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How to download m3u8 and ts video movie streams.

m3u8 Downloading

  1. Open Chrome Developer tools and click the Network tab.
  2. Navigate to the page with the video and get it to start playing.
  3. Filter the list of files to "m3u8".
  4. Find master.m3u8 or index.m3u8 and click on it.
  5. Save the file to disk and look inside it.
  6. If the file contains a single m3u8 master url, copy that one instead.
  7. Run the program m3u8x.
  8. Paste the same m3u8 url in both textboxes (URL and Quality URL) and click "Headers" and set the referral url and user-agent from the request as found in Chrome.
  9. Select the Video format of "MP4".
  10. Checkmark "One .. One".
  11. Click "Download".
  12. A dialog will display with all of the individual .ts files. Click "Download" to download them all and join them together.

Auto-Clicking Continue Dialog

Occasionally, the download of one of the .ts files may fail and a dialog will displaying asking to continue or not. You can automatically click "Yes" and continue downloading everything by using a tool such as Buzof.

@zackmark29
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zackmark29 commented Nov 12, 2021

Wow this convo still alive =D it's been 4 years already since I visit here.

@Defitto
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Defitto commented Nov 12, 2021

Wow this convo still alive =D it's been 4 years already since I visit this.

Exactly my reaction :)

@zackmark29
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zackmark29 commented Nov 13, 2021

Wow this convo still alive =D it's been 4 years already since I visit this.

Exactly my reaction :)

haha well this is where I started to have interest with web scraping until I learned to make my own tools

@MaikelAt
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Wow this convo still alive =D it's been 4 years already since I visit this.

Exactly my reaction :)

haha well this is where I started to have interest with web scraping until I learned to make my own tools

Any tutorial for absolute beginners?

@zackmark29
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zackmark29 commented Nov 13, 2021

Wow this convo still alive =D it's been 4 years already since I visit this.

Exactly my reaction :)

haha well this is where I started to have interest with web scraping until I learned to make my own tools

Any tutorial for absolute beginners?

Just learn the basic function or search on YouTube, Object Oriented Programming in python or C# or VB.net which this tool was written.
Then the rest is your own exploration. But still you can maybe find tutorial on YT.
All what I've done is just self exploration/learning

@haiderbabur
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Please help me how to create an iframe code for a website Pinoy Tv

@pinoteleserye
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Hay every here please help to me i want to create embed site for our website teleseryetv

@bleros
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bleros commented Mar 3, 2022

There many app now that do this job or chrome addons

@CR1571
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CR1571 commented Mar 19, 2022

There many app now that do this job or chrome addons

which ones?

@bleros
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bleros commented Mar 20, 2022

There many app now that do this job or chrome addons

which ones?
Chrome addons
https://www.hlsloader.com/

Android app
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.leavjenn.m3u8downloader

This addons for finding m3u8 link instead using developer mode for firefox only
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/the-m3u8-stream-detector/

@JohnLeexx
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Download m3u8 videos directly to your cloud storage without installing software. Supported storage include Google drive, Dropbox, box, mega, etc.
https://www.ricedrive.com/guides/download-m3u8-video-quickly-without-software.html

@Clicknith
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Clicknith commented Jun 11, 2022

We could also use the "Youtube-dl" command line using the command prompt, it downloads the ".m3u8" extension video file

Refer : https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl

@axelludwig
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Hello,

I'm trying to download a concert replay, but I can't find how to get the 1080p file. I managed to download the default 480p version, but I don't get another "index.m3u8" file when I manually change the quality, and I don't understand how to do it through your software. Any idea ?

@mylylyl
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mylylyl commented Feb 18, 2023

just use this one....
open-source and feature rich
https://github.com/nilaoda/N_m3u8DL-CLI

@mjcodedesigner
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Hey can you help me? I don't know how to download this link video "https://linkusz.xyz/vot.php?cid=856455"

@MrModest
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MrModest commented Aug 6, 2023

I made a python script to automate this. All you need to do is provide an m3u8 file.

https://github.com/TheDynomike/m3u8_downloader

@TheDynomike is your tool able to work with encrypted videos?

@Nikanoru
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Nikanoru commented Sep 27, 2023

Thank you very much, this solution worked great for me. I was able to get all the videos my mom asked me for, because she wasnt able to download them. I wasn't aware of this whole m3u8 thing, glad I found this post :) 👍

@MeYousafbukhari
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Can someone help me please? It doesn't work. I can't extract the m3u8 links from here https://capcuttemplates.io/

@bleros
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bleros commented Nov 3, 2023

Can someone help me please? It doesn't work. I can't extract the m3u8 links from here https://capcuttemplates.io/

U want download templates? No need for m3u8 its easy download

@jmuheim
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jmuheim commented Nov 16, 2023

Try https://fetchv.net/de it works great!

@SakshamGairola
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Any fix for ssl/tsl error?
image

@mukul27wno
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any solution for -- "Error: decrypt failed. 0: java.security.Invalid KeyException: Unsupported key size: 64 bytes" ?

@ayoubjamouhi
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dl

+1

@ayoubjamouhi
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Use youtube-dl

youtube-dl file. m3u8

@micfogas
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micfogas commented Jan 25, 2024

People literally want you to tell them the steps so they don't have to try. Those people can DIAF. Like really "I WaNt To uSe YoUr ToOl bUt I aM SpEd PlZ dO iT FoR mE iM lAzY" GTFO
Download it for them then sell them the link 😭😂🤣
Pretty sure one of them is tilly

@ILikeJasmineRixe
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If anyone could try to download this file here: https://video.cwl-live.ch/video/72/weff-2021---vortrag-andreas-thiel?channelName=Dani?t=0 I'd be very grateful. 🙏

VLC lets you do it. Just open up VLC Media Player and do this path:

Media -> Open Network Stream -> enter URL -> arrow next to Play -> Stream -> paste link again -> next -> add -> browse -> choose file location and a file name (.mp4) -> next -> Profile: Video - H.264 + MP3 (MP4) -> Next -> Stream

@kudit
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kudit commented May 3, 2024

This is the command that consistently works for me:
ffmpeg -protocol_whitelist file,http,https,tcp,tls,crypto -i "https://m.media-amazon.com/images/S/vse-vms-transcoding-artifact-us-east-1-prod/fb043d87-2a63-4e0d-a0a3-52c8b536ea0d/default.jobtemplate.hls.m3u8" -c copy video.mp4

@podhikaru
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This is the command that consistently works for me: ffmpeg -protocol_whitelist file,http,https,tcp,tls,crypto -i "https://m.media-amazon.com/images/S/vse-vms-transcoding-artifact-us-east-1-prod/fb043d87-2a63-4e0d-a0a3-52c8b536ea0d/default.jobtemplate.hls.m3u8" -c copy video.mp4

This works perfectly !! Thanks.

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