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Downloading things from the internet is usually pretty simple. What makes it difficult is trying to figure out where the download goes. In most cases, downloads simply go to the Downloads folder, which is on your computer by default. However, you may want to put downloads into a different folder.  Or perhaps you aren’t sure where the download went in general. Nearly every browser allows you to change the default file download location, which may be useful if you are doing bulk downloads of files that should go into another folder altogether. Most browsers also offer the option to determine where you want to download a file.

Either way can make bulk downloads faster by skipping the need to go to the Downloads folder and moving these files to the proper folder. These will be our main focuses in this video:

Submitted by: Tyler Kron-Piatek, academic technologist, Center for Online Learning and Innovation