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A small command-line program to download videos.

youtube-dl Alternatives

The best youtube-dl alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    4K Video Downloader is a software program that helps people download video files from sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Dailymotion.

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

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    DownloadHelper is a tool for web content extraction.

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    Download YouTube videos in all available formats and extract the original audio files.

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    A friendly downloader for YouTube and other sites

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    Freemake Video Converter Converts 500+ Formats & Gadgets FREE! Convert to MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, DVD, Xvid. FREE Download. **Voted Best of 2018** Comes with FREE…

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    A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes.

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    Format Factory is software that allows the user to convert media into various file formats. The software is a product of PC Free Time, a Chinese software development company. Read more about Format Factory.

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    JDownloader is a free downloading tool that enables you to download files from over a hundred hosting sites. The tool is compatible with Linux, Mac and Windows operating systems. Read more about JDownloader.

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    Freemake Video Downloader downloads videos from more than 10,000 sites. Absolutely FREE. Download YouTube in HD, MP4, MP3. **Voted best of 2018**.

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    Extracts MP3 audio from YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Mixcloud, Bandcamp, SoundCloud and many others. Available for macOS, Windows and Ubuntu/Linux. FREE!


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    Video download for OS X. Downie supports at this moment over 1,000 different sites.

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    HandBrake allows users to easily convert video files into a wide variety of different formats.

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youtube-dl Reviews

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The Best Apps to Download and Archive YouTube Videos
This is the version of youtube-dl I prefer. With youtube-dl-gui, you get a lovely little interface to copy and paste YouTube URLs into. You then click a button in the app to add these URLs to a download list, which automatically starts grabbing everything you queued up. Restarting failed downloads is easy, and the app...
9 Best youtube-dl GUIs
YDL-UI is an UI for the command-line video downloader youtube-dl, developed with C# and runs on Windows only. YDL-UI provides a simplified way to download videos using youtube-dl, without the hassle of using the command-line. This is achieved by dynamically generating youtube-dl argument queries that can be run with a click...
Top 3 Alternatives for to Download YouTube Videos
However, there is a catch, when it comes to its user interface, as developers are still working on making it look less technical and more user-friendly. It currently has a command line interface (similar to MS-DOS environment), but the commands are easy to enter and execute. If you are not yet well-oriented with such an...
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