Install YouTube-DL GUI in Ubuntu

    Install YouTube-DL GUI in Ubuntu. YouTube-DL is a front-end GUI for youtube-dl to download videos from or other video platforms. Youtube-dl-gui uses youtube-dl in the backend to download files. Youtube-dl provides a list of extractors to work with each particular site. youtube-dl is a command-line program to download videos from and a few more sites. It requires the Python interpreter (2.6, 2.7, or 3.2+), and it is not platform specific.

    YouTube-DL GUI Version 4

    Version 4 is the latest release of the YouTube-DL GUI application. It brings the following changes:

    • New UI (designed by @philipzae)
      • Better design overall
      • Easier format selection
      • Easier save path selection
      • Added new functionality (play, delete, move item in queue, reload, pause, etc..)
      • New options window (5 tabs instead of 13)
      • Removed some of the old options (write description to file, custom format selection, etc..)
      • Added new options (-v, –ignore-config, –hls-prefer-native, –no-mtime, etc..)
      • Support for new output templates
      • Added generic video formats (3gp, mp4, webm, etc..)
      • Added Korean translation by @memnoth
      • Removed outdated translations
    • Post Processing
      • Calculate final size of post process files
      • Extract final extension after merging process [ffmpeg]
      • Extract final extension after recoding process [ffmpeg]
    • Setup
      • Update
      • Build .MO files during build phase
      • Removed unused OSX code from
    • Other
      • Removed twodict from and made it a dep
      • Resolved issues (#54, #151, #162, #173, etc..)
      • Moved utility scripts & docs to new directories
      • Added new dev scripts
      • New
      • Updated
      • Added FAQs
      • Small fixes

    Install YouTube-DL on Ubuntu

    Run the following commands in Terminal to install YouTube-DL via WebUpd8 PPA:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install youtube-dlg

    Install youtube-dl

    YouTube-DL is a front-end GUI for youtube-dl to download videos from or other video platforms. Users can also install youtube-dl.

    To install it right away for all UNIX users (Linux, OS X, etc.), type:

    sudo curl -L -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
    sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

    If you do not have curl, you can alternatively use a recent wget:

    sudo wget -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
    sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

    Install YouTube-DL GUI in Ubuntu originally posted on Source Digit - Latest Technology, Gadgets & Gizmos.