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How to Download Our Videos from iTunes U

Many of Edutopia's video documentaries are now available for free download via Apple's iTunes U.
September 16, 2008
Here's how to access downloads:

You may visit Edutopia on iTunes U to see everything in the library.

Or, find links directly to specific videos by clicking the "Get Video" tab under the player on any Edutopia video page. If the video is available, you will see the phrase "This video is available as a free download from iTunes U" which includes a link directly to that video on iTunes. That link should open up a browser for you and display various topic-based collections of Edutopia videos. Search for the title of the video you want, then click on the "View in iTunes" link on the right of the title to get to iTunes.

Once you're in iTunes and you see the title of the video you want, clicking on the "FREE" button to the far right of the video title should automatically start a download to your computer's hard drive, which you can play through iTunes even when you're offline with no internet connection.

If you do not have iTunes on your computer, download iTunes here.

If you have any difficulties making this work, have questions of any kind, or would like to request a higher-quality file of an older video, please feel free to contact us at for help.

We also offer embedding code on our video pages for use in your blogs (see the Embeddable Player page for more information), and many of our older videos are available on DVD compilations.

We hope you enjoy this offering from Edutopia video.

Editor's Note: Videos published before 2011 were optimized for playing only on mobile devices such as phones and mp3 players, and are fairly small files. Videos published from 2011 to the present are higher resolution.

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