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yt-dlp 2021.06.09

Fix bug where %(field)d in filename template throws error
Improve offset parsing in outtmpl
[test] More rigorous tests for prepare_filename
The quick release is due to the seriousness of the output template bug. Due to the same reason, Win XP (Py3.4) support has been extended to this release


yt-dlp 2021.06.08

Remove support for obsolete Python versions: Only 3.6+ is now supported
Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/c2350ca
[hls] Fix decryption for multithreaded downloader
[extractor] Fix pre-checking archive for some extractors
[extractor] Fix FourCC fallback when parsing ISM by fstirlitz
[twitcasting] Add TwitCastingUserIE, TwitCastingLiveIE by pukkandan, nao20010128nao
[vidio] Add VidioPremierIE and VidioLiveIE by MinePlayersPE
[viki] Fix extraction from by ytdl-org/youtube-dl@59e583f
[youtube] Support shorts URL
[zoom] Extract transcripts as subtitles
Add field original_url with the user-inputted URL
Fix and refactor prepare_outtmpl
Make more fields available for --print when used with --flat-playlist
[utils] Generalize traverse_dict to traverse_obj
[downloader/ffmpeg] Hide FFmpeg banner unless in verbose mode by fstirlitz
[build] Release yt-dlp.tar.gz
[build,update] Add GNU-style SHA512 and prepare updater for simlar SHA256 by nihil-admirari
[pyinst] Show Python version in exe metadata by nihil-admirari
[docs] Improve documentation of dependencies
[cleanup] Mark unused files
[cleanup] Point all shebang to python3 by fstirlitz
[cleanup] Remove duplicate file trovolive.py
v2021.06.01 was supposed to be the last version where the windows x86 binary is built with Python 3.4 and thus have compatibility with Windows XP. However, a bug was discovered in video decryption when using -N for the last version and I did not want the last release to be a buggy one. So, while python 3.4 support has already been officially dropped, the yt-dlp_x86.exe of this release is built with it, making this the actual last release that supports Windows XP


yt-dlp 2021.06.01

Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/d495292
Pre-check archive and filters during playlist extraction
Handle Basic Auth user:pass in URLs by hhirtz and pukkandan
[archiveorg] Add YoutubeWebArchiveIE by colethedj and alex-gedeon
[fancode] Add extractor by rmsmachine
[patreon] Support vimeo embeds by rhsmachine
[Saitosan] Add new extractor by llacb47
[ShemarooMe] Add extractor by Ashish0804 and pukkandan
[telemundo] Add extractor by king-millez
[SonyLIV] Add SonyLIVSeriesIE and subtitle support by Ashish0804
[Hotstar] Add HotStarSeriesIE by Ashish0804
[Voot] Add VootSeriesIE by Ashish0804
[vidio] Support login and premium videos by MinePlayersPE
[fragment] When using -N, do not keep the fragment content in memory
[ffmpeg] Download and merge in a single step if possible
[ThumbnailsConvertor] Support conversion to png and make it the default by louie-github
[VideoConvertor] Generalize with remuxer and allow conditional recoding
[EmbedThumbnail] Embed in mp4/m4a using mutagen by tripulse and pukkandan
[EmbedThumbnail] Embed if any thumbnail was downloaded, not just the best
[EmbedThumbnail] Correctly escape filename
[update] replace self without launching a subprocess in windows
[update] Block further update for unsupported systems
Refactor __process_playlist by creating LazyList
Write messages to stderr when both quiet and verbose
Sanitize and sort playlist thumbnails
Remove None values from info.json
[extractor] Always prefer native hls downloader by default
[extractor] Skip subtitles without URI in m3u8 manifests by hheimbuerger
[extractor] Functions to parse socket.io response as json by pukkandan and llacb47
[extractor] Allow note=False when extracting manifests
[utils] Escape URLs in sanitized_Request, not sanitize_url
[hls] Disable external downloader for webtt
[youtube] /live URLs should raise error if channel is not live
[youtube] Bug fixes
[zee5] Fix m3u8 formats' extension
[ard] Allow URLs without - before id by olifre
[cleanup] YoutubeDL._match_entry
[cleanup] Refactor updater
[cleanup] Refactor ffmpeg convertors
[cleanup] setup.py


yt-dlp 2021.05.20

Youtube improvements:
Support youtube music MP, VL and browse pages
Extract more formats for youtube music by craftingmod, colethedj, pukkandan
Extract multiple subtitles in same language by pukkandan and tpikonen
Redirect channels that doesn't have a videos tab to their UU playlists
Support in-channel search
Sort audio-only formats correctly
Always extract maxresdefault thumbnail
Extract audio language
Add subtitle language names by nixxo and tpikonen
Show alerts only from the final webpage
Add html5=1 param to get_video_info page requests by colethedj
Better message when login required
Add option --print: to print any field/template
Deprecates: --get-description, --get-duration, --get-filename, --get-format, --get-id, --get-thumbnail, --get-title, --get-url
Field additional_urls to download additional videos from metadata using --parse-metadata
Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/dfbbe29
Write thumbnail of playlist and add pl_thumbnail outtmpl key
[embedthumbnail] Add flac support and refactor mutagen code by pukkandan and tripulse
[audius:artist] Add extractor by king-millez
[parlview] Add extractor by king-millez
[tenplay] Fix extractor by king-millez
[rmcdecouverte] Generalize _VALID_URL
Add compat-option no-attach-infojson
Add field name for subtitles
Ensure post_extract and pre_process only run once
Fix --check-formats when there is network error
Standardize write_debug and get_param
[options] Alias --write-comments, --no-write-comments
[options] Refactor callbacks
[test:download] Only extract enough videos for playlist_mincount
[extractor] bugfix for when compat_opts is not given
[cleanup] code formatting, youtube tests and readme


yt-dlp 2021.05.11

Deprecate support for python versions < 3.6
Subtitle extraction from manifests by fstirlitz. See be6202f for details
Improve output template:
Allow slicing lists/strings using field.start:end:step
A field can also be used as offset like field1+num+field2
A default value can be given using field|default
Prevent invalid fields from causing errors
Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/a726009
Remove options -l, -t, -A completely and disable --auto-number, --title, --literal, --id
[Plugins] Prioritize plugins over standard extractors and prevent plugins from overwriting the standard extractor classes
[downloader] Fix quiet and to_stderr
[fragment] Ensure the file is closed on error
[fragment] Make sure first segment is not skipped
[aria2c] Fix whitespace being stripped off
[embedthumbnail] Fix bug where jpeg thumbnails were converted again
[FormatSort] Fix for when some formats have quality and others don't
[utils] Add network_exceptions
[utils] Escape URL while sanitizing
[ukcolumn] Add Extractor
[whowatch] Add extractor by nao20010128nao
[CBS] Improve _VALID_URL to support movies
[crackle] Improve extraction
[curiositystream] Fix collections
[francetvinfo] Improve video id extraction
[generic] Respect the encoding in manifest
[limelight] Obey allow_unplayable_formats
[mediasite] Generalize URL pattern by fstirlitz
[mxplayer] Add MxplayerShowIE by Ashish0804
[nebula] Move to nebula.app by Lamieur
[niconico] Fix HLS formats by CXwudi, tsukumijima, nao20010128nao and pukkandan
[niconico] Fix title and thumbnail extraction by CXwudi
[plutotv] Extract subtitles from manifests
[plutotv] Fix format extraction for some urls
[rmcdecouverte] Improve _VALID_URL
[sonyliv] Fix title and series extraction by Ashish0804
[tubi] Raise "no video formats" error when video url is empty
[youtube:tab] Detect playlists inside community posts
[youtube] Add oembed to reserved names
[zee5] Fix extraction for some URLs by Hadi0609
[zee5] Fix py2 compatibility
Fix playlist_index and add playlist_autonumber. See #302 for details
Add experimental option --check-formats to test the URLs before format selection
Option --compat-options to revert some of yt-dlp's changes
Deprecates --list-formats-as-table, --list-formats-old
Fix number of digits in %(playlist_index)s
Fix case sensitivity of format selector
Revert "[core] be able to hand over id and title using url_result"
Do not strip out whitespaces in -o and -P
Fix preload_download_archive writing verbose message to stdout
Move option warnings to YoutubeDLso that they obey --no-warnings and can output colors
Py2 compatibility for FileNotFoundError


yt-dlp 2021.04.22

Changelog:

Improve output template:
Objects can be traversed like %(field.key1.key2)s
An offset can be added to numeric fields as %(field+N)s
Deprecates --autonumber-start
Improve --sub-langs:
Treat --sub-langs entries as regex
all can be used to refer to all the subtitles
language codes can be prefixed with - to exclude it
Deprecates --all-subs
Add option --ignore-no-formats-error to ignore the "no video format" and similar errors
Add option --skip-playlist-after-errors to skip the rest of a playlist after a given number of errors are encountered
Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/7e8b3f9
[downloader] Fix bug in downloader selection
[BilibiliChannel] Fix pagination by nao20010128nao andpukkandan
[rai] Add support for http formats by nixxo
[TubiTv] Add TubiTvShowIE by Ashish0804
[twitcasting] Fix extractor
[viu:ott] Fix extractor and support series by lkho andpukkandan
[youtube:tab] Show unavailable videos in playlists by colethedj
[youtube:tab] Reload with unavailable videos for all playlists
[youtube] Ignore invalid stretch ratio
[youtube] Improve channel syncid extraction to support ytcfg by colethedj
[youtube] Standardize API calls for tabs, mixes and search by colethedj
[youtube] Bugfix in _extract_ytcfg
[mildom:user:vod] Download only necessary amount of pages
[mildom] Remove proxy completely by fstirlitz
[go] Fix _VALID_URL
[MetadataFromField] Improve regex and add tests
[Exec] Ensure backward compatibility when the command contains %
[extractor] Fix inconsistent use of report_warning
Ensure mergeall selects best format when multistreams are disabled
Improve the yt-dlp.sh script by fstirlitz
[lazy_extractor] Do not load plugins
[ci] Disable fail-fast
[documentation] Clarify which deprecated options still work
[documentation] Fix typos


yt-dlp 2021.04.11

Changelog:

Add option --convert-thumbnails (only jpg currently supported)
Format selector mergeall to download and merge all formats
Pass any field to --exec using similar syntax to output template
Choose downloader for each protocol using --downloader PROTO:NAME
Alias --downloader for --external-downloader
Added native as an option for the downloader
Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/4fb25ff (except vimeo)
[DiscoveryPlusIndia] Add DiscoveryPlusIndiaShowIE by Ashish0804
[NFHSNetwork] Add extractor by llacb47
[nebula] Add extractor (watchnebula.com) by hheimbuerger
[nitter] Fix extraction of reply tweets and update instance list by B0pol
[nitter] Fix thumbnails by B0pol
[youtube] Fix thumbnail URL
[youtube] Parse API parameters from initial webpage by colethedj
[youtube] Extract comments' approximate timestamp by colethedj
[youtube] Fix alert extraction
[bilibili] Fix uploader
[utils] Add datetime_from_str and datetime_add_months by colethedj
Run some postprocessors before actual download
Improve argument parsing for -P, -o, -S
Fix some m3u8 not obeying --allow-unplayable-formats
Fix default of dynamic_mpd
Deprecate --all-formats, --include-ads, --hls-prefer-native, --hls-prefer-ffmpeg
[documentation] Improvements


yt-dlp 2021.04.03

Changelog:

Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/654b4f4
Ability to set a specific field in the file's metadata using --parse-metadata
Ability to select n'th best format like -f bv*.2
[DiscoveryPlus] Add discoveryplus.in
[la7] Add podcasts and podcast playlists by nixxo
[mildom] Update extractor with current proxy by nao20010128nao
[ard:mediathek] Fix video id extraction
[generic] Detect Invidious' link element
[youtube] Show premium state in availability by colethedj
[viewsource] Add extractor to handle view-source:
[sponskrub] Run before embedding thumbnail
[documentation] Improve --parse-metadata documentation


yt-dlp 2021.03.24.1

CHANGELOG

Merge youtube-dl: Upto 2021.03.25
Parse metadata from multiple fields using --parse-metadata
Ability to load playlist infojson using --load-info-json
Write current epoch to infojson when using --no-clean-infojson
[youtube_live_chat] fix bug when trying to set cookies
[niconico] Fix for when logged in by: @CXwudi and @xtkoba
[linuxacadamy] Fix login


yt-dlp 2021.03.21

Changelog:

Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/7e79ba7
Option --clean-infojson to keep private keys in the infojson
[aria2c] Support retry/abort unavailable fragments by damianoamatruda
[aria2c] Better default arguments
[movefiles] Fix bugs and make more robust
[formatSort] Fix quality being ignored
[splitchapters] Fix for older ffmpeg
[sponskrub] Pass proxy to sponskrub
Make sure post_hook gets the final filename
Recursively remove any private keys from infojson
Embed video URL metadata inside mp4 by damianoamatruda and pukkandan
Merge webm formats into mkv if thumbnails are to be embedded by damianoamatruda
Use headers and cookies when downloading subtitles by damianoamatruda
Parse resolution in info dictionary by damianoamatruda
More consistent warning messages by damianoamatruda and pukkandan
[documentation] Add deprecated options and aliases in readme
[documentation] Fix some minor mistakes
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[niconico] Partial fix adapted from animelover1984/youtube-dl@b5eff52 (login and smile formats still don't work)
[niconico] Add user extractor by animelover1984
[bilibili] Add anthology support by animelover1984
[amcnetworks] Fix extractor by 2ShedsJackson
[stitcher] Merge from youtube-dl by nixxo
[rcs] Improved extraction by nixxo
[linuxacadamy] Improve regex
[youtube] Show if video is private, unlisted etc in info (availability) by colethedj and pukkandan
[youtube] bugfix for channel playlist extraction
[nbc] Improve metadata extraction by 2ShedsJackson


yt-dlp 2021.03.15

Changelog:

Split video by chapters: using option --split-chapters
The output file of the split files can be set with -o/-P using the prefix chapter:
Additional keys section_title, section_number, section_start, section_end are available in the output template
Parallel fragment downloads by shirt
Use option --concurrent-fragments (-N) to set the number of threads (default 1)
Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/3be0980
[zee5] Add Show Extractor by Ashish and pukkandan
[rai] fix drm check nixxo
[wimtv] Add extractor by nixxo
[mtv] Add mtv.it and extract series metadata by nixxo
[pluto.tv] Add extractor by kevinoconnor7
[youtube] Rewrite comment extraction by colethedj
[embedthumbnail] Set mtime correctly
Refactor some postprocessor/downloader code by pukkandan and shirt


yt-dlp 2021.03.07

Changelog:

[youtube] Fix history, mixes, community pages and trending by pukkandan and colethedj
[youtube] Fix private feeds/playlists on multi-channel accounts by colethedj
[youtube] Extract alerts from continuation by colethedj
[cbs] Add support for ParamountPlus by shirt
[mxplayer] Rewrite extractor with show support by pukkandan and Ashish
[gedi] Improvements from youtube-dl by nixxo
[vimeo] Fix videos with password by teesid
[lbry] Support lbry:// url by nixxo
[bilibili] Change Accept header by pukkandan and animelover1984
[trovo] Pass origin header
[rai] Check for DRM by nixxo
[downloader] Fix bug for ffmpeg/httpie
[update] Fix updater removing the executable bit on some UNIX distros
[update] Fix current build hash for UNIX
[documentation] Include wget/curl/aria2c install instructions for Unix by Ashish
Fix some videos downloading with m3u8 extension
Remove "fixup is ignored" warning when fixup wasn't passed by user


2021.03.03.2
[build] Fix bug


2021.03.03
[youtube] Use new browse API for continuation page extraction by colethedj and pukkandan
Fix HLS playlist downloading by shirt
Merge youtube-dl: Upto 2021.03.03
[mtv] Fix extractor
[nick] Fix extractor by DennyDai
[mxplayer] Add new extractor by codeasashu
[youtube] Throw error when --extractor-retries are exhausted
Reduce default of --extractor-retries to 3
Fix packaging bugs by hseg
2021.03.01
Allow specifying path in --external-downloader
Add option --sleep-requests to sleep b/w requests
Add option --extractor-retries to retry on known extractor errors
Extract comments only when needed
--get-comments doesn't imply --write-info-json if -J, -j or --print-json are used
Fix get_executable_path by shirt
[youtube] Retry on more known errors than just HTTP-5xx
[youtube] Fix inconsistent webpage_url
[tennistv] Fix format sorting
[bilibiliaudio] Recognize the file as audio-only
[hrfensehen] Fix wrong import
[viki] Fix viki play pass authentication by RobinD42
[readthedocs] Improvements by shirt
[hls] Fix bug with m3u8 format extraction
[hls] Enable --hls-use-mpegts by default when downloading live-streams
[embedthumbnail] Fix bug with deleting original thumbnail
[build] Fix completion paths, zsh pip completion install by hseg
[ci] Disable download tests unless specifically invoked
Cleanup some code and fix typos


2021.02.24
Moved project to an organization yt-dlp
Completely changed project name to yt-dlp by Pccode66 and pukkandan
Also, youtube-dlc config files are no longer loaded
Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/4460329 (except tmz, gedi)
Readthedocs support by shirt
[youtube] Show if video was a live stream in info (was_live)
[Zee5] Add new extractor by Ashish and pukkandan
[jwplatform] Add support for hyland.com
[tennistv] Fix extractor
[hls] Support media initialization by shirt
[hls] Added options --hls-split-discontinuity to better support media discontinuity by shirt
[ffmpeg] Allow passing custom arguments before -i using --ppa "ffmpeg_i1:ARGS" syntax
Fix --windows-filenames removing / from UNIX paths
[hls] Show warning if pycryptodome is not found
[documentation] Improvements
Fix documentation of Extractor Options
Document all in format selection
Document playable_in_embed in output templates


2021.02.19
Merge youtube-dl: Upto commit/cf2dbec (except kakao)
[viki] Fix extractor
[niconico] Extract channel and channel_id by kurumigi
[youtube] Multiple page support for hashtag URLs
[youtube] Add more invidious instances
[youtube] Fix comment extraction when comment text is empty
Option --windows-filenames to force use of windows compatible filenames
[ExtractAudio] Bugfix
Don't raise parser.error when exiting for update
[MoveFiles] Fix for when merger can't run
Changed --trim-file-name to --trim-filenames to be similar to related options
Format Sort improvements:
Prefer vp9.2 more than other vp9 codecs
Remove forced priority of quality
Remove unnecessary field_preference and misuse of preference from extractors
Build improvements:
Fix hash output by shirt
Lock python package versions for x86 and use wheels by shirt
Exclude vcruntime140.dll from UPX by jbruchon
Set version number based on UTC time, not local time
Publish on PyPi only if token is set
[documentation] Better document --prefer-free-formats and add --no-prefer-free-format


2021.02.15
Merge youtube-dl: Upto 2021.02.10 (except archive.org)
[niconico] Improved extraction and support encrypted/SMILE movies by kurumigi, tsukumi, bbepis, pukkandan
Fix HLS AES-128 with multiple keys in external downloaders by shirt
[youtube_live_chat] Fix by using POST API by siikamiika
[rumble] Add support for video page
Option --allow-unplayable-formats to allow downloading unplayable video formats
[ExtractAudio] Don't re-encode when file is already in a common audio format
[youtube] Fix search continuations
[youtube] Fix for new accounts
Improve build/updater: by pukkandan and shirt
Fix SHA256 calculation in build and implement hash checking for updater
Exit immediately in windows once the update process starts
Fix updater for x86.exe
Updater looks for both yt-dlp and youtube-dlc in releases for future-proofing
Change optional dependency to pycryptodome
Fix issue with unicode filenames in aria2c by shirt
Fix allow_playlist_files not being correctly passed through
Fix for empty HTTP head requests by shirt
Fix get_executable_path in UNIX
[sponskrub] Print ffmpeg output and errors to terminal
__real_download should be false when ffmpeg unavailable and no download
Show exe/zip/source and 32/64bit in verbose message


2021.02.09
aria2c support for DASH/HLS: by shirt
Implement Updater (-U) by shirt
[youtube] Fix comment extraction
[youtube_live_chat] Improve extraction
[youtube] Fix for channel URLs sometimes not downloading all pages
[aria2c] Changed default arguments to --console-log-level=warn --summary-interval=0 --file-allocation=none -x16 -j16 -s16
Add fallback for thumbnails
[embedthumbnail] Keep original thumbnail after conversion if write_thumbnail given
[embedsubtitle] Keep original subtitle after conversion if write_subtitles given
[pyinst.py] Move back to root dir
[youtube] Simplified renderer parsing and bugfixes
[movefiles] Fix compatibility with python2
[remuxvideo] Fix validation of conditional remux
[sponskrub] Don't raise error when the video does not exist
[documentation] Crypto is an optional dependency


2021.02.04
Merge youtube-dl: Upto 2021.02.04.1
Date/time formatting in output template:
You can use strftime to format date/time fields. Example: %(upload_date>%Y-%m-%d)s
Multiple output templates:
Separate output templates can be given for the different metadata files by using -o TYPE:TEMPLATE
The allowed types are: subtitle|thumbnail|description|annotation|infojson|pl_description|pl_infojson
[youtube] More metadata extraction for channel/playlist URLs (channel, uploader, thumbnail, tags)
New option --no-write-playlist-metafiles to prevent writing playlist metadata files
[audius] Fix extractor
[youtube_live_chat] Fix parse_yt_initial_data and add fragment_retries
[postprocessor] Raise errors correctly
[metadatafromtitle] Fix bug when extracting data from numeric fields
Fix issue with overwriting files
Fix "Default format spec" appearing in quiet mode
[FormatSort] Allow user to prefer av01 over vp9 (The default is still vp9)
[FormatSort] fix bug where quality had more priority than hasvid
[pyinst] Automatically detect python architecture and working directory
Strip out internal fields such as _filename from infojson


2021.01.29
Features from animelover1984/youtube-dl: by animelover1984 and bbepis
Add --get-comments
[youtube] Extract comments
[billibilli] Added BiliBiliSearchIE, BilibiliChannelIE
[billibilli] Extract comments
[billibilli] Better video extraction
Write playlist data to infojson
[FFmpegMetadata] Embed infojson inside the video
[EmbedThumbnail] Try embedding in mp4 using ffprobe and -disposition
[EmbedThumbnail] Treat mka like mkv and mov like mp4
[EmbedThumbnail] Embed in ogg/opus
[VideoRemuxer] Conditionally remux video
[VideoRemuxer] Add -movflags +faststart when remuxing to mp4
[ffmpeg] Print entire stderr in verbose when there is error
[EmbedSubtitle] Warn when embedding ass in mp4
[anvato] Use NFLTokenGenerator if possible
Parse additional metadata: New option --parse-metadata to extract additional metadata from existing fields
The extracted fields can be used in --output
Deprecated --metadata-from-title
[Audius] Add extractor
[youtube] Extract playlist description and write it to .description file
Detect existing files even when using recode/remux (extract-audio is partially fixed)
Fix wrong user config from v2021.01.24
[youtube] Report error message from youtube as error instead of warning
[FormatSort] Fix some fields not sorting from v2021.01.24
[postprocessor] Deprecate avconv/avprobe. All current functionality is left untouched. But don't expect any new features to work with avconv
[postprocessor] fix write_debug to not throw error when there is no _downloader
[movefiles] Don't give "cant find" warning when move is unnecessary
Refactor update-version, pyinst.py and related files
[ffmpeg] Document more formats that are supported for remux/recode


2021.01.24
Merge youtube-dl: Upto 2021.01.24
Plugin support (documentation)
Multiple paths: New option -P/--paths to give different paths for different types of files
The syntax is -P "type:path" -P "type:path" (documentation)
Valid types are: home, temp, description, annotation, subtitle, infojson, thumbnail
Additionally, configuration file is taken from home directory or current directory (documentation)
Allow passing different arguments to different external downloaders (documentation)
[mildom] Add extractor by nao20010128nao
Warn when using old style --external-downloader-args and --post-processor-args
Fix --no-overwrite when using --write-link
[sponskrub] Output unrecognized argument error message correctly
[cbs] Make failure to extract title non-fatal
Fix typecasting when pre-checking archive
Fix issue with setting title on UNIX
Deprecate redundant aliases in formatSort. The aliases remain functional for backward compatibility, but will be left undocumented
[tests] Fix test_post_hooks
[tests] Split core and download tests


2021.01.20
[TrovoLive] Add extractor (only VODs)
[pokemon] Add /#/player URLs
Improved parsing of multiple postprocessor-args, add --ppa as alias
[EmbedThumbnail] Simplify embedding in mkv
[sponskrub] Encode filenames correctly, better debug output and error message
[readme] Cleanup options


2021.01.16
Merge youtube-dl: Upto 2021.01.16
Configuration files:
Portable configuration file: ./yt-dlp.conf
Allow the configuration files to be named yt-dlp instead of youtube-dlc. See this for details
Add PyPI release


2021.01.14
Added option --break-on-reject
[roosterteeth.com] Fix for bonus episodes by Zocker1999NET
[tiktok] Fix for when share_info is empty
[EmbedThumbnail] Fix bug due to incorrect function name
[documentation] Changed sponskrub links to point to yt-dlp/SponSkrub since I am now providing both linux and windows releases
[documentation] Change all links to correctly point to new fork URL
[documentation] Fixes typos


2021.01.12
[roosterteeth.com] Add subtitle support by samiksome
Added --force-overwrites, --no-force-overwrites by alxnull
Changed fork name to yt-dlp
Fix typos by FelixFrog
[ci] Option to skip
[changelog] Added unreleased changes in blackjack4494/yt-dlc


2021.01.10
[archive.org] Fix extractor and add support for audio and playlists by wporr
[Animelab] Added by mariuszskon
[youtube:search] Fix view_count by ohnonot
[youtube] Show if video is embeddable in info
Update version badge automatically in README
Enable test_youtube_search_matching
Create to_screen and similar functions in postprocessor/common


2021.01.09
[youtube] Fix bug in automatic caption extraction
Add post_hooks to YoutubeDL by alexmerkel
Batch file enumeration improvements by glenn-slayden
Stop immediately when reaching --max-downloads by glenn-slayden
Fix incorrect ANSI sequence for restoring console-window title by glenn-slayden
Kill child processes when yt-dlc is killed by Unrud


2021.01.08
Merge youtube-dl: Upto 2021.01.08
Extractor stitcher (1, 2) have not been merged
Moved changelog to seperate file
2021.01.07-1
[Akamai] fix by nixxo
[Tiktok] merge youtube-dl tiktok extractor by GreyAlien502
[vlive] add support for playlists by kyuyeunk
[youtube_live_chat] make sure playerOffsetMs is positive by siikamiika
Ignore extra data streams in ffmpeg by jbruchon
Allow passing different arguments to different postprocessors using --postprocessor-args
Deprecated --sponskrub-args. The same can now be done using --postprocessor-args "sponskrub:<args>"
[CI] Split tests into core-test and full-test


2021.01.07
Removed priority of av01 codec in -S since most devices don't support it yet
Added duration_string to be used in --output
Created First Release
2021.01.05-1
Changed defaults:
Enabled --ignore
Disabled --video-multistreams and --audio-multistreams
Changed default format selection to bv*+ba/b when --audio-multistreams is disabled
Changed default format sort order to res,fps,codec,size,br,asr,proto,ext,has_audio,source,format_id
Changed webm to be more preferable than flv in format sorting
Changed default output template to %(title)s [%(id)s].%(ext)s
Enabled --list-formats-as-table


2021.01.05
Format Sort: Added --format-sort (-S), --format-sort-force (--S-force) - See Sorting Formats for details
Format Selection: See Format Selection for details
New format selectors: best*, worst*, bestvideo*, bestaudio*, worstvideo*, worstaudio*
Changed video format sorting to show video only files and video+audio files together.
Added --video-multistreams, --no-video-multistreams, --audio-multistreams, --no-audio-multistreams
Added b,w,v,a as alias for best, worst, video and audio respectively
Shortcut Options: Added --write-link, --write-url-link, --write-webloc-link, --write-desktop-link by h-h-h-h - See Internet Shortcut Options for details
Sponskrub integration: Added --sponskrub, --sponskrub-cut, --sponskrub-force, --sponskrub-location, --sponskrub-args - See SponSkrub Options for details
Added --force-download-archive (--force-write-archive) by h-h-h-h
Added --list-formats-as-table, --list-formats-old
Negative Options: Makes it possible to negate most boolean options by adding a no- to the switch. Usefull when you want to reverse an option that is defined in a config file
Added --no-ignore-dynamic-mpd, --no-allow-dynamic-mpd, --allow-dynamic-mpd, --youtube-include-hls-manifest, --no-youtube-include-hls-manifest, --no-youtube-skip-hls-manifest, --no-download, --no-download-archive, --resize-buffer, --part, --mtime, --no-keep-fragments, --no-cookies, --no-write-annotations, --no-write-info-json, --no-write-description, --no-write-thumbnail, --youtube-include-dash-manifest, --post-overwrites, --no-keep-video, --no-embed-subs, --no-embed-thumbnail, --no-add-metadata, --no-include-ads, --no-write-sub, --no-write-auto-sub, --no-playlist-reverse, --no-restrict-filenames, --youtube-include-dash-manifest, --no-format-sort-force, --flat-videos, --no-list-formats-as-table, --no-sponskrub, --no-sponskrub-cut, --no-sponskrub-force
Renamed: --write-subs, --no-write-subs, --no-write-auto-subs, --write-auto-subs. Note that these can still be used without the ending "s"
Relaxed validation for format filters so that any arbitrary field can be used
Fix for embedding thumbnail in mp3 by pauldubois98 (ytdl-org/youtube-dl#21569)
Make Twitch Video ID output from Playlist and VOD extractor same. This is only a temporary fix
Merge youtube-dl: Upto 2021.01.03 - See blackjack4494/yt-dlc#280 for details
Extractors tiktok and hotstar have not been merged
Cleaned up the fork for public use
Unreleased changes in blackjack4494/yt-dlc
Updated to youtube-dl release 2020.11.26
[youtube]
Implemented all Youtube Feeds (ytfav, ytwatchlater, ytsubs, ythistory, ytrec) and SearchURL
Fix ytsearch not returning results sometimes due to promoted content
Temporary fix for automatic captions - disable json3
Fix some improper Youtube URLs
Redirect channel home to /video
Print youtube's warning message
Multiple pages are handled better for feeds
Add --break-on-existing by gergesh
Pre-check video IDs in the archive before downloading
[bitwave.tv] New extractor
[Gedi] Add extractor
[Rcs] Add new extractor
[skyit] Add support for multiple Sky Italia website and removed old skyitalia extractor
[france.tv] Fix thumbnail URL
[ina] support mobile links
[instagram] Fix extractor
[itv] BTCC new pages' URL update (articles instead of races)
[SouthparkDe] Support for English URLs
[spreaker] fix SpreakerShowIE test URL
[Vlive] Fix playlist handling when downloading a channel
[generic] Detect embedded bitchute videos
[generic] Extract embedded youtube and twitter videos
[ffmpeg] Ensure all streams are copied
Fix for os.rename error when embedding thumbnail to video in a different drive
make_win.bat: don't use UPX to pack vcruntime140.dll




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