Video-dl Alternatives

    Video-dl is described as 'Download videos from YouTube, Rai, Rai Replay, Video Mediaset, La7, Witty TV, Dplay and lots of other websites!' and is a popular app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Video-dl for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Online / Web-based and Linux. The best alternative is NewPipe, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Video-dl are youtube-dl (Free, Open Source), Youtube-DLG (Free, Open Source), 4k Video Downloader (Freemium) and Video DownloadHelper (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2020
    1. NewPipe is a lightweight YouTube front-end for Android. It doesn't need the YouTube-API or any Google Play Services, as NewPipe only parses the YouTube website in order to gain the information it needs.
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    2. 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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      bird With a bit of knowledge about the main commands and requirements, downloading videos via command line became easy. As a command line program, I class this as requiring intermediate experience with Terminal or Command Prompt.
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    3. Youtube-DLG is a program to download videos from YouTube and a other sites.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.4, released in July 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website

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    4. 4k Video Downloader allows to download video, audio, subtitles, channels and playlists from YouTube in high quality and to save it on your computer. This program is free for downloading videos and playlists of no more than 25 videos.
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    5. DownloadHelper is a tool for web content extraction. Its purpose is to capture video, audio, and image files from many sites.
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      Almost everyone thinks Video DownloadHelper is a great alternative to Video-dl.
    6. Download YouTube Vanced APK for Non-Rooted, Rooted, and Magisk Android devices. Vanced also was known as iYTBP is a new modded version of YouTube which contains ad blocking and background playback features.
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    7. FrostWire is a free, open source P2P BitTorrent file sharing application & cloud file downloader in one. It's a fork of LimeWire .

      Bundleware

      As reported on VirusTotal, the installer contains Opencandy. Be careful during installation. https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/60a309e91ba1039c3527053867e0e210ff2e18628a01acc264d82430e6436889/analysis/

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    8. 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.
    9. Freemake Video Downloader is a free video downloader that lets download videos from YouTube, Google, Facebook, Dailymotion and other sites either in HD, 4K, MP4, FLV, 3GP or convert web videos to FLV, AVI, MP4, MP3.

      Bundleware

      The installer contains OpenCandy. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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    10. Video downloader for macOS with support for YouTube and other 1200 sites. Ever wished you could save a video from the Internet? Search no more, Downie is what you're looking for. Easily download videos from thousands of different sites.
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