We spend lots of time watching videos on youtube, vimeo, metacafe etc video sites. For slow connections it takes lots of time to play the video in your browser. After watching couple of minute you realizes that you liked that video and wants to download it to your PC,Laptop. so again you have to through that Hectic process and slow broadband speed.
What if you could save played video directly to your hard drive without once again downloading it? Surely it will help you and save your valuable time.
and yes. there is a small utility which will make your hectic task very easy. It will scan all your temporary files and sort out video files in simple list. which you can save with one click. This great utility is from Nirsoft and name is VideoCacheView.
Below is the simple step by step guide about How to save your videos by playing them only Once.
Download the VideoCacheView.
It automatically scans the entire cache of Internet Explorer, Mozilla-based Web browsers (Including Firefox), Opera, and Chrome, and then finds all video files that are currently stored in it. It allows you to easily copy the cached video files into another folder for playing/watching them in the future. If you have a movie player that is configured to play flv files, it also allows you to play the video directly from your browser’s cache.
Ready for the action? Now play any video in your favorite browser. and open the VideoCacheView and refresh it so it will find those temporary video files.
select the video file and play it by right clicking on it. in order to confirm that its the video you want.once confirmed, right click on that particular file and select ‘Copy selected files to‘ and save it to your hard disk.
Now open the folder where you have saved this temp file. you will see that, that video is in the form of .flv file and its now ready to play offline. Done!!
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