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YTD Alternatives for Linux

YTD is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is youtube-dl, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to YTD and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to YTD are Youtube-DLG, 4k Video Downloader, Video DownloadHelper and yt-dlp.

YTD alternatives are mainly YouTube Downloaders but may also be Video Downloaders or Download Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of YTD.
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  1. youtube-dl icon

    youtube-dl

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Python
    • PC-BSD
    236 alternatives to youtube-dl 

    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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    Most users think youtube-dl is a great alternative to YTD.
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    Youtube-DLG

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • youtube-dl
    • wxPython
    191 alternatives to Youtube-DLG 

    A cross platform front-end GUI of the popular youtube-dl written in wxPython.

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    1.  SoundCloud DownloaderYoutube-DLG allows you to download audio files from Soundcloud.
    2.  Ad-freeYoutube-DLG doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Youtube-DLG without registration.
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    Most users think Youtube-DLG is a great alternative to YTD.
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    No-frills, intuitive. Great open source option in a category awash in freemium annoyances.

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  3. 4k Video Downloader icon

    4k Video Downloader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    254 alternatives to 4k Video Downloader 

    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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    1.  Command line interface4k Video Downloader either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Support for 4K4k Video Downloader supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    3.  Portable4k Video Downloader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Almost everyone thinks 4k Video Downloader is a great alternative to YTD.
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    Video DownloadHelper

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    193 alternatives to Video DownloadHelper 

    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 YTD.
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    Supports many sites and gives easy access to different quality of downloads.

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    yt-dlp

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • BSD
    227 alternatives to yt-dlp 

    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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    1.  Command line interfaceyt-dlp either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in yt-dlp without registration.
    3.  Lightweightyt-dlp consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Youtube Video and Audio Downloader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox
    196 alternatives to Youtube Video and Audio Downloader 

    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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    Most users think Youtube Video and Audio Downloader is a great alternative to YTD.
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    ClipGrab

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • youtube-dl
    • Qt
    187 alternatives to ClipGrab 

    ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites.

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

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    Almost everyone thinks ClipGrab is a great alternative to YTD.
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    DownZemAll

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    143 alternatives to DownZemAll 

    DownZemAll is a free and open-source mass download manager for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. It helps you to select, organize, prioritize and run your downloads in parallel. Based on the Qt5 framework, DownZemAll! is written in C/C++.

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    1.  Ad-freeDownZemAll doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  PortableDownZemAll can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. Bulk Media Downloader icon

    Bulk Media Downloader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    145 alternatives to Bulk Media Downloader 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightBulk Media Downloader consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Downline

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    201 alternatives to Downline 

    Free and open-source media downloader for YouTube and many other sites.

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