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2.27 Conversions look better, now.

The notable change is that conversion forms look better, now.

Conversions look different. Look for yourself
Browsing for new folders now look better.
The text boxes on the forms now auto scroll when things get updated. I bet some people HATED that it didn't do it automatically. Well, now it does. (me, i am one of those people)
Update checking should be consistently working again. Culture stuff is so annoying, why can't they do it for me.
The file name schema history combo box is visible on the main form. If it seems buggy, don't worry, it won't overwrite your history, it'll just add to it. If it's funky for you, a restart should fix it.
The main form got SLIGHTLY moved around, you might not really notice.
You can run the program with arguments to auto-download (or paste it into the forms' text box) urls. I don't have much documentation on that yet, but the basics is "-v " is video and "-a " is audio. if you know what to do, you can do it most likely.
Here's some behind the scenes updates:

Changed the c# version to like 9.0 or 10.0. This shouldn't be a massive issue, but I'm not doing massive changes quite yet, just in case.
I restructured some stuff.
I added a P/INVOKE call to send data to the program to do above, which attempts to download videos. "-a" and "-audio" both download as audio, "-v" and "-video" both download as video. If you're interested, I used WM_COPYDATA (0x004A) to copy the data as a inptr param (see Win32.cs and Program.cs for more info), as well as 0x0040 to show/activate the form (currently not a valid message, i don't think, which is great for this case).
Updating now uses hashing algorithms (see below) to verify things work properly. They aren't required to work, they're just a "hey this might not be right" warning.
I also update the updater

Added a custom progress bar that has text inside with information, as well as progress states for various points.
If any exception occurs during download, you can retry the download as many times as you want, and hope it fixes the next time.
Same goes with the hashing algorithm. If it detects the download is not what was passed, it'll give you a warning. You can try again, ignore it, or abort (and retry again if you want).
Hopefully some day, I'll have a very nice way of dealing with the updater. It seems like I need to fix it every week. (I haven't worked on it for months before today, basically LOL)
All in all, this is a pretty interesting release. I expect to go to 3.0 next, which will have the c# conversion complete, as well as maybe batch conversions, but I haven't quite gotten an idea for how I want it to look. I also need to look for icons to replace my currently HIDEOUS ones.

Anyway, onto the language updates

New translations (Between last release and now, may not be 100% up to date):

Italian was updated (Thanks @bovirus)
Japanese was updated (Thanks @thr3a)
(Translations are not installed automatically via in-application updates, download the zip to download them along with youtube-dl-gui, or if you're in the application go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/releases/latest, alternatively, you can go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/tree/master/lang and download a specific language file.)


2.27 pre-release 3, i don't believe in the previous number

Pre-release 2 never happened, just went straight to 3.

richtextboxes in the download and convert form were changed to a special-er one, which when text gets appended will automatically scroll the text box. you can safely not have the form in the foreground to see progress, now. may cause some trouble.
culture is now put into consideration when checking for updates. why can't we all agree on one standard???????
hey


2.27 Pre-release 1

Hey it's been a bit, this is a pre-release.

Code cleanup, removing unused code stuff.
Changed the single-instance form activation when trying to open another instance, should work (tm). This doesn't activate each other between versions, this is a hard cutoff from the previous method. Not important for end users, but important if you maintain using multiple versions.
Fixed exceptions "github" button linking to youtube-dl's repo instead of mine. Sorry.
The language class got more optimized, it might be faster and use less system resources, now.
Conversion got absolutely changed. it pops up a form, like the download form. File merging should follow soon-ish.
Update checking got somewhat changed, exceptions occur with more information based on the exception.
The language file was updated for this pre-release. I don't expect to add more or change them, but i don't know. I usually prefer to release them when the new version comes out, because it's safer in case i rename something.

Anyways... yeah.


2.623, batch patch

this pretty much fixes the batch downloader.

added japanese, thanks @thr3a


2.262 more bug fixes, late night release

properly reflects the youtube-dl fork when saving (if changed)
fixed downloading audio when the best format is selected. weird.
fixed downloading thumbnails, it downloads thumbnails. forgot about it.
cancelling in-progress downloads should work. look below for some information.
if no file name schema exists (null, empty, or whitespace), it will default to the default one.
temporarily rolled back to environment.currentdirectory for program path until further notice
translation stuff
Italian got updated, thanks @bovirus

if you have issues, check https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/issues and post a new issue if yours is unique. be prepared to send the problematic url as well as your user.config (%localappdata%/youtube-dl-gui) or settings.ini (it's easier to enable the portable ini temporarily.), or just send them in the same issue. save us all some time.

so, here's some info about the cancelling downloads in progress, it's a little technical. basically, this looks up processes using windows management, which is hilarious. this is because the two forks create multiple processes, and the tools given to us (pretty much only me) aren't good enough to find processes that are children of a single process id. this works, but i don't know how well. keep a close eye on how well this new logic works, and if you know anything about this kinda thing and want to help, feel free to review it and submit a pull request if you know better. the logic is basically in frmDownloader.cs#L641.

yeah, yeah weird format. i'm tired give me a break


2.261 bug fixes

Fixed downloading audio with different formats other than "best"

Fixed update checking for youtube-dl + forks, and this program.

2.26, an update (finally) (Hotfixed)

(Includes ffmpeg fix)

Absoutely changed how settings is handled, again. It's done this way to prevent saving the settings file just for a quick download.

You can now enable/disable using the ini file in the settings, whenver you want to disable/enable it. It'll overide the previous settings.

You can now specify what videos you want to download in a playlist, channel, before, on, or after a specific date.

The main form's minimum size was slightly increased to make room for the video selection.

The file name schema has a history. There's no way to clear or remove them without editing the settings file.

Custom arguments also have history.

Prefer ffmpeg hls is a setting instead of enforced.

You can select between forks of youtube-dl, such as youtube-dlc and yt-dlp. I don't really use forks, so I don't know if the commands will translate to them properly. Suggest any that you would like to see.

Changed reading ini files to have a larger (65535) string length instead of 255. This is useful for long strings, such as custom arguments and schema history.

Bug fixes

There's a 1 in 5000 chance that the exception form will look degenerate. You'll know it if you see it, and it overides language settings, because everyone should feel the curse.

There may be more undocumented changes, but that's my fault for not proactively writing them down.

God dang it, bobby

New translations (Between last release and now, may not be 100% up to date):
Dutch was added (Thanks @den-ali)
German was updated (Thanks @PeterNerlich)
Italian was updated (Thanks @bovirus)
Russian was updated (Thanks @Qwest8K)
Spanish was updated (Thanks @XanGregor)
(Translations are not installed automatically via in-application updates, download the zip to download them along with youtube-dl-gui, or if you're in the application go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/releases/latest, alternatively, you can go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/tree/master/lang and download a specific language file.)

Feel free to create a pull request with translations if you would like to help translate. The current template file version is 1.41.

If any bugs are present or you want to request a feature; please open a new issue at https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/issues

(I'm trying out new release formatting, it's huge)


2.26 pre-release 1

this is a pre-release of the next """"major""" version of this program, and i would like some testers. here's a list of things:

You can now specify what videos you want in a playlist, channel, before a specific date, after a specific date, or on a specific date
The main form size was slightly increased to make room for the video selection
File name schema has a history, so you can "save" specific ones you like to use. There are 2 default ones, and no way to clear it outside of editing your own settings file.
prefer ffmpeg hls is a setting instead of enforced when ffmpeg is present.
bug fixes around here, i think i seriously forgot it's been like forever and i dont want to look through all the commits to check and i'm very tired it's 5 am and i can't even see my clock it's so small because windows 10 is absolutely garbage, i want to go back to windows 7
firefox crashed when i tried to upload the files, this one's important
if you open a issue with this build, be sure to specify that it's this pre-release, it'd be awkward to look into


2.252: Restore checking github for youtube-dl versions

EFF is good.

Restored the original Github check code for youtube-dl.
Some more aspects of the program is translatable now.
The link label on the about form is on the bottom left until I can fix the centering for it for alternate languages.
New translations:
Italian was updated (Thanks @bovirus)
(Translations are not installed automatically via in-application updates, download the zip to download them along with youtube-dl-gui, or if you're in the application go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/releases/latest, alternatively, you can go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/tree/master/lang and download a specific language file.)


2.251, rip youtube-dl github repo

The RIAA can fuck right off. Here are some changes between this version and last:

Youtube-DL update check was temporarily changed. It will always download youtube-dl from the youtube-dl website and replace the current one by renaming the old one by adding ".old" to the end of the name. It'll be overwritten if you redownload it again, so... keep that in mind.
The internal updater was updated. Amazing, isn't it? I still can't seem to get updating perfect. Am I stupid or something?
The internal update checker was updated as well.
The exception form won't infinitely loop in some cases.
The exception form also received a new label that includes the date and time the exception occurred.
Batch downloads can be aborted at any point during the download. You'll be able to say "no i dont want to finish this batch, it's stupid" or something.
Some new strings were added, but they aren't modifiable yet.
Typos in argument generation was fixed.
The hand cursor in the about form was changed to the system one, so if you have custom cursors, it'll look the part.


Update 2.25 - You must be logged in to view this message.

TL;DR: Authentication for private videos, you don't get annoyed by the batch notice, the exception form now goes to the youtube-dl-gui repo instead of another project, preventable log issues, a protocol using "ytdl:", the language file is quicker to load (insert joke about yandere simulator)

Authentication was added. If you wanted to download something that required an account, now it's possible to do so. Quick notice, your username and password are stored in memory until it's passed through to youtube-dl, afterwards, it'll be nulled. Now, a quicker note: I don't actually use any site that requires authentication. Authentication should be straight-forward, but open an issue if any bugs appear.
Downloading using the drop-down batch option will give you options to actually ignore the same prompt.
The "Github" button on the exceptions form now properly goes to THIS repo, and not another project's repo.
A issue during logging that could have caused an infinite exception loop got fixed.
Groundwork for using the "ytdl:" protocol. If you don't know what a protocol is, it basically lets you run a program on your computer from your webbrowser. The protocol I worked on only pushes the URL to the text box on the form, but it's groundwork none-the-less.
The language file uses a switch-case system instead of if-else-end system. This isn't a game, so the logic doesn't get ran every frame, but I didn't want to be looked at like some weirdo.
New translations:
French was added (thanks @ArturiaPendragon)
Brazilian-Portuguese was added (Thanks @orezraey)
(Translations are not installed automatically via in-application updates, download the zip to download them along with youtube-dl-gui, or if you're in the application go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/releases/tag/2.23, alternatively, you can go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/tree/master/lang and download a specific language file.)


Update 2.24, actually update 2.231 but I won't admit that.

TL;DR: Downloading "best" works again, language fixes, nerfed amount of messages in batch downloading on main form, updates the cached locations of ffmpeg and youtube-dl, label modifications.

Fixed downloading best quality audio and video being one index off.
Renames the "best" string in quality and format selection to the defined one in selected language
When batch downloading on the main form, it'll now only show 1 notice and you can choose to skip it every time. I still recommend using the batch form, but I understand using the main one for quick batch downloading.
The cached location of youtube-dl and ffmpeg are updated after saving the settings, so you can see what happens
lbFormat was updated to change anchor and size, so it looks more uniform with lbQuality.
haha if there's more i forgot :)
New translations:
Italian was updated (thanks @bovirus)
Spanish was updated (thanks @XanGregor)
(Translations are not installed automatically via in-application updates, download the zip to download them along with youtube-dl-gui, or if you're in the application go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/releases/tag/2.23, alternatively, you can go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/tree/master/lang and download a specific language file.)


Update 2.24, actually update 2.231 but I won't admit that.

TL;DR: Downloading "best" works again, language fixes, nerfed amount of messages in batch downloading on main form, updates the cached locations of ffmpeg and youtube-dl, label modifications.

Fixed downloading best quality audio and video being one index off.
Renames the "best" string in quality and format selection to the defined one in selected language
When batch downloading on the main form, it'll now only show 1 notice and you can choose to skip it every time. I still recommend using the batch form, but I understand using the main one for quick batch downloading.
The cached location of youtube-dl and ffmpeg are updated after saving the settings, so you can see what happens
lbFormat was updated to change anchor and size, so it looks more uniform with lbQuality.
haha if there's more i forgot :)
New translations:
Italian was updated (thanks @bovirus)
Spanish was updated (thanks @XanGregor)
(Translations are not installed automatically via in-application updates, download the zip to download them along with youtube-dl-gui, or if you're in the application go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/releases/tag/2.23, alternatively, you can go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/tree/master/lang and download a specific language file.)


Update 2.23

TL;DR: Addresses youtube-dl not downloading properly, portable settings, some language changes, and AtomicParsley being verified for existence. (AtomicParsley is used to embed metadata into downloaded files.)

The language file was updated to include more strings. It's template version is 1.1.
Added support for verifying AtomicParsley for embedding metadata into files. It's not really doing anything, but it's verifying that it exists. That's all.
Added support for portable mode. Create settings.ini in the same directory as youtube-dl-gui. Importing and exporting coming eventually.
Fixed updating youtube-dl in the program. Now it works, despite it working before. That one time.
Removed command line parsing for verifying youtube-dl and ffmpeg. You won't notice a difference.
New translations:
Arabic (Thanks to @salehif)
Russian (Thanks to @Qwest8K & @xetrin)
Spanish (Thanks to @XanGregor)
(Translations are not installed automatically via in-application updates, download the zip to download them along with youtube-dl-gui, or if you're in the application go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/releases/tag/2.23, alternatively, you can go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/tree/master/lang and download a specific language file.)


v2.22 More bug fixes + Translations

This mainly addresses some issues with the visual form when loading non-English languages, and Reddit-based issues.

Allow frmMain + frmSettings to be resizable
Elements of frmMain and frmSettings will change location + size based on translated strings
Reddit videos are now parsed via regex instead of weird url checks. This means any site with "https://(www.)redd.(it)(com)" in the URL could techincally be considered false positives, but I doubt it since you can't have a colon in subfolders so this'll be the way it works. unless something breaks.
"Fix vreddit" is now enforced outside of video downloads. It does help, since audio does have glitches with youtube-dl's internal hls downloader. It also is enforced if you specified custom arguments, which I'll probably fix eventually, but eh, not a high priority.
Fix frmDownloader aborting problems, it properly aborts downloads now.
New translations:
German (Thanks to @qubit72)
Italian (Thanks to @bovirus)
(Translations are not installed automatically via in-application updates, download the zip to download them along with youtube-dl-gui, or if you're in the application go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/releases/tag/2.22, alternatively, you can go to https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/tree/master/lang and download a specific language file.)

Thanks to everyone using this, and the sites I see in the insights, it's really cool that people are interested in this project. Don't forget to wash your hands and stay away from people.


v2.21 Bug fixes

Radio buttons for the downloader and converter on the mainform are fixed to relocate based on the language properly.
Relocates any eligible controls when a language has been changed.

hey, this form finally sees its first use. isn't that cool? let's see if this updater works, it did in tests.

no it doesnt, youll have to manually update if you have 2.2, but thats ok, just go here -> https://github.com/murrty/youtube-dl-gui/releases/latest


v2.2

This release updates the way downloads are handled. They are now redirected into the application. On error, it won't automatically close the window, which also means if there's a non-issue error, it'll still alert you, which is better than not being alerted I guess.

Other than that, I added batch downloading, the ability to have a different language if its been localized in the desired language, and a bunch more options, such as the ability to select the format you want, and audio VBR. I'm aware that the main form's label "lbFormat" is like that, it's funny and I'm keeping it for now. Update notifications have been beautified to include more information, the updater itself has been updated, and the error system has been reworked in a manageable way.

The backend for the downloads have also been changed, now it'll download the best of the best instead of just mp4, but because mp4 is a format option you can still download as mp4. Webm was an option, but there's an issue with youtube-dl and ffmpeg where it'll freak out if you try to save it as a webm.

I expect there to be bugs, please report them in the issues tab.


2.2 Beta release 2

fixes some aggressive download form problems, among batch download form fixes


v2.2 Beta release 1

2.2 beta 1, look at the branch for 2.2 if you're interested in the source + changes.

I don't really like UI changes, but I had to make some minor changes to forms to get everything to fit.


v2.13 - Language update notification

nothing new, just a message box about upcoming language update.

thanks for coming to my git talk


v2.12

This includes some new things, but not a minor version number change because it's fixes.

The major addition is file merging, long ago requested. I researched into it. Hopefully it works well enough. (frmMain, Convert.cs)

TrayIcon hides when exiting, so it doesn't leave a icon on the tray. (frmMain)
Some more regions.. whatever me 10 days ago means by that... (frmMain.cs)
Added debug date handling from one source (frmMain, frmAbout, Properties.Settings)
Added some arguments for downloads outside of custom downloads, primarily used for nosound (Download.cs)
Added option to download sound, keep "Sound" checked if you want sound (frmMain)
Added miscellaneous tools (frmTools)
Added some buttons on the menu (Tools, Batch download, Misc tools) (frmMain)
Fixed quality combobox not enabling if selecting custom once (frmMain)
Fixed FileNameSchema not saving properly (frmSettings)

Compatible-only changes:
Renamed "Check for updates" to "View github releases"

2.11 - can you hear me now

Fixed quality being required when downloading, causing any videos with the best quality being lower than the one selected be undownloadable without selecting "best" (Download.cs)
Fixed audio not downloading (Download.cs)
Fixed the unnecessary amount of new calls in settings, for some reason... (frmSettings)
Moved 8K to the top, it fits better there. (frmMain, Download.cs)

Not available in this version, but being worked on:
Added batch downloading (frmBatch)
Added file merging (frmMain, Covert.cs)

Those instances of future additions are not visible in youtube-dl-gui-compatible because youtube-dl-gui-compatible is a build with new additions omitted until they're completed due to the differences in the code due to .NET Framework 3.5. Consider the compatible branch a different application due to the amount of code changes.


2.0: Merge pull request #8 from murrty/rewrite

Version 2 comes with a complete code redo, because i was bored and youtube-dl-gui was pretty laughable up to now.

My main goal is to make this as accessible to as many people as possible; this means that some power-user options aren't available... exception for custom arguments, which allow you to completely set what you want up.

+added better verification
+updated error logging process
+updated settings
+converter fully works
+static youtube-dl & ffmpeg
+better converter process
+more options for converting files, check the settings.
~audio still has a single setting, sorry.
+Summaries in code (for anyone interested)

+ A compatible version of youtube-dl-gui for people who are on, at least, .NET Framework 3.5. This should ensure that it works pre-Windows 7.

Debug changes:
Fixed the custom extensions being saved and removed the custom extension removal confirmation (frmSettings.cs)
Removed WaitForExit for downloading & converting. Makes bulk downloads/conversions easier. (Download.cs Convert.cs)
Changed "* completed" to "* started" for downloading and converting. (frmMain.cs)
Added a check for v.redd.it to fix any corrupted files that may get downloaded (Download.cs frmSettings.cs Downloads.settings)
Added Force-HTTPS for downloading. (Download.cs)
Hid the debug dates & moved the last debug date to the about form (frmMain.cs frmAbout.cs).


v1.651

bug fixes


v1.65

Github depreciated TLSv1.0 + TLSv1.1, so I use TLSv1.2, which means it re-requires .NET Framework 4.5.
Older versions also work, they just can't check for updates anymore.


v1.64

Textbox Hint.
Single-instances update, it'll now focus the program if you attempt to run it a second time.


v1.63

Fixed update not parsing cloud decimal with Metric decimal point (comma)
Any bug fixes, I'm not keeping track.


v1.62

More bug fixes


v1.61

Bug fixes


v1.6

Massive code overhaul.
Settings form changed, cleaner.
About form changed, reflects new Github.
Converting should be 100% functional. Only supposed 16:9 resolutions for now, send me some resolutions and I'll add them.
Added bitrate for video conversion, lower is better quality but higher file size.
Updater updated to now use Github's API, which means...
Yay, we're back to .NET Framework 4.0. Compatibility, and all that.

Remember, I make other programs, check them out.


v1.52

Selecting "Custom" in the downloader sets the quality & format index to -1, good for people who use custom arguments
Quality and format options are now changed when you try to download a video file or audio file (Download & Converter)
Tray downloads now get sorted into the folder, if sorting downloads is enabled
Added radio button to converter, doesn't do anything except change what's in the quality & format comboboxes list
Video quality still being worked on, for now you cannot specify a custom format or quality. Will fix ASAP

New versions always get tested. Trust me. Wink.


v1.51

Fixed saving format & qualty not saving
Fixed custom arguments not saving
Changed how custom arguments are saved
New settings form, now its organized


v1.5

Added option to save download quality & format
Added option to save conversion quality & format
Begun implementing a pinging system to determine network available, may scrap
Increased version number by +0.55


v1.45

Fixed converting files. Works now.
Made the url textbox disable when not on the download tab.
Removed supported sites form, waste of space.
Added option to disable update check for people who dont want to be bothered by dumb updates (like this)


v1.441

Fixed a bug where none of the other forms would stay visible.


v1.44

Added some memory collection to minimize memory leaking... not that it was leaking already, but you know just in case.
I did something else, I can't remember what.


v1.431

debug fix
Sorry.


v1.43

An update

Disabled site checking for audio & video downloading
Updated the updater... again.
Moved settings to a separate form once again.
Added about form
Renamed "Convert Audio" to "Converter"
Changed how downloads are done backend
Changed how conversions are done backend
Made the format and quality options contain both audio & video options.


v1.42

update the updater

Updated updater
Updated update check
Fixed bugs

optional update.

update sounds weird now.


v1.41
Bug fixes

bug fixes


v1.4
OctoKit + Updater

Requires .NET 4.5 (Already bundled with Windows 10, previous versions may need to download it.)

You can still run v1.3 for Windows 2003 or higher, if you do not want this, but my old HTML "parsing" will not be supported.


v1.3
Tray edition

Adds a tray, should be great.


v1.2
C# Rewrite

Update README.md


v1.1.2
Nobody will ever read this.
@obscurename obscurename released this 13 days ago 1 commit to master since this release

Added .webm support.
Added FLAC to convertable audio options.
Defaulted audio quality to 256k.
Fixed the downloading so it works on the new layout.

Minor updates:
~ More hovering capability to view information on the objects within the program.
~ Changed the way settings get loaded. If it's read-only, it will nnot be changable within the program, but will still be readable.
~ Changed the link label URL.

v1.1.1
Minor bugfixes
@obscurename obscurename released this on Aug 7, 2016 15 commits to master since this release

~Fixed the "?" hyperlink in the "Download as" section as it appeared to overlap the "custom" option on certain Windows themes.


v1.1
Updater update
@obscurename obscurename released this on Aug 6, 2016 24 commits to master since this release

youtube-dl-gui:

+Updated version string to not include any ".0" integers within the app version when getting the app version.
+Renamed "Convert to MP3" tab to "Convert Audio"
~Moved "Settings" button to "About" tab
~Resized "Download" button
youtube-dl-gui-updater:

-Initial upload.
-Got version checking started, matches exact application version (with the ".0" integers) with the version on the github's "UpdaterInformation" file. This file is needed for software update checking with a direct link to the new version so updating is literally one click.
-Added the starting to "Custom file name" to the program, I initially want it to be a drag-drop function (drag the old version to the updater), but I'll see what I can do with it.
-Version checking the current version. I plan on adding this to the main program, but not yet.
If the versions match, exits updater.
If the file does not exist, it downloads a fresh copy of the latest version.
If the file is outdated, it alerts the user and then the user presses "continue" or "cancel" depending on what they choose.
Change log.
To install, replace your old youtube-dl-gui.exe or download the standalone. Or download the updater to automatically download, and to check for updates every now and then.


v1.0
Initial Release
@obscurename obscurename released this on Aug 4, 2016 30 commits to master since this release

Allows you to download youtube videos without asking you to buy it.

This program includes:

The ability to download youtube videos, playlists, or even channels, in an audio* or video format.
Basic GUI that I believe is very user friendly.
Does not ask you to "Buy PRO for $19.99 to get features like multi-video downloading!", but multi-video downloading may come in the future.
Convert video/audio files to different audio formats with different bit rates.*
Defaults to C:UsersDownloads on Windows. (I have not tested it on Wine, and probably never will)
To install:

Download the executable, or ZIP file
Place the .exe in a folder that you won't mess with, (ie: C:youtube-dl-gui)
In places that required administrative permission to place files, run the program as admin for the first time to download the required binary file to make it work. Afterwards, you will not need to run it as administrator again, unless you prefer to update the executable, then delete the youtube-dl.exe the program downloaded and re-run it as admin to redownload.
*You will need to install ffmpeg and add it to your PATH in order to allow Audio downloading/converting to work.

Quick Q&A:

Q: Why do you not support converting to video formats?
A: idk lol

Q: Why does it say "Convert to MP3" on the conversion tab?
A: oversight, ill get to it whenever i feel like lmao




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