Commands tagged youtube-dl (13)

  • Same as other command, however uses youtube-dl internal search (thanks to qoxxxx mentioning this) It does however seem to be a little buggy and youtube-dl crashes sometimes. ## pyt 'Stairway to heaven - Led Zeppelin' pyt 'brain damage - Pink Floyd' No web browser or even X needed. Just a cli and internet connection! mplayer is pauseable and can skip ahead This may break if youtube changes their search html.


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    pyt() { youtube-dl -q -f bestaudio --max-downloads 1 --no-playlist --default-search ${2:-ytsearch} "$1" -o - | mplayer -vo null /dev/fd/3 3<&0 </dev/tty; }
    snipertyler · 2015-07-27 15:19:59 1
  • Streams youtube-dl video to mplayer. Usage: syt 'youtube.com/link' 'anotherlinkto.video' Uses mplayer controls


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    syt() { pipe=`mktemp -u`; mkfifo -m 600 "$pipe" && for i in "$@"; do youtube-dl -qo "$pipe" "$i" & mplayer "$pipe" || break; done; rm -f "$pipe"; }
    snipertyler · 2015-03-14 01:48:20 2
  • pyt 'Stairway to heaven - Led Zeppelin' pyt 'brain damage - Pink Floyd' No web browser or even X needed. Just a cli and internet connection! mplayer is pauseable and can skip ahead This may break if youtube changes their search html.


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    pyt() { id=$(curl -s 'https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query='$(tr ' ' + <<<"$1") | grep -om3 '"[[:alnum:]]\{11\}"' | awk NR==3 | tr -d \"); youtube-dl -q 'https://www.youtube.com/watch?v='"$id" -o - | mplayer -vo null /dev/fd/3 3<&0 </dev/tty; }
    snipertyler · 2015-07-20 05:30:27 5
  • in place of "output-filename.mp4" put the name you want the file to be named with. in place of "youtube-video-link" put the link of the Video page eg: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AclA-7YntvE in place of "format-number" put the number of the file format you would like How to get the "format-number" to get format number type in below command before running this command youtube-dl -F "youtube-video-link" and it will list all the available formats with the format number, like to download in 360p mp4 use the number "18" To automatically let it fetch the best quality available just remove the -f "format-number" and you are good to go. Show Sample Output


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    wget -O "output-filename.mp4" $( youtube-dl -g -f "format-number" "youtube-video-link" )
    unixmonkey57804 · 2013-05-19 16:25:30 2
  • Usage: ytmp3 "YTurl" "YTurl2" "YTurl3" "YTurlN" Uses the shift command to let you extract the .mp3 from as many youtube urls as you like (or wherever else youtube-dl is supported) *Requires youtube-dl Orginal chunk of code: youtube-dl -q -t --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 URL taken from here http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/9701/convert-youtube-videos-to-mp3 Show Sample Output


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    function ytmp3() { while (($#)); do (cd ~/Music; echo "Extracting mp3 from $(youtube-dl -e $1)"; /usr/bin/youtube-dl -q -t --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 $1); shift; done ; }
    snipertyler · 2013-08-08 06:44:29 1
  • Download video files from a bunch of sites (here is a list https://rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/supportedsites.html). The options say: base filename on title, ignores errors and continue partial downloads. Also, stores some metadata into a .json file plz. Paste youtube users and playlists for extra fun. Protip: git-annex loves these files Show Sample Output


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    youtube-dl -tci --write-info-json "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ"
    wires · 2014-10-13 21:18:34 1
  • Explanation Firstly the function checks if user gave it any input, and notifies the user if they failed to do so. If user has inputed a search string, the function will call upon youtube-dl to find url of the audio of the first matching youtube video and play that with mpv. Call function by wrapping search string in quotes: listen-to-yt "sultans of swing" You have to paste the line in your .zshrc and source .zshrc for it to work. Limitations The dependancies are youtube-dl and mpv. this oneliner is stolen from http://www.bashoneliners.com/oneliners/302/


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    listen-to-yt() { if [[ -z "$1" ]]; then echo "Enter a search string!"; else mpv "$(youtube-dl --default-search 'ytsearch1:' \"$1\" --get-url | tail -1)"; fi }
    emphazer · 2019-12-18 14:22:12 7
  • yt2mp3(){ for j in `seq 1 301`;do i=`curl -s gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/users/$1/uploads\?start-index=$j\&max-results=1|grep -o "watch[^&]*"`;ffmpeg -i `wget youtube.com/$i -qO-|grep -o 'url_map"[^,]*'|sed -n '1{s_.*|__;s_\\\__g;p}'` -vn -ab 128k "`youtube-dl -e ${i#*=}`.mp3";done;} squeezed the monster (and nifty ☺) command from 7776 from 531 characters to 284 characters, but I don't see a way to get it down to 255. This is definitely a kludge!


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    Command in description (Your command is too long - please keep it to less than 255 characters)
    __ · 2011-02-03 08:25:42 1
  • Before you use this command you want to replace everything after the "https:" with the url of the video which you want to download. This string and it's switches will use "youtube-dl" to download the Youtube url into the directory/folder where it is called from. It will output the video using the same name as Youtube uses.


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    youtube-dl -c -o "%(title)s" -f 18 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qSCKUCjdKg
    tg0000 · 2014-06-12 23:31:55 2

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    youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 <video URL>
    ale3andro · 2014-12-03 07:57:38 0
  • Then run with, play "franz ferdinand the fallen" If you're running mpv, use this function: play() { mpv --cache=4096 --cache-initial=256 <(youtube-dl -f 140 -o - ytsearch:"$1"); }


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    play() { mplayer -cache 4096 -cache-min 5 <(youtube-dl -f 140 -o - ytsearch:"$1"); }
    ryanmjacobs · 2014-12-23 03:31:57 0
  • The above line is the meat of the script. What I do is have a key in uzbl that puts the current URL into the clipboard (use if I am on the YouTube page) or right click a link to a YouTube page, or however you want to get the URL into the clipboard. With xbindkeys I run this from the keyboard. The script: #!/bin/bash # Get URL from command line arg if given, else use clipboard. if [[ "$1" == "" ]] ; then url=$(xclip -o) else url="$1" fi # Strip it down to remove cruft url="${url%%&feature*}" url="${url%%&list*}" url="${url%%&index*}" # optional zenity --warning --timeout=1 --title="Running mplayer" --text="$url" mplayer $(youtube-dl -f best -g "$url" 2>/dev/null) Show Sample Output


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    mplayer $(youtube-dl -f best -g "$url" 2>/dev/null)
    jtgd · 2015-03-16 20:54:27 0
  • Downloads the frame of given YouTube video at 8 minutes 14 seconds. Requested format is "299", which 1080p only video.


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    ffmpeg -ss 8:14 -i $(youtube-dl -f 299 --get-url URL) -vframes 1 -q:v 2 out.jpg
    bugmenot · 2021-07-06 10:59:49 17

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