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Open Source 4k Video Downloader Alternatives

The best open source alternative to 4k Video Downloader is youtube-dl. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to 4k Video Downloader and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to 4k Video Downloader are Youtube-DLG, yt-dlp, ClipGrab and Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui).

4k Video Downloader alternatives are mainly YouTube Downloaders but may also be Video Downloaders or Download Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of 4k Video Downloader.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
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  • Linux

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  1. Augmentable with front-ends such as Youtube-DLG , youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from YouTube and a hundreds other sites.

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    InsaneFromEarth

    Open source, more control, and flexibility

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    HughTash

    youtube-dl has much more customization options, is more stable and robust.

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  2. A cross platform front-end GUI of the popular youtube-dl written in wxPython.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.4, released in July 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website. A well-maintained fork can also be found here: https://github.com/oleksis/youtube-dl-gui

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    Youtube-DLG vs 4k Video Downloader opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Youtube-DLG is a great alternative to 4k Video Downloader.

    It doesn't download playlists or subtitles, nor you can choose video quality.

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  3. yt-dlp is a youtube-dl fork based on the now inactive youtube-dlc. The main focus of this project is adding new features and patches while also keeping up to date with the original project.

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  4. ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites.

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    The default Windows installer contains Opencandy. A version with no third-party offers is available in Download options.

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    Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FFmpeg
    • youtube-dl
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Node.JS

    A cross-platform GUI for youtube-dl made in Electron and node.js.

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  6. Youtube Video and Audio Downloader is an open-source project, downloading Youtube videos (using Firefox download manager) in all available formats (FLV, MP4, WebM, and 3GP) with video quality of your choice.

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    Most users think Youtube Video and Audio Downloader is a great alternative to 4k Video Downloader.
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    Bulk Media Downloader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Bulk Media Downloader grabs and downloads all sort of media resources in bulk. You can filter different types to prevent cluttering the grabber window. It also has a pause button to stop appending more resources.

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  8. DownZemAll is a free and open-source mass download manager for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. It helps you to select, organize, prioritize and run your downloads in parallel. Based on the Qt5 framework, DownZemAll! is written in C/C++.

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    Downline

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Free and open-source media downloader for YouTube and many other sites.

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  10. TubeMaster++ is a powerful tool which can capture multimedia files you are watching or listening from your internet browser (FLV,MP3,MP4). Captured files can be saved directly on your computer or converted to other popular video or audio formats (AVI, MPEG, MP3, MP4, IPod, PSP ..

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer maintained and the official website is no longer available. The last version, v2.7, can be still downloaded from Softpedia and the source code is available on SourceForge (v2.5).

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