Two websites that do this for you:
1. Go to the site that has the video that you want to download (e.g. http://website.com//video).
2. Copy the URL of the movie. To do that in the safari address bar double click the address to select it then press Apple-C to copy it.
3. Go to one of the websites above and, in the little box, paste(Apple-V) the URL.
4. Press ‘Download, and a number of formats will appear. Generally the best is the biggest format.
5. Select the format you want and press ‘download’.
6. It will download into your safari downloads folder.
It’s a two step process..
Firstly you rip the file from the DVD player and convert it to a small MP4 movie.
Then you copy the movie into itunes. Here’s how to do it step by step. Continue reading »
I’ve removed this entry as it’s against the youtube terms and conditions to download any video from youtube even if the author of the video says you can.
So if you want to share a video put it on Vimeo, not youtube.
To download from other sites check out this site:
or try this app:
I have a lot of .mov files. Each file is about 1 hour of movie footage but compressed to only 200-300MB. When I import them into iMovie it tries to convert them to dv files. Do you know a way to burn a collection of .mov files to a dvd so that they can be read with a normal dvd player?
Good question, let me explain a little bit about what you can and can’t do with CDs and DVDs.
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Well, I’m on a bit of a run here with my new samsung D900 mobile phone, the latest being what are the best settings to compress a movie to watch on my phone. The phones resolution is 320×240, which I think is similar to an ipod. I use Handbrake to encode DVD’s, you can also use these settings to export from Quicktime pro, but Handbrake is free. Continue reading »
To quote from the DivX website:
Due to limitations in the QuickTime Architecture, AVI video files containing MP3, WMA or AC3 audio tracks will not play directly in QuickTime based applications. You may experience stuttering, loss of sound, no sound or an error message.
We have written a useful application called “DivX Doctor II” which can fix these problems, and other issues QuickTime has with AVI files. You can download DivX Doctor II from http://doctor.3ivx.com/.
Here is the direct link to the file: