The videos available for download have some random filenames (and some of them are just named file.mp4). It's a tedious process to download and then rename the files with the right sequence and names.
Please name your video files with meaningful names, preferably with a number to indicate the sequence as well.
As an example, the files could be named like:
and so on
I'm sorry for the frustration and for the delay in getting back to you. I wanted to let you know that we've now resolved this problem, so you your videos should now be downloaded with the correct filenames.
Please let us know if you encounter any more issues with this.
EMPLOYEE0Thanks for checking in about this. We haven't made this enhancement yet, but we've started a conversation about it. Currently, I don't have an estimate for when this may happen.
In the meantime, if you were able to download the videos in order, you might be able to keep them in order by sorting by download date.
I'm sorry for the inconvenience, but we really appreciate you working with us to improve this.
If you do the sequence numbering for videos, it would also help provide the courses as single zip file downloads (see http://getsatisfaction.com/oreilly/to...) in addition to current way of providing separate chapter file downloads.
These are simple suggestions, and for a company like O'Reilly, it shouldn't take very long to implement.
I was trying to download the videos from "Berkun's Managing Breakthrough Projects Master Class" and I see that the filenames have nothing to do with the titles given in the table of contents.
The table of contents lists the following:
Introduction: Leading and Managing Breakthrough Projects
Leading Creative teams
Psychology of Innovation
The wonders of incubation
The filenames, however, are the following:
1. Could you please spend some time to review the filenames *for all the videos on your website* (not just this one) and ensure that they have some relation to the title or even better have the title of each chapter as the filename? I don't mind words in the filename being separated by periods or underscores.
2. And again, adding a sequence number as a prefix for each file would really help download files and play them in sequence without having to look at modified dates and other magic.
I'm really hoping that O'Reilly would implement these suggestions across the board without having users come back to O'Reilly and complain for each individual video. It's very frustrating to deal with it while several other providers like Pragmatic Programmers and PeepCode do it quite well.