Browser: Embedded Video Download

One of many ways, how to find the direct link to an online video…


The Mozilla Firefox web browser enables users to show its cache content. Opening a brand new link to a web page, that contains a video file, which was a priori hidden and is dynamically loaded using (several) JavaScipt(s) and a Macromedia Flash player, generates new records into the browser’s cache.

By typing the following into its address field, the Firefox’s cache can be displayed:


Considering, that the cache is completely clear when the browser starts, opening a brand new link generates a few new statements, that can be easily observed and the direct link to the video can be found.

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