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youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from YouTube and a several more sites(like Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, NBC, ABC, CNN, FOX NEWS, etc, see supported sites). If you don't like command line software then get a GUI like youtube-dl-gui. Or from the command prompt just type youtube-dl.exe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8UZQkN52o4 and it will download your youtube video.

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Latest version

2020.06.16.1 (June 16, 2020)



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Download youtube-dl 2020.06.16.1 Windows  8MB  Win  Portable

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Software License

Free software / FOSS (Free download and also Free and Open Source Software)



Supported operating systems

WinWindows LinuxLinux



More information and other downloads

Might require Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86) for Windows

youtube-dl GUIs/Frontend:

Download YoutubeVideoDownloader here, an very easy to use youtube-dl GUI/Frontend.
Download DLNow-Video-Downloader her, an easy to use youtube-dl GUI/Frontend.
Download youtube-dl-gui here, another easy to use youtube-dl GUI/Frontend.
Download Stream Gulper here, yet another easy to use youtube-dl GUI/Frontend.
Download TVideoDownloader here, and yet another easy to use youtube-dl GUI/Frontend.

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Version history / Release notes / Changelog


version 2020.06.16.1

Extractors
* [youtube] Force old layout (#25682, #25683, #25680, #25686)
* [youtube] Fix categories and improve tags extraction

version 2020.06.16

Extractors
* [youtube] Fix uploader id and uploader URL extraction
* [youtube] Improve view count extraction
* [youtube] Fix upload date extraction (#25677)
* [youtube] Fix thumbnails extraction (#25676)
* [youtube] Fix playlist and feed extraction (#25675)
+ [facebook] Add support for single-video ID links
+ [youtube] Extract chapters from JSON (#24819)
+ [kaltura] Add support for multiple embeds on a webpage (#25523)

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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 , 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 .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:
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Vestlendingen, BusinessInsider, BuzzFeed, BYUtv, Camdemy, CamdemyFolder, CamModels, CamTube, CamWithHer, canalc2.tv, Canalplus: mycanal.fr and piwiplus.fr, Canvas, CanvasEen: canvas.be and een.be, CarambaTV, CarambaTVPage, CartoonNetwork, cbc.ca, cbc.ca:olympics, 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, CeskaTelevizePorady, channel9: Channel 9, CharlieRose, Chaturbate, Chilloutzone, chirbit, chirbit:profile, Cinchcast, CiscoLiveSearch, CiscoLiveSession, CJSW, cliphunter, Clippit, ClipRs, Clipsyndicate, CloserToTruth, CloudflareStream, cloudtime: CloudTime, Cloudy, Clubic, Clyp, cmt.com, CNBC, CNBCVideo, CNN, CNNArticle, CNNBlogs, 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, Corus, Coub, Cracked, Crackle, Criterion, CrooksAndLiars, crunchyroll, crunchyroll:playlist, CSNNE, CSpan: C-SPAN, CtsNews: , CTVNews, Culturebox, CultureUnplugged, curiositystream, curiositystream:collection, CWTV, DailyMail, dailymotion, dailymotion:playlist, dailymotion:user, DaisukiMotto, DaisukiMottoPlaylist, daum.net, daum.net:clip, daum.net:playlist, daum.net:user, DBTV, DctpTv, DeezerPlaylist, defense.gouv.fr, democracynow, DHM: Filmarchiv - Deutsches Historisches Museum, Digg, DigitallySpeaking, Digiteka, Discovery, DiscoveryGo, DiscoveryGoPlaylist, DiscoveryNetworksDe, DiscoveryVR, Disney, Dotsub, DouyuShow, DouyuTV: , DPlay, DPlayIt, dramafever, dramafever:series, DRBonanza, Dropbox, DrTuber, drtv, drtv:live, DTube, Dumpert, dvtv: http://video.aktualne.cz/, dw, dw:article, EaglePlatform, EbaumsWorld, EchoMsk, egghead:course: egghead.io course, egghead:lesson: egghead.io lesson, ehftv, eHow, EinsUndEinsTV, Einthusan, eitb.tv, EllenTube, EllenTubePlaylist, EllenTubeVideo, ElPais: El País, Embedly, EMPFlix, Engadget, Eporner, EroProfile, Escapist, ESPN, ESPNArticle, EsriVideo, Europa, EveryonesMixtape, EWETV, ExpoTV, Expressen, ExtremeTube, EyedoTV, facebook, FacebookPluginsVideo, faz.net, fc2, fc2:embed, Fczenit, filmon, filmon:channel, Filmweb, FiveThirtyEight, FiveTV, Flickr, Flipagram, Folketinget: Folketinget (ft.dk; Danish parliament), FootyRoom, Formula1, FOX, FOX9, Foxgay, foxnews: Fox News and Fox Business Video, foxnews:article, FoxSports, france2.fr:generation-what, FranceCulture, FranceInter, FranceTV, FranceTVEmbed, francetvinfo.fr, FranceTVJeunesse, FranceTVSite, Freesound, freespeech.org, FreshLive, FrontendMasters, FrontendMastersCourse, FrontendMastersLesson, Funimation, FunkChannel, FunkMix, FunnyOrDie, Fusion, Fux, FXNetworks, Gaia, GameInformer, GameOne, gameone:playlist, GameSpot, GameStar, Gaskrank, Gazeta, GDCVault, generic: Generic downloader that works on some sites, Gfycat, GiantBomb, Giga, GlattvisionTV, Glide: Glide mobile video messages (glide.me), Globo, GloboArticle, Go, Go90, GodTube, Golem, GoogleDrive, Goshgay, GPUTechConf, Groupon, Hark, hbo, hbo:episode, HearThisAt, Heise, HellPorno, Helsinki: helsinki.fi, HentaiStigma, hetklokhuis, hgtv.com:show, HiDive, HistoricFilms, history:topic: History.com Topic, hitbox, hitbox:live, HitRecord, hketv: (HKETV) Educational Television, Hong Kong Educational Bureau, HornBunny, HotNewHipHop, hotstar, hotstar:playlist, Howcast, HowStuffWorks, HRTi, HRTiPlaylist, Huajiao: , HuffPost: Huffington Post, Hungama, HungamaSong, Hypem, Iconosquare, ign.com, imdb: Internet Movie Database trailers, imdb:list: Internet Movie Database lists, Imgur, imgur:album, imgur:gallery, Ina, Inc, IndavideoEmbed, InfoQ, Instagram, instagram:tag: Instagram hashtag search, instagram:user: Instagram user profile, Internazionale, InternetVideoArchive, IPrima, iqiyi: , Ir90Tv, ITTF, ITV, ITVBTCC, ivi: ivi.ru, ivi:compilation: ivi.ru compilations, ivideon: Ivideon TV, Iwara, Izlesene, Jamendo, JamendoAlbum, JeuxVideo, Joj, Jove, jpopsuki.tv, JWPlatform, Kakao, Kaltura, KanalPlay: Kanal 5/9/11 Play, Kankan, Karaoketv, KarriereVideos, keek, KeezMovies, Ketnet, KhanAcademy, KickStarter, KinoPoisk, 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, Lecturio, LecturioCourse, LecturioDeCourse, LEGO, Lemonde, Lenta, LePlaylist, LetvCloud: , Libsyn, life: Life.ru, life:embed, limelight, limelight:channel, limelight:channel_list, LineTV, linkedin:learning, linkedin:learning:course, LinuxAcademy, LiTV, LiveLeak, LiveLeakEmbed, 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, mailru:music: @Mail.Ru, mailru:music:search: @Mail.Ru, MakerTV, MallTV, mangomolo:live, mangomolo:video, ManyVids, Markiza, MarkizaPage, massengeschmack.tv, MatchTV, MDR: MDR.DE and KiKA, media.ccc.de, Medialaan, Mediaset, Mediasite, MediasiteCatalog, Medici, megaphone.fm: megaphone.fm embedded players, Meipai: , MelonVOD, META, metacafe, Metacritic, Mgoon, MGTV: TV, MiaoPai, Minhateca, MinistryGrid, Minoto, miomio.tv, MiTele: mitele.es, mixcloud, mixcloud:playlist, mixcloud:stream, mixcloud:user, Mixer:live, Mixer:vod, MLB, Mnet, MNetTV, MoeVideo: LetitBit video services: moevideo.net, playreplay.net and videochart.net, Mofosex, Mojvideo, Morningstar: morningstar.com, Motherless, MotherlessGroup, Motorsport: motorsport.com, MovieClips, MovieFap, Moviezine, MovingImage, MSN, mtg: MTG services, mtv, mtv.de, mtv81, mtv:video, mtvservices:embedded, MuenchenTV: münchen.tv, MusicPlayOn, mva: Microsoft Virtual Academy videos, mva:course: Microsoft Virtual Academy courses, Mwave, MwaveMeetGreet, MyChannels, MySpace, MySpace:album, MySpass, Myvi, MyVidster, MyviEmbed, MyVisionTV, n-tv.de, natgeo:video, NationalGeographicTV, Naver, NBA, NBC, NBCNews, nbcolympics, nbcolympics:stream, NBCSports, NBCSportsStream, 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: , NetPlus, Netzkino, Newgrounds, NewgroundsPlaylist, Newstube, NextMedia: , NextMediaActionNews: - , NextTV: , Nexx, NexxEmbed, nfb: National Film Board of Canada, nfl.com, NhkVod, nhl.com, nick.com, nick.de, nickelodeon:br, nickelodeonru, nicknight, niconico: , NiconicoPlaylist, Nintendo, njoy: N-JOY, njoy:embed, NJPWWorld: , NobelPrize, Noco, NonkTube, Noovo, Normalboots, NosVideo, Nova: TN.cz, Prásk.tv, Nova.cz, Novaplus.cz, FANDA.tv, Krásná.cz and Doma.cz, NovaEmbed, nowness, nowness:playlist, nowness:series, nowvideo: NowVideo, Noz, npo: npo.nl, ntr.nl, omroepwnl.nl, zapp.nl and npo3.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, NRKTVEpisode, NRKTVEpisodes, NRKTVSeason, NRKTVSeries, ntv.ru, Nuvid, NYTimes, NYTimesArticle, NZZ, ocw.mit.edu, OdaTV, Odnoklassniki, OktoberfestTV, on.aol.com, OnDemandKorea, onet.pl, onet.tv, onet.tv:channel, OnetMVP, OnionStudios, Ooyala, OoyalaExternal, Openload, OraTV, orf:fm4: radio FM4, orf:fm4:story: fm4.orf.at stories, orf:iptv: iptv.ORF.at, orf:oe1: Radio Österreich 1, orf:tvthek: ORF TVthek, OsnatelTV, OutsideTV, PacktPub, PacktPubCourse, PandaTV: TV, pandora.tv: TV, ParamountNetwork, 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! 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This is absolutely beautiful software that can capture video from numerous websites. The only issue I have for this is it does not currently support all the sites it claims to (totally understandable since sites are constantly updating their security). Most specifically, the Turner networks (TNT, TBS...). There is an issue with the audio on their sites. This message pops up a few minutes into every download "non-monotonous DTS in output stream 0:0 this may result in incorrect time stamps in the output file". It appears the entire video is collected properly (run it through ffmpeg post download and the video is all there), but a significant amount of the audio is missed making the file useless. Apart from that, it's an absolutely amazing product. And for those of you who are simply complaining, please remember this software comes from a group of people donating their talents and time to a product we are provided free of charge, so to the negative commenters, how about you resolve the issues you are having yourself and post the solutions up here yourself? Thank you again to the developers and maintainers for all your hard work! Please keep it up, you are very much appreciated!

Review by olpdog on Jun 11, 2020 Version: 2020.06.06 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10




Thanks a lot Gripweed for the help!

Never knew about TubeDigger before but its great!


Review by Virablatira on Jun 6, 2020 Version: 2020-05-29 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 9/10 Overall: 9/10




Virablatira,
You are correct. I tried 3 programs (youtube-dl-gui, VSO Downloader 5, and TVDownloader) that use youtube-dl as their core and they did not work on watch.pokemon.com. Get Tubedigger. It had no problem downloading Pokemon. I've actually never had it fail on any video site I've used it on.


Review by Gripweed on Jun 5, 2020 Version: 2020.05.29 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 7/10 Functionality: 7/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 8/10




Hi

I see that Pokemon is still a supported site. But Pokemon.com changed the page with the TV episodes in 2019 and after that Youtube dl doesnt seem to work.

I have tried a command line like this but with no success.
youtube-dl.exe --format best https://watch.pokemon.com/sv-se/player.html?id=360e38974b0045ce9d31d0280b294c8f

Like I said it worked great before. If someone have any hints or help I would be very happy.

Regards
Hans


Review by Virablatira on Jun 5, 2020 Version: 2020.05.29 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 7/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 9/10 Overall: 9/10




No comments. Rating it only.

Review by Purple&Gold on Apr 11, 2020 Version: 2020.03.24 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 8/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10


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