[MPlayer-users] Ripping Quicktime Trailers
rcooley at spamcop.net
Mon Aug 1 14:49:12 CEST 2005
On Mon, 01 Aug 2005 21:07:03 +1200
Nick Rout <nick at rout.co.nz> wrote:
> but not if you pass it the downloaded file, ie neither of these work:
> mplayer serenity-tlr2_480.mov
When you do that, it gives you an error message, which contains the name
of the real video file. ie:
Cache fill: 0.00% (258 bytes) MOV: Reference Media file!!!
QuickTime/MOV file format detected.
File not found: 'serenity-tlr2_m480.mov'
Failed to open serenity-tlr2_m480.mov
Now you know the filename of the actual video, which you can download
with wget, just like you did for the playlist.
Personally, I prefer to use mplayerplug-in, and change the config to
"keep-download=1", which then stores all the videos to disk until I
delete them. Much easier than manually finding URLs.
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