Re: You Tube links expiring?
John Holcomb II
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They can be removed either by YouTube for copyright reasons or by the person who uploaded it themselves.
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Friday, June 18, 2021 3:13 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] You Tube links expiring?
If the instructor provides these links and you listen to lessons at your convenience, not live, then they are available at least for a time. You should use a program like Pontes Media Downloader to download the audio, or, if you wish, you can record them as they play. Its up to you how you do this. I can tell you about a recording program you can use and I can tell you more about Pontes Media Downloader. Others can discuss such topics as well.
I don’t know why the material is no longer available. I don’t know if links to certain material expire or if your instructor is making the material unavailable.
Hi List, I have been doing my guitar lessons via Zoom and my instructor has been sending me their recordings as You Tube links.
I am now wanting to go back and revisit my first piece that was in late January or early February. However, when I click on those links now, which did work at that time, they now say “Not available”.
Do You Tube links expire and can they be renewed?
Since I’m paying a hefty fee for each lesson, I am distressed over the idea that I might have to pay him yet again for the lessons.
If they do expire, is there a way to make a more permanent recording with the computer?
Thanks very much for any help!
Sincerely, Vicky V