Christian Heilmann

Vid.ly Bookmarklet – download different formats

If you followed my exploits lately in the realm of HTML5 video you’d know that I am a big fan of the video conversion service vid.ly. This service automatically converts your videos to dozens of different formats and redirects your browsers and mobile devices to the correct format when you call up a single URL.

Being a paranoid developer, I also wanted to have a way to download the browser optimised versions of the videos, so I wrote a bookmarklet to allow you to do that.

Simply drag the following link to your browser toolbar: Vid.ly download

The bookmarklet then adds links to any vid.ly page to download the different versions: