Audio & video software forum: Problem downloading videos from You Tube...no sound or video

by: droldz December 15, 2010 7:02 AM PST

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Problem downloading videos from You Tube...no sound or video

by droldz - 12/15/10 7:02 AM

I am attempting to copy videos off You Tube so I downloaded "You Tube Down loader" as recommended, and use Real Player SP for ongoing video replay. MY PROBLEM: Real player attempts to open the video without video or audio present(black screen), although I see the sound bar move across the bottom..and the video title and time duration and file extension are shown..NOTE! the You tube extensions are all.flv and Real player is attempting to convert these,I assume..I tried to convert to .WMV within Real Player and I've reinstalled Real Player several times..no luck. (a giant red abort warning appears every time)I have to assume the RP is working fine as all of my previously saved videos with a .WMV extension have sound and video. I'm stuck..any ideas...is the You Tube down loader really required or is the Real Player doing the down load...it would seem that file conversion should be "set" within the whatever down loader is being used prior to the actual transfer. Thanks Kent My system is a bone stock Windows XP Pro

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