Watch Online and Download Movies/Videos

The guide below will take you through the process of watching online and downloading files from the Web:

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  • Switch to “Download online movies” mode: either click “Browse Now” at Library sidebar, or choose “Switch to Download Mode” from Main menu –> View.
  • Enter the URL into address field at URL bar and press “Go” button.
  • Downloads list will be filled with resources found at the specified address according to the filter chosen:”All” – all the resources loaded by the Web page;”Media” – only SWF, FLV and other video files;”Flash – only SWF files;

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  • You can watch the required movie at the specified Web address using Elmedia Player interface as if you were using a browser. Besides, you can preview any SWF file by selecting it in the list and clicking “Preview SWF” button. The selected file will be played without adding to Library.

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  • To stop the preview click the button to the right of the progress panel:

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arrowDownload online files

Before starting downloading, don’t forget to customize download settings. Select “General” tab in Preferences from Main menu.

So to start the downloading process perform the following:

  • Enter the URL into address field at URL bar and press “Go” button.
  • Downloads list will be filled with resources found at the specified address according to the filter chosen: All, Media, Flash or Video.
  • Press “Download all” button to download all the items displayed in Downloads list:

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  • If you want to download a definite item from the list, highlight it and choose “Download” option (in “Action” column).
  • All downloads are stored in the folder you’ve specified in Preferences in Main menu. Inside the indicated folder sub-folders are created according to web pages’ titles. If a SWF file has additional resources, then a bundle with SWF name is created. Sub-bundles’ names correspond to the names of additional resources.
  • As soon as files are downloaded by Elmedia Player, they will be added to Library. Now you can play them locally:

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  • To clear the list of downloads choose “Clear downloads list” item from Main menu –> Downloading. Or right-click any item in Downloads list and choose “Clear Downloads List” option from the context menu:

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  • To delete your Internet activity history from Elmedia Player choose “Clear History” option in Main menu –> Downloading –> History.

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