Downloading Pictures, Video and Audio Files

There are several ways to download Pictures, Video and Audio files and the method used will depend on the source and type of file your wanting to download. Also if the file is protected. I will show you several ways to download just about anything you want from the Internet.

Pictures

Most pictures can be downloaded just by RIGHT Clicking on the Photo and select SAVE IMAGE AS from the pop up menu.

For this example, I will use the Digital Blasphemy web site, as they have a wonderful collection of pictures.

http://www.digitalblasphemy.com/

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After you click on Save Image, this window will open. Select a location to save the file in and give the file a name you can understand, then Click on Save.

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Sometimes you will come across pictures that can not be saved in this manner. If that is the case then you can always use the built in Snipping Tool. Windows Vista, 7 and 8 all have the Snipping Tool application. Just go to the Start menu and search for Snipping Tool and open it.

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When you open Snipping Tool the screen will Grey Out. Just drag your Mouse over the bit you want to copy starting in the upper left corner and drag to the bottom right corner. When you release the mouse button a Window will open allowing you to save the picture.

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If your careful with the mouse, you can crop out the bits you don't want:

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Video and Audio Files

If you have the Firefox Web Browser, you can easily download both Video and Audio Files using a Plug-in (Extension) called Video Download Helper.

 

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This shows the Firefox Extensions.

 

To Install Video Download Helper, just click on Get Add-ons and do a search on the web page that opens.  Click on Video Download Helper and just follow the instructions.

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Make sure you selected the right one. It has the three little Balls for an ICON.

 

To use Download helper, open the Video or Audio file you want. When it is playing, the three Balls will be rotating. Click on the little Arrow to the Right of the ICON and the name of the file will appear at the bottom of a list, click on the name and it will download.

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Clip Converter

Downloading Youtube Videos is easy with Clip Converter. It is not a program you install on your computer, it is a web page.

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Open your YouTube Video and copy the URL (address)

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Paste the URL into Clip Converter and click on Continue as shown above in Red.

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Select the format and click Start as show above in red.

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Un-Tick any items listed below download then click download as show above.

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Select Save File and Click OK

 

HTML5css - This page last updated on 3 Sep 2017