If you've followed , you can simply run youtube-dl -U or, on Linux, sudo youtube-dl -U. In my free time I like testing new software and inline skating. Delivery powered by Google Feedburner. As a rule of thumb, youtube-dl releases at least once a month, and often weekly or even daily. To clarify, that is a percent symbol followed by a name in parentheses, followed by formatting operations. Do I always have to pass -citw? Its configuration options list is huge and can be heavily tweaked based on personal needs.
Therefore, we neither recommend nor support disabling, excluding, or removing the generic extractor. Your email address will not be published. In particular, every feature request that does not consist of adding support for a new site should contain a use case scenario that explains in what situation the missing feature would be useful. The above two options will help you download a desired of your playlist. As a matter of policy as well as legality , youtube-dl does not include support for services that specialize in infringing copyright. Lastly, we can configure the quality of audio with —audio-quality.
Even though this breakage issue is easily fixed by emitting a new version of youtube-dl with a fix incorporated, all the previous versions become broken in all repositories and distros' packages that may not be so prompt in fetching the update from us. Based on python, youtube-dl can be used on almost all if not all Linux distributions. When using bestvideo+bestaudio, many cases of getting a non-mp4 container only show up because that format selection unequivocally insists on bestaudio, which may then mean a mixed format. Feature-rich YouTube downloader for power users These are just part of the settings made available by youtube-dl. If you find a great playlist or two, downloading it can be awkward and time-consuming. Note that slash is left-associative, i.
In particular, the only option out of -citw that is regularly useful is -i. When youtube-dl knows that one particular downloader works better for a given website, that downloader will be picked. It is also possible to select the extracted audio format, with the —audio-format parameter. The output including the first lines contain important debugging information. And so far with this configuration, I haven't seen any webm at all, because something like 248+140 works ends up as mkv. That is useful for metafields that may or may not be present. Is anyone going to need the feature? Please update to Python 2.
First, install youtube-dl on your Linux by following the here. I am going to show you how to download YouTube videos in Linux terminal using youtube-dl. We often get issue reports that we cannot really decipher. It will automatically resume the unfinished download, as long as a partial download is present in the current directory. The exe throws a Runtime error from Visual C++ To run the exe you need to install first the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package? Install youtube-dl to download YouTube videos in Linux terminal is a Python-based small command-line tool that allows downloading videos from , , Photobucket, Facebook, Yahoo, Metacafe, Depositfiles and few more similar sites. How can I speed up work on my issue? The key is that each fallback term separated by the slashes will fail if any part of its requirement fails, moving on to the next term.
You can use --ignore-config if you want to disable the configuration file for a particular youtube-dl run. By default, it will do the clever thing, and will already resume most interrupted downloads. For example, with the following configuration file youtube-dl will always extract the audio, not copy the mtime, use a proxy and save all videos under Movies directory in your home directory: Lines starting with are comments Always extract audio -x Do not copy the mtime --no-mtime Use this proxy --proxy 127. The simplest case is requesting a specific format, for example with -f 22 you can download the format with format code equal to 22. Recently, youtube-dl added video download support for 17 new websites: brightcove.
If you put youtube-dl and ffmpeg in the same directory that you're running the command from, it will work, but that's rather cumbersome. In particular, every site support request issue should only pertain to services at one site generally under a common domain, but always using the same backend technology. About 20% of the reports we receive are already fixed, but people are using outdated versions. You can find out which by examining the output if you run youtube-dl on the console or catching an UnsupportedError exception if you run it from a Python program. Mandatory and optional metafields For extraction to work youtube-dl relies on metadata your extractor extracts and provides to youtube-dl expressed by an or simply info dict. Note that these format codes are extractor specific. While in most cases we eventually get the required information after asking back multiple times, this poses an unnecessary drain on our resources.
Some sites also require a common user agent to be used, use --dump-user-agent to see the one in use by youtube-dl. Note that if you use youtube-dl to stream to stdout and most likely to pipe it to your media player then , i. You can update youtube-dl with sudo youtube-dl --update. Since June 2012 youtube-dl is packed as an executable zipfile, simply unzip it might need renaming to youtube-dl. There is no limit of issues they can or should open. Many feature requests are for features that actually exist already! Once the video is fully downloaded, use any video player, such as , or.