Download Youtube Playlist

y=;for i in $(curl -s $f|grep -o "url='$y/watch?v=[^']*'");do d=$(echo $i|sed "s|url\='$y/watch?v=\(.*\)&.*'|\1|");wget -O $d.flv "$y/get_video.php?video_id=$d&t=$(curl -s "$y/watch?v=$d"|sed -n 's/.* "t": "\([^"]*\)",.*/\1/p')";done
This will download a Youtube playlist and mostly anything The files will be saved by $id.flv

2009-08-22 21:31:29

What Others Think

I've made a script that's a little prettier: #!/bin/sh for a in $@ do for video in $(curl -s $a | grep -o "url='[^']*'") do id=$(echo $video | sed "s|url\='\(.*\)&.*'|\1|") wget -O ALL/$id.flv "$id&t=$(curl -s "$id" | sed -n 's/.*, "t": "\([^"]*\)", .*/\1/p')" done done
matthewbauer · 611 weeks and 1 day ago
curl -s | grep -o "url='[^']*'" finds nothing.
bandie91 · 602 weeks ago
You have to use the GData API: curl -s | grep -o "url='[^']*'" So just$id
matthewbauer · 602 weeks ago
@matthewbauer: Does the GData API method retrieve single page if the playlist contains items more than a certain number? I'm getting 24 items although there are 40 in playlist.
alperyilmaz · 556 weeks and 2 days ago
It looks like, maximum item per page is 25. So if you have lots of items in your playlist, you need to parse the following: so on so forth What about a for loop: for i in 1 26 51 76 101; do curl -s"$i" | grep -o "url='[^']*'" ; done
alperyilmaz · 556 weeks and 2 days ago
I really want to listen to music while coding, thank you for this one!
SeanCosta · 23 weeks and 2 days ago

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