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Forum topic by CanadianWoodChuck posted 05-11-2008 03:26 PM 1260 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-11-2008 03:26 PM

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Does anyone know if there is a way to save (download) a video from the LJ site. Our woodworking class has a small web site where we share information among the students. We just had a student present a session on pen turning. I found a couple of videos on the LJ site that I would like them to have access to. Can I do that? Is it OK to reprint stuff like that – if its not i would totally understand. Thanks for any input you send.

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce)

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#1 posted 05-11-2008 03:49 PM

You can upload photos and videos at add new projects but your are limited at 3MB , maybe Martin could change that

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#2 posted 05-11-2008 05:19 PM

why can’t you just link to the video page on the LJ site from your woodworking class site?

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#3 posted 05-11-2008 06:53 PM

Hey Bruce, all videos are just using embeded players from, or other video sharing sites. They are not directly stored on the LJ. You can embed the videos to your website as well.

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#4 posted 05-12-2008 12:40 AM

Thanks everyone – I give that a try. What a helpful place, nice to be among friends

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce)

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#5 posted 05-12-2008 01:08 AM

if you have any videos of anyone that you would like to show I’m sure if you send them a message they would send you the embedding code or a link to it. If you want any of mine just send an email.

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#6 posted 05-12-2008 03:46 AM

There is an alternative. You can download the YouTube video directly to your computer. There are several programs (most, if not all, are free) that can help you do this. Here’s a Google search for “download flash video”: – take your pick. If you use Firefox as your web browser, there is a simple add-on you can install.

If the video is hosted by YouTube, you don’t even have to download any kind of program. Just go to this site, plug in the URL for the YouTube video, and on the next screen you’ll have an opportunity to download the file.

Once you’ve downloaded it, you need to download and install FLV Player, which is a media player designed specifically to play Flash videos (which is what YouTube, etc. videos are).

Hope that helps!

-- Eric at

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