Downloading Video and Audio Streams
Many television and radio programs these days broadcast over the internet. Some of them even offer archives for their programs. Unfortunately most of these offers are streaming their multimedia files, which makes them impossible to download for analysis without additional programs. Here are some of the programs that allow you to download Real Player™ and Windows Media Player™ streams:
- CoCSoft Stream Down
Very easy to use, no-noinsense downloading programme for media streams.
- Net Transport
Video Format Converters
Freeware utility, which converts avi and wmv into mpeg-1. Unfortunately, batch conversion is not available.
- Stoik Video Converter
Converts all sorts of video formats into avi and wmv, allowing for a number of compression modi. Does not support batch conversions and conversions to mpeg.
A suite of batch converter utilities, which supports a wide variety of audio and video formats.
Another suite of batch converter and video manipulation utilities. Supports a wide variety of audio and video formats.
- X Video Converter
Batch conversion to and from a variety of video formats.
- EO Video
Converts from rm, mpeg and avi formats.