Download Media from Online with Youtube-dl

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Youtube-dl is a wonderful tool to procure media from Youtube. You can retrieve video and audio in the formats of your choice.

First, check which format available

Download from a playlist

Download videos from video-listing text file

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  1. create your batchlist.txt file:

  2. enter the youtube-dl script (below) when ready to download videos

    example usage:


Download youtube videos of the best quality audio mp3 using youtube-dl

Adopted from here.

Download videos as mp4 instead of mkv (in some case)

Tailor it to your need with an alias


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