Youtube video analysis with youtube_dl inconsistent, sometimes giving errors

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  • GitHub repo youtube-dl

    Command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and other video sites

    Youtube-dl hasn't been updated in over a month at time of writing.

  • GitHub repo yt-dlp

    A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes

    You might get more consistent results with a fork, most of which have already fixed this issue. Some popular ones are yt-dlp/yt-dlp, blackjack4494/youtube-dlc and animelover1984/youtube-dl. Please note though these might not be drop-in replacements

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  • GitHub repo youtube-dlc

    Command-line program to download various media from YouTube.com and other sites

    You might get more consistent results with a fork, most of which have already fixed this issue. Some popular ones are yt-dlp/yt-dlp, blackjack4494/youtube-dlc and animelover1984/youtube-dl. Please note though these might not be drop-in replacements

  • GitHub repo youtube-dl

    Command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and other video sites

    You might get more consistent results with a fork, most of which have already fixed this issue. Some popular ones are yt-dlp/yt-dlp, blackjack4494/youtube-dlc and animelover1984/youtube-dl. Please note though these might not be drop-in replacements

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