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How to download a video file in Google Chrome

I like to download some of the shows from Channel 9. This was no problem in Opera, but in Google Chrome I'm not quite sure how to do this. When I click on a link to a wmv file it starts to stream it with the windows media plug-in instead of downloading it. This is of course ok in some circumstanses, but right now I want to download it. And I can't figure out how...

Asked by: Guest | Views: 89
Total answers/comments: 4
Guest [Entry]

"Just paste it in address bar and hit go.
When it loads, hit Ctrl+S"
Guest [Entry]

"To use the 'SAVE LINK AS' from the right click menu when you have the URL but no link, create a link on http://jsfiddle.net

For example: http://jsfiddle.net/8t3TH/

<a href=""http://www.lg.com/us/mobile-phones/g2/font/LGSmartRegular.svg"">
right click me to download</a>"
"To use the 'SAVE LINK AS' from the right click menu when you have the URL but no link, create a link on http://jsfiddle.net

For example: http://jsfiddle.net/8t3TH/

<a href=""http://www.lg.com/us/mobile-phones/g2/font/LGSmartRegular.svg"">
right click me to download</a>"
Guest [Entry]

"I don't want to steal all of @tumchaaditya's thunder, because they are on the right track, just maybe could be more complete in the answer (or Google changed things around, like they do).

As long as the link resolves to a an actual file, then clicking it starts it streaming as a single file in the browser window.
Now use the Save Page As menu item... and it will actually start the file downloading to your Downloads directory.
Then navigate away from the page that is streaming, so you are not chewing up your own downloading bandwidth."
Guest [Entry]

"You can use chrome extension,

try Any Media Downloader
it will displays a small window over of a player that allows to start download"