youtube downloads using activity window

Nov 7, 2011
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Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum and I'm hoping someone can help me. I am experiencing difficulties in downloading youtube videos via the activity window. Until 2 weeks ago, I was able to do this without problem. Now however, when I open the activity window, I can no longer see a large file being downloaded ie 30 MB etc. If anything, it appears to be downloading multiple files of 2.3 MB size although this is often difficult to see since the size only appears within the window briefly. I had this same problem a month? ago and I recall "fixing" it by going to the uploader's channel and opening the video from there. This method no longer works either. I was wondering if anyone else had struck this problem and found a workaround. If not, is there a good youtube downloader for mac?

I am using Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and Safari 5.1.1


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