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I saw a website that containing a report.

It is uses Windows Media Player plugin that I installed under Firefox, so I can see.

I want to convert this report to mp3 file. I found the url in the html.

But this is not working. I don't found any streamer, or video downloader that can download this file. I can see only in browser.

I don't know what to do with it. Maybe I do wrong something. I tried "Orbit", "Downloadhelper", "VLC Player", direct download from Firefox... I got the feeling that I'm lama... :-)

Do you have any idea how can I do this? Is it stream? Or is it something another thing?

Thanks for your help: dd

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That WMV you link to is a red herring. It's not a real WMV. Look inside it in notepad. But try what Frank said and see if you can download the video, from that main page there. – barlop Nov 11 '11 at 13:13
It's a .WVX - Which is a standard Windows Media Audio/Video Playlist (you can see this by doing "Save Target As..."). Often it's referred to a Windows Media "Redirector" file. Inside it will be the individual media file paths to play/download. They probably just renamed it .WMV to keep people from getting nervous when they go to click it (oh no! a WVX??), or to make it work with existing code. :) – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Nov 11 '11 at 14:18
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Download and install "Internet Download Manager".

It has a plug-in, that automatically downloads hidden URLs (of video and audio) from the browser for you.

Once you download it, you can use this service ( to convert it to your preferred format.

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have you tested it on that WMV he included in his question? – barlop Nov 11 '11 at 13:01
yes. i opened that file myself, and only IDM picked up the file from the url he gave. – Farhan Nov 11 '11 at 13:03
I installed IDM and FDM too, but they are also downloading only the vxw file. In this file I see only same location... I trying KMPLAYER to catch audio, but it is crashed... – durumdara Nov 13 '11 at 14:25
Orbit Download manager can download this file automatically! :-) – durumdara Nov 14 '11 at 9:06

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