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Open Source Youtube Video and Audio Downloader Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Youtube Video and Audio Downloader is youtube-dl. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Youtube Video and Audio Downloader and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Youtube Video and Audio Downloader are Youtube-DLG, yt-dlp, Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui) and ClipGrab.

Youtube Video and Audio Downloader 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 Youtube Video and Audio Downloader.
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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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  2. Youtube-DLG icon

    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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    easy to use for non coders also

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    does not open in windows. i think it is a some kind of data stealing software

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  3. yt-dlp icon

    yt-dlp

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    • 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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  4. Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui) icon

    Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FFmpeg
    • youtube-dl
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Node.JS
    28 alternatives to Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui) 

    A cross-platform GUI for youtube-dl made in Electron and node.js.

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui) without registration.
    2.  PortableOpen Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. ClipGrab icon

    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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    My alternative from 4K Video Downloader because that freemium features are gone according to monetary issues

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    DownZemAll

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    • 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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  7. Bulk Media Downloader icon

    Bulk Media Downloader

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    • 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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    Seal

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    55 alternatives to Seal 

    Video/Audio Downloader for Android.

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Seal without registration.
    2.  Dark ModeSeal supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Privacy focusedSeal is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Downline

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    201 alternatives to Downline 

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

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    YoutubeDownloader

    • Windows
    185 alternatives to YoutubeDownloader 

    YoutubeDownloader is an application that lets you download videos from YouTube. You can just copy-paste URLs of any videos or playlists and download them directly to a format of your choice. It also supports searching by keywords, which is helpful if you want to quickly look up...

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