yt-dlp Alternatives

    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 an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to yt-dlp for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is youtube-dl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like yt-dlp are Youtube-DLG (Free, Open Source), 4k Video Downloader (Freemium), Video DownloadHelper (Freemium) and ClipGrab (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 29, 2021
    1. YTD allows you to download videos from Facebook, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Yahoo Video, and many others and convert them to other video formats. The program is easy to use, just specify the URL for the video you want to download and click the Ok button!
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    2. 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.
    3. Youtube-DLG is a program to download videos from YouTube and a other sites.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.4, released in July 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website

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    4. 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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    5. 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. ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites. It converts downloaded videos to MPEG4, MP3 or other formats in just one easy step.

      Bundleware

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

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    7. 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.
    8. Tartube is a GUI front-end for youtube-dl, partly based on youtube-dl-gui and written in Python 3 / Gtk 3. It runs on MS Windows, Linux and BSD. It probably works on MacOS, but the authors have not been able to confirm this.
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    9. 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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    10. Video downloader for macOS with support for YouTube and other 1200 sites. Ever wished you could save a video from the Internet? Search no more, Downie is what you're looking for. Easily download videos from thousands of different sites.
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