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How Do I Download One Of Your Videos Using Safari?

Using an iMac, late 2015, High Sierra 10.13.6.
For some time I have been saving those of your newsletter videos which are of particular interest. I used to just click on the green download button on the video window to do this. A few months ago this stopped working and just produced the words “no link found”. I overcame this by then opening your video in YouTube using Safari and downloading from there. This has also stopped working and I have to use Firefox to download from YouTube. Can you explain what has gone wrong with Safari, or is it something you have changed on your videos?
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John Smith

Comments: 2 Responses to “How Do I Download One Of Your Videos Using Safari?”

    1 year ago

    It sounds like you have been using a Chrome or Firefox extension to download the YouTube videos. But maybe YouTube has been cracking down on these, or the extensions themselves have stopped working. They are used for copyright violations and so you should avoid them.

    The correct way to download a video is to look on the creator’s site or ask them for a copy. If they allow it, then there is usually a method. If not, then you need to respect their copyright and not download them.

    I do allow people to download my videos. The way I tell people to do it is to use the podcast feed. But if your intention is to simply save videos to refer to later, then it is much better to simply bookmark the page at MacMost.com and have that list of bookmarks to go back to later. The videos will always be there (All 1700+ are still available) and it doesn’t take up and space on your drive.

    Smith John
    1 year ago

    Thanks for your prompt reply Gary. You are right about the extensions. I will do as you suggest.

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