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    youtube-dl Alternatives

    youtube-dl is described as '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' and is a very popular YouTube Downloader in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to youtube-dl for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and Android. Most alternatives are YouTube and Video Downloaders. The best alternative is Youtube-DLG, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like youtube-dl are Video DownloadHelper (Freemium), 4k Video Downloader (Freemium), ClipGrab (Free, Open Source) and Tartube (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 15, 2022
    1. YTD allows you to download videos from Facebook, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Yahoo Video, and many others and convert them to other video formats. The program is easy to use, just specify the URL for the video you want to download and click the Ok button!
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    2. 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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      Youtube-DLG vs youtube-dl opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Youtube-DLG is a great alternative to youtube-dl.
      Youtube-DLG is a frontend for youtube-dl. It still requires youtube-dl to function.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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      This is the best program I could find.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      Very simple and efficient
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    3. 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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      Most users think Video DownloadHelper is a great alternative to youtube-dl.
    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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      Most users think 4k Video Downloader is a great alternative to youtube-dl.
    5. ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites. It converts downloaded videos to MPEG4, MP3 or other formats in just one easy step.

      Bundleware

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

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      ClipGrab vs youtube-dl opinions
      Almost everyone thinks ClipGrab is a great alternative to youtube-dl.
      JamieTechTo This is a bundleware installer
      Comment 3 months ago

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    6. Tartube is a GUI front-end for youtube-dl, partly based on youtube-dl-gui and written in Python 3 / Gtk 3. It runs on MS Windows, Linux and BSD. It probably works on MacOS, but the authors have not been able to confirm this.
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    7. 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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    8. Features: * Download from all kind of platforms: YouTube, vimeo, twitter & many more * Download multiple videos/playlists/channels in one go * Select the resolution and format you want to download in * Download private videos (currently only tested on YouTube) *...
    9. 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.
    10. 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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