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Things you need
- URL snooper
Direct the browser to Ustream page hosting the video that you want. Be sure that other pages are not open, or it may confuse or overwhelm the URL snooping program.
Double-click the icon of the URL snooper you chose to download to open the program.
Click "Play" on the video you want.
Click the "Find URL" or other similar button to initiate the search for URLs on the network. On URL Snooper, for instance, this button says, "Sniff Network." The program will then begin searching for any URLs that the network is accessing at the time, which might make this difficult if there are multiple users on the network.
Copy the URL of the video file, which will appear in the "Found URL" window. The way to tell which URL references the video is to look for a .flv file extension, which indicates Flash, the format that Ustream uses for archived video.
Paste the copied URL into a new browser window. A prompt will appear asking if you want to download a file. Click "Yes," and the computer will begin downloading an .flv version of the Ustream video to the hard drive.
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