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yt-dlp is described as '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' and is a youtube downloader in the video & movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to yt-dlp for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Firefox. The best alternative is youtube-dl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like yt-dlp are Youtube-DLG, 4k Video Downloader, Video DownloadHelper and Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui).

yt-dlp 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 yt-dlp.
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yt-dlp is a youtube-dl fork based on the now inactive youtube-dlc. The main focus of this project is adding new features...

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    YTD

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    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    214 alternatives to YTD 

    YTD allows you to download videos from Facebook, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Yahoo Video, and many others and convert them to other video formats.

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  2. 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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    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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  4. 4k Video Downloader icon

    4k Video Downloader

    • Mac
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    • 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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  5. Video DownloadHelper icon

    Video DownloadHelper

    • Mac
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    • 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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  6. 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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    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.

    Bundleware

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

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  8. Tartube icon

    Tartube

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • youtube-dl
    • GTK+
    31 alternatives to Tartube 

    Tartube is a GUI front-end for youtube-dl, partly based on Youtube-DLG and written in Python 3 / Gtk 3.

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Tartube without registration.
    2.  Ad-freeTartube doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    It's a very useful GUI with a stack of options that can be saved so you never need to type in long commands again. Batch downloading, numerous VOD/TV services, active development, can use youtube-dl or yt-dlp as backend.

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  9. Youtube Video and Audio Downloader icon

    Youtube Video and Audio Downloader

    • Mac
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    • 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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    DownZemAll

    • Mac
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    • 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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