youtube-dl VS PyIDM

Compare youtube-dl vs PyIDM and see what are their differences.

youtube-dl

Command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and other video sites (by ytdl-org)

PyIDM

python open source (Internet Download Manager) with multi-connections, high speed engine, based on python, LibCurl, and youtube_dl https://github.com/firedm/FireDM [Moved to: https://github.com/firedm/FireDM] (by pyIDM)
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youtube-dl PyIDM
850 0
110,025 1,001
1.6% -
8.5 9.5
about 6 hours ago about 1 year ago
Python Python
The Unlicense GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 or later
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youtube-dl

Posts with mentions or reviews of youtube-dl. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-16.

PyIDM

Posts with mentions or reviews of PyIDM. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing youtube-dl and PyIDM you can also consider the following projects:

spotify-downloader - Download your Spotify playlists and songs along with album art and metadata (from YouTube if a match is found).

yt-dlp - A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes

you-get - :arrow_double_down: Dumb downloader that scrapes the web

FireDM - python open source (Internet Download Manager) with multi-connections, high speed engine, based on python, LibCurl, and youtube_dl https://github.com/firedm/FireDM

twitch-dl - CLI tool for downloading videos from Twitch.

FlexGet - The official FlexGet repository

Monkey-DL (Anime Downloader) - Bulk download your favourite anime episodes from your favourite anime websites

udemy-dl - A cross-platform python based utility to download courses from udemy for personal offline use.

funimation-downloader-nx - Download videos from Funimation via cli.

s3cmd - Official s3cmd repo -- Command line tool for managing Amazon S3 and CloudFront services

s4cmd - Super S3 command line tool