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youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and a several more sites(see supported sites). If you don't like command line software then get a GUI like DLNow-Video-Downloader. Or from the command prompt just type youtube-dl.exe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8UZQkN52o4 and it will download your youtube video.

Free software
OS:Windows Mac Linux
Version:2017.02.27
Released:Feb 27,2017
File size:7.3MB
9.2/10
12 votes




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2017.02.27 (February 27, 2017)




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287 files1.7GB




Supported operating systems

WinWindows MacMac OS LinuxLinux




License

Free software




More information and other downloads

Download DLNow-Video-Downloader here, an easy to use youtube-dl GUI/Frontend.

All youtube-dl supported sites.




Version history / Release notes / Changelog


version 2017.02.27

Core
* [downloader/common] Limit displaying 2 digits after decimal point in sleep
interval message (#12183)
+ [extractor/common] Add preference to _parse_html5_media_entries

Extractors
+ [npo] Add support for zapp.nl
+ [npo] Add support for hetklokhuis.nl (#12293)
- [scivee] Remove extractor (#9315)
+ [cda] Decode download URL (#12255)
+ [crunchyroll] Improve uploader extraction (#12267)
+ [youtube] Raise GeoRestrictedError
+ [dailymotion] Raise GeoRestrictedError
+ [mdr] Recognize more URL patterns (#12169)
+ [tvigle] Raise GeoRestrictedError
* [vevo] Fix extraction for videos with the new streams/streamsV3 format
(#11719)
+ [freshlive] Add support for freshlive.tv (#12175)
+ [xhamster] Capture and output videoClosed error (#12263)
+ [etonline] Add support for etonline.com (#12236)
+ [njpwworld] Add support for njpwworld.com (#11561)
* [amcnetworks] Relax URL regular expression (#12127)

View full changelog




All features


Getting started

In Windows save the exe version somewhere (in your PATH if you want to run it simply as youtube-dl) and run it from the command line.

To install it right away for all UNIX users (Linux, OS X, etc.), type:
sudo curl https://yt-dl.org/downloads/2015.10.23/youtube-dl -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

In Unix, download it, give it execution permission and copy it to one of the PATH directories (typically, /usr/local/bin).

To update, simply call youtube-dl -U, we recommend to do it often.

After that, you should be able to call it from the command line as youtube-dl. I will use youtube-dl in the following examples. Usage instructions are easy. Use youtube-dl followed by a video URL or identifier. Example: youtube-dl "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foobar". The video will be saved to the file foobar.flv in that example. As YouTube.com videos are usually in Flash Video format, their extension should be flv. In Linux and other unices, video players using a recent version of ffmpeg can play them. That includes VLC, MPlayer, etc. Those two work under Windows and other platforms, but you could also get a specific FLV player of your taste.

If you try to run the program and you receive an error message containing the keyword SyntaxError near the end, it means your Python interpreter is too old, remember that youtube-dl need Python version 2.6, 2.7, or 3.2+.

More usage tips

The program is usually invoked as youtube-dl followed by options and the video URLs. Listing all the options here would make this text too long, so you can run youtube-dl --help and get a summary of them. From that point on you can start experimenting with the different options yourself. The most common ones are -t (or -l) to include the video title in the file name. Also, the -o option can specify the output file name and path. It allows special character sequences that can be used as templates to be replaced. See the "Output template" section for more details.

Some YouTube videos are served using Adobe's proprietary RTMP protocol, which imposes DRM restrictions and encrypts the connection. youtube-dl is not able to download these videos by itself. However, it will attempt to use the rtmpdump program, if it's installed in your system, to download these videos.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Frequently Asked Questions documentation chapter contains answers to some common questions that pop up in my e-mail and in the issue tracker. Be sure to check it before reporting problems.

Supported sites

youtube-dl can download videos from not only YouTube, but over 500 different services. For a complete list, see the Supported sites pages or execute youtube-dl --extractor-descriptions.

Proxy support

youtube-dl supports downloading videos through a proxy, by setting the http_proxy environment variable to the proxy URL, as in http://proxy_machine_name:port/.

YouTube Video

Using the -f option and other related options, you can specify the video format to be downloaded. Add the -F option to see all valid formats. If you have an order of preference other than best quality, specify the formats separating them with slashes: -f 22/17/18. You can also pass in an extension, like -f mp4/webm.

Output template

The -o option allows users to indicate a template for the output file names. The basic usage is not to set any template arguments when downloading a single file, like in youtube-dl -o funny_video.flv "http://some/video". However, it may contain special sequences that will be replaced when downloading each video. The special sequences have the format %(NAME)s. To clarify, that's a percent symbol followed by a name in parenthesis, followed by a lowercase S. Allowed names are:

id: The sequence will be replaced by the video identifier.
url: The sequence will be replaced by the video URL.
uploader: The sequence will be replaced by the nickname of the person who uploaded the video.
upload_date: The sequence will be replaced by the upload date in YYYYMMDD format.
title: The sequence will be replaced by the video title.
ext: The sequence will be replaced by the appropriate extension (like flv or mp4).
epoch: The sequence will be replaced by the Unix epoch when creating the file.
autonumber: The sequence will be replaced by a five-digit number that will be increased with each download, starting at zero.
The current default template is %(id)s.%(ext)s, but that will be switchted to %(title)s-%(id)s.%(ext)s (which can be requested with -t at the moment).

In some cases, you don't want special characters such as 中, spaces, or &, such as when transferring the downloaded filename to a Windows system or the filename through an 8bit-unsafe channel. In these cases, add the --restrict-filenames flag to get a shorter title:

$ youtube-dl --get-filename -o "%(title)s.%(ext)s" BaW_jenozKc
youtube-dl test video ''_ä↭𝕐.mp4 # All kinds of weird characters
$ youtube-dl --get-filename -o "%(title)s.%(ext)s" BaW_jenozKc --restrict-filenames
youtube-dl_test_video_.mp4 # A simple file name

All supported sites:
1tv:, 1up.com, 20min, 220.ro, 22tracks:genre, 22tracks:track, 24video, 3qsdn: 3Q SDN, 3sat, 4tube, 56.com, 5min, 8tracks, 91porn, 9c9media, 9c9media:stack, 9gag, 9now.com.au, abc.net.au, abc.net.au:iview, abcnews, abcnews:video, abcotvs: ABC Owned Television Stations, abcotvs:clips, AcademicEarth:Course, acast, acast:channel, AddAnime, AdobeTV, AdobeTVChannel, AdobeTVShow, AdobeTVVideo, AdultSwim, aenetworks: A+E Networks: A&E, Lifetime, History.com, FYI Network, AfreecaTV: afreecatv.com, AirMozilla, AlJazeera, Allocine, AlphaPorno, AMCNetworks, anderetijden: npo.nl and ntr.nl, AnimeOnDemand, anitube.se, AnySex, Aparat, AppleConnect, AppleDaily: , appletrailers, appletrailers:section, archive.org: archive.org videos, ARD, ARD:mediathek, Arkena, arte.tv, arte.tv:+7, arte.tv:cinema, arte.tv:concert, arte.tv:creative, arte.tv:ddc, arte.tv:embed, arte.tv:future, arte.tv:info, arte.tv:magazine, arte.tv:playlist, AtresPlayer, ATTTechChannel, AudiMedia, AudioBoom, audiomack, audiomack:album, auroravid: AuroraVid, AWAAN, awaan:live, awaan:season, awaan:video, Azubu, AzubuLive, BaiduVideo: , bambuser, bambuser:channel, Bandcamp, Bandcamp:album, bbc: BBC, bbc.co.uk: BBC iPlayer, bbc.co.uk:article: BBC articles, bbc.co.uk:iplayer:playlist, bbc.co.uk:playlist, Beatport, Beeg, BehindKink, BellMedia, Bet, Bigflix, Bild: Bild.de, BiliBili, BioBioChileTV, BIQLE, BleacherReport, BleacherReportCMS, blinkx, Bloomberg, BokeCC, Bpb: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, BR: Bayerischer Rundfunk Mediathek, BravoTV, Break, brightcove:legacy, brightcove:new, bt:article: Bergens Tidende Articles, bt:vestlendingen: Bergens Tidende - Vestlendingen, BuzzFeed, BYUtv, BYUtvEvent, Camdemy, CamdemyFolder, CamWithHer, canalc2.tv, Canalplus: canalplus.fr, piwiplus.fr and d8.tv, Canvas, CarambaTV, CarambaTVPage, CartoonNetwork, cbc.ca, cbc.ca:player, cbc.ca:watch, cbc.ca:watch:video, CBS, CBSInteractive, CBSLocal, cbsnews: CBS News, cbsnews:livevideo: CBS News Live Videos, CBSSports, CCMA, CCTV: , CDA, CeskaTelevize, channel9: Channel 9, CharlieRose, Chaturbate, Chilloutzone, chirbit, chirbit:profile, Cinchcast, Clipfish, cliphunter, ClipRs, Clipsyndicate, CloserToTruth, cloudtime: CloudTime, Cloudy, Clubic, Clyp, cmt.com, CNBC, CNN, CNNArticle, CNNBlogs, CollegeRama, ComCarCoff, ComedyCentral, ComedyCentralFullEpisodes, ComedyCentralShortname, ComedyCentralTV, CondeNast: Condé Nast media group: Allure, Architectural Digest, Ars Technica, Bon Appétit, Brides, Condé Nast, Condé Nast Traveler, Details, Epicurious, GQ, Glamour, Golf Digest, SELF, Teen Vogue, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Vogue, W Magazine, WIRED, Coub, Cracked, Crackle, Criterion, CrooksAndLiars, Crunchyroll, crunchyroll:playlist, CSNNE, CSpan: C-SPAN, CtsNews: , CTVNews, culturebox.francetvinfo.fr, CultureUnplugged, curiositystream, curiositystream:collection, CWTV, DailyMail, dailymotion, dailymotion:playlist, dailymotion:user, DailymotionCloud, daum.net, daum.net:clip, daum.net:playlist, daum.net:user, DBTV, DctpTv, DeezerPlaylist, defense.gouv.fr, democracynow, DHM: Filmarchiv - Deutsches Historisches Museum, DigitallySpeaking, Digiteka, Discovery, DiscoveryGo, Dotsub, DouyuTV: , DPlay, dramafever, dramafever:series, DRBonanza, Dropbox, DrTuber, DRTV, Dumpert, dvtv: http://video.aktualne.cz/, dw, dw:article, EaglePlatform, EbaumsWorld, EchoMsk, eHow, Einthusan, eitb.tv, EllenTV, EllenTV:clips, ElPais: El País, Embedly, EMPFlix, Engadget, Eporner, EroProfile, Escapist, ESPN, ESPNArticle, EsriVideo, Europa, EveryonesMixtape, ExpoTV, ExtremeTube, EyedoTV, facebook, FacebookPluginsVideo, faz.net, fc2, fc2:embed, Fczenit, features.aol.com, fernsehkritik.tv, Firstpost, FiveTV, Flickr, Flipagram, Folketinget: Folketinget (ft.dk; Danish parliament), FootyRoom, Formula1, FOX, FOX9, Foxgay, foxnews: Fox News and Fox Business Video, foxnews:article, foxnews:insider, FoxSports, france2.fr:generation-quoi, FranceCulture, FranceInter, francetv: France 2, 3, 4, 5 and Ô, francetvinfo.fr, Freesound, freespeech.org, Funimation, FunnyOrDie, Fusion, FXNetworks, GameInformer, GameOne, gameone:playlist, Gamersyde, GameSpot, GameStar, Gazeta, GDCVault, generic: Generic downloader that works on some sites, Gfycat, GiantBomb, Giga, Glide: Glide mobile video messages (glide.me), Globo, GloboArticle, Go, GodTube, GodTV, Golem, GoogleDrive, Goshgay, GPUTechConf, Groupon, Hark, HBO, HBOEpisode, HearThisAt, Heise, HellPorno, Helsinki: helsinki.fi, HentaiStigma, HGTV, hgtv.com:show, HistoricFilms, history:topic: History.com Topic, hitbox, hitbox:live, HornBunny, HotNewHipHop, HotStar, Howcast, HowStuffWorks, HRTi, HRTiPlaylist, Huajiao: , HuffPost: Huffington Post, Hypem, Iconosquare, ign.com, imdb: Internet Movie Database trailers, imdb:list: Internet Movie Database lists, Imgur, ImgurAlbum, Ina, Indavideo, IndavideoEmbed, InfoQ, Instagram, instagram:user: Instagram user profile, InternetVideoArchive, IPrima, iqiyi: , Ir90Tv, ivi: ivi.ru, ivi:compilation: ivi.ru compilations, ivideon: Ivideon TV, Iwara, Izlesene, Jamendo, JamendoAlbum, JeuxVideo, Jove, jpopsuki.tv, JWPlatform, Kaltura, Kamcord, KanalPlay: Kanal 5/9/11 Play, Kankan, Karaoketv, KarriereVideos, keek, KeezMovies, Ketnet, KhanAcademy, KickStarter, KonserthusetPlay, kontrtube: KontrTube.ru -, KrasView: , Ku6, KUSI, kuwo:album: - , kuwo:category: - , kuwo:chart: - , kuwo:mv: - MV, kuwo:singer: - , kuwo:song: , la7.it, laola1tv, laola1tv:embed, LCI, Lcp, LcpPlay, Le: , Learnr, Lecture2Go, LEGO, Lemonde, LePlaylist, LetvCloud: , Libsyn, life: Life.ru, life:embed, limelight, limelight:channel, limelight:channel_list, LiTV, LiveLeak, livestream, livestream:original, LnkGo, loc: Library of Congress, LocalNews8, LoveHomePorn, lrt.lt, lynda: lynda.com videos, lynda:course: lynda.com online courses, m6, macgamestore: MacGameStore trailers, mailru: @Mail.Ru, MakersChannel, MakerTV, mangomolo:live, mangomolo:video, MatchTV, MDR: MDR.DE and KiKA, media.ccc.de, Meipai: , MelonVOD, META, metacafe, Metacritic, Mgoon, MGTV: TV, MiaoPai, Minhateca, MinistryGrid, Minoto, miomio.tv, MiTele: mitele.es, mixcloud, mixcloud:playlist, mixcloud:stream, mixcloud:user, MLB, Mnet, MoeVideo: LetitBit video services: moevideo.net, playreplay.net and videochart.net, Mofosex, Mojvideo, Moniker: allmyvideos.net and vidspot.net, Morningstar: morningstar.com, Motherless, Motorsport: motorsport.com, MovieClips, MovieFap, Moviezine, MovingImage, MPORA, MSN, mtg: MTG services, mtv, mtv.de, mtv:video, mtvservices:embedded, MuenchenTV: münchen.tv, MusicPlayOn, mva: Microsoft Virtual Academy videos, mva:course: Microsoft Virtual Academy courses, Mwave, MwaveMeetGreet, MySpace, MySpace:album, MySpass, Myvi, myvideo (Currently broken), MyVidster, n-tv.de, natgeo, natgeo:episodeguide, natgeo:video, Naver, NBA, NBC, NBCNews, NBCOlympics, NBCSports, NBCSportsVPlayer, ndr: NDR.de - Norddeutscher Rundfunk, ndr:embed, ndr:embed:base, NDTV, NerdCubedFeed, netease:album: - , netease:djradio: - , netease:mv: - MV, netease:playlist: - , netease:program: - , netease:singer: - , netease:song: , Netzkino, Newgrounds, Newstube, NextMedia: , NextMediaActionNews: - , nfb: National Film Board of Canada, nfl.com, NhkVod, nhl.com, nhl.com:news: NHL news, nhl.com:videocenter, nhl.com:videocenter:category: NHL videocenter category, nick.com, nick.de, nicknight, niconico: , NiconicoPlaylist, Nintendo, njoy: N-JOY, njoy:embed, NobelPrize, Noco, Normalboots, NosVideo, Nova: TN.cz, Prásk.tv, Nova.cz, Novaplus.cz, FANDA.tv, Krásná.cz and Doma.cz, nowness, nowness:playlist, nowness:series, NowTV (Currently broken), NowTVList, nowvideo: NowVideo, Noz, npo: npo.nl and ntr.nl, npo.nl:live, npo.nl:radio, npo.nl:radio:fragment, Npr, NRK, NRKPlaylist, NRKSkole: NRK Skole, NRKTV: NRK TV and NRK Radio, NRKTVDirekte: NRK TV Direkte and NRK Radio Direkte, NRKTVEpisodes, ntv.ru, Nuvid, NYTimes, NYTimesArticle, NZZ, ocw.mit.edu, OdaTV, Odnoklassniki, OktoberfestTV, on.aol.com, OnDemandKorea, onet.tv, onet.tv:channel, OnionStudios, Ooyala, OoyalaExternal, Openload, OraTV, orf:fm4: radio FM4, orf:iptv: iptv.ORF.at, orf:oe1: Radio Österreich 1, orf:tvthek: ORF TVthek, PandaTV: TV, pandora.tv: TV, parliamentlive.tv: UK parliament videos, Patreon, pbs: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and member stations: PBS: Public Broadcasting Service, APT - Alabama Public Television (WBIQ), GPB/Georgia Public Broadcasting (WGTV), Mississippi Public Broadcasting (WMPN), Nashville Public Television (WNPT), WFSU-TV (WFSU), WSRE (WSRE), WTCI (WTCI), WPBA/Channel 30 (WPBA), Alaska Public Media (KAKM), Arizona PBS (KAET), KNME-TV/Channel 5 (KNME), Vegas PBS (KLVX), AETN/ARKANSAS ETV NETWORK (KETS), KET (WKLE), WKNO/Channel 10 (WKNO), LPB/LOUISIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING (WLPB), OETA (KETA), Ozarks Public Television (KOZK), WSIU Public Broadcasting (WSIU), KEET TV (KEET), KIXE/Channel 9 (KIXE), KPBS San Diego (KPBS), KQED (KQED), KVIE Public Television (KVIE), PBS SoCal/KOCE (KOCE), ValleyPBS (KVPT), CONNECTICUT PUBLIC TELEVISION (WEDH), KNPB Channel 5 (KNPB), SOPTV (KSYS), Rocky Mountain PBS (KRMA), KENW-TV3 (KENW), KUED Channel 7 (KUED), Wyoming PBS (KCWC), Colorado Public Television / KBDI 12 (KBDI), KBYU-TV (KBYU), Thirteen/WNET New York (WNET), WGBH/Channel 2 (WGBH), WGBY (WGBY), NJTV Public Media NJ (WNJT), WLIW21 (WLIW), mpt/Maryland Public Television (WMPB), WETA Television and Radio (WETA), WHYY (WHYY), PBS 39 (WLVT), WVPT - Your Source for PBS and More! (WVPT), Howard University Television (WHUT), WEDU PBS (WEDU), WGCU Public Media (WGCU), WPBT2 (WPBT), WUCF TV (WUCF), WUFT/Channel 5 (WUFT), WXEL/Channel 42 (WXEL), WLRN/Channel 17 (WLRN), WUSF Public Broadcasting (WUSF), ETV (WRLK), UNC-TV (WUNC), PBS Hawaii - Oceanic Cable Channel 10 (KHET), Idaho Public Television (KAID), KSPS (KSPS), OPB (KOPB), KWSU/Channel 10 & KTNW/Channel 31 (KWSU), WILL-TV (WILL), Network Knowledge - WSEC/Springfield (WSEC), WTTW11 (WTTW), Iowa Public Television/IPTV (KDIN), Nine Network (KETC), PBS39 Fort Wayne (WFWA), WFYI Indianapolis (WFYI), Milwaukee Public Television (WMVS), WNIN (WNIN), WNIT Public Television (WNIT), WPT (WPNE), WVUT/Channel 22 (WVUT), WEIU/Channel 51 (WEIU), WQPT-TV (WQPT), WYCC PBS Chicago (WYCC), WIPB-TV (WIPB), WTIU (WTIU), CET (WCET), ThinkTVNetwork (WPTD), WBGU-TV (WBGU), WGVU TV (WGVU), NET1 (KUON), Pioneer Public Television (KWCM), SDPB Television (KUSD), TPT (KTCA), KSMQ (KSMQ), KPTS/Channel 8 (KPTS), KTWU/Channel 11 (KTWU), East Tennessee PBS (WSJK), WCTE-TV (WCTE), WLJT, Channel 11 (WLJT), WOSU TV (WOSU), WOUB/WOUC (WOUB), WVPB (WVPB), WKYU-PBS (WKYU), KERA 13 (KERA), MPBN (WCBB), Mountain Lake PBS (WCFE), NHPTV (WENH), Vermont PBS (WETK), witf (WITF), WQED Multimedia (WQED), WMHT Educational Telecommunications (WMHT), Q-TV (WDCQ), WTVS Detroit Public TV (WTVS), CMU Public Television (WCMU), WKAR-TV (WKAR), WNMU-TV Public TV 13 (WNMU), WDSE - WRPT (WDSE), WGTE TV (WGTE), Lakeland Public Television (KAWE), KMOS-TV - Channels 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3 (KMOS), MontanaPBS (KUSM), KRWG/Channel 22 (KRWG), KACV (KACV), KCOS/Channel 13 (KCOS), WCNY/Channel 24 (WCNY), WNED (WNED), WPBS (WPBS), WSKG Public TV (WSKG), WXXI (WXXI), WPSU (WPSU), WVIA Public Media Studios (WVIA), WTVI (WTVI), Western Reserve PBS (WNEO), WVIZ/PBS ideastream (WVIZ), KCTS 9 (KCTS), Basin PBS (KPBT), KUHT / Channel 8 (KUHT), KLRN (KLRN), KLRU (KLRU), WTJX Channel 12 (WTJX), WCVE PBS (WCVE), KBTC Public Television (KBTC), pcmag, People, periscope: Periscope, periscope:user: Periscope user videos, PhilharmonieDeParis: Philharmonie de Paris, phoenix.de, Photobucket, Piksel, Pinkbike, Pladform, play.fm, PlaysTV, Playtvak: Playtvak.cz, iDNES.cz and Lidovky.cz, Playvid, Playwire, pluralsight, pluralsight:course, plus.google: Google Plus, pluzz.francetv.fr, podomatic, Pokemon, PolskieRadio, PolskieRadioCategory, PornCom, PornHd, PornHub: PornHub and Thumbzilla, PornHubPlaylist, PornHubUserVideos, Pornotube, PornoVoisines, PornoXO, PressTV, PrimeShareTV, PromptFile, prosiebensat1: ProSiebenSat.1 Digital, Puls4, Pyvideo, qqmusic: , qqmusic:album: - , qqmusic:playlist: - , qqmusic:singer: - , qqmusic:toplist: - , R7, R7Article, radio.de, radiobremen, radiocanada, RadioCanadaAudioVideo, radiofrance, RadioJavan, Rai, RaiTV, RBMARadio, RDS: RDS.ca, RedTube, RegioTV, RENTV, RENTVArticle, Restudy, Reuters, ReverbNation, revision, revision3:embed, RICE, RingTV, RMCDecouverte, RockstarGames, RoosterTeeth, RottenTomatoes, Roxwel, Rozhlas, RTBF, rte: Raidió Teilifís Éireann TV, rte:radio: Raidió Teilifís Éireann radio, rtl.nl: rtl.nl and rtlxl.nl, RTL2, RTP, RTS: RTS.ch, rtve.es:alacarta: RTVE a la carta, rtve.es:infantil: RTVE infantil, rtve.es:live: RTVE.es live streams, rtve.es:television, RTVNH, Rudo, RUHD, RulePorn, rutube: Rutube videos, rutube:channel: Rutube channels, rutube:embed: Rutube embedded videos, rutube:movie: Rutube movies, rutube:person: Rutube person videos, RUTV: RUTV.RU, Ruutu, safari: safaribooksonline.com online video, safari:api, safari:course: safaribooksonline.com online courses, Sandia: Sandia National Laboratories, Sapo: SAPO Vídeos, savefrom.net, SBS: sbs.com.au, schooltv, SciVee, screen.yahoo:search: Yahoo screen search, Screencast, ScreencastOMatic, ScreenJunkies, Seeker, SenateISVP, SendtoNews, ServingSys, Sexu, Shahid, Shared: shared.sx, ShareSix, ShowRoomLive, Sina, SixPlay, skynewsarabia:article, skynewsarabia:video, SkySports, Slideshare, Slutload, smotri: Smotri.com, smotri:broadcast: Smotri.com broadcasts, smotri:community: Smotri.com community videos, smotri:user: Smotri.com user videos, Snotr, Sohu, SonyLIV, soundcloud, soundcloud:playlist, soundcloud:search: Soundcloud search, soundcloud:set, soundcloud:user, soundgasm, soundgasm:profile, southpark.cc.com, southpark.cc.com:español, southpark.de, southpark.nl, southparkstudios.dk, SpankBang, Spankwire, Spiegel, Spiegel:Article: Articles on spiegel.de, Spiegeltv, Spike, Sport5, SportBox, SportBoxEmbed, SportDeutschland, Sportschau, sr:mediathek: Saarländischer Rundfunk, SRGSSR, SRGSSRPlay: srf.ch, rts.ch, rsi.ch, rtr.ch and swissinfo.ch play sites, stanfordoc: Stanford Open ClassRoom, Steam, Stitcher, Streamable, streamcloud.eu, StreamCZ, StreetVoice, SunPorno, SVT, SVTPlay: SVT Play and Öppet arkiv, SWRMediathek, Syfy, SztvHu, t-online.de, Tagesschau, tagesschau:player, Tass, TBS, TDSLifeway, teachertube: teachertube.com videos, teachertube:user:collection: teachertube.com user and collection videos, TeachingChannel, Teamcoco, TeamFourStar, TechTalks, techtv.mit.edu, ted, Tele13, TeleBruxelles, Telecinco: telecinco.es, cuatro.com and mediaset.es, Telegraaf, TeleMB, TeleQuebec, TeleTask, Telewebion, TF1, TFO, TheIntercept, theoperaplatform, ThePlatform, ThePlatformFeed, TheScene, TheSixtyOne, TheStar, TheWeatherChannel, ThisAmericanLife, ThisAV, ThisOldHouse, tinypic: tinypic.com videos, tlc.de, TMZ, TMZArticle, TNAFlix, TNAFlixNetworkEmbed, toggle, Tosh: Tosh.0, tou.tv, Toypics: Toypics user profile, ToypicsUser: Toypics user profile, TrailerAddict (Currently broken), Trilulilu, TruTV, Tube8, TubiTv, tudou, tudou:album, tudou:playlist, Tumblr, tunein:clip, tunein:program, tunein:station, tunein:topic, Turbo, Tutv, tv.dfb.de, TV2, TV2Article, TV3, TV4: tv4.se and tv4play.se, TVANouvelles, TVANouvellesArticle, TVC, TVCArticle, tvigle: - Tvigle.ru, tvland.com, TVNoe, tvp: Telewizja Polska, tvp:embed: Telewizja Polska, tvp:series, Tweakers, twitch:chapter, twitch:clips, twitch:profile, twitch:stream, twitch:video, twitch:videos:all, twitch:videos:highlights, twitch:videos:past-broadcasts, twitch:videos:uploads, twitch:vod, twitter, twitter:amplify, twitter:card, udemy, udemy:course, UDNEmbed: , UKTVPlay, Unistra, uol.com.br, uplynk, uplynk:preplay, Urort: NRK P3 Urørt, URPlay, USANetwork, USAToday, ustream, ustream:channel, ustudio, ustudio:embed, Varzesh3, Vbox7, VeeHD, Veoh, Vessel, Vesti: .Ru, Vevo, VevoPlaylist, VGTV: VGTV, BTTV, FTV, Aftenposten and Aftonbladet, vh1.com, Viafree, Vice, Viceland, ViceShow, Vidbit, Viddler, Videa, video.google:search: Google Video search, video.mit.edu, VideoDetective, videofy.me, VideoMega, videomore, videomore:season, videomore:video, VideoPremium, VideoTt: video.tt - Your True Tube (Currently broken), videoweed: VideoWeed, Vidio, vidme, vidme:user, vidme:user:likes, Vidzi, vier, vier:videos, ViewLift, ViewLiftEmbed, Viewster, Viidea, viki, viki:channel, vimeo, vimeo:album, vimeo:channel, vimeo:group, vimeo:likes: Vimeo user likes, vimeo:ondemand, vimeo:review: Review pages on vimeo, vimeo:user, vimeo:watchlater: Vimeo watch later list, "vimeowatchlater" keyword (requires authentication), Vimple: Vimple - one-click video hosting, Vine, vine:user, Viu, viu:ott, viu:playlist, Vivo: vivo.sx, vk: VK, vk:uservideos: VK - User's Videos, vk:wallpost, vlive, Vodlocker, VODPlatform, VoiceRepublic, VoxMedia, Vporn, vpro: npo.nl and ntr.nl, VRT, vube: Vube.com, VuClip, VVVVID, VyboryMos, Vzaar, Walla, washingtonpost, washingtonpost:article, wat.tv, WatchIndianPorn: Watch Indian Porn, WDR, wdr:mobile, Webcaster, WebcasterFeed, WebOfStories, WebOfStoriesPlaylist, WeiqiTV: WQTV, wholecloud: WholeCloud, Wimp, Wistia, wnl: npo.nl and ntr.nl, WorldStarHipHop, wrzuta.pl, wrzuta.pl:playlist, WSJ: Wall Street Journal, XBef, XboxClips, XFileShare: XFileShare based sites: DaClips, FileHoot, GorillaVid, MovPod, PowerWatch, Rapidvideo.ws, TheVideoBee, Vidto, Streamin.To, XVIDSTAGE, XHamster, XHamsterEmbed, xiami:album: - , xiami:artist: - , xiami:collection: - , xiami:song: , XMinus, XNXX, Xstream, XTube, XTubeUser: XTube user profile, Xuite: Xuite, XVideos, XXXYMovies, Yahoo: Yahoo screen and movies, Yam: yam, yandexmusic:album: . - , yandexmusic:playlist: . - , yandexmusic:track: . - , YesJapan, yinyuetai:video: Tai, Ynet, YouJizz, youku: , youku:show, YouPorn, YourUpload, youtube: YouTube.com, youtube:channel: YouTube.com channels, youtube:favorites: YouTube.com favourite videos, ":ytfav" for short (requires authentication), youtube:history: Youtube watch history, ":ythistory" for short (requires authentication), youtube:live: YouTube.com live streams, youtube:playlist: YouTube.com playlists, youtube:playlists: YouTube.com user/channel playlists, youtube:recommended: YouTube.com recommended videos, ":ytrec" for short (requires authentication), youtube:search: YouTube.com searches, youtube:search:date: YouTube.com searches, newest videos first, youtube:search_url: YouTube.com search URLs, youtube:shared, youtube:show: YouTube.com (multi-season) shows, youtube:subscriptions: YouTube.com subscriptions feed, "ytsubs" keyword (requires authentication), youtube:user: YouTube.com user videos (URL or "ytuser" keyword), youtube:watchlater: Youtube watch later list, ":ytwatchlater" for short (requires authentication), Zapiks, ZDF, ZDFChannel, zingmp3: mp3.zing.vn
(check also https://github.com/rg3/youtube-dl/blob/master/docs/supportedsites.md )




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you need msvcr100.dll(32bit) to run this tool on Win10 x64.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=5555



Feb 11, 2017 Version: up-to-date OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10



This is a fantastic tool! Being able to download the highest quality audio/video possible from many different sites is great! All you need in one folder is the executable that has python already integrated, an ffmpeg executable, and then open a command window from the folder.

Awesome app!



Jan 16, 2017 Version: 2017.01.16 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10



can not start on my windows 10 64bit. "the application was unable to start correctly 0xc00007b"


Oct 27, 2016 Version: 2016.10.26 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 6/10 Functionality: 6/10 Value: 7/10 Overall: 6/10



Overall Awesome tool that gets the job done, after a quick glace at the help file one can use the -f and -F functions to download pretty much any video format available in a batch file. Yes, it's a CLI but but it's nature it makes it faster to use/implment than any gui i can see being made


Apr 30, 2016 Version: 2016.04.24 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10



This program works well and is frequently updated. with that said, I wish the author(s) would provide an easy-to-read updated changelog so one can see the differences in versions. FYI, I went to that master website and I could not easily determine the changes between versions; however, I did find the linux version website and it was much more organized than the master website. I encourage the author(s)develop a readable changelog and either link to it from here or upload it for viewing. Thank you.


Mar 25, 2016 Version: 2016.03.25 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 8/10


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