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youtube-dl v2021.01.16 New

Package Tool

youtube-dl is a command-line program to download videos from YouTube and many other sites. It is very up-to-date and typically responds very quickly to changes on the YouTube website which causes trouble for other downloaders.

Use cases: download video
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Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86)
Stealth: ? Yes. Can save cache to the user's profile, see more here.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Unlicense FOSS
How to extract: Download youtube-dl.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
What's new? See:
https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl/releases

FFmpeg

Tool

ffmpeg is a video and audio converter that is capable of (among others):

  • decoding, encoding
  • muxing, demuxing
  • editing, filtering
  • saving streams, broadcasting streams
  • reading device input, outputting to device

It can deal with video, audio, image files, subtitles and metadata.

It supports dozens of formats and codecs and hundreds of filters.

Get it as part of FFmpeg.

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Writes settings to: None
License: Freeware/Open Source FOSS

FFmpeg (Package) v4.3.1

Package

FFmpeg is a collection of libraries and tools to process multimedia content such as audio, video, image, subtitles and related metadata.

It is a popular audio video converter and can also grab streams, device inputs as well as output them.

It contains the following tools:

  • FFmpeg: the primary tool to manipulate, convert and stream multimedia content.
  • FFprobe: analysis tool to inspect multimedia content.
  • FFplay: minimalistic multimedia player.

Available from:
Gianluigi Tiesi. You can also get the latest build here.
AnimMouse.
• Reino Wijnsma: XP-compatible-builds.
Zeranoe. Not updated. Last release is 4.3.1. Get it from the Internet Archive: 32-bit, 64-bit.

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Writes settings to: None
License: Freeware/Open Source FOSS

FFplay Private

Tool

FFplay is a very simple media player using the FFmpeg libraries and the SDL library. It is mostly for testing but can be used as a standalone player.

Get it as part of FFmpeg.

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Writes settings to: None
License: Freeware/Open Source FOSS

FFprobe Private

Tool

ffprobe gathers information from multimedia files and streams and prints it in human- and machine-readable fashion.

Get it as part of FFmpeg.

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Writes settings to: None
License: Freeware/Open Source FOSS