yt-dlp

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

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yt-dlp/yt-dlp is an open source project licensed under The Unlicense which is not an OSI approved license.

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Posts

Posts where yt-dlp has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-06-11.
  • [yt-dlp] is there an easy to follow installation guide for Windows 10?
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-16
    You grab the exe from https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp/releases/latest and instead of calling youtube-dl.exe you call yt-dlp.exe
  • Downloading Wayback Machine Cached Videos?
    yt-dlp has support for these (also trys to get title, extension info). I added a comment here for more info.
  • Waw
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-12
    you could also try yt-dlp with aria2 on the dash formats for multi-connections.
  • MKV/MKA cover for YouTube, force auto-convert WEBP to JPG instead of possible PNG?
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-11
    In that issue, there is an example of the difference in this screenshot (500%).
  • Bilibili Playlist Downloading
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-11
    Bilibili doesn't have playlists afaik. Do you mean channels/anthologies? If so, both animelover1984/youtube-dl and yt-dlp can download them
  • How to watch/download a video that is archived?
    These days you can also use yt-dlp (fork of youtube-dl) which will do all this for you (inc. grabbing extension & title if possible).
  • yt-dlp release 2021.06.09
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-09
    Github: https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp Documentation: github, readthedocs PyPi: https://pypi.org/project/yt-dlp Discord: https://discord.gg/H5MNcFW63r
  • yt-dlp release 2021.06.08
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-08
    I personally don't like type hints. Most of the time, they only make the code less readable for me. So code I write wont have them. But, Ive already recieved a PR with type hints, and ofc, I wont stop other devs from using them
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-08
    Release: https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp/releases/latest
  • Crunchyroll
    reddit.com/r/Mujico | 2021-06-06
  • Timestamp from Twitch to Filename
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-06
    https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp#output-template https://docs.python.org/3/library/datetime.html#strftime-and-strptime-format-codes
  • youtube-dl 2021.06.06
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-05
    have you tried yt-dlp? supposedly don't need cookies (bit hard to test, i always use cookies and don't know an age gated video to test with)
  • cant download age restricted videos ?
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-05
    use yt-dlp which fixed it faster than youtube-dl
  • Save from nicovideo.jp - how? youtube-dl doesn't work anymore
    The yt-dlp fork of youtube-dl works for me with this video.
  • niconico / nicovideo.jp no longer working?
    reddit.com/r/youtubedl | 2021-06-04
    Other than animelover1984/youtube-dl, yt-dlp also works