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you-get 0.3.33

A YouTube/Youku/Niconico video downloader written in Python 3.

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You-Get

You-Get is a video downloader for YouTube, Youku, niconico and a few other sites.

you-get is a command-line program, written completely in Python 3. Its prospective users are those who prefer CLI over GUI. With you-get, downloading a video is just one command away:

$ you-get http://youtu.be/sGwy8DsUJ4M

Fork me on GitHub: https://github.com/soimort/you-get

Features

Supported Sites

First-class (better maintained):

Others:

Prerequisites

Python 3

you-get is known to work with:

  • Python 3.2
  • Python 3.3
  • Python 3.4
  • PyPy3

you-get does not (and will never) work with Python 2.x.

Installation

You don’t have to learn the Python programming language to use this tool. However, you need to make sure that Python 3 (with pip) is installed on your system.

On Linux and BSD, installation made easy with your package manager:

  • Find and install packages: python3 and python3-pip (if your distro did not make Python 3 the default, e.g., Debian)
  • Or packages: python and python-pip (if your distro made Python 3 the default, e.g., Arch)

On other systems (which tend to have quite evil user experience), please read the documentation and ask Google for help:

1. Using Pip (Standard Method)

$ [sudo] pip3 install you-get

Check if the installation is successful:

$ you-get -V

2. Downloading from PyPI

You can also download the Python wheel for each release from PyPI.

If you choose to download the wheel from a PyPI mirror or elsewhere, remember to verify the signature of the package. For example:

$ gpg --verify you_get-0.3.30-py3-none-any.whl.asc you_get-0.3.30-py3-none-any.whl

3. Downloading from GitHub

Download it here or:

$ wget -O you-get.zip https://github.com/soimort/you-get/zipball/master
$ unzip you-get.zip

Use the raw script without installation:

$ cd soimort-you-get-*/
$ ./you-get -V

To install the package into the system path, execute:

$ [sudo] make install

Check if the installation is successful:

$ you-get -V

Upgrading

1. Using Pip

$ [sudo] pip3 install --upgrade you-get

Getting Started

Display the information of a video without downloading:

$ you-get -i 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGwy8DsUJ4M'

Download a video:

$ you-get 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGwy8DsUJ4M'

Download multiple videos:

$ you-get 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGwy8DsUJ4M' 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bQlxQJEzLk'

By default, program will skip any video that already exists in the local directory when downloading. If a temporary file (ends with a .download extension in its file name) is found, program will resume the download from last session.

To enforce re-downloading of videos, use option -f: (this will overwrite any existing video or temporary file)

$ you-get -f 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGwy8DsUJ4M'

Set the output directory for downloaded files:

$ you-get -o ~/Downloads 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGwy8DsUJ4M'

Use a specific HTTP proxy for downloading:

$ you-get -x 127.0.0.1:8087 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGwy8DsUJ4M'

By default, the system proxy setting (i.e. environment variable http_proxy on *nix) is applied. To disable any proxy, use option --no-proxy:

$ you-get --no-proxy 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGwy8DsUJ4M'

Watch a video in your media player of choice: (this is just a trick to let you get rid of annoying ads on the video site)

$ you-get -p vlc 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGwy8DsUJ4M'

FAQ

Q: Some videos on Youku are restricted to mainland China visitors. Is it possible to bypass this restriction and download those videos?

A: Thanks to Unblock Youku, it is now possible to access such videos from an oversea IP address. You can simply use you-get with option -y proxy.uku.im:8888.

Q: Will you release an executable version / Windows Installer package?

A: Yes, it’s on my to-do list.

Command-Line Options

For a complete list of available options, see:

$ you-get --help
Usage: you-get [OPTION]... [URL]...

Startup options:
    -V | --version                           Display the version and exit.
    -h | --help                              Print this help and exit.

Download options (use with URLs):
    -f | --force                             Force overwriting existed files.
    -i | --info                              Display the information of videos without downloading.
    -u | --url                               Display the real URLs of videos without downloading.
    -c | --cookies                           Load NetScape's cookies.txt file.
    -n | --no-merge                          Don't merge video parts.
    -F | --format <STREAM_ID>                Video format code.
    -o | --output-dir <PATH>                 Set the output directory for downloaded videos.
    -p | --player <PLAYER [options]>         Directly play the video with PLAYER like vlc/smplayer.
    -x | --http-proxy <HOST:PORT>            Use specific HTTP proxy for downloading.
    -y | --extractor-proxy <HOST:PORT>       Use specific HTTP proxy for extracting stream data.
         --no-proxy                          Don't use any proxy. (ignore $http_proxy)
         --debug                             Show traceback on KeyboardInterrupt.

License

You-Get is licensed under the MIT license.

Reporting an Issue / Contributing

Please read CONTRIBUTING.md first.

Changelog

0.3.33

Date: 2015-06-10

  • Many bug fixes by our awesome contributors

0.3.32

Date: 2014-12-10

  • New site support:
    • baomihua.com
    • zhanqi.tv
  • Bug fixes:
    • DouyuTV
    • Tudou
    • Tumblr
    • Vine
    • Youku

0.3.31

Date: 2014-11-01

  • New site support:
    • Dongting (by @lilydjwg)
    • DouyuTV (by @0x00-pl)
    • LeTV cloud (by @cnbeining)
  • Bug fixes:
    • AcFun
    • Bilibili
    • Niconico
    • iQIYI

0.3.30

Date: 2014-09-21

  • First Alpha release

  • Support PyPy3

  • Bug fixes:
    • YouTube
    • Youku
    • Tudou
    • Niconico
    • AcFun

0.3.30dev-20140907

Date: 2014-09-07

  • Bug fixes:
    • AcFun
    • iQIYI
    • MioMio
    • QQ

0.3.30dev-20140820

Date: 2014-08-20

  • Bug fix release

0.3.30dev-20140812

Date: 2014-08-12

  • Bug fixes:
    • Youku
  • New site support:
    • VideoBam (by @cnbeining)

0.3.30dev-20140806

Date: 2014-08-06

  • Bug fixes:
    • Youku
    • Nicovideo
    • Bilibili
    • Letv
  • New site support:
    • Tucao.cc
  • Use FFmpeg concat demuxer to join video segments (ffmpeg>=1.1)

0.3.30dev-20140730

Date: 2014-07-30

  • YouTube: support fixed
  • Youku: password-protected video support

0.3.30dev-20140723

Date: 2014-07-23

  • YouTube: (experimental) video format selection
  • Youku: playlist support
  • NetEase Music: high quality download (by @farseer90718)
  • PPTV: support fixed (by @jackyzy823)
  • Catfun.tv: new site support (by @jackyzy823)
  • AcFun.tv: domain name fixed

0.3.30dev-20140716

Date: 2014-07-16

0.3.30dev-20140629

Date: 2014-06-29

  • Bug fix release for:
    • Youku
    • YouTube
    • TED
    • Bilibili
  • (Experimental) Video format selection (for Youku only)

0.3.29

Date: 2014-05-29

  • Bug fix release

0.3.28.3

Date: 2014-05-18

  • New site support:
    • CBS.com

0.3.28.2

Date: 2014-04-13

  • Bug fix release

0.3.28.1

Date: 2014-02-28

  • Bug fix release

0.3.28

Date: 2014-02-21

  • New site support:
    • Magisto.com
    • VK.com

0.3.27

Date: 2014-02-14

  • Bug fix release

0.3.26

Date: 2014-02-08

  • New features:
    • Play video in players (#286)
    • LeTV support (#289)
    • Youku 1080P support
  • Bug fixes:
    • YouTube (#282, #292)
    • Sina (#246, #280)
    • Mixcloud
    • NetEase
    • QQ
    • Vine

0.3.25

Date: 2013-12-20

  • Bug fix release

0.3.24

Date: 2013-10-30

  • Experimental: Sogou proxy server

  • Fix issues for:
    • Vimeo

0.3.23

Date: 2013-10-23

  • Support YouTube playlists

  • Support general short URLs

  • Fix issues for:
    • Sina

0.3.22

Date: 2013-10-18

  • Fix issues for:
    • Baidu
    • Bilibili
    • JPopsuki TV
    • Niconico
    • PPTV
    • TED
    • Tumblr
    • YinYueTai
    • YouTube

0.3.21

Date: 2013-08-17

  • Fix issues for:
    • YouTube
    • YinYueTai
    • pan.baidu.com

0.3.20

Date: 2013-08-16

  • Add support for:
    • eHow
    • Khan Academy
    • TED
    • 5sing
  • Fix issues for:
    • Tudou

0.3.18

Date: 2013-07-19

  • Fix issues for:
    • Dailymotion
    • Youku
    • Sina
    • AcFun
    • bilibili

0.3.17

Date: 2013-07-12

  • Fix issues for:
    • YouTube
    • 163
    • bilibili
  • Code cleanup.

0.3.16

Date: 2013-06-28

  • Fix issues for:
    • YouTube
    • Sohu
    • Google+ (enable HTTPS proxy)

0.3.15

Date: 2013-06-21

  • Add support for:
    • Instagram

0.3.14

Date: 2013-06-14

  • Add support for:
    • Alive.in.th
  • Remove support of:
    • JPopsuki
  • Fix issues for:
    • AcFun
    • iQIYI

0.3.13

Date: 2013-06-07

  • Add support for:
    • Baidu Wangpan (video only)
  • Fix issue for:
    • Google+

0.3.12

Date: 2013-05-19

  • Fix issues for:
    • Google+
    • Mixcloud
    • Tudou

0.3.11

Date: 2013-04-26

  • Add support for:
    • Google Drive (Google Docs)

0.3.10

Date: 2013-04-19

  • Add support for:
    • SongTaste
  • Support Libav as well as FFmpeg.

0.3.9

Date: 2013-04-12

  • Add support for:
    • Freesound

0.3.8

Date: 2013-04-05

  • Add support for:
    • Coursera

0.3.7

Date: 2013-03-29

  • Add support for:
    • Baidu

0.3.6

Date: 2013-03-22

  • Add support for:
    • Vine
  • Fix issue for:
    • YouTube

0.3.5

Date: 2013-03-15

  • Default to use FFmpeg for merging .flv files.

0.3.4

Date: 2013-03-08

  • Add support for:
    • Blip
    • VID48

0.3.3

Date: 2013-03-01

  • Add support for:
    • Douban
    • MioMio
  • Fix issues for:
    • Tudou
    • Vimeo

0.3.2

Date: 2013-02-22

  • Add support for:
    • JPopsuki
  • Fix issue for Xiami.

0.3.1

Date: 2013-02-15

  • Fix issues for Google+ and Mixcloud.
  • API changed.

0.3.0

Date: 2013-02-08

  • Add support for:
    • Niconico

0.3dev-20130201

Date: 2013-02-01

  • Add support for:
    • Mixcloud
    • Facebook
    • Joy.cn

0.3dev-20130125

Date: 2013-01-25

  • Dailymotion: downloading best quality available now.
  • iQIYI: fix #77.

0.3dev-20130118

Date: 2013-01-18

  • YinYueTai: downloading best quality available now.
  • Sohu: fix #69.

0.3dev-20130111

Date: 2013-01-11

  • Add support for:
    • NetEase v.163.com)
    • YouTube short URLs
  • Vimeo: downloading best quality available now.

0.3dev-20130104

Date: 2013-01-04

  • Sohu:
    • fix #53.
    • merge pull request #54; downloading best quality available now.

0.3dev-20121228

Date: 2012-12-28

  • Add support for:
    • Xiami
    • Tumblr audios

0.3dev-20121221

Date: 2012-12-21

  • YouTube: fix #45.
  • Merge pull request #46; fix title parsing issue on Tudou.

0.3dev-20121220

Date: 2012-12-20

  • YouTube: quick dirty fix to #45.

0.3dev-20121219

Date: 2012-12-19

  • Add support for:
    • Tumblr

0.3dev-20121217

Date: 2012-12-17

  • Google+: downloading best quality available now.
  • Fix issues #42, #43 for Google+.
  • Merge pull request #40; fix some issues for Ku6, Sina and 56.

0.3dev-20121212

Date: 2012-12-12

  • YouTube: fix some major issues on parsing video titles.

0.3dev-20121210

Date: 2012-12-10

  • YouTube: downloading best quality available now.

  • Add support for:
    • SoundCloud

0.2.16

Date: 2012-12-01

  • Add support for:
    • QQ
  • Small fixes merged from youku-lixian.

0.2.15

Date: 2012-11-30

  • Fix issue #30 for bilibili.

0.2.14

Date: 2012-11-29

  • Fix issue #28 for Tudou.
  • Better support for AcFun.

0.2.13

Date: 2012-10-30

  • Nothing new.

0.2.12

Date: 2012-10-30

  • Fix issue #20 for AcFun.

0.2.11

Date: 2012-10-23

  • Move on to Python 3.3!

  • Fix issues:

0.2.10

Date: 2012-10-16

  • Add support for:
    • Google+

0.2.9

Date: 2012-10-09

  • Fix issue #16.

0.2.8

Date: 2012-10-02

  • Fix issue #15 for AcFun.

0.2.7

Date: 2012-09-28

  • Fix issue #6 for YouTube.

0.2.6

Date: 2012-09-26

  • Fix issue #5 for YinYueTai.

0.2.5

Date: 2012-09-25

  • Add support for:
    • Dailymotion

0.2.4

Date: 2012-09-18

  • Use FFmpeg for converting and joining video files.
  • Add ‘–url’ and ‘–debug’ options.

0.2.2

Date: 2012-09-17

  • Add danmaku support for AcFun and bilibili.
  • Fix issue #2 and #4 for YouTube.
  • Temporarily fix issue for iQIYI (use .ts instead of .f4v).

0.2.1

Date: 2012-09-02

  • Add support for:
    • ifeng

0.2

Date: 2012-09-02

  • Add support for:
    • Vimeo
    • AcFun
    • bilibili
    • CNTV
    • iQIYI
    • Ku6
    • PPTV
    • Sina
    • Sohu
    • 56

0.1.3

Date: 2012-09-01

  • Playlist URLs are now automatically handled. (‘–playlist’ option is no longer needed)
  • Handle KeyboardInterrupt silently.
  • Fix Unicode character display on code pages.

0.1

Date: 2012-09-01

  • First PyPI release.
  • Fix issue #1.

0.0.1

Date: 2012-08-21

  • Initial release, forked from iambus/youku-lixian; add:
    • YouTube support.
    • Pausing and resuming of downloads.
    • HTTP proxy settings.
 
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