I have been downloading zip files from Google Drive. The files contain mp4 videos, and I didn't want to wait for the download to finish. VLC could play incomplete files just fine, but then the downloaded files are zip files, not mp4 files.
wget is probably the easiest way to pipe a download directly to a filter, and then I could use
funzip and output to a file, then play it as if streaming a video. However I couldn't get
wget to download from Google Drive, it just kept returning
ERROR 400 bad request error, same happened to
curl, so I had to settle with Chromium. That way I would have to pipe from an incomplete file rather than a download.
Is there any simple way to use a file currently being downloaded for piping to