YouTube download doesn't start if I close the window.

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MrAccident
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YouTube download doesn't start if I close the window.

Post by MrAccident » Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:02 am

The download starts some time after clicking on the file\version of the video; which results in the fact that if I close the window of the video - before the download starts - the download doesn't start.
Who knows how many videos I've missed before discovering this problem.
I'm not sure if in the past it didn't exist.
Anyway - is there a possibility to have the download start even if I close the window?
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Re: YouTube download doesn't start if I close the window.

Post by therube » Fri Feb 19, 2016 3:01 pm

Explain?

You're using FlashGot Media?
What download manager?
Why is there an appreciable delay before the video starts downloading (such that you're able to close the window before the download starts)?

I would think that if you have the download link, it will still be valid - even if you close the window - until the link itself goes stale.
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MrAccident
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Re: YouTube download doesn't start if I close the window.

Post by MrAccident » Sat Feb 20, 2016 4:13 pm

I don't know why there's a delay; that's why I'm asking here.
I just checked the download-manager; it was cURL; and I changed it to the default browser's (FireFox).
It seems to have fixed it.
Thanks. :-)
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