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  1. Hello everyone,

    I'm trying to save/capture some video from the free app Pluto TV. I've tried screen captures but I don't like the results. I go to pluto.tv/live-tv/ and I want to save it directly from the stream. Using VideoCacheView I can see the bits of stream in mp2t files. But I've tried opening them with VLC, MPC, even merging them and nothing. The cache files do not open. VLC just crashes. Is there any other way to download the streams from this app? Other program to capture the stream? What's a good screen capture that's lite and keeps resolution? Thanks
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  2. Get the m3u8 url for the channel with a web browser's Developer Tools (F12). Then use vlc to save the streamed video (Media -> Convert/Save...).
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  3. Thank you. What browser should I use to get the Developer Tools? Sorry, this is new to me
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  4. All the major browers have Developer Tools built in. Press F12 to get to it. Go to the Network tab to see a list of all the files opened by the browser (you may have to refresh the web page if you've already opened it). For Pluto.tv filter for "master.m3u8" and you'll see URL you need. Right click on it and copy to the paste buffer.
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  5. Thank you that did it!
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    Ok, I have tried this trick and it has worked. My question is when converting the video to MP4 format. I get the first part of the video up until the first commercial ad, then it stops. I canít get the rest of the stream to convert. What do I need to do?
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  7. Originally Posted by Beatlemoe82 View Post
    Ok, I have tried this trick and it has worked. My question is when converting the video to MP4 format. I get the first part of the video up until the first commercial ad, then it stops. I canít get the rest of the stream to convert. What do I need to do?
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