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Tip: How To Extract Mp3 Audio From A Webpage

#1 User is offline   BrianB 

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 08:46 PM

Hey Guys,

Thought I might post up this little tip.

If you want to extract MP3 audio from a webpage, such as Graces awesome interview with Daniel Kottke, here's how you do it.

Fire up Firefox, and go to the 'Tools' menu and then 'Add-ons'.

You will be taken to the 'Add-Ons Manager' page.

Click on search in the left hand menu and then in the search field on the top right hand side of the page type into the search field 'embedded objects'.

A list of Add Ons will be displayed. On top of the list is 'Embedded Objects 2.9'.

On the far right hand side of this Add On, click on the 'Install' button to download and install this Add On in Firefox.

You then need to restart Firefox to fully install this Add On. Click on the blue link that says 'Restrat Firefox' which is located just above the 'Embedded Objects 2.9' Add On that is listed.

Now all you need to do is navigate to a page with an MP3 audio file, then on the bottom right hand corner of the 'Status' bar in the browser you will see a little green downwards arrow appear, that indicates there are downloadable files on the page.

If you can't see your browsers status bar, just go the 'View' menu and select 'Toolbars'>'Add-on Bar

Click on the little arrow and there will be a list of files you can download. the MP3 file you want to download will be listed.

Click on the file and viola, it will download instantly. You can then put it into iTunes and sync it to your iPod, iPhone etc.

Easy as pie!
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Posted 09 November 2011 - 09:19 PM

great stuff Brian....I love Firefox....Posted Image
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:44 AM

Thats handy, what a shame you cant do it with safari as well :(
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:46 AM

That's because Safari is a dog....Posted Image
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 07:45 AM

Well I only worked out how to do it in Firefox. And I knew Mick would be happy.

I don't like Firefox either Ken.

Which means I will work out a way to do it in Safari.

Watch this space.
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