downloader of videos from YouTube and other sites

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downloader of videos from YouTube and other sites



youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from and other sites that don't provide direct links to the videos served.

youtube-dl allows the user, among other things, to choose a specific video quality to download (if available) or let the program automatically determine the best (or worst) quality video to grab. It supports downloading entire playlists and all videos from a given user.

Currently supported sites (or features of sites) are:, 3sat,, 8tracks,, ARD,, AUEngine, Bandcamp,,, Break, Brightcove,, CollegeHumor, ComedyCentral, CondeNast, Criterion, CSpan, dailymotion, DailymotionPlaylist, DepositFiles, Dotsub, eHow, Escapist, exfm, facebook, Flickr, Freesound, FunnyOrDie, GameSpot, Gametrailers, generic, HotNewHipHop, Howcast, Hypem,, Ina, InfoQ, Instagram, Jukebox,, Kankan, keek, liveleak, Livestream, metacafe, mixcloud (CURRENTLY BROKEN), MTV,, MySpass, myvideo, NBA, Ooyala, photobucket,, Pornotube, RBMARadio, RedTube, RingTV, Roxwel,, Sina, soundcloud, soundcloud:set, Spiegel, stanfordoc, Statigram, Steam, Teamcoco, TED, TF1, ThisAV, TrailerAddict, Tudou, Tumblr, Tutv, ustream, Vbox7, Veoh, Vevo,,, vimeo, vimeo:channel, Vine,, Weibo, Wimp, WorldStarHipHop, XHamster, XNXX, XVideos, Yahoo, YouJizz, Youku, YouPorn, youtube, youtube:channel, youtube:favorites, youtube:playlist, youtube:recommended, youtube:search, youtube:show, youtube:subscriptions, youtube:user, youtube:watch_later, ZDF.

License: Open Source
Version: 2013.08.29