube changes its
> web interface, but there's usually a new version
> of youtube-dl which follows soon after.
> There are a number of firefox addons for doing
> similar things.
> for a completely unrelated + OT, but similar
> scraping tool see also "fetchyahoo.pl" for yahoo
> mail users who want to back up their webmail to a
> local mbox file.
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