Download files linked in a RSS feed

wget -q -O- | grep -o "<enclosure[ -~][^>]*" | grep -o "http://[ -~][^\"]*" | xargs wget -c
This script can be used to download enclosed files from a RSS feed. For example, it can be used to download mp3 files from a podcasts RSS feed.
Sample Output
$ wget -q -O- | grep -o "<enclosure[ -~][^>]*" | grep -o "http://[ -~][^\"]*" | xargs wget -c
--2013-09-24 17:33:29--
Resolving (
Connecting to (||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: [following]
--2013-09-24 17:33:30--
Resolving (
Connecting to (||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 206 Partial Content
Length: 69569861 (66M), 68359815 (65M) remaining [audio/mpeg]
Saving to: ?Karl_Hector-Soul_Sauvage_d_Afrique_Vol_2.mp3?

By: talha131
2013-09-24 12:38:08

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What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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