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How to obtain the direct link to a YouTube video file

VLC may serve. From The Best Hidden Features of VLC: Find a video on YouTube and copy the URL from the address bar. In VLC, head to Media > Open Network Stream. Paste the YouTube link in ...
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How do I download images from Google Keep?

I'm not sure about the Chrome Application, but you can access your "Keeps" directly by navigating to https://keep.google.com From there find the note that contains your image... Open the note Click ...
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Download 1 sheet from Google Sheets

I'm aware this was asked some months ago but this recently became a part of my weekly workflow and I decided there had to be a better answer than the roundabout answers that were given. My solution ...
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Can't download large file from Google Drive as one single folder, always splits into multiple parts

You can also use Google's Takeout system for downloading one large folder from Google Drive. It allows up to 50GB .zip files. Here are the main steps: In Google Drive temporarily move the folder you ...
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Dropbox folder downloads as 'unspecified' file

This happens when you have "too many" files in that folder. From the Dropbox Help Center: https://www.dropbox.com/en/help/49 Can I download entire folders on the Dropbox website? Note: It's ...
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How do I download a YouTube video?

#in 2022 you will go to: https://www.youtube.com/ search for the video you need to download add gen before youtube so the URL will look like: https://www.genyt.net/watch?v=ALWLELLlv6E hit the ENTER ...
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Failed - Network error downloading my Google Takeout

If you are familiar with linux/unix then there is a simpler method using wget/curl. Steps: Initiate download via takeout page in your browser Go to "Window->Downloads" Locate the download which is ...
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How to (most efficiently) download video from Periscope?

Here's my Windows batch script that supports all latest Periscope updates, plus has an option to download multiple replays, record live streams, convert .ts to .mp4 and rotate it, if necessary. Uses ...
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Is there a way to download an entire Facebook page?

Facebook only loads the page a section at a time. If you were to look at the HTML when you first load the page, it only includes what you see. After you scroll to the bottom, and more of the page ...
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Can I download all Google Photos?

With additional research I found out, that I can use a service called Google Takeout to have a big zip file generated (40 GB in my case) that can be downloaded.
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Download 1 sheet from Google Sheets

One solution I found was to right click the sheet in the bottom bar copy to > new spreadsheet. This will create a new spreadsheet containing just this tab. Just make sure to delete this new ...
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How can I download subtitles for a Vimeo video?

Found answer at Stack Overflow (the only difference was *.vtt instead of *.srt): To get any file downloaded by an swf loaded with by a html page, you can use your browser developer tool and look ...
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Where did Mega.co.nz store my download?

On Windows C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\File System\
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Create direct links to videos on Google Drive

To do this you will have to change the URL you give to your users. For example, the link Google gives you is something like: https://drive.google.com/open?id=ABC123&authuser=0 You need to ...
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Why Download button is hidden in TED?

Since you already know the name of the video you want to download, you can go to the Ted Talks List and download it from there. You can also use the Ted Talks Downloader to download multiple videos ...
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Why Download button is hidden in TED?

They have hidden download links under "share" link : https://support.ted.com/customer/portal/articles/2631608
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How to automate conversion of all my Google docs to PDF or office?

Yes, they are links, however, if you go to your Drive and select Download, then all Google docs files get converted to MS doc files and downloaded to your hard drive as standalone files, not as ...
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Downloading entire archive of past messages of a Yahoo Group

There's an option in Yahoo Groups to download Groups Data. I submitted a request but I haven't heard back yet so I can't verify if it's the solution to our problem: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/...
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Downloaded Facebook archive consists of two files. How to join them?

This is as far as I think I've figured it out: The .enc extension indicates that the file is encrypted. Checking the syntax for OpenSSL on https://www.techquintal.com/openssl-commands-examples/ and we ...
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How do I download a YouTube video?

VLC can already do this. From The Best Hidden Features of VLC: Find a video on YouTube and copy the URL from the address bar. In VLC, head to Media > Open Network Stream. Paste the ...
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Is there a way to download a complete Tumblr blog?

Tumblr has an "Export" function, available at https://www.tumblr.com/settings/blog/, that will export all of your posts, including any pictures or videos. When you download the backup (after Tumblr ...
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Download a "huge" Facebook conversation, in full HTML, with emoticons and attachments

Have you also tried some generic web crawlers/downloaders like HTTrack or Teleporter Pro? Also there are some dedicated 'Facebook downloaders', mostly commercially, but you may want to have a ...
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How to download or copy files sent to me in Dropbox to my PC or USB thumb drive

I would expect there to be a download button (top right): It is quite prominent so presumably you are not seeing it, hence some further details might be relevant. Might you post a link to an ...
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How to download all images from Gmail messages?

I think what you are looking for is Attachment Extractor (Thunderbird Plugin). This however requires that you use Thunderbird. Thunderbird is a free Mozilla email client that will also work with ...
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Can I see who has downloaded a shared file?

From Dropbox Community dated 04-08-2015 08:17 AM: Q: how do I track downloads of any given file that I've uploaded to my account? A: You can't, Dropbox doesn't provide that feature. There may ...
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Download directory as individual files from OneDrive

The best course of action is to download OneDrive for Windows and sync it with your OneDrive. This way the files get downloaded one-by-one to your hard drive without being compressed into zips. Also ...
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Can't download large file from Google Drive as one single folder, always splits into multiple parts

Chunk zipping is a new Google Drive standard for downloading a large bundle of files (or single file) from the internet. You can try this tutorial on how to download a file from Google Drive using the ...
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Can't download large file from Google Drive as one single folder, always splits into multiple parts

As an alternative to using the APIs, install Backup & Sync and download your file that way - it's simpler.
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How to automate conversion of all my Google docs to PDF or office?

Go to takeout.google.com Deselect all and select only Drive. By default, the data will be downloaded in MS format, but if you want your data in different formats (e.g. PDF), click on "Multiple ...
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Transfering files from OneDrive

The best course of action is to download OneDrive for Windows and sync it with your OneDrive. This way all the files get downloaded one-by-one to your hard drive.
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