How to Capture Streaming Windows Media Video Clips

You're watching a cool video on your PC, and you want to save it. It's Windows Media. How do you capture it? Try Replay A/V. It's well suited to capturing clips, and it sports a scheduler for automatically recording live broadcasts too. And it's really easy to use.

Here's how to capture streaming Windows Media video clips with Replay A/V:

  1. First of all, download and install Replay A/V, then open it. It appears like this:

  2. Replay A/V has a Recording Wizard that makes capturing your favorite videos super easy. Click on the Open Recording Wizard button and the following screen appears:

  3. Click on the Record something right now button. The following window appears:

  4. Since you want to capture a Windows Media Video click on the Capture a Video clip or Audio archive from the internet button. The Stream Capture dialog box appears:

  5. I want to capture a music video, so I go to the site with my music video and start playing it. The Stream Capture dialog box displays all the URLs of everything I play. The URL for the music video I want is near the top. In this case I want to the Nickleback video I had watched.

  6. So I highlight that URL and click on the Add Selection as New Recording button. The following screen appears:

  7. Add a title for your video and click OK. Once the video has finished recording you can play it by left clicking on its name in your main screen and scrolling down to the Play Last Recording button like this:

  8. The video plays in your Windows Media Player:

  9. That's all you need to do. You now have your video saved and you can view it whenever you want.

Replay A/V
can also capture and convert audio clips, and works with Real™ and Flash™ video, too.

OK -- you're an expert now. Start making your own recordings!


Click here to learn more about recording Windows Media with Replay A/V