A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes.

apt-get install yt-dlp

yt-dlp is a command line (CLI) tool that is able to download video and audio from over 500+ websites.


It differs from youtube-dl as it introduces several newer functionalities such as improved format sorting, enhanced youtube integration, download time ranges, video chapters, browser cookies support, and enhanced extractor options.


Note that yt-dlp an actively maintained fork and alternative of the original youtube-dl project.

How to install yt-dlp


To install yt-dlp, you can either go onto yt-dlp's installation page, yt-dl's GitHub releases, or you can install yt-dlp quickly for your platform with different package managers on Terminal Trove.

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