Sunday, January 8, 2006


Greasemonkeying with Google Video and YouTube

`One of the frustrating things about websites that use Flash video is that they rarely provide links to let you download the video files for offline viewing or transcoding/syncing to portable devices like the Sony PSP, video iPod, or Creative Zen Vision.

Case and point: Google Video and YouTube. Neither of these websites allow you to download the video files. This type of lock-down is soooo Web 1.0.

I decided to dive into Greasemonkey and create a couple scripts to expose download links on Google Video and YouTube webpages [..]’

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