A lot of users face trouble when they want to download JW player videos online and hence, tries to find an alternative solution to it; keeping in mind, that using any third-party app to download the videos will also break the policy and might cause trouble.
But first we need to understand why does a lot of people go for JW player? JW player was developed in 2005 and was named after its founder Jereen Wijering. JW player got famous for its ability to reduce the size of the video significantly and also its loading time while getting uploaded on the internet. This was the sole reason, why lots and lots of YouTube videos were streamed through JW player before it was acquired by Google. Because JW player supports HTML5 and Flash Player, so it could be run on major platforms like on smartphones, on tablets, and also on the computers. But here comes the sad news, and the news today’s article is about – videos hosted by JW player cannot be downloaded! But here we are, giving you multiple methods to download JW player videos and that too for free of cost. So, no more googling out ways, trying different methods and failings. No more panic attacks and tension. All the methods available, are in your hands now. Just go for any one method and you are good to go. And if that method does not work? You have plenty of other options to choose from, right? Just go for any of the methods mentioned down and you are good to go. Let us start then. Shall we? Alright then!
USING PAGE VIEW INFO
One thing you need to understand that all the videos you see on the internet, there is a huge list of coding that makes your visual experience a successful one. You can use this very coding or as said above, page view info to download the JW players videos. To do that, here are the steps that you simply need to follow.
- FOR CHROME
STEP 1 – Search and play the video that you want to download for a while (say for 6-8 seconds)
STEP 2 – Then Right-click on that page and select the “INSPECT” option. Also, you can use a shortcut and can open it directly by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + I
STEP 3 – After completing the first 2 steps successfully, you will see that the element page will get opened. You will see something similar to this.
STEP 4 – Now you will see that upon moving your cursor on the video, that space will change into bluish color, along with a source link that gives you the ability to download it.
STEP 5 – This step is the simplest amongst all the other. Just copy the URL link and paste it in a new tab or, you can just click on SAVE AS and choose your destination folder and save it there.
- FOR MOZILLA FIREFOX
STEP 1 – Repeat the step 1 that you followed for Chrome
STEP 2 – Right click on the web page and select the option “VIEW PAGE INFO”
STEP 3 – Now from the upper mega menu, choose the media section
STEP 4 – Now you need to scroll down until you get the video you are looking for in the list
STEP 5 – Click on Save As and choose your destination location where you want to download the video
DOWNLOADING USING GetFLV
If you feel the steps mentioned above was tough, then this might be the easy one for you.
STEP 1 – Download Real Player and install it
STEP 2 – Open GetFLV and open the websites where JW player hosts videos
STEP 3 – Now you can either directly paste the URL of the webpage directly into GetFLV. And once you hit the PLAY button, it will automatically give you the download URL within GetFLV
STEP 4 – Click on the “DOWNLOAD” option at the right side of the screen
Downloading using Internet Download Manager
Basically, Internet Download Manager is the best and often the easiest option to download any kind of embedded videos from any web page. It is also the most popular JW video downloader anyhow.
STEP 1 – Download and install Internet Download Manager
STEP 2 – Open the JW player hosted video web page
STEP 3 – Once you play the video you will get the “DOWNLOAD” option right above the video.
STEP 4 – Once you click the download option, it will pop-up a download page like the one shown below
STEP 5 – The easiest step. Just click download and enjoy!
Downloading using FIREFOX ADD-On
Downloading videos using extensions and add-ons is one of the oldest methods, but guess what? It works for downloading JW player videos.
STEP 1 – Simply press CTRL + SHIFT + A and then, find the Flash Video Downloader
STEP 2 – Click on ADD TO FIREFOX and within 2-3 seconds, it will be added to the browser you are using. Now in the extension bar, you will see a new add-on icon is been added.
STEP 3 – Search and play the video that you want to download for a while (say for 6-8 seconds)
STEP 4 – Click on your new add-on icon which will pop-up a download button, which upon clicking, will start downloading your file on the location, chosen by you during the start of the download
So, here are our top 4 methods using which, you can download JW player videos that too at a free of cost. So, no more googling out ways, trying different methods and failings. No more panic attacks and tension. All the methods available, are in your hands now. Just go for any one method and you are good to go. And if that method does not work? You have plenty of other options to choose from, right? So, we hope we could help you properly and easily. Never let the hindrance stop your visual satisfaction in the between. Continue viewing.
All the best!