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|IRC general=http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=youtube-dl
|IRC general=irc://chat.freenode.net/youtube-dl ([http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=youtube-dl webchat])
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Revision as of 16:29, 20 January 2015



Download YouTube and many other sites' videos

youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from YouTube and a lot more sites like Dailymotion and Vimeo (https://ytdl-org.github.io/youtube-dl/supportedsites.html).


Richard Stallman said youtube-dl is okay to be in the Directory because it does not actually execute nonfree JS as we first suspected.

"IRC general" IRC general channel

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Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/youtube-dl
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl/

Software prerequisites

Required to usePython 2.6 or higher

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 August 2018.


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