.htaccess to force downloads

I need to ideally be able to force downloads of movies in a directory rather than the client streaming them, as this saves bandwidth. I cant find a way to do this, however i imagine i could use .htaccess to do so ?

any ideas please ?

In your .htaccess file, something like this should work:

Just add to that whichever file extensions you wish to force downloads for.

Mousee had given you the right answer.

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