TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) videos are very popular among the technology enthusiast. It shares ides, innovative concepts, and achievements which inspires millions of users. The videos are free to watch and download. So, if you’re among these technology enthusiasts, you may wind up downloading some of these videos. In order to download Ted videos you need application like TEDinator. TEDinator is a desktop utility that queries TED database to present a complete list of videos along with their subtitles. It offers you with an intelligent search bar to search TED videos. It even added support to download TED videos in batch thus making your life simpler.
TEDinator is simple application with a maximum size of 600KB (approx). It loads with minimum or no load on your system, thus leaving you with enough resource to multi-task. When you first run the application, you are asked to specify the download folder, for downloading TED videos. You can even choose the quality of the video, specified as low, regular, or high along with the subtitle language. After this, the application may take some time to display a complete list of videos after querying TED database. You can either scroll or browse through the list of videos, or you can search for a specific video using the search bar at the top, just below the Start Download button. As you can see I searched for videos with keyword “Bill Gates”.
To download a videos or a set of videos click on the checkbox, before the name of the video or videos. After selecting your videos of interest, click Start Download to download multiple videos. This application automatically skips duplicate files and shows the download progress at the bottom of the main window. You can skip the task of downloading videos at any point by clicking on Skip button. When the download is finished, you can view the videos from the destination folder that you specified earlier.
All TED fans will definitely find this application quite appealing, as it lets you browse, search, and download TED videos. I tested this utility on Windows 7 64-bit edition. It supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.