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Re: Recording A/V from embedded Flash player

On 09/06/2010 03:13 AM, Celejar wrote:
I'm looking for a general solution to record audio and video from Flash
players embedded in webpages.  I've searched the web, but not found any
really general solution.  Some Flash video players save a .flv file
under /tmp, and that's great, since I can just copy it somewhere else
(sometimes it's necessary to do this before the video finishes (pausing
it if necessary), since it disappears on completion, but usually it

This really annoys me as the file is still cached somwhere as you can still play it, I'm just unable to find it, I think it's a new "feture" of flahs10. I wondered if there was a http proxy that could cache and then hang onto the files. The ones I'm having trouble with at the mo are from streetfire which actually streams a valid mp4 file you can view with mplayer but as soon as the buffering completes the file vanishes.

Did you have any luck?

remains there indefinitely).  Obviously, anything that uses a mms: url
is manageable, since I can then feed that url to mplayer or vlc and
instruct them to capture / dump it.  But what to do when neither of
these is the case, and AFAICT the player is using some proprietary
protocol to communicate with the server?

I'm interested in audio and video, but primarily the former.  Now,
obviously the Flash code isn't providing its own HW drivers, so it must
be talking to the ALSA and video subsystems, so shouldn't there be some
way to instruct ALSA to dump the audio to a file?

Any help, ideas, leads will be much appreciated


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