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2020-04-22

YouTube-DL CLI

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YouTube-DL CLI

Installation
sudo curl -L https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

sudo apt install ffmpeg -y
Downloading

Download audio with best quality (usually opus, or m4a for older videos):

youtube-dl --audio-format best -x "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXXXXXX"

Shell function for best audio quality (example: youtube-audio https://youtu.be/XXXXXXXXXX):

youtube-audio() { youtube-dl --audio-format best -x ""[email protected]"" }

Download best video quality (default):

youtube-dl "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXXXXXX"
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