How to Capture Flash Video and Animation (FLV and SWF Files)
Now that almost everybody is surfing the Net with a high speed broadband
connection, there's a ton of great video out there. And more and more
sites are using Flash Video as their streaming video solution of choice.
Flash appears in two ways: animations (SWF files) and video files (FLV
files). What if you want to capture these flash videos? And how do you
play them back?
2. Click Yes. It is really important to Start Recording before
going to the web sites that you plan on capturing from. Once you click yes you
will see the Recording Button turn red. This signifies that Media Catcher
is ready to start capturing media, including FLV files.
3. Go to the site that you want to capture from. Once you start playing the video that you want to capture, it will immediately
show up in the Media Catcher list:
4. To play the video, simply right click on the file and choose Play:
The video will automatically open with Applian's free FLV Player.
That's it, you're done! As you can see this is a really great tool for
capturing online videos. It works with all the major protocols. Media Catcher
also captures SWF files, MP3's and MP4's, making it a great program for many music sites
as well. Now that you have seen how easy it is, download the
demo of Replay Media
Catcher 4 and try it for yourself.