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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

2 Tools to Download/Record/Capture CNN & CNBC Videos

CNN and CNBC Videos are streaming videos of FLV video format that not allow you to download the video for offline viewing. Actual URL’s are hidden behind the javascript or activex scripts. But do you know the video you want to download is already stored in your browser’s cache after playing. You just need to copy the video to desired location. Below are the tools that allows you to Download, Record or Capture
any CNN or CNBC Videos instantly.

Method#1 – URL Snooper

Video streaming from CNN hide the actual URL of video behind javascript or activex scripts. URL Snooper lets you to find the URLs for all streams by watching network traffic and identifying streaming media URLs.

  1. Download URL Snooper.
  2. Start URL Snooper and click the Sniff Network button.
  3. Play the CNN or CNBC video you wish to download locally. As soon as the video starts to play in your browser, the URL Snooper will show a URL.
  4. Right click to copy the FLV video URL to the clipboard and download it inside Flashget or internet download manager.

Method#2 – Free Video Zilla

Free Video Zilla is another CNN video downloader that lets you download CNN video in 3 simple steps.
  1. Download Free Video Zilla & Run Free Video Zilla first.
  2. Select and Play CNN video you want to download. When the video is played, Free Video Zilla will grabs the CNN video.
  3. Select the captured CNN video then click ‘Download’ button.