Another handy way to avoid Flash Player (and thus the reduced battery life, a superheated computer, maxed-out CPU and vastly decreased browser stability it brings) is to download the multimedia content it’s being used to play for viewing offline with a more power-efficient and stable media player like VLC.
Using Safari, it’s easily possible to download movies from YouTube, Google Video etc… and watch them offline with a very simple hack. Here’s how:
Street League Skateboarding is back for 2011 – last year’s competition was awesome fun and they’ve changed up some of the rules for the 2011 competition.
What they’ve also done is host the clips on a server with a 300 page which lets you browse the .flv files available. This means you can download them for watching offline in VLC or your media player of choice.
I’m a big fan of street league and it’s awesome to see it back on the air!
Here’s the link for the ESPN site, and here’s where you can grab the files for download.
Or, if you’d prefer just to watch here the videos are after the break.
[UPDATE: Stop 2 available here]