Difference between revisions of "YouTube - Downloading - MML"

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# In '''Firefox''' or '''Safari''' go to the YouTube page for the video.   
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# In '''Firefox''' or '''Safari'''  or '''Chrome''' go to the YouTube page for the video.   
# Add '''kiss''' before youtube in the url. ex http://www.kissyoutube.com/watch?v=vdX_OBUeHb4
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# Copy the URL for the page.  Click on the URL and go to '''Edit > Copy'''.
# A dialogue window will open. Check the '''Allow all applets...''' box and then click '''Allow'''.
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# In another tab go to keepvid.com and paste into the URL box at the top. '''Edit > Paste'''.
# A new page will load.  Under the '''Select you download format''' heading there will be a list of videos to download.  There could be more than video.  The higher quality videos will be at the bottom of the list.   
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# A list of options for video and audio files will appearClick on the highest resolution video file to download it.
# Download the highest quality video by right clicking (or control clicking) on the link.
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#* Some options might say "Video Only"  Do not use them if you want audio.
# Mp4 files will work in Final Cut but the audio will need to be rendered.
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You might want to convert the files to match your other footage and sequence setting or Final Cut will need to render your files.
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:05, 4 January 2016

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To download a video for use in editing follow these steps.


  1. In Firefox or Safari or Chrome go to the YouTube page for the video.
  2. Copy the URL for the page. Click on the URL and go to Edit > Copy.
  3. In another tab go to keepvid.com and paste into the URL box at the top. Edit > Paste.
  4. A list of options for video and audio files will appear. Click on the highest resolution video file to download it.
    • Some options might say "Video Only" Do not use them if you want audio.