How to Download from Zdf

Download, record and capture video and music from Zdf

Step by Step Guide on How to Download from Zdf

Note: Images below show Youtube as an example only. Zdf can be captured in the same way.
  1. Preparation
  2. Get the Zdf video page address from web browser
  3. Enter the Zdf video page address in Jaksta Media Recorder
  4. Jaksta Media Recorder extracts Zdf video streams
  5. Jaksta Media Recorder downloads the selected Zdf stream quality and format

Preparation

  1. Download the Jaksta Media Recorder installer;
  2. Install Jaksta Media Recorder by running the downloaded installer;
  3. Once installed, start Jaksta Media Recorder from the Windows Start Menu;
  4. Open your favorite web browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Edge;
    Step 1 to download from Zdf

Get the Zdf video page address from the web browser

  1. Navigate your web browser to Zdf and the page hosting the video or music;
  2. Copy the url of the Zdf page hosting the video or music. Select the Zdf url from the address bar and use Ctrl-C or right mouse click and select Copy from the context menu.;
    Step 2 to download from Zdf

Enter the Zdf video page address in Jaksta Media Recorder

  1. Paste the Zdf url into the Jaksta Media Recorder's text box - Enter (or Drag and Drop) the URL of a video page to download using Ctrl-V;
  2. Press enter or click the down arrow ;
    Step 3 to download from Zdf

Jaksta Media Recorder extracts Zdf video streams

  1. The Zdf video will be detected and begin to extract on the Home screen;
  2. If multiple qualities or formats are available for the Zdf video then these will be displayed in the Multiple Streams Detected popup window. To download the format/quality combination you want, double click the entry;
    Step 4 to download from Zdf

Jaksta Media Recorder downloads the selected Zdf stream quality and format

  1. The Zdf video stream will then begin to download on the Home screen;
    Step 5 to download from Zdf
  2. Once the Zdf video download is complete, double click the download entry to watch it in your favorite video player.