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 24, 2021
    1. Simple Youtube Downloader written in JAVA. Gives you the possibility to download and automatically convert, if you want, your video.
    2. Easy Youtube Video Downloader Express, successor of Easy YouTube Video Downloader , is a fast and easy way to download Youtube videos.
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    3. Movie downloader for youtube, metacafe, dailymotion, and many others, all those pesky sites that insist you use a big fat browser that runs flash in order to see their content. It's a command-line app written in straight C.
    4. An interactve wrapper for youtube-dl to find music on YouTube . You can input a search string, or input a txt file with one song per line which it will iterate through.
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      You-Get is a tiny command-line utility to download media contents (videos, audios, images) from the Web, in case there is no other handy way to do it.
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    5. TubeRekt.com allows you to download Mp3 or Mp4 format along with many other formats. TubeRekt.com works with YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Liveleak + many more.
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      Facebook Video Downloader: Online tool to download facebook videos online. Download any facebook video using savefbvideo facebook video downloader. Easy to use.
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    6. Vido is a Video/Audio Downloader frontend for the popular youtube downloader youtube-dl, a rewrite of ytd-gtk by the same team, updated to python 3 using pygobjects and GTK+.
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      PlanetLagu is a very useful resource with open access to a variety of songs for its users. It has a very smooth and user-friendly interface as it can access music files out of a huge compilation with great ease.
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    7. FastFrom.com - free online video downloader service allows to download videos and mp3 from YouTube, Tiktok, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and any website from link.
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