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you-get

49,164 13 378 MIT
0.4.1650 (11 Dec 2022) Sep 01 2012 19.6 thousand (month)

you-get is a command-line utility and a library for downloading multimedia content from various websites, such as YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and many others. It supports a wide range of video and audio formats, and can be used to download both live streams and on-demand videos. The library is written in Python and can be easily integrated into other Python projects.

Just like Youtube-dl, you-get contains open-source scrapers for hundreds of websites and is a great tool to learn about web scraping and popular web scraping techniques.

Example Use


CLI:

$ you-get 'https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNQXAC9IVRw'
site:                YouTube
title:               Me at the zoo
stream:
    - itag:          43
      container:     webm
      quality:       medium
      size:          0.5 MiB (564215 bytes)
    # download-with: you-get --itag=43 [URL]

Downloading Me at the zoo.webm ...
 100% (  0.5/  0.5MB) ├██████████████████████████████████┤[1/1]    6 MB/s

Saving Me at the zoo.en.srt ... Done.
Library:
import you_get

# will save file to `output_video.mp4`
you_get.download("https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ", -o "output_video.mp4")

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