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tool:software:youtube-dl [2020/05/13 14:33]
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 ====== Youtube-dl ====== ====== Youtube-dl ======
 +Great tool for downloading from [[form:www:youtube]].
  
 ===== Useful Arguments ===== ===== Useful Arguments =====
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 ^ ''-v'' | Verbose process info. Good if something's going wrong. | ^ ''-v'' | Verbose process info. Good if something's going wrong. |
 ^ ''-w'' | Don't overwrite files. | ^ ''-w'' | Don't overwrite files. |
 +
 +===== Configuration =====
 +You can put any argument in the file ''~/.config/youtube-dl/config'', and it will add the many time it runs.
 +
 +So it's an easy way to specify a common download location and naming template, for example.
 +
 +Mine just looks like this:
 +
 +<file config>
 +# Output template
 +--output ~/Downloads/%(title)s-%(id)s.%(ext)s
 +</file>
  
 ===== Uses ===== ===== Uses =====
tool/software/youtube-dl.txt · Last modified: 2020/07/29 05:37 by rjt