How do I capture live RTMP streaming? Is there any way to download RTMP stream from MySpace to my Mac? Now we will meet most of the video-sharing sites are using RTMP protocol to stream their videos, but there are few tools for us to get such videos. So, what can we do? Don’t panic. This article will give you detailed information on how to download this type of video.
Part 1: RTMP Stream Download on Mac
To do this on Mac, I will introduce you to a good RTMP downloader that is iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac. By using this smart tool, you can download all types of videos including RTMP from sites like MySpace, Hulu, Crunchyroll and more. It also has the ability to convert the downloaded videos to many popular formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, WMV, and so on. If needed, you can only extract the audio from the video to MP3, M4A, etc. Below Mac guide will show you how to download RTMP streaming on Mac (OS X 10.9 Mavericks) step by step.
Note: This application only partially supports RTMP.
Install and launch the RTMP downloader
Click above Download button to get .dmg file for the application. Then open the file to get installation menu. Just follow up the prompts to finish installing the program on your Mac. When you‘re done, the program will launch automatically. And you will get the main interface shown as below.
Start downloading RTMP stream
Open Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer and go to the video sites to find the video file you need. When you play the video, you see a Download button appears on the top left corner of the main interface. Then you can use any one of below methods to grab the video.
1) Directly click the button, the program will load the file and start downloading.
2) Drag the URL icon of the video to the program, the file will be downloaded automatically.
3) Copy the video URL and click the Paste URL button on the main interface of the program, the video will be captured immediately.
When the program is in working progress, you can enjoy other online movies or videos. If you find another interesting video, you can use the same procedure to add it to the downloading queue.
Convert the downloaded video (optional)
In the Downloaded tab, you can view the video list. If you want to convert the video to other format, click the Convert button on the right of the video thumbnail. You will get a pop-up window for format list.
You can click the Video tab to select an output format. Or you can click the Audio tab and select an audio format to extract only the audio from the video. If you want to transfer the video to your portable device, you are able to directly select a device name as output according to your device model.
What is RTMP?
Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) is a multimedia streaming designed for streaming video, audio and data over the Internet. You may get this kind of file from various video-sharing sites like MySpace, Crunchyroll, Hulu, BBC, Discovery, NBC and more.
Part 2: RTMP Stream Download on Windows
If you are working on Windows PC, you can use iSkysoft iTube Studio for Windows version. This Windows RTMP downloader allows you to download videos in RTMP protocol from many video-sharing sites. Its built-in browser lets you to search your favorite online videos conveniently. What’s more, it provides you with a RTMP player that you can directly play the downloaded videos or your desktop videos. This RTMP player supports various video formats so you do not need to worry about the compatible issue. Below detailed guide will show you how it works.
Download and install the program
Click the link for the program file to download the Windows RTMP stream downloader. After that, double click the file to open the installation instruction and follow up steps to finish the installation. And the RTMP player will be installed on your Windows PC as well. Then you can double click the program to launch it. Now go to the Online Video menu to find the videos you want.
Grab RTMP videos on PC
When you play the video, you will see a Download button on the video window. Click on the button and choose a video resolution, the program will load the video and start downloading it. You can also download the videos by copying the video URL or dragging the URL to the program.
With the help of above recommended tutorial, you will have no trouble to enjoy video in such type. Just take a trial.