youtube-dl Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to youtube-dl for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Youtube-DLG, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to youtube-dl and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to youtube-dl are 4k Video Downloader (Freemium), Video DownloadHelper (Freemium), ClipGrab (Free, Open Source) and Youtube Video and Audio Downloader (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 26, 2021
    1. There are so many interesting things to be found on YouTube, but you can’t download the videos or save them as audio files. That is why we developed YouTube Downloader. This application will help you to accomplish video downloads quickly and without hangups.
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    2. Free and open-source media downloader for YouTube and many other sites Features Supports several sites Choose video and audio quality (with 4K support) Convert audio and video to different formats: (mp3, aac, flac,m4a, opus, vorbis, wav) (default, mp4, webm, mkv) Download...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FFmpeg
      • youtube-dl
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      • Node.JS
      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) *...
    3. FireDM is a python open source download manager with multi-connections, high speed engine, it downloads general files and videos from Youtube and tons of other streaming websites . Developed in Python, based on "LibCurl", and "youtube_dl".
    4. 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      The project seems to be no longer maintained and the official website is no longer available.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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    5. QMPlay2 is a video and audio player. It can play all formats supported by FFmpeg, libmodplug (including J2B and SFX). It also supports Audio CD, raw files, Rayman 2 music and chiptunes. It contains YouTube and Prostopleer browser.
    6. How Its Work: To download a YouTube video whenever you are on a video page, you will see the Red “Download” button under YouTube Video, click that button to populate the list of all available formats to download, click the desired format, save to your hard drive and that’s it!
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    7. You like to listen to music on YouTube website but want to do it offline or on your favorite portable player. You have found soundtrack of new movie on YouTube and want to save it to your music library as MP3. Then MediaHuman YouTube to MP3 Converter is the best choice for you.
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    8. xVideoServiceThief (a.k.a xVST) is a tool for downloading your favourite video clips from a lot of video websites (currently supports 93 websites and increasing!).

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.5.1, released in January 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    9. Open-source and self-hosted YouTube downloader built on Material Design. Supports multiple users, subscriptions, file management, quality select, audio-only downloads, sharing, and much much more!.
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