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. A lightweight YouTube client for Linux (fork of straw-viewer).
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    2. Download songs from YouTube by getting the audio from YouTube and the metadata from sources like Itunes and Gaana. Why this?
    3. HeldenViewer makes it very easy to search, download and view videos of the Youtube platform.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Mp3 converter is an amazing online video converting tool, which allows you to download your favourite music in any desired format. It provides you a variety of formats to choose from, such as Mp3, WebM, MPG, AVI, WMV, MKV, Mp4 and more.
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    4. Enjoy YouTube videos and music offline! YTOffline is an YouTube downloader that allows you to save YouTube videos & audio to your PC, smart phone and tablet. Download YouTube videos in MP4, WEBM, 3GP and M4A formats.
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    5. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      aoydl stands for "Aczkolwiek's own youtube-dl" and is a software written in POSIX shell that retrieves youtube direct video (or audio) urls. It can be used with wget, mpv or any other software through subshells or pipes.
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    6. Use this desktop media player to play/download/bookmark any videos from any website. Give it the url of the webpage, it will pull video from it into the player. Supports both plain and encrypted library folders.
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