I use Coursera-dl to download lecture videos and materials from Coursera, so I can watch them later after the course is finished.
How to install
coursera-dl on Windows machine? It’s easy.
1.First of all you need to download Python 2.7 (don’t download Python 3, it is a different and incompatible version) from Python download page.
Pip (Python package manager)
- Download file https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py to Python directory.
- Run the command line
- Change directory to your Python installation (
C:\Python27for my case )
3.Install Coursera-dl script
- In the command line change directory to
C:\Python27\Scriptsfor my case)
pip install coursera-dl
4.Now you are ready to download materials! For this you need the class name identificator from the browser URL.
Provide your user name and password, directory to download and class name identificator as the parameters into
Don’t forget, that you have to accept the honor code of the class before using this script (happens the very first time you go to the class page).