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Old 10-26-2010, 08:16 PM
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ISM Downloader - Download Silverlight videos and save as MKV files


ISMDownloader is a more generic application than RTLdownloader. It allows to download Silverlight streams and save them as MKV files.

ISM Downloader is available at:
Code:
http://dvb-crew.atw.hu/applications/ismdownloader/ismdownloader2.zip
http://dvb-crew.atw.hu/applications/ismdownloader/ismdownloader.zip
Usage -
Code:
ismdownloader <manifest url> <output: *.mkv>
Obviously, this needs the manifest URL, so you will need to use an HTTP monitor application, such as Charles. There are other such utilities, of course.

I believe that the ISM utility locates the optimum bandwidth stream for your system/connection**, then downloads the fragments, and finally merges all the fragments into a final, playable .MKV file package.

** (not sure of this, or if it merely takes the highest bandwidth available on the server)
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